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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

May 13, 2014 Volume 30, Number 2


Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Number of articles: 8

  1. The Zones of Proximal and Distal Development in Chinese Language studies with the use of wikis

    Esyin Chew, University of Glamorgan; Seong Ding, University of Malaya

    Educational practitioners in the higher education institutions of the UK have increasingly promoted the use of wikis. The technology enhanced learning experience of the UK was transferred to a... More

  2. Exploring tablet PC lectures: Lecturer experiences and student perceptions in biomedicine

    Julia Choate, George Kotsanas & Phillip Dawson, Monash University

    Lecturers using tablet PCs with specialised pens can utilise real-time changes in lecture delivery via digital inking. We investigated student perceptions and lecturer experiences of tablet PC... More

  3. Personal learning environments and university teacher roles explored using Delphi

    Zaffar Shaikh & Shakeel Khoja, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan

    This paper presents the results of research using an online Delphi method, which aimed to explore university teacher roles and readiness for learner-centred pedagogy, driven by personal learning... More

  4. Factors that influence the perceived advantages and relevance of Facebook as a learning tool: An extension of the UTAUT

    Toms Escobar-Rodrguez, Elena Carvajal-Trujillo & Pedro Monge-Lozano, University of Huelva

    Social media technologies are becoming a fundamental component of education. This study extends the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) to identify factors that influence the... More

  5. Exploring discipline differentiation in online discussion participation

    Petrea Redmond, Jo Devine & Marita Bassoon, University of Southern Queensland

    Online discussion forums are often the only interaction or communication a student in an online learning environment will have with the course instructor and fellow students. Discussion forums are ... More

  6. Implementation of an electronic Objective Structured Clinical Exam for assessing practical skills in pre-professional physiotherapy and occupational therapy programs: Examiner and course coordinator perspectives

    Suzanne Snodgrass, Samantha Ashby & Darren Rivett, The University of Newcastle; Trevor Russell, The University of Queensland

    Assessment of practical clinical skills is essential in the health fields. Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCEs), where examiners assess students performing clinical procedures on simulated... More

  7. Middle-school students' online information problem solving behaviors on the information retrieval interface

    Yi-Fen Yeh, Science Education Center, National Taiwan Normal University; Ying-Shao Hsu & Fu-Tai Chuang, Graduate Institute of Science Education, National Taiwan Normal University; Fu-Kwun Hwang, Department of Physics, National Taiwan Normal University

    With the near-overload of online information, it is necessary to equip our students with the skills necessary to deal with Information Problem Solving (IPS). This study also intended to help... More

  8. Learning outside the walls of the classroom: Engaging the digital natives

    Andrea Veira, St. Vincent Girls' High School P.O. Box 1057 Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, West Indies.; Coreen Leacock, The University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus School of Education St. Michael, BB11000 Barbados; S Warrican, The University of the West Indies Open Campus Cave Hill St. Michael, BB11000 Barbados

    This study investigated the response of students and teachers to the use of ICTs to promote teaching and learning outside of the classroom and regular school hours in a Caribbean secondary school. ... More