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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

2012 Volume 28, Number 8

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 11

  1. Online Learning in the Workplace: A Hybrid Model of Participation in Networked, Professional Learning

    Mary Thorpe & Jean Gordon

    The design and conceptualisation of online learning environments for work-related, professional learning was addressed through research with users of an online environment for social workers. The... More

    pp. 1267-1282

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  2. Differences in the Educational Software Evaluation Process for Experts and Novice Students

    Hatice Sancar Tokmak, Lutfi Incikabi & Tugba Yanpar Yelken

    This comparative case study investigated the educational software evaluation processes of both experts and novices in conjunction with a software evaluation checklist. Twenty novice elementary... More

    pp. 1283-1297

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  3. Developing Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Pre-Service Science Teachers: Support from Blended Learning

    Ghaida M. Alayyar, Petra Fisser & Joke Voogt

    The "Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge" (TPACK) framework has been used to prepare pre-service science teachers at the Public Authority of Applied Education and Training in Kuwait for ICT... More

    pp. 1298-1316

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  4. Relating Use of Digital Technology by Pre-Service Teachers to Confidence: A Singapore Survey

    Alexander Seeshing Yeung, Kam Ming Lim, Eng Guan Tay, Audrey Cheausim Lam-Chiang & Chenri Hui

    Teachers today are expected to be able to apply a wide range of digital technologies in the classroom. Initial teacher education programs should prepare teachers to apply them with confidence. Pre-... More

    pp. 1317-1332

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  5. Activity Theory and Technology Mediated Interaction: Cognitive Scaffolding Using Question-Based Consultation on "Facebook"

    Patient Rambe

    Studies that employed activity theory as a theoretical lens for exploring computer-mediated interaction have not adopted social media as their object of study. However, social media provides... More

    pp. 1333-1361

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  6. The E-Portfolio Continuum: Discovering Variables for E-Portfolio Adoption within Music Education

    John Taylor, Peter Dunbar-Hall & Jennifer Rowley

    This article presents the results of audit data compiled from a case study introducing e-portfolios into a Music Education degree program, and highlights the key challenges faced from the initial... More

    pp. 1362-1381

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  7. Experience and Beliefs of Technology Users at an Australian University: Keys to Maximising E-Learning Potential

    Gerry Kregor, Monique Breslin & Wendy Fountain

    This article reports on a survey of more than 2,300 students and 250 staff members conducted at the University of Tasmania as part of a wider review of e-learning practice, demand and capacity... More

    pp. 1382-1404

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  8. Learner Perceptions and Recall of Small Group Discussions within 2D and 3D Collaborative Environments

    Steve Downey, Jill Mohler, Joan Morris & Rene Sanchez

    Online learning critically relies upon good communication between engaged parties in order to convey ideas, meanings, and values. Emerging technologies in collaborative virtual environments are... More

    pp. 1405-1419

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  9. Incorporating Internet Resources into Classroom Practice: Secondary School Teacher Action Plans

    Elena Ramirez, Maria Clemente, Isabel Canedo & Jorge Martin

    Knowing precisely how teachers use Internet resources in their classroom practice is essential when seeking to explain what aspects support the real incorporation of information and communication... More

    pp. 1433-1450

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  10. Reasons for Using or Not Using Interactive Whiteboards: Perspectives of Taiwanese Elementary Mathematics and Science Teachers

    Syh-Jong Jang & Meng-Fang Tsai

    This study examines the reasons for using or not using interactive whiteboards (IWBs) by elementary school mathematics and science teachers in Taiwan. It also considers whether there were any... More

    pp. 1451-1465

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  11. "This Is My Thing!": Middle Years Students' Engagement and Learning Using Digital Resources

    Paul Molyneux & Sally Godinho

    It is widely acknowledged that multimodal digital texts support student engagement with ideas, knowledge and new forms of literate practice. With this in mind, an interdisciplinary team at The... More

    pp. 1466-1486

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