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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2440–2448
This research examines the issue of the facilitation of reflection in the MUSO online learning management system at Monash University. Data was collected through semi-structured interviews with 5 academic experts and a survey of 65 students. Both...
Learning challenges faced by novice programming students studying high level and low feedback concepts
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2007 (2007) pp. 99–107
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 674–683
This research considers the use of multi-touch display technology to facilitate collaboration in the classroom. These large format displays facilitate collaboration due to their provision of a shared digital workspace and their ability to register...
Computer Use, Computer Attitudes, and Gender: Differential Implications of Micro and Mainframe Usage among College Students
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 22, No. 2 (1989) pp. 214–28
Describes study of college students that examined relationships between their attitudes toward computers and amount of computer use. Microcomputer and mainframe computer usage are examined, gender differences are discussed, the need to use computers ...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1382–1383
Southern Cross University offers a Bachelor of Multimedia program to provide students with comprehensive study in the field of multimedia, taking advantage of specialisations within teaching units to consolidate the multi-disciplinary nature of...
Scaffolding and Reflection to Address ‘High Concept - Low Feedback’ Issues in Introductory Programming
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2688–2696
Analysis of learning to program shows that whilst there is considerable support for low-level programming elements, such as syntax, from an integrated development environment, there is little to no feedback for students in their understanding of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1217–1224
This research project explores the impact on student learning outcomes between established delivery methods (lectures and tutorials) and an interactive delivery method (a games-based study tool involving collaborative learning) for the delivery of...
Using Multi-Touch Display Technology to Support Remedial Phonics Instruction Techniques in Collaborative Learning Environments
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 56–64
This research examines phonics instruction on multi-touch display technology for collaborative learning. The paper provides a brief discussion of technology, collaborative learning and literacy instruction and then focuses on the design of a Phonics ...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 23, No. 4 pp. 432–441
The Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) and Beiderman Risk Taking (BRT) scale were administered to 58 teachers living in the state of Florida, USA. These teachers are considered part of prestigious group of educators who were nominated into the...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2007 (2007) pp. 717–726
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2449–2468
This research analyses video data to examine changes between levels of process of text-based content of learners using two versions of the ‘Copy and Paste’ function, an unmodified control version and an experimental version with an embedded...
Applying distributed cognition theory to the redesign of the ‘Copy and Paste’ function in order to promote appropriate learning outcomes
Computers & Education Vol. 50, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 125–147
This paper explores the application of distributed cognition theory to educational contexts by examining a common learning interaction, the ‘Copy and Paste’ function. After a discussion of distributed cognition and the role of mediating artefacts in ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2720–2727
This paper argues that the notion of cognitive tools for learner knowledge construction in computer mediated learning environments, pioneered by Jonassen and Lajoie, can be re-conceptualised from a distributed cognition perspective, where cognitive...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1097–1106
This research applies Socio-Cultural theory and Distributed Cognition/Activity theory to conceptualize the design of collaborative learning activities in large shared digital spaces. The paper begins by providing a summary of previous work in the...
Investigating the Efficacy of Practical Skill Teaching: A Pilot-Study Comparing Three Educational Methods
Advances in Health Sciences Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (March 2013) pp. 71–80
Effective education of practical skills can alter clinician behaviour, positively influence patient outcomes, and reduce the risk of patient harm. This study compares the efficacy of two innovative practical skill teaching methods, against a...
Topics: Teaching Methods
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 1441–1448
This research demonstrates the use of multi-touch display technology for collaborative tasks in the classroom via task breakdown and role assignment for individual learners. Multi-touch displays can provide a large shared digital workspace and...
The Effect of Student Self-Video of Performance on Clinical Skill Competency: A Randomised Controlled Trial
Advances in Health Sciences Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (March 2013) pp. 81–89
Emerging technologies and student information technology literacy are enabling new methods of teaching and learning for clinical skill performance. Facilitating experiential practice and reflection on performance through student self-video, and...
Physics Teacher Vol. 37, No. 8 (1999) pp. 469–74
Presents five models of the human body as a mechanical system which can be used in introductory physics courses: human arms as levers, humans falling from small heights, a model of the human back, collisions during football, and the rotating gymnast....