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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

2013 Volume 29, Number 5

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. "I'd Be So Much More Comfortable Posting Anonymously": Identified versus Anonymous Participation in Student Discussion Boards

    Lynne D. Roberts & Camilla J. Rajah-Kanagasabai

    Academic staff members encourage university students to use online student discussion boards within learning management systems to ask and answer questions, share information and engage in... More

    pp. 612-625

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  2. Supporting New Students from Vocational Education and Training: Finding a Reusable Solution to Address Recurring Learning Difficulties in e-Learning

    Dai Fei Yang, Janice Catterall & Janelle Davis

    This paper reports on a project that investigated the first year, online experiences of vocational education and training (VET) pathway students studying at university. It was found that, although ... More

    pp. 640-650

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  3. Social Presence for Different Tasks and Perceived Learning in Online Hospitality Culture Exchange

    Mei-jung Wang & Hsueh Chu Chen

    This study utilized online discussion and project construction tasks to determine the extent of social presence and collaborative learning for hospitality culture exchange. The online culture... More

    pp. 667-684

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  4. Connected Teaching and Learning: The Uses and Implications of Connectivism in an Online Class

    John Barnett, Vance McPherson & Rachel M. Sandieson

    An instructor tried using connectivism to teach an online graduate Education course called Teaching in a Virtual World. As a way to embody the many connections inherent in the group, all members of... More

    pp. 685-698

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  5. Enhancing an Instructional Design Model for Virtual Reality-Based Learning

    Chwen Jen Chen & Chee Siong Teh

    In order to effectively utilize the capabilities of virtual reality (VR) in supporting the desired learning outcomes, careful consideration in the design of instruction for VR learning is crucial. ... More

    pp. 699-716

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  6. Evolving Technologies Require Educational Policy Change: Music Education for the 21st Century

    Renee Crawford

    There is growing discussion among education and government authorities on rethinking education in the 21st century. This increasing area of interest has come in response to the evolution of... More

    pp. 717-734

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  7. So the Kids Are Busy, What Now? Teacher Perceptions of the Use of Hand-Held Game Consoles in West Australian Primary Classrooms

    John O'Rourke, Susan Main & Michelle Ellis

    Games technology in the form of hand-held game consoles (HGCs) when focussed on specific academic skill development has the capacity to engage students in learning and in turn produce positive... More

    pp. 735-747

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  8. Implementing the Interactive Response System in a High School Physics Context: Intervention and Reflections

    Ruey S. Shieh & Wheijen Chang

    The interactive response system (IRS) has been widely used to promote student learning since 2003. It is an electronic system connected to handset devices allowing students to transmit their... More

    pp. 748-761

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