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Classrooms of the Future, Incorporating Virtual Worlds: A Round Table to Explore New Ways of Teaching
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2272–2274
Virtual worlds are an emerging technology with rich social, commercial, and pedagogical applications. They are particularly popular with youth and young adults. This presents today’s educators with the challenge of keeping pace with the learners of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2858–2863
The aim of the Automated Assessment Laboratory (AAL) being established at the Curtin Business School (CBS) is to provide lecturers with the opportunity to have essays automatically assessed using MarkIT. This automated essay grading tool is most...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 4103–4112
Despite continuing debate regarding the utility of virtual worlds, their use has continued to pervade the worldwide marketplace. An important consideration is that the current K-12 student cohort comprises digital natives who are clearly the major...
Australis 4 Learning: Benefits and Outcomes of a Second Life Simulation for the Automated Assessment Laboratory
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2463–2466
The aim of the Automated Assessment Laboratory (AAL) being established at the School of Information Systems (Curtin Business School) is to provide lecturers with the opportunity to have essays automatically assessed using MarkIT. So far, the process ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2594–2600
Learning Management Systems or e‑Learning systems have been typically deployed to provide a means for the deposition of content which students access in a browse mode. Often a discussion space is provided to facilitate some course relevant...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2929–2936
Adaptive E-Learning systems are needed to efficiently support lifelong learning activities. To check goal attainment, learners need to take tests or assessment activities. Large efficiency gains may be made if the assessment and associated grading...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4912–4917
Adaptive E-Learning systems may be a supportive solution for a wide range of learning applications. In order to complement common learning paradigms in computer-based education the digital game-based learning paradigm is an interesting alternative,...
Australian higher education institutions transforming the future of teaching and learning through 3D virtual worlds
Sue Gregory; Brent Gregory; Matthew Campbell; Helen Farley; Suku Sinnappan; Shannon Kennedy-CLark; David Craven; Deborah Murdoch; Denise Wood; Jenny Grenfell; Angela Thomas; Carol Matthews; Kerrie Smith; Ian Warren; Heinz Dreher; Lindy McKeown; Allan Ellis ; Mathew Hillier; Steven Pace; Andrew Cram; Lyn Hay Charles; Scott Grant; Mark J.W. Lee
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 399–415
What are educators' motivations for using virtual worlds with their students? Are they using them to support the teaching of professions and if this is the case, do they introduce virtual worlds into the curriculum to develop and/or expand students' ...