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"Mindstorms" and "Mindtools" Aren't Happening: Digital Streaming of Students via Socio-Economic Disadvantage
E-Learning Vol. 2, No. 2 (2005) pp. 144–152
This article considers the possibility that school-based uses of new technologies might actually exacerbate the educational disadvantage of already disadvantaged social groups--particularly, learners from low socio-economic status populations. It...
Design Thinking: Employing an Effective Multidisciplinary Pedagogical Framework to Foster Creativity and Innovation in Rural and Remote Education
Australian and International Journal of Rural Education Vol. 22, No. 2 (2012) pp. 43–52
This paper outlines a project to develop and track "design thinking" skills within groups of students in late primary and early secondary years of schooling in order to strengthen their creative skills and innovative mindsets. The outcome of the...
Web 2.0 and the Impact of ICT Fuelled Participatory Culture in Rural and Remote Education: (SPERA Keynote 2009 Conference Address)
Education in Rural Australia Vol. 19, No. 3 (2009) pp. 12–25
This paper and presentation reviews the collective opinion of key Australian researchers concerning the emerging technologies most likely to have a significant impact on learning and teaching in regional, rural and remote areas. It then draws on the ...
Design thinking as a means of enhancing the creative and innovative abilities of undergraduate students when creating web based learning activities.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 4181–4186
The paper examines the use of a design thinking framework to enhance the creative and innovative capacities of undergraduate teacher education students at an Australian university. The framework was used as a scaffold for teacher education,...
E-Learning Vol. 2, No. 3 (2005) pp. 276–284
This article examines the experience of conducting a web-based survey with secondary teachers in Queensland schools. The survey was designed to collect data concerning teachers' attitudes and understanding about students with learning difficulties...
E-Learning Vol. 1, No. 3 (2004) pp. 383–394
It is commonly agreed that professional development of teachers in the use of information and communication technologies should be sustained over time. Most professional development, however, is delivered in single or short sequences of face-to-face ...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 18, No. 1 (June 2003) pp. 11–20
This paper begins with three very "public" examples of how education providers across Australia are attempting to assimilate new teaching and learning technologies into existing teaching and learning structures. The transition, as predicted, is not...
Do Rural and Regional Students in Queensland Experience an ICT "Turn-Off" in the Early High School Years?
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 25, No. 2 (December 2010) pp. 7–11
Students learning in regional, rural and remote locations in Queensland are currently experiencing a "turn-off" in relation to school-based ICT in the first three years of high school. At the same time, students are experiencing increasing levels of ...
TESL-EJ Vol. 1, No. 3 (1995)
Presents a generic model implemented for the past six years that has proven effective in structuring off-site (i.e., remote) training programs of short duration (three to eight weeks) for English-as-a-Foreign-Language teachers. (Author/JL)
Journal of Applied Psychology Vol. 92, No. 4 (July 2007) pp. 978–992
The distinction between what people "can" do (maximum performance) and what they "will" do (typical performance) has received considerable theoretical but scant empirical attention in industrial-organizational psychology. This study of 138...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 20, No. 2 (December 2005) pp. 3–10
This paper reports preliminary work in an ARC Linkage Project involving collaboration among James Cook University, Education Queensland, and Technology One (a Queensland based company). The project aims to identify and interpret factors associated...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 21, No. 2 (December 2006) pp. 3–8
This paper reports on two questions from a survey of year 11 and 12 girls' perceptions of the two advanced computing subjects available within Education Queensland (EQ). The two subjects are Information Processing Technology (IPT) and Information...
Insider Perspectives vs. Public Perceptions of ICT: Toward Policy for Enhancing Female Student Participation in Academic Pathways to Professional Careers in ICT
Policy Futures in Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (2009) pp. 44–64
This article reports findings of a national online survey of Australian women employed in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-related careers. The Women in ICT Industry Survey was the culminating stage of a larger Australian Research...
‘Because it’s boring, irrelevant and I don’t like computers’: Why high school girls avoid professionally-oriented ICT subjects
Computers & Education Vol. 50, No. 4 (May 2008) pp. 1304–1318
The current paper details results from the Girls and ICT survey phase of a three year study investigating factors associated with low participation rates by females in education pathways leading to professional level information and communications...
Chris Reading; Andrew Fluck; Sue Trinidad; Howard Smith; Greg Shaw; Neil Anderson; Catherine McLoughlin; Bruce White
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 21, No. 2 (December 2006) pp. 20–24
National priorities set by an Australian ministerial taskforce provide clear guidelines to develop pedagogy that integrates ICT. Although these guidelines do not specifically address rural and regional school needs, the two priorities: promoting...