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Graeme Clark Research Institute
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1906–1911
Recent cognition research has provided new tools for analyzing priority allocation for revisions and innovations in teaching, such as the development of educational multimedia. This paper introduces a methodology for seeking information about the...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 2140–2146
The importance of sound testing of educational theories is discussed. The need for testing is illustrated by an examination of constructivism. Criticisms of constructivism and methods of empirical testing of educational programs are considered....
Topics: pedagogical issues
Enhancing the Human Element in Remote Training via Satellite-mediated Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) in Central Australia
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1097–1103
In this project coursework lessons were presented in real time through combined audio, video and graphics satellite-mediated interactive communications from an Interactive Distance Learning (IDL) studio in Alice Springs to remote sites in Central...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1573–1578
This paper reports on the development and evaluation of "WoundCare: An Interactive Learning Program for Health Professionals" (trial version). A key issue examined in this paper is the extent to which the learning activities incorporated in...
Educational Media International Vol. 37, No. 1 (2000) pp. 16–24
Discussion of multimedia interactions in distance education synthesizes approaches based on distance education theory, cognition research, and multimedia development. Proposes a composite framework for discussion of multimedia and multimodal...
Creation Mother - Avatar-based Indigenous Multimedia Intergenerational Culture Communication Project
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2523–2529
Many Australian Indigenous communities are losing significant cultural knowledge when young people are not able to learn the cultural stories in their own language. Thus the communities need to employ innovative methods to transmit cultural...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 192–199
Satellite communications recently replaced the two-way radio at the School of Air classrooms throughout Northern Territory and News South Wales in Australia. The evaluators of this massive technology innovation surveyed all the participants in the...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 32, No. 1 (January 2004) pp. 133–152
Research on Cognitive Load Theory has shown that measures of cognitive load can reveal important information about the cognitive consequences of instructional conditions that is not necessarily reflected by traditional performance-based measures....
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 92, No. 4 (1992) pp. 206–11
Offers LOGO as an environment that facilitates the development of cognitive strategies useful in problem solving. Presents LOGO activities requiring students to combine preprogramed procedures to produce worksheet patterns. Using this approach...
Chemistry Problem Solving Instruction: A Comparison of Three Computer-Based Formats for Learning from Hierarchical Network Problem Representations
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 37, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 21–42
Within the cognitive load theory framework, we designed and compared three alternative instructional solution formats that can be derived from a common static hierarchical network representation depicting problem structure. The interactive-solution...
Educational Media International Vol. 40, No. 1 (2003) pp. 15–31
Describes the Online Student Resource Centre Web site, developed at Monash University (Australia), which offers stand-alone tutorials. Outlines the process and philosophy of development of the tutorials, based on a constructivist framework, with...
Encouraging IT students to get serious about assignment writing: evaluation of a Web-based initiative
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 6, No. 4 pp. 327–346
Traditionally, students attending university have received support for their assignment writing within a face-to-face framework. Academic writing support delivered via the Internet needs to be rendered in very subject-specific terms for the resource ...
A Motivational Perspective on the Relation Between Mental Effort and Performance: Optimizing Learner Involvement in Instruction
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 53, No. 3 (2005) pp. 25–34
Motivation can be identified as a dimension that determines learning success and causes the high dropout rate among online learners, especially in complex e-learning environments. It is argued that these learning environments represent a new...