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University of Canberra
A longitudinal study of the use of Integrated Learning Systems (ILS) in the areas of mathematics and reading in selected Australian primary schools
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 4074–4083
The paper reports on a study that evaluated the systematic use of computer-based learning systems in the form of Integrated Learning Systems (ILS) in primary schools. The results suggest that substantial growth in number achievement is possible for...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 948–954
The creative and integrated use of ICT's within social constructivist models of learning is now essential if we are to effectively develop young learner's capabilities. For many learners, however, their formal use of ICT falls well short of their...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1979–1984
There is growing interest in the application of computer-based tools to support higher level thinking and meta-cognitive processes to enable organisations and individuals to respond to accelerating social and technological change with practical and...
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 10, No. 1 (January 2006) pp. 87–109
The Internet has become an important communication medium and it is having a significant impact on language use. The present study takes a "snapshot" of how the Polish language is currently used with modern communications technologies by Polish...
Rich design: Engaging students as capable designers and co-creators in auto-catalytic learning contexts
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 500–506
This paper offers a cultural-historical explanation for the large gap that has developed between the home and school experiences of young people of multimedia and other technologies. Multimedia developers now face a choice of creating instructional...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1205–1208
This poster reports on the trial of a collaborative research software program that helps learners develop research skills through immersion in the community of practice, not with experts in the field but by engaging with fellow neophytes....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4010–4019
This paper describes a pilot project using the MyToons.com social animation site to teach New Media at the University of Canberra in 2007. MyToons, like MySpace and other popular social software sites, has features that focus on the construction of...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 9, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 49–64
This study examines the impact of using cartoons shared through mobile devices to promote awareness and to aid in the development of financial literacy among Economics students in Malaysia. The study also investigates the use of these ‘mobile...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 32, No. 2 (Jun 11, 2016)
Emerging technologies offer an opportunity for the development, at the institutional level, of quality processes with greater capacity to enhance learning in higher education than available through current quality processes. These systems offer the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 2565–2569
The four panelists or "interactors" will facilitate a dialogue to explore how educators can shape the concept of school and pedagogy so the learning experiences of young people are as interesting as the new media they routinely enjoy in their home...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 3, No. 4 (October 2011) pp. 70–85
A consistent finding of research into mobile learning guides and outdoor learning games has been the value of audio as a medium of communication. This paper discusses the value of location-based and movement-sensitive audio for learning. Three types ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3872–3878
The symposium explores a collaborative model of instructional design in which participants work in teams to transform hypotheticals or existing internet-based simulations and artefacts into engaging "edutainments". The presenters will each present a ...
The Gateway to Educational Materials: An Evaluation of an Online Resource for Teachers and an Exploration of User Behavior
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (2003) pp. 21–51
Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) provides an online, indexed database of lesson plans designed for teachers. This set of studies evaluates this resource and explores characteristics of teachers who use it. Specifically, the authors sought to...
A Randomized Experiment of a Mixed-Methods Literacy Intervention for Struggling Readers in Grades 4-6: Effects on Word Reading Efficiency, Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary, and Oral Reading Fluency
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal Vol. 23, No. 9 (October 2010) pp. 1109–1129
The purpose of this study was (1) to examine the causal effects of READ 180, a mixed-methods literacy intervention, on measures of word reading efficiency, reading comprehension and vocabulary, and oral reading fluency and (2) to examine whether...
Digital Learning Communities (DLC): Investigating the application of social software to support networked learning
Robert Fitzgerald; Stephen Barass; Axel Bruns; John Campbell; Sam Hinton; Adrian Miles; Mitchell Whitelaw; Yoni Ryan
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2805–2808
In the complexity of competing study, work and social demands, university students face many challenges to their effective participation in, and engagement with, the university environment. The fragmentation of their time is often associated with a...
Romina Jamieson-Proctor; Peter Albion; Glenn Finger; Rob Cavanagh; Robert Fitzgerald; Trevor Bond; Peter Grimbeek
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 27, No. 3 (2013) pp. 26–35
One of the major outcomes from the national Teaching Teachers for the Future (TTF) Project in 2011 was the development and statistical validation of a survey instrument to measure the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) of pre...
Research in Learning Technology Vol. 20 (2012)
How can educators make use of augmented reality technologies and practices to enhance learning and why would we want to embrace such technologies anyway? How can an augmented reality help a learner confront, interpret and ultimately comprehend...
Glenn Finger; Romina Jamieson-Proctor; Rob Cavanagh; Peter Albion; Peter Grimbeek; Trevor Bond; Robert Fitzgerald; Geoff Romeo; Margaret Lloyd
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 27, No. 3 (2013) pp. 13–25
This paper presents a summary of the key findings of the TTF TPACK Survey developed and administered for the Teaching the Teachers for the Future (TTF) Project implemented in 2011. The TTF Project, funded by an Australian Government ICT Innovation...