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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jan 01, 2012 Volume 28, Number 4

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Distance learners: Connected, mobile and resourceful individuals

    Trish Andrews & Belinda Tynan

    In recent years the student experience of higher education in general and distance education in particular has been strongly influenced by the wide scale uptake of Internet based learning... More

    pp. 565-579

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  2. Empirical validation of the importance of employees' learning motivation for workplace e-learning in Taiwanese organisations

    Hsiu-Ju Chen & Chia-Hung Kao

    E-learning systems, adopted by organisations for employee training to enhance employees' performance, are characterised by self-directed, autonomous learning. Learning motivation is then of... More

    pp. 580-598

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  3. Students' interpersonal perspectives on, conceptions of and approaches to learning in online peer assessment

    Kun-Hung Cheng & Chin-Chung Tsai

    The purpose of this study is to qualitatively explore students' interpersonal perspectives (i.e., psychological safety, value diversity, trust and social interdependence) on,... More

    pp. 599-618

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  4. Comparing computer game and traditional lecture using experience ratings from high and low achieving students

    Michael Grimley, Richard Green, Trond Nilsen & David Thompson

    Computer games are purported to be effective instructional tools that enhance motivation and improve engagement. The aim of this study was to investigate how tertiary student experiences change... More

    pp. 619-638

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  5. Pedagogical knowledge representation through concept mapping as a study and collaboration tool in teacher education

    Mustafa Koc

    This study explored (a) pre-service teachers' perceptions of using concept mapping (CM) in one of their pedagogical courses, (b) the predictive power of such implementation in course achievement, ... More

    pp. 656-670

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  6. Challenges in integrating a complex systems computer simulation in class: An educational design research

    Swee-Kin Loke, Hesham Al-Sallami, Daniel Wright, Jenny McDonald, Sheetal Jadhav & Stephen Duffull

    Complex systems are typically difficult for students to understand and computer simulations offer a promising way forward. However, integrating such simulations into conventional classes presents ... More

    pp. 671-683

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  7. Evaluating quality in online asynchronous interactions between students and discussion facilitators

    Dip Nandi, Margaret Hamilton, Shanton Chang & Sandrine Balbo

    Online discussion forums have become an essential part of university courses, whether the course is conducted online, or face to face, or in mixed or blended mode. Discussion forums are considered... More

    pp. 684-702

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  8. Developing the clinical psychomotor skills of musculoskeletal sonography using a multimedia DVD: A pilot study

    Kerry Thoirs & Jane Coffee

    Sonographers are medical or non-medical health professionals in the radiology field who skilfully manipulate ultrasound equipment to produce images that are used to diagnose medical conditions and... More

    pp. 703-718

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  9. Influence of teachers' perceived e-portfolio acceptance on teacher evaluation effectiveness in Taiwan

    Chun-Mei Chou

    This study examines technological and vocational school teachers' perceived e-portfolio acceptance, computer self-efficacy, and evaluation effectiveness in Taiwan. Teachers' perceived e-portfolios... More

    pp. 719-739

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  10. Pedagogical approaches for ICT integration into primary school English and mathematics: A Singapore case study

    Lee Tay, Siew Lim, Cher Lim & Joyce Koh

    pp. 740-754

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