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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jan 01, 2009 Volume 25, Number 2

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Number of articles: 9

  1. A review of research methodologies used in studies on mobile handheld devices in K-12 and higher education settings

    Sum Cheung, Khe Hew & Khe Hew

    Mobile handheld devices are increasingly being used in education. In this paper, we undertook a review of empirical based articles to summarise the current research regarding the use of mobile... More

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  2. How pacing of multimedia instructions can influence modality effects: A case of superiority of visual texts

    Klaus Stiller, Annika Freitag, Peter Zinnbauer, Christian Freitag & Christian Freitag

    "Present text accompanying pictures aurally to promote learning" is a well established principle of instructional design. But recently, it was shown that under certain conditions visual texts can... More

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  3. Using game making pedagogy to facilitate student learning of interactive multimedia

    Gary Cheng & Gary Cheng

    With the growing importance of interactive multimedia in our society, it is increasingly essential to equip students with knowledge of and skills in multimedia production. However, as the... More

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  4. Stepping through the orientation looking glass: A staged approach for postgraduate students

    Helen Wozniak, Mary Mahony, Tim Lever, Jenny Pizzica & Jenny Pizzica

    Postgraduate coursework is now delivered to a largely mature age study population, in what may be an unfamiliar mix of online and distance learning to many students. This paper reports on a novel... More

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  5. A strategic assessment of audience response systems used in higher education

    Robin Kay, Ann LeSage & Ann LeSage

    An audience response system (ARS) permits students to respond to multiple choice questions using a remote control device. All responses are instantly displayed, usually in chart form, and... More

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  6. Advancing the m-learning research agenda for active, experiential learning: Four case studies

    Laurel Dyson, Andrew Litchfield, Elaine Lawrence, Ryszard Raban, Peter Leijdekkers & Peter Leijdekkers

    This article reports on an m-learning research agenda instituted at our university in order to explore how mobile technology can enhance active, experiential learning. Details of the implementation... More

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  7. Improving critical thinking using web based argument mapping exercises with automated feedback

    Sam Butchart, Daniella Forster, Ian Gold, John Bigelow, Kevin Korb, Graham Oppy, Alexandra Serrenti & Alexandra Serrenti

    In this paper we describe a simple software system that allows students to practise their critical thinking skills by constructing argument maps of natural language arguments. As the students... More

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  8. The potential for adaptable accessible learning objects: A case study in accessible vodcasting

    Stavroula Gkatzidou, Elaine Pearson & Elaine Pearson

    With the rapid development of wireless networks and mobile technologies and the increasing adoption of mobile learning, the need for 'anywhere, anytime and any device' access to information becomes... More

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  9. The wiki way of learning

    Alison Ruth & Luke Houghton

    This paper presents the argument that the use of wikis in a learning environment involves a different way of thinking, learning and knowing than perhaps many practitioners are familiar with. In... More

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