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Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 189–213
Professional learning is an important process in enabling teachers to update their pedagogical knowledge and practices. The use of online technologies to support professional learning has a number of benefits in terms of flexibility and scalability. ...
Authentic Assessment and Multimedia: How University Students Respond to a Model of Authentic Assessment
Higher Education Research and Development Vol. 17, No. 3 (1998) pp. 305–22
Describes seven defining characteristics of "authentic" assessment and how they have been operationalized in an interactive multimedia learning environment in preservice teacher education. A study showed students responded favorably to the elements...
E-Journal of Instructional Science and Technology Vol. 7, No. 2 (2004)
This paper critically examines the concepts of field dependent and field independent cognitive styles within the context of computer-based instruction. The literature suggests that hypermedia instructional environments are more likely to engage...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 1 (March 2006) pp. 120–132
Beginning teachers face enormous challenges in their first year of teaching. High attrition rates of teachers within the first five years attest to the difficulties inherent in commencing professional life as a teacher. This paper describes the...
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme; Ana Carvalho; David Kennedy; John Pettit; Linda Bradley; Anthony Herrington; Aisha Walker
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 3, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 18–52
The paper reports on research concerned with learners’ uses of mobile technologies based on an international survey that targeted students registered in selected master’s and doctoral programmes in Australia, Hong Kong, Portugal, Sweden, and the...
Literacy Practitioners' Perspectives on Adult Learning Needs and Technology Approaches in Indigenous Communities
Australian Journal of Adult Learning Vol. 50, No. 2 (July 2010) pp. 260–286
Current reports of literacy rates in Australia indicate an ongoing gap in literacy skills between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian adults, at a time when the literacy demands of work and life are increasing. There are many perspectives on...
Mathematics Teacher Education and Development Vol. 2 (2000) pp. 62–74
Describes the development of a web-based resource on school practice designed to support preservice mathematics teachers. Conducts focus group discussions to gain ideas from students about the type of support that would be most helpful to them as...
Mathematics Teacher Education and Development Vol. 2 (2000) pp. 75–92
Explores the use of a multimedia program on assessment strategies within a preservice teacher mathematics method unit and investigates the extent of transfer to classroom practice. Indicates that all students used a variety of assessment strategies...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 3 (April 2003) pp. 275–287
In 2002, the online journal Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education republished the seminal paper by Arthur Luehrmann discussing approaches to using computers in schools in the 1970s (Luehrmann, 2002a). Juxtaposed with this...
Representing Authentic Learning Designs Supporting the Development of Online Communities of Learners
Journal of Learning Design Vol. 2, No. 2 (2007) pp. 1–21
Authentic learning designs have been explored for some time now and have frequently been shown to provide learning settings that provide many meaningful contexts for learning. These meaningful contexts provide not only encouragement for students to...