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The University of Waikato
Investigating Online Student Roles as a Basis for Understanding Learning and Development in a Learning Community
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1257–1265
This paper reports findings of a case study of a semester long fully online graduate course designed to facilitate a learning community at a New Zealand tertiary institution. It adopts a sociocultural view of learning as a basis for examining how...
Distance Education Vol. 36, No. 3 (2015) pp. 335–350
This paper reports on a case study of an online pre-service teacher education course in a New Zealand university aimed at exploring the potential of student-generated podcasts as a form of interactive formative assessment at a distance. The study...
Cycles of Negotiation and Reflection: A Negotiated Intervention to Promote Online Teacher Development
Educational Action Research Vol. 19, No. 3 (2011) pp. 345–361
This paper reports on the use and impact of a negotiated intervention for teacher development adopted for facilitating the teaching and learning in a semester-long fully online graduate course in a tertiary institution in New Zealand. The negotiated ...
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 1 (2011) pp. 47–59
Developing online learning communities is a promising pedagogical approach in online learning contexts for adult tertiary learners, but it is no easy task. Understanding how learning communities are formed and evaluating their efficacy in supporting ...
Digital Tools Disrupting Tertiary Students' Notions of Disciplinary Knowledge: Cases in History and Tourism
Education Sciences Vol. 4, No. 1 (2014) pp. 87–107
This paper reports on the findings from a two year research project that explored the potential of digital tools in support of teaching-learning across different disciplinary areas at a New Zealand university. Two courses (in History and Tourism)...
Computers & Education Vol. 77, No. 1 (August 2014) pp. 13–28
In the few years since its release, Apple's iPad has generated much discussion about its potential to support student learning at all levels of the education system. Much of this has focused on its physical and technical attributes, such as...
Analysing an Online Learning Community from Personal, Interpersonal and Community Planes of Development
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 4222–4231
Understanding how learning communities are formed and evaluating their efficacy in supporting learning have a bearing on the facilitation of successful online learning experiences. This paper elaborates on the value of adopting a multiple planes of...
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 2 (2014) pp. 176–190
Time takes on a different character when online teachers take advantage of the possibilities for interactions occurring over different scales of time. Online teachers' pedagogical link-making can help students see links between ideas across...
(2014) pp. 1–368
Many ideas and events led to the development of the TEC-VARIETY framework and the 100+ activities for motivating and retaining online learners described in this book. Much of it has its roots in the mid-1980s, long before most educators had ever...
Teachers and Curriculum Vol. 17, No. 2 (2017) pp. 12–23
This paper reports on findings from a research project concerned with how electronic networking tools (e-networked tools), such as the Internet, online forums, and mobile technologies, can support authentic science inquiry in junior secondary...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 4 (December 2012) pp. 369–390
In New Zealand and internationally claims are being made about the potential for information and communication technologies (ICTs) to transform teaching and learning. However, the theoretical underpinnings explaining the complex interplay between...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2013 (2013) pp. 481–486
This paper reports on a qualitative case study exploring the affordances of student-generated podcasts. Findings from online focus groups with students indicated that podcasting was useful for building technological skills and confidence, supporting ...
I learnt a whole lot more than churning out an essay: Using online tools to support critical collaborative inquiry in a blended learning environment
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 16, No. 1 (2012) pp. 127–140
This paper reports on a qualitative case study of a teacher and her students in a postgraduate Tourism course in New Zealand in which a Learning Management System (LMS), discussion forums, and wikis were used to facilitate student engagement and...
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 1 (2014) pp. 88–104
Networked learning environments that embed the essence of the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework utilise pedagogies that encourage dialogic practices. This can be of significance for classroom teaching across all curriculum areas. In science...
“It gave me a much more personal connection”: Student- generated podcasting and assessment in teacher education
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2012 (November 2012)
This paper reports on a qualitative case study of an online initial teacher education class in New Zealand, exploring the potential of student-generated podcasts as a form of interactive formative assessment. Findings from interviews with teaching...
Adoption of innovative e-learning support for teaching: A multiple case study at the University of Waikato
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2011)
In response to recent social, economic, and pedagogical challenges to tertiary-level teaching and learning, universities are increasingly investigating and adopting e-learning as a way to engage and motivate students. This paper reports on the first ...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 1275–1280
Flipped classrooms support student-centred learning and are increasingly being adopted in institutions of higher learning worldwide. This paper is a report on the findings of a two-year funded project conducted on the impact of adopting a flipped...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2013 (2013) pp. 379–384
This paper reports on the findings from a two -year funded research project exploring software literacy - how it is understood, developed and applied in tertiary teaching-learning contexts and how this understanding serves new learning. MS...
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 18, No. 1 (Aug 14, 2014) pp. 30–45
In this paper, we explore the relationship between student success in acquiring software literacy and students’ broader engagement and understanding of knowledge across different disciplines. We report on the first phase of a project that...