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International Conference on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech)

2013

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Number of papers: 16

  1. Professional Learning to Nurture Adaptive Teachers

    Kar-Tin Lee

    This paper presents the findings of a study conducted in China to identify the potential benefits of incorporating robotics as an educational tool for 100 primary and 320 secondary school teachers ... More

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  2. ELearning Strategic Planning 2020: The Voice of Future Students as Stakeholders in Higher Education

    Glenn Finger & Vicky Smart

    Most universities are undertaking information technology (IT) strategic planning. The development of those plans often includes the voices of academics and sometimes engages alumni and current... More

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  3. Investigating the Use of Social Media by University Undergraduate Informatics Programs in Malaysia

    Jane See Yin Lim, Shirley Agostinho, Barry Harper & Joe F. Chicharo

    The use of digital technologies in higher education has been driven by a number of underlying assumptions about the affordances of the available technology for social interaction and learning. This... More

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  4. Salapiggy: Usability Test of the Sifteo Cubes as a Game Interface for the Money Counting Game for Preschoolers

    Adrian Orense, Berlyn Anne Decena & Rommel Feria

    Kinesthetic learning, one of the VAK learning styles, is now also being adapted by different gaming consoles and platforms. This paper presents Salapiggy, a two-part kinesthetic educational Sifteo ... More

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  5. Mediating Authentic Learning: The Use of Wiki's and Blogs in an Undergraduate Curriculum in South Africa

    Simone Titus

    Over the past few years, the virtual landscape of South African higher education institutions has changed as a result of ubiquitous and ever-present technological initiatives that can potentially... More

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  6. Factors Influencing the Acceptance of Collaboration Technology within the Context of Virtual Teamwork Training

    Joy J. Godin & Lars F. Leader

    The purpose of this study was to identify the factors that influence electronic collaboration technology acceptance and predicted usage for virtual team collaboration projects in higher education... More

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  7. Teachers' Learning in Online Communities of Practice: Two Case Studies from Australia

    Ria Hanewald

    Australia is a vast land with a dispersed population especially in rural or remote areas, which is geographically located in the Asian region. This has a strong bearing on its initial education ... More

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  8. Laptops in Classroom Interaction: The Dynamic Reach of the Laptoped Situation

    Tomas Lindroth, Johan Lundin & Lars Svensson

    Laptops and other networked technologies are commonplace at university campuses. While a range of studies researches the negative effects of multitasking, screenpeeking and other laptop related... More

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  9. Educational Online Technologies in Blended Tertiary Environments: A Review of Literature

    Kimberley N. Tuapawa

    This is a review of the literature surrounding five popular media-rich educational online technologies (EOTs) currently being used by educationalists to support blended learning within tertiary... More

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  10. Understanding TPACK in Practice: Praxis through Technological Pedagogical Reasoning

    Glenn Finger & Paul Finger

    Reflective, intelligent, professional teachers research their own practice to inform future improvements. However, the demands upon teacher graduates and early career teachers do not enable the... More

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  11. Technology Enhanced Analytics (TEA) in Higher Education

    Ben Kei Daniel & Russell Butson

    This paper examines the role of Big Data Analytics in addressing contemporary challenges associated with current changes in institutions of higher education. The paper first explores the potential ... More

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  12. Use and Production of Open Educational Resources (OER): A Pilot Study of Undergraduate Students' Perceptions

    Khe Foon Hew & Wing Sum Cheung

    Open education resources (OER) may be defined as any digital materials designed for use in teaching and learning that are openly available for use by educators and students, without an accompanying... More

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  13. Teaching 21st Century Competencies: Lessons from Crescent Girls' School in Singapore

    Gucci Trinidad, Deepa Patel, Linda Shear, Peishi Goh, Yin Kang Quek & Chen Kee Tan

    This paper presents case studies of two teachers at Crescent Girl's School (an all-girls high school in Singapore) who implemented strategies learned through a teacher professional development... More

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  14. Teaching Teachers for the Future Project: Building TPACK Confidence and Capabilities for Elearning

    Glenn Finger, Romina Jamieson-Proctor & Peter Grimbeek

    In Australian Higher Education, the importance of initial teacher education (ITE) programs is evident through enrolments totalling 105 858 students in the broad field of Education in 2012 (DIISRTE,... More

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  15. How Teachers Use and Manage Their Blogs? A Cluster Analysis of Teachers' Blogs in Taiwan

    Eric Zhi-Feng Liu & Huei-Tse Hou

    The development of Web 2.0 has ushered in a new set of web-based tools, including blogs. This study focused on how teachers use and manage their blogs. A sample of 165 teachers' blogs in Taiwan was... More

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  16. Research on Demand Analysis of the Users of the Senior English Diagnostic System

    Chen Guo, Hui Zhang, Qian Yao & Min Wu

    As the significance of learning English is becoming increasingly apparent, more and more English online practice systems are used by English learners. However, a thorough process of research and... More

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