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Number of papers: 158

  1. Engaging students through multimodal learning environments: The journey continues

    Michael Sankey, University of Southern Queensland; Dawn Birch, Sunshine Coast University; Michael Gardiner, University of Southern Queensland

    The innovative use of educational technologies provides higher education institutions valuable opportunities for their staff to design media enhanced, interactive, more inclusive and engaging... More

    pp. 852-863

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  2. Professional knowledge building in Online Learning Community (OLC): Embracing the unknown future

    Cher Ping Lim, Hong Kong Institute of Education; Eunice Sari & Jeremy Pagram, Edith Cowan University

    This paper discusses a number of elements of the knowledge building process that were evident amongst educators in Indonesia. These educators took part in the discussion board of an online learning... More

    pp. 864-868

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  3. Collaborative learning among Australasian educators through Online Learning Community (OLC)

    Eunice Sari, Edith Cowan University; Adi Tedjasaputra, Singapore, Singapore

    This poster describes a collaboration initiative being built for educators in Australia and Asian countries using an Online Learning Community (OLC). The main purpose of the initiative was to... More

    pp. 869-871

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  4. Use of student audio recordings to develop communication skills in a first year physiology unit

    Mark Schier, Swinburne University of Technology

    Several academic reports have emphasised the importance of communication skills development within science programs. Despite employer concerns, there is little research in the academic science... More

    pp. 872-875

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  5. A longitudinal study into the transformation of a university teacher’s conceptions of, and approach to, elearning

    Karen Scott, The University of Sydney

    In seeking to meet the demands placed upon them, many universities are increasing their use of elearning. At the same time, a good deal of research is being undertaken into academic practice using ... More

    pp. 876-887

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  6. “Wherever, whenever” learning in Medicine: Interactive mobile case-based project

    Karen Scott, Sharon Kitching, Daniel Burn, Marianna Koulias, Dianne Campbell & Megan Phelps, The University of Sydney

    Case-based learning scenarios are a proven, effective learning tool. Mobile devices can be used for the scenarios to enhance medical student learning when needed, at the patient bedside. Initial... More

    pp. 888-890

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  7. Technology leadership: Lessons from empirical research

    Seng-Chee Tan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    This paper uses a grounded theory approach to derive key findings from 12 empirical studies on technology leadership. Roles of technology leaders were identified and categorized into four main... More

    pp. 891-895

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  8. School technology leadership: Lessons from empirical research

    Seng-Chee Tan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    While research has found that technology leadership is an important factor for effective integration of technology in schools, there is a paucity of research on technology leadership in schools.... More

    pp. 896-906

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  9. New generation of student teachers "Are they really different?" A study on student teachers in Korea and Singapore

    Hyo-Jeong SO, Learning Sciences & Technologies, Singapore; Hyungshin Choi, Chuncheon National University of Education, Korea (North); Weiying Lim, Learning Sciences & Technologies, Singapore; Yao Xiong, Learning Sciences Lab, Singapore

    During the past decade, both Korean and Singaporean governments have implemented several ICT policies in schools, and the ecology of classrooms was constantly changing with such policy impetus.... More

    pp. 907-918

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  10. Integrating technology into lessons using a TPACK- based design guide

    Alan Soong Swee Kit, National University of Singapore; Seng Chee Tan, Nanyang Technological University

    The Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework, first discovered by Mishra and Koehler in 2006, has gained much interest among teacher educators as it recognises that pedagogical... More

    pp. 919-923

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  11. They think they are learning, but are they? Strategies for implementing Web 2.0 to positively impact student learning

    Ron Oliver & Katrina Strampel, Edith Cowan University

    University instructors worldwide are implemen ting Web 2.0 technologies into their teaching as a means of improving and enhancing student learning. Although the affordances offered by Web 2.0... More

    pp. 924-935

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  12. Use of Vimeo on-line video sharing services as a reflective tool in higher educational settings: A preliminary report

    Marion Sturges & Jorge Reyna, University of Western Sydney

    Most students attending the School of Education, University of Western Sydney (UWS) have competing schedules due to the combination of work, family and study commitments which makes effective... More

    pp. 936-943

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  13. A new vision for teaching ophthalmology in the medical curriculum: The Virtual Ophthalmology clinic

    Tony Succar & John Grigg, University of Sydney

    The Virtual Ophthalmology Clinic (VOC) is an innovative Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) module, on which students can sharpen their history taking and clinical reasoning skills by formulating a... More

    pp. 944-947

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  14. Taking Sociology online: Boosting teacher presence and student engagement through rich media

    Scott Symonds, Andrew Jamieson, Avril Bell, Brennon Wood, Allanah Ryan & Lesley Patterson, Massey University, New Zealand

    This poster reports an initiative to redesign the teaching of Sociology for the digital age. In 2009, the core of Massey University"s Sociology undergraduate major was redesigned to renew the... More

    pp. 948-950

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  15. Enhancing student learning using multimedia and web technologies: Students’ perceptions of an authentic learning experience in a Malaysian classroom

    Heidi Yeen-Ju Tan, Joyce Wai-Jing Kwok, Mai Neo & Tse-Kian Neo, Multimedia University, Malaysia

    There is still a lack of confidence in the effectiveness of online education as education materials are being developed without proper consideration as to their design and content representation ... More

    pp. 951-962

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  16. MUVEing slowly: Applying slow pedagogy to a scenario-based virtual environment

    Miriam Tanti, Australian Catholic University; Shannon Kennedy-Clark, Faculty of Education and Social Work

    This paper presents the research theory and design of a work in progress that investigates how the application of slow pedagogy can be applied to an ICT rich educative environment. More... More

    pp. 963-967

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  17. Examining the efficacy of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) to understand pre-service teachers’ intention to use technology*

    Timothy Teo & Chwee Beng Lee, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore

    This study examined pre-service teachers’ self-reported intention to use technology by employing the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) as the research framework. One hundred and fifty-seven... More

    pp. 968-972

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  18. A case study on redesigning a mechanical engineering curriculum to promote self-directed learning

    Santhakumari Thanasingam & Sathyan Subbiah, Nanyang Technological University

    This study investigates how the infusion of a self-directed learning approach impacts on learning, teaching and curriculum content. Segments of a traditional mechanical engineering module, Net... More

    pp. 973-987

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  19. Redundancy effect in multimedia learning: A closer look

    Seong Chong Toh & Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan Yahaya, Universiti Sains Malaysia

    The generally accepted assumption by most multimedia researchers is that learning is inhibited when on-screen text and narration containing the same information is presented simultaneously, rather ... More

    pp. 988-998

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  20. qp.unimelb: The QuickPoll tool for in-class polling

    Peter Tregloan, David Adams & Josella Rye, The University of Melbourne

    Quickpoll ( is a web-based polling system designed to be exceptionally straightforward for staff at Melbourne to set up and manage and for students to use in class. In evaluation ... More

    pp. 999-1001

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