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Turning into Teachers before Our Eyes: The Development of Professional Identity through Professional Dialogue
Australian Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 36, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 1–17
This paper examines the development of professional identity in early career teachers enrolled in an "add-on year" of an undergraduate teacher education degree. Through a series of readings focused on reflection and pedagogy, participants engaged in ...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (March 2009) pp. 19–32
The changing nature of literacy is well documented within the literature, challenging educators to examine their pedagogies in light of the needs of learners in the current climate. The development and creation of non-linear texts within primary...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3555–3559
We define a "virtual writing conference" as focused, written dialogue between two writers using computer technologies. In this study, we have worked with a cohort of exit year students in a university (all completing their final year of study for a...
Issues in Educational Research Vol. 26, No. 2 (2016) pp. 225–240
Children should be active participants in the environments in which they engage. However in the prior to school setting, it is not necessarily clear to educators how children understand their role and place within that community. Lave and Wenger's ...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2008 (2008) pp. 496–499
Reading Teacher Vol. 69, No. 6 (2016) pp. 647–651
The ability to ask questions is essential to learning, reasoning, and understanding. This column introduces a sequence of activities that incorporate the use of digital images and online texts into intentional opportunities for even the youngest...
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 9, No. 1 (2012) pp. 69–82
It is recognised that from a young age children spend considerable portions of their leisure time on the Internet. In Australia a number of child-targeted magazines have associated websites, which have high and ever-increasing readership. We do not...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3091–3100
The widespread proliferation of computer games for children as young as 6 months of age, merits a re-examination of their manner of use and their facility to provide opportunities for developmental play. This paper describes a research study...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2008 (2008) pp. 419–427
This paper describes a major development and research study that investigated the use of mobile technologies in higher education. The project investigated the educational potential of two ubiquitous mobile devices: Palm smart phones and iPod digital ...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 21, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 139–159
** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2008 ** Abstract: The widespread proliferation of computer games for children as young as six months of age, merits a re-examination of their manner of use and a review of their facility to provide...