NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 14 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Alomyan, Hesham Raji – Australian Educational Computing, 2016
This paper reports a study, which investigated whether different instructional strategies might interact with individual's cognitive style in learning. A web-based learning package was designed employing three strategies, Interactive Concept Maps, Illustration with Embedded Text and Text-Only. Group Embedded Figure Test was administered to 178…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Style, Concept Mapping
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lloyd, Margaret – Australian Educational Computing, 2013
There is a song at the beginning of the musical, West Side Story, where the character Tony sings that "something's coming, something good." The song is an anthem of optimism, brimming with promise. This paper is about the long-held promise of information and communication technology (ICT) to transform teaching and learning, to modernise…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Resource Units
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hillis, Peter – Australian Educational Computing, 2010
Much of the current focus on maximizing the potential of ICT to enhance teaching and learning is on learning tasks rather than the technology. These learning tasks increasingly employ a constructivist, problem-based methodology especially one based around authentic learning. The problem-based nature of history provides fertile ground for this…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Multimedia Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chandler, Paul; O'Brien, Annemaree; Unsworth, Len – Australian Educational Computing, 2010
The world which students inhabit is increasingly digital, multimedia and online. A pedagogy is urgently needed to prepare students to be effective authors and participants in such a world. This paper reports on an on-going study which is seeking to develop a 3D multimodal authoring pedagogy in the middle years of schooling. A case study is used to…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Multimedia Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Murcia, Karen; McKenzie, Susan – Australian Educational Computing, 2009
This paper describes the process and outcomes of an action research project conducted in collaboration with classroom teachers who developed strategies that utilized Interactive Whiteboard technology for improving children's literacy and numeracy. Critical incident stories are used to demonstrate significant signposts in the teachers' development…
Descriptors: Action Research, Teachers, Educational Technology, Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Reynolds, Nick – Australian Educational Computing, 2008
Seeking understandings of the relationships children have with electronic environments is needed in order to continue to develop our understandings of what children are doing in those environments and why. This paper looks at the musical compositions of children in an electronic environment and attempts to demonstrate how those compositions are as…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Musical Composition, Children, Music Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Darcy, Rose; Auld, Glenn – Australian Educational Computing, 2008
The use of ICTs to support literacy in a minority Indigenous Australian language is an important domain of pedagogy that is often overlooked by teachers in these contexts. The development of new technological configurations in remote communities can be highly supportive of Indigenous languages spoken by a small number of people. This paper reports…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Educational Technology, Family Environment, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kember, Deborah; Brandenburg, Tony; Murphy, Angela – Australian Educational Computing, 2007
The ACCE position statement for creating media enriched learning communities targets all stakeholders in educational policy and practice who influence the future of learning, schools, and systems. Stakeholders include policy-makers in government, national and international organisations, professional networks and institutions, school leaders,…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Building Design, Educational Change, Educational Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Simeone, Paula – Australian Educational Computing, 2007
This article focuses on the teaching and learning of languages using multimedia tools to engage students and improve outcomes. Information Communication Tools are an increasingly important part of the learning environment in the Northern Territory schools. Crucial issues being addressed include how they can enhance teaching and learning practices…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Role, Educational Technology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hunt, John – Australian Educational Computing, 2007
The calls for the transformation of how science is taught (and what is taught) are numerous and show no sign of abating. Common amongst these calls is the need to shift from the traditional teaching and learning towards a model that represents the social constructivist epistemology. These calls have coincided with the Internet revolution. Through…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Intervention, Laboratory Equipment, Internet
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lane, Jenny – Australian Educational Computing, 2007
This paper reports how digital technologies can be successfully incorporated into traditional teaching programmes to support the learning of a new generation of learners. It describes the introduction of an innovative learning venture with preservice teachers. A web-based platform called Lessonlab was piloted with four cohorts of preservice…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Projects, Protocol Materials
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Erikson, Debbie; Grant, Wendy – Australian Educational Computing, 2007
This article is an evaluation of the use of Interactive Whiteboards (IWBs) as a teaching and learning medium from the perspectives of students in Years 5 and 7 at Firbank Grammar School, in Victoria. It replicates a study undertaken in the United Kingdom by Wall, Higgins and Smith (2005). Fifty-six Year 5 students and 82 Year 7 students at the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Metacognition, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Reynolds, Nick – Australian Educational Computing, 2006
The introduction of an open-ended MicroWorlds based assignment in a pre-service teaching degree produced interesting results. Students engaged with the task at very high levels and produced work of high quality; so much so that marking trends were reversed. This paper explores the design and implementation of the task and how for many students it…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Assignments, Non English Speaking, Preservice Teacher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Simeone, Paula – Australian Educational Computing, 2002
Multimedia is one of the biggest buzzwords around in education in this age of computer technology. Multimedia is short for multiple media and simply means using computers to bring together words, photographs, sounds, animations and video. In this article, the author talks about multimedia presentations as a powerful education learning tool. It is…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Multimedia Materials, Computers, Instructional Materials