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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jan 01, 2008 Volume 24, Number 3

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Effects of a computer based beginning reading program on young children

    Tara Watson & Kerry Hempenstall

    This study was an evaluation of a parent delivered, computer based beginning reading program with a group of 15 Kindergarten and Grade 1 students. Completing the Funnix program at home... More

    pp. 258-274

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  2. Beyond policy: Strategic actions to support ICT integration in Japanese schools

    Michael Vallance

    Since the late 1990s technology has become a central component of national education policies in many Asian countries. In Singapore schools, for instance, technology has become central in teaching... More

    pp. 275-293

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  3. Role play in blended learning: A case study exploring the impact of story and other elements

    Mary Dracup

    Role play is an increasingly popular technique in tertiary education, being student centred, constructivist and suitable for a range of subject areas. The choice of formats is wide open, with... More

    pp. 294-310

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  4. An investigation of student teachers' attitudes to the use of media triggered problem based learning

    Angela Ma, John O'Toole & Michael Keppell

    This study investigates how teacher education students responded to a particular suite of educational products that involved media based educational learning objects, and their attitudes to them... More

    pp. 311-325

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  5. Building e-based literacy for vocational education and training students

    Elena Verezub, Vittoria Grossi, Kerry Howard & Patricia Watkins

    The use of the Internet within educational settings means that the term 'literacy' must be broadened to encompass new skills and reflect the merging of old and new literacy. For practitioners the ... More

    pp. 326-338

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  6. Children's learning processes using unsupervised "hole in the wall" computers in shared public spaces

    Ritu Dangwal & Preeti Kapur

    Earlier research by Mitra and colleagues on the use of computers by young children revealed that children are able to learn basic computing skills irrespective of their social, cultural,... More

    pp. 339-354

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