ERIC Number: EJ1057219
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Q & A with Ed Tech Leaders: Interview with Jan Herrington
Fulgham, Susan M.; Shaughnessy, Michael F.
Educational Technology, v54 n6 p50-52 Nov-Dec 2014
Jan Herrington is a Professor of Education at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia, where she teaches educational technology in the School of Education, including a compulsory first year unit called "Living and Learning with Technology." She has been active in the promotion and support of the effective use of educational technologies in learning in schools and universities for over two decades. In this time, she has co-written or edited a range of books specifically for teachers in higher education on a variety of technology and teaching-related subjects, including "Authentic Learning Environments in Higher Education" (with Anthony Herrington), and "A Guide to Authentic e-Learning" (with Thomas C. Reeves and Ron Oliver), which was winner of the AECT Outstanding Book of the Year Award in 2010. Her current research focuses on authentic learning (see http://authenticlearning.info/ AuthenticLearning/) and mobile learning (see http:// authenticlearning.info/MobileLearning/). She has written over 200 refereed journal articles, conference papers, and book chapters. This article features an interview with contributing editors Susan Fulgham, and Michael Shaughnessy. The interview begins with a brief discussion of Herrington's current research and ends with what Herrington finds most fulfilling about her many years of work in higher education.
Descriptors: Educational Research, Interviews, Profiles, Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Learning Processes, Instructional Design, Problem Based Learning, Teacher Role, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Grading, Mentors
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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