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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3243–3252
As part of a student questionnaire relating to students perceptions of an online IT course at Macquarie University, students from four semesters were surveyed regarding their preferences for different learning technologies. The purpose of this paper ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 4166–4175
This report summarizes key findings relating to the implementation of an online Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (GDIT) offered by Macquarie University. Specifically, the data collected from an online student feedback survey and student...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 24, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 121–147
This study investigated the "the effects of receiving the preferred form of online assessment feedback upon middle school mathematics students." Students completed a web-based quadratics equations learning module followed by a randomly generated...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 963–972
The increased flexibility built into many contemporary software applications provides teachers with far greater control over the educational user interface they provide for students. At the same time there has been an increasing emphasis upon more...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 2436–2441
Multimedia technology and problem based learning not only allow more realistic interaction between students and the learning context, but can also facilitate integration of material from previous experiences, and can encourage students to critically ...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 4168–4177
This report summarizes key findings relating to an institutional study of web-conference based learning and teaching at Macquarie University. Academics from a range of disciplines trialed a web-conferencing system during Semester 1 of 2009. Feedback ...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2013 (2013) pp. 325–329
This paper is the beginning of a research project which will explore the function and impact of Transmedia (TM) in Higher Education (specifically English Literature studies). There are several underlying assumptions that are being tested about the...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1782–1791
One-to-one laptop programs have become increasingly prevalent in schools. This paper shares an authentic learning framework for effective integration of one-to-one laptops that has been designed for the English School Foundation (ESF) school cluster ...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 4295–4304
This technical paper presents an online Java compilation plug-in for the Moodle Learning Management System. The system allows students to compile and execute Java programs directly through the Moodle interface so that they can concentrate on the...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 782–789
Based on a study of the use of the EDUWEBTV streaming video system in Malaysian schools this paper suggests some strategies for developing more student-centred pedagogies. The review of the system recommended more activity-based learning and the...
Patterns and principles for blended synchronous learning: Engaging remote and face-to-face learners in rich-media real-time collaborative activities
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 3 (Aug 05, 2014)
Blended synchronous learning involves using rich-media technologies to enable remote and face-to-face students to jointly participate in the same live classes. This article presents blended synchronous learning designs from seven case studies that...
Blended synchronous learning: Patterns and principles for simultaneously engaging co-located and distributed learners
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2013 (2013) pp. 92–102
This paper presents seven blended synchronous learning designs and articulates principles for implementation as espoused by the teachers who enacted them. Blended synchronous learning approaches use media-rich synchronous technologies to enable...