Search results for author:"Iain McAlpine"
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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 814–819
For most students inquiry-based learning environments such as problem-based learning (PBL) comprise a major shift away from approaches to learning with which they are most comfortable and familiar. We have been observing PBL students in situ with ...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2449–2455
To enhance a course in 3D modeling for mining engineers a problem-based learning (PBL) approach was applied to the course design. Online courseware was designed around the PBL model to support student learning. This paper outlines some of the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1251–1257
Developing a course for online study by off-campus students requires a major change of approach to teaching and learning. This study outlines the constructivist theoretical basis and the approach to teaching applied in the development of a...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1244–1250
The Master of Agribusiness program developed by The University of Melbourne is offered to off-campus students using an online mode of study. The approach to study is based on collaborative learning, to develop graduate skills in communication,...
An application of online technologies to support collaborative learning in groups for a Bioscience course
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1598–1604
Many students experience difficulties in relating science learning to real-world issues. To develop the abilities of students in a course in Evolutionary and Physiological Ecology to make this relationship more effectively, group work on the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1900–1907
To enhance student learning in first year physics au UNSW, a development project was put in place to integrate conceptual learning and practical applications, using online multimedia resources as a support framework. The project has a theoretical...