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Terdbaramee, Dussadee; Suksakulchai, Surachai; Murphy, Elizabeth – Australian Educational Computing, 2018
The role of the specialized high-school computer teacher is challenged by both students' and non-computer teachers' growing expertise in computers and technology in general. It is also challenged by a need to keep pace with a field that is constantly changing. Yet, few studies have investigated the complex variables that may affect computer…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Computer Science Education, Correlation
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Sakibayev, Razakh; Sakibayev, Spartak; Sakibayeva, Bela – Australian Educational Computing, 2018
The article contains the results of the study conducted in order to discover the most effective ways of developing students' programming abilities with the means of non-programming disciplines and activities. The authors observe the learning practices and habits employed by students with highly developed programming abilities and compare these…
Descriptors: Programming, Mathematics Skills, Interdisciplinary Approach, Games
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Newhouse, Christopher Paul; Cooper, Martin; Cordery, Zina – Australian Educational Computing, 2017
This paper reports on a study that investigated the ways that young children interact with discrete programmable digital toys in a free play setting. One intention was to see whether this interaction would address some of the requirements of the Digital Technologies subject in the Australian Curriculum. The study was implemented in two phases in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Information Technology, Toys
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Farajollahi, Mehran; Zandi, Bahman; Sarmadi, Mohamadreza; Keshavarz, Mohsen – Australian Educational Computing, 2015
In a Distance Education (DE) system, students must be equipped with seven skills of computer (ICDL) usage. This paper aims at investigating the effect of a DE system on the computer literacy of Master of Arts students at Tehran University. The design of this study is quasi-experimental. Pre-test and post-test were used in both control and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Computer Literacy, Graduate Students
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Janssen, Kitty Catharina; Phillipson, Sivanes – Australian Educational Computing, 2015
Many Victorian secondary schools appear to be implementing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs as the Australian Federal government's Digital Education Revolution funding has come to an end for 1-to-1 Learning programs. One of the key elements identified as important for the success of these programs is the clear communication of policies and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, School Policy, Parent School Relationship
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de Salas, Kristy; Lewis, Ian; Dermoudy, Julian – Australian Educational Computing, 2014
Within existing ICT degrees there is a widely-held belief that content must be tailored for different "kinds" of students--often two differing student groups: a technical group requiring detailed Computer Science knowledge and a separate group requiring less technical, more strategic ICT knowledge and skills. Our institution has produced…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Computer Science, Information Technology, Technological Literacy
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Akbulut, Yavuz – Australian Educational Computing, 2014
When it comes to safe and ethical information technology use, cyberbullying stands out. Indeed, it is seen to be a prevalent and complex problem. Prevention suggestions tend to rely on implications of descriptive and correlational studies rather than true experimental works. In this regard, the current study investigated the effect of case-based…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Video Technology, Incidence
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Williams, Michelle; Sutton, Paul – Australian Educational Computing, 2013
The Teaching Teachers to the Future project provided an opportunity to try a new idea within the ICT and Pedagogy methods subject of the Bachelor of Education program. We believed that deliberately helping pre-service teachers transition from being an online learners to online teachers, coaches and facilitators would assist these new teachers to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education
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Reading, Chris; Doyle, Helen – Australian Educational Computing, 2013
It's time for teachers to consider themselves as learners in ICT-rich learning environments and to become more aware of factors that enable their learning in such environments. The notion of teachers as learners in ICT-rich environments is not new but the focus is usually on school teachers and formal professional development, rather than teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Information Technology, Preservice Teachers
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Gronn, Donna; Romeo, Geoff; Sheely, Stephen – Australian Educational Computing, 2013
In 2011 all Australian teacher education institutions participated in the Teaching Teachers of the Future project. Each institution introduced initiatives adapted to their particular institutional context. At ACU we adopted an approach based on providing resources reflecting authentic classroom practices coupled with providing support staff to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Technology Integration, Methods Courses
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White, Bruce; Geer, Ruth – Australian Educational Computing, 2013
Despite the fact that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is valued as a tool for learning, the modelling for preservice teachers of ICT integration in the curriculum areas is often limited. In the recently approved AITSL standards for Initial Teacher Education Programs, knowledge of ICTs is explicitly mentioned in three of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Information Technology
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Masters, Jennifer; Carolan, James; Draaisma, Graeme – Australian Educational Computing, 2013
The La Trobe University iteration of the Teaching Teachers for the Future (TTF) project focused initially on subject in the second semester, third year of the Bachelor of Education course called the Multi-Disciplinary Science & Technology Integrated Experience (MSTIE). Two pairs of pre-service teachers were placed in the school where the TTF…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Technology Integration
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Bertram, Adam; Waldrip, Bruce – Australian Educational Computing, 2013
This paper reports on a study that sought to explore the pedagogical reasoning behind the use of ICT in secondary teachers' classes. In particular, it explored the question of whether their use of ICT was driven by pedagogical ideals for meaningful learning or whether they were using technology for other purposes. Eighteen teachers from two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Information Technology, Technology Integration
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Trust, Torrey – Australian Educational Computing, 2012
In the information age, students must learn to navigate and evaluate an expanding network of information. Highly effective teachers model this process of information analysis and knowledge acquisition by continually learning through collaboration, professional development, and studying pedagogical techniques and best practices. Many teachers have…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Cooperation, Feedback (Response)
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Australian Educational Computing, 2012
This article presents the ACCE/ACS National Educator and Leader of the Year winners. Anne Mirtschin is the recipient of the ACCE/ACS 2012 Educator of the Year Award. Mirtschin is an innovative teacher at Hawkesdale P-12 College a small rural school that is isolated culturally and geographically. She uses online tools and technology to create…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Awards, Active Learning, Global Education
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