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Authentic E-Learning in Higher Education: Design Principles for Authentic Learning Environments and Tasks
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 3164–3173
With many learners failing to engage with didactic and outmoded instructional methods, and unwilling to use technology that simply replicates the one-way transfer of information from teacher to student, authentic learning designs have the potential...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 1831
A significant challenge for universities creating effective online learning environments is educating and empowering teaching staff. Those who are not confident using technology are frequently unconvinced about the benefits and are concerned that...
Topics: Educational Technology
Transfer of online professional learning to teachers’ classroom practice: An analysis of eight cases
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1383–1389
Professional learning is an important process in enabling teachers to update their pedagogical knowledge and practices. The use of online technologies to support professional learning has a number of benefits in terms of flexibility and scalability. ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1961–1968
The traditional 'work-sheet' approach has long been a favoured method for the conduct of field trips and excursions for school students. Such an approach fails to capitalise on constructivist theory and more specifically, collaborative learning,...
Design Methodology for the Implementation and Evaluation of a Scenario-Based Online Learning Environment
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 16, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 229–242
A constant challenge facing university faculty and academics is determining how innovative and authentic elements, based on constructivist philosophy, can be manifested effectively in online learning settings. In this article, we describe an...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 4089–4097
At first glance, design-based research may appear to be such a long-term and intensive approach to educational inquiry that doctoral students, most of whom expect to complete their Ph.D. degree in 4-5 years, should not attempt to adopt this approach ...