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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jan 01, 2010 Volume 26, Number 6

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 13

  1. Web-based lecture technologies: Highlighting the changing nature of teaching and learning

    Greg Preston, Rob Phillips, Maree Gosper, Margot McNeill, Karen Woo & David Green

    pp. 717-728

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  2. Editorial 26(6)

    Roger Atkinson & Catherine McLoughlin

    pp. 717-728

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  3. Blended learning environments: Using social networking sites to enhance the first year experience

    Joshua McCarthy

    This study explores blending virtual and physical learning environments to enhance the experience of first year by immersing students into university culture through social and academic... More

    pp. 729-740

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  4. Secondary school socio-cultural context influencing ICT integration: A case study approach

    Shanti Divaharan & Lim Ping

    This paper proposes the use of activity theory and multi-level activity systems as a framework to analyse the effectiveness of ICT integration in Singapore secondary school classrooms. Three... More

    pp. 741-763

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  5. Measuring learner's performance in e-learning recommender systems

    Khairil Ghauth & Nor Abdullah

    A recommender system is a piece of software that helps users to identify the most interesting and relevant learning items from a large number of items. Recommender systems may be based on... More

    pp. 764-774

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  6. Using contemporary topics and Internet resources to stimulate student-centred learning

    Susan Lee & Kyra Woods

    In this paper we describe how we fostered learning by modifying an existing course which covered topics relevant to biosciences. This course was offered predominantly to first year undergraduate... More

    pp. 775-790

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  7. Radical transparency: Open access as a key concept in wiki pedagogy

    Rolf Baltzersen

    Educators have just started to use wikis and most of the educational research to date has focused primarily on the use of local wikis with access limitations. There seems to be little research... More

    pp. 791-809

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  8. Learning to play games or playing games to learn? A health education case study with Soweto teenagers

    Alan Amory

    The aim of this study was to investigate the use of an educational computer video game in teaching and learning. Cultural-historical activity theory is used heuristically to explore the social and... More

    pp. 810-829

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  9. Online collaboration and offline interaction between students using asynchronous tools in blended learning

    Mei-jung Wang

    The increasing use of innovative blended learning strategies which incorporate online discussion into the classroom requires the examination of asynchronous, computer mediated communication (ACMC)... More

    pp. 830-846

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  10. Off campus students' experiences collaborating online, using wikis

    Debbi Weaver, Shane Viper, Jennifer Latter & P McIntosh

    An online group work project for off campus students, using wikis as the collaboration platform, has been conducted successfully for several years. Students were given the opportunity and... More

    pp. 847-860

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  11. Internet tools for language learning: University students taking control of their writing

    Mark Conroy

    Many excellent corpus-based language learning resources (e.g., concordancers) have been freely available on the Internet for some time. Google assisted language learning (GALL) is also gaining... More

    pp. 861-882

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  12. Blended learning using video-based blogs: Public speaking for English as a second language students

    Ru-Chu Shih

    With globalisation and the advent of information technology, the English language has become more important for second language (L2) learners. This study aimed to establish a blended teaching and ... More

    pp. 883-897

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  13. Adoption of blogging by a Chinese language composition class in a vocational high school in Taiwan

    Shi-Jer Lou, Shi-Chiao Wu, Ru-Chu Shih & Kuo-Hung Tseng

    The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of adopting blogging upon Chinese language composition instruction in a vocational high school in Taiwan. The researchers developed a model that... More

    pp. 898-916

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