Interactive Whiteboards: Interactivity, Activity and Literacy Teaching
Irina Verenikina, University of Wollongong, Australia ; Kris Wrona, NSW Department of Education & Training, Australia ; Pauline Jones, Lisa Kervin, University of Wollongong, Australia
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Toronto, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-81-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
This paper explores the implementation and the use of the Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) in literacy teaching in an Australian primary school. A socio-cultural approach (Vygotsky, 1978) and Activity Theory (Engestrom, 2001) are used to explore the integration of the IWB in the literacy classroom environment where the individual, classroom and the whole school contexts are considered. A socio-cultural conceptualisation of technology allows us to view the IWB as a tool that can be used to enhance teachers’ pedagogical practices. The paper is based on a case study in an independent primary school located in a South - Western suburb of Sydney.
Verenikina, I., Wrona, K., Jones, P. & Kervin, L. (2010). Interactive Whiteboards: Interactivity, Activity and Literacy Teaching. In J. Herrington & C. Montgomerie (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 2605-2614). Toronto, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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