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Teaching in Higher Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 337–350
This paper utilizes the findings of a small research project into academics' perceptions of the value of formal qualifications in university teaching and learning to reflect upon the current status of teaching and tertiary teaching qualifications in ...
Quality and Qualms in the Marking of University Assignments by Sessional Staff: An Exploratory Story
Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning Vol. 51, No. 1 (January 2006) pp. 45–69
The higher education sector is increasingly reliant upon casual ("sessional") staff for teaching and marking purposes. While this practice has been little examined in the past, over the last few years increasing attention has been paid to the...
Australian Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 42, No. 7 (2017)
Computer gaming is a global phenomenon and there has been rapid growth in "serious" games for learning. An emergent body of evidence demonstrates how serious games can be used in primary and secondary school classrooms. Despite the...
European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Vol. 16, No. 1 (2013) pp. 94–101
The study of chemistry is central within science and other associated degrees. At the University of New England in Armidale academics need to provide chemistry teaching in both a distance and the traditional on-campus mode within science and other...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 31, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 259–281
This paper reports a feasibility study on developing computer model-based assessments of chemical reasoning at the high school level. Computer models are flash and NetLogo environments to make simultaneously available three domains in chemistry:...
Teacher Conceptions and Approaches Associated with an Immersive Instructional Implementation of Computer-Based Models and Assessment in a Secondary Chemistry Classroom
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 36, No. 3 (2014) pp. 467–505
This paper reports on a case study of an immersive and integrated multi-instructional approach (namely computer-based model introduction and connection with content; facilitation of individual student exploration guided by exploratory worksheet; use ...