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Hajhashemi, Karim; Caltabiano, Nerina; Anderson, Neil – Australian Educational Computing, 2016
In conjunction with the arrival of emerging technologies, many universities are encouraging their educators to rethink and reframe their teaching approaches and delivery methods. Integrating different types of media to enhance delivery of subject materials to higher education students is growing in national and international importance. As a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Rural Youth, Rural Schools
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Pullen, Darren; J-F; Swabey, Karen; Abadooz, M.; Sing, Termit Kaur Ranjit – Australian Educational Computing, 2015
Mobile technology coupled with Internet accessibility has increased not only how we communicate but also how we might engage in learning. The ubiquity of mobile technology, such as smart phones and tablet devices, makes it a valuable tool for accessing learning resources on the Internet. The unified theory of acceptance and use of technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Pullen, Darren – Australian Educational Computing, 2015
The increasing use of information and communication technology (ICT) in schools has been largely explored in relation to how students' use ICT at school. In addition students' lives and experiences with technology beyond school have also begun to be explored. However, the nexus between the two is still an underdeveloped research area. Anecdotally…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Case Studies, Structural Equation Models, Educational Technology
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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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F, J.; Pullen, Darren; Swabey, Karen – Australian Educational Computing, 2014
During adolescence (e.g. ages 13-15) communication and connectedness with peers is an essential part of adolescents' self-formation; mobiles phones are a conduit that maintains both communication and connectedness among adolescents whereby social interactions and connectedness are not limited by place, context or time. To study mobile phone usage…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Social Environment, Adolescents, Peer Relationship
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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
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Whyburn, Lucinda; Way, Jennifer – Australian Educational Computing, 2012
This study investigates primary school students' perceptions of interactive whiteboard technology and its influence on their learning during mathematics instruction. Using Bubble Dialogue templates, group interviews and lesson observations to gather data on student views and the classroom context, a theme-based description of student perceptions…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Interaction, Mathematics Curriculum, Foreign Countries
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Watts, Liz; Brennan, Sharon; Phelps, Renata – Australian Educational Computing, 2012
iPads have only been on the market since April 2010 but have rapidly gained great attention within educational communities. While their potential to support teaching and learning has been advocated by many, as yet little empirical research has been released on their application in primary and secondary classrooms. This paper reports on an action…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Disabilities
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Bate, Frank; MacNish, Jean; Males, Steven – Australian Educational Computing, 2012
This paper provides some initial findings from a current longitudinal study that examines the implementation of a student-owned 1:1 laptop program in a school for boys in Perth, Western Australia. This research tracks 196 students, their families and associated teachers for a 3-year period (2010-2012). Underpinning this research is a mixed methods…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Educational Objectives, Mixed Methods Research
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Keane, Therese; Lang, Catherine; Pilgrim, Chris – Australian Educational Computing, 2012
This paper explores two different schools' approaches to implementing an iPad program and a Netbook program to a year level of students. The aim of the study was to determine how these mobile devices were being used in the classroom and whether they enhanced teaching and learning. The experiences of students and parents were obtained through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Laptop Computers, Teaching Methods
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Courtney, Lyn; Anderson, Neil – Australian Educational Computing, 2010
Students learning in regional, rural and remote locations in Queensland are currently experiencing a "turn-off" in relation to school-based ICT in the first three years of high school. At the same time, students are experiencing increasing levels of interest and motivation from their use of ICT at home. Given the importance of ICT as an…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Rural Education, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes
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White, Bruce – Australian Educational Computing, 2010
South Australian rural and remote schools have been using a variety of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to enhance curriculum opportunities for students whose teachers are at a different campus or different school, or who are out of the school for extended periods of time undertaking courses, such as, Vocational Education and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Opportunities, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Strategies
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Gregory, Sue – Australian Educational Computing, 2010
When used in a pedagogically sound manner, interactive whiteboards (IWBs) are a valuable resource for connecting students with their learning. IWBs have been utilised in remote NSW schools for almost ten years, with other regional schools having only recently installed them. Exemplary teacher practice that demonstrated good pedagogy in the use of…
Descriptors: Regional Schools, Student Attitudes, Internet, Educational Technology
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Newhouse, Paul – Australian Educational Computing, 2010
This paper reports on one part of the first year of a three-year study into the feasibility of using digital technologies to represent the output from practical assessment tasks in senior secondary courses. The aim was to improve the alignment of assessment with pedagogy and curriculum. Students in seven classes studying the "Applied…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Computer Science Education, Secondary School Students, Student Evaluation
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Jamieson-Proctor, Romina; Finger, Glenn; Albion, Peter – Australian Educational Computing, 2010
Teacher education graduates need appropriate levels of confidence and capabilities in relation to technological knowledge (TK) as a basis for having technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) to meet the challenges of learning and teaching in the 21st century. However, it should not be assumed that tomorrow's teachers enter the profession…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Technological Literacy, Knowledge Level, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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