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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jan 01, 2008 Volume 24, Number 4

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Editorial 24(4)

    Roger Atkinson & Catherine McLoughlin

    As all authors will tend to make the initial submissions of their work to a Tier A* (top 5%) or Tier A (next 15%) journal, the years ahead for editors and journals are likely to be years of blood,... More

    pp. 355-373

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  2. Educators' perceptions of automated feedback systems

    Justin Debuse, Meredith Lawley & Rania Shibl

    Assessment of student learning is a core function of educators. Ideally students should be provided with timely, constructive feedback to facilitate learning. However, provision of high quality... More

    pp. 374-386

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  3. Developing conceptual understanding of mechanical advantage through the use of Lego robotic technology

    Joan Chambers, Mike Carbonaro & Hana Murray

    Science educators advocate hands on experiences and the use of manipulatives as important for children's conceptual development. Consequently, the utilisation of Lego robotic technologies in... More

    pp. 387-401

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  4. Blogs: A qualitative investigation into an instructor and undergraduate students' experiences

    Erkan Tekinarslan

    This study reports on the experiences of an instructor and an undergraduate class who used blogs in their teaching and learning environment at Abant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey. Qualitative... More

    pp. 402-412

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  5. Pre-service teachers' attitudes towards computer use: A Singapore survey

    Timothy Teo

    The aim of this study is to examine the attitudes towards use of computers among pre-service teachers. A sample of 139 pre-service teachers was assessed for their computer attitudes using a Likert... More

    pp. 413-424

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  6. Learners' attitudes to wiki technology in problem based, blended learning for vocational teacher education

    Ian Robertson

    It would be difficult to argue that the use of online technology to support teaching and learning has not undergone significant change in the last two decades. Recently, with the promotion of... More

    pp. 425-441

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  7. Using activity theory and its principle of contradictions to guide research in educational technology

    Elizabeth Murphy & Maria Rodriguez-Manzanares

    This paper describes how activity theory (AT) and its principle of contradictions may be relied on to guide research in educational technology. The paper begins with a theoretical overview of AT... More

    pp. 442-457

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  8. ICT integration processes in Turkish schools: Using activity theory to study issues and contradictions

    Yasemin Demiraslan, Yasemin Ko & #231;ak Usluel

    This study used activity theory to examine complex pedagogical, social, and technological issues in ICT integration process at the classroom level. We identified and analysed the contradictions... More

    pp. 458-474

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