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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jan 01, 1987)
This paper stresses the importance of good design at the child-computer interface. The Concept Keyboard is discussed as an example of a useful input device. It has a touch-sensitive surface overlaid by a rectangular sheet of paper. This "overlay"...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1234–1237
This paper addresses an important and neglected issue in e-learning: user interface designers must acknowledge diversity, recognise differences to communicate effectively. Creating successful cross-cultural interfaces goes beyond tokenistic...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1542–1545
What do blue jeans, visual literacy and e-learning have in common? A research project supported by Adobe Systems, RMIT, University of Technology Sydney and the University of Wollongong, Australia, has been exploring the area of visual literacy and...
The Forgotten Partner: the Role of Visual, Graphic and Design Principles in Educational Multi-media Course Instruction.
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 158–161
As educational media becomes more interactive, there has been a proliferation of, and renewed interest in, courses relating to multi-media construction. On-line course and web page construction now occupy countless development hours within...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1368–1373
Visual mapping tools are computer-based and are essentially two dimension and/or three dimension spatial arrangements of text and diagrams. Research has shown that these cognitive tools help teachers link curriculum content to instructional plans. ...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 1354–1355
Visual mapping tools are computer-based and are essentially two dimensional and /or three dimensional spatial arrangements of text and diagrams. They have shown to help pre-service teachers to efficiently link curriculum content to instructional...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 202–206
The perceptions and practical experiences are important influences when creating and developing online learning experiences in cross cultural contexts. In this study fifteen educational designers studying for their Masters Degree were asked to...
Educational Media International Vol. 39, No. 1 (2002) pp. 23–30
Discusses cultural differences in Web site design for cross-cultural contexts and describes a study of Masters Degree students in Hong Kong that investigated their perceptions of Web learning environments that had been designed in Australia and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1182–1188
Internet-based, distance learning solutions may prove effective in facilitating advanced study coursework for remotely located, place-bound students. However, the conditions for promoting online learning success have not been entirely defined. We...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1703–1706
The importance of the educational system in providing opportunities for students to develop multiple skill sets has become topic for global debate. It is argued that educational interventions focused on multi-literacy development should involve...
Investigating the factors that influence the use of digital learning resources in the K-12 educational context
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2391–2403
Australian and New Zealand governments have made a significant investment in the establishment of an on-line repository that will make digital learning resources, also called learning objects, available to teachers in the K-12 sector. The focus of...
Topics: Learning Objects
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2827–2831
In Australia, the New South Wales Department of Education and Training will be giving all students and teachers in public schools e-learning accounts. The e-learning accounts will give filtered access to the Internet including personalised email...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 386–389
By taking advantage of new on-line technologies many Australian universities now offer distance education programs to attract off-shore students. Rather than travel to Australia to study, these students remain in their own country and study by...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3251–3257
Abstract: There is an increasing demand on teachers to use computer technology in their teaching practice, often without support or training to use the technology to its full potential. The study reported in this paper investigated teachers from an...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3530–3534
This paper will support the argument for the development of multi-literacies through educational interventions, which involve rich pedagogy and integrate existing and emerging technologies. The research project (currently being undertaken in an...
Educational Media International Vol. 50, No. 2 (2013) pp. 93–107
Evolving technologies and globalisation presents educators with the challenge of creating learning experiences to help students develop competencies to enable them to function successfully in a dynamic society. Today's learner is expected to be...
Beginning teacher network: The design of an online community of practice for beginning teachers in Australia
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3251–3258
The high attrition rate of teachers in their first five years of teaching coupled with an ageing teacher profile necessitates innovative approaches to beginning teacher support and professional development. This paper argues (and provides a...
Psychological Review Vol. 115, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 781–785
Reply to comments on an article "Issues With the SIMPLE Model: Comment on Brown, Neath, and Chater" (2007) by Bennet Murdock on the current authors' original article "A temporal ratio model of memory" by Brown, Neath, and Chater. Does a single...
Carrots, Velvet Whips, and Propeller Beanies: Providing Incentives That Facilitate Institutional Change
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1521–1523
The directors of PT3 projects at Washington State University, University of Idaho and Milwaukee Public Schools articulate the participation incentives each of their programs offers teachers. The group also sent a request to PT3 project directors...
Synthesizing Technology Adoption and Learners' Approaches towards Active Learning in Higher Education
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 13, No. 6 pp. 431–440
In understanding how active and blended learning approaches with learning technologies engagement in undergraduate education, current research models tend to undermine the effect of learners' variations, particularly regarding their styles and...
Bioscience Education Vol. 6 (November 2005)
A telephone survey was conducted of 2002 or 2003 graduates (942 in total) from various bioscience degree programmes at 4 universities. A structured and scripted interview determined: title/class of degree; nature of current occupation (unemployed,...
The development approach of a pedagogically-driven serious game to support Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) within a classroom setting
Sylvester Arnab; Katherine Brown; Samantha Clarke; Ian Dunwell; Theodore Lim; Neil Suttie; Sandy Louchart; Maurice Hendrix; Sara de Freitas
Computers & Education Vol. 69, No. 1 (November 2013) pp. 15–30
Didactic approaches to Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) have been shown to yield limited outcomes when compared to approaches that stimulate peer discussion and debate. Creating effective interventions, which stimulate peer involvement, remains ...