Search results for author:"Susan Groundwater"
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Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 15, No. 2 pp. 215–227
In this paper we argue that the nature of reform in teacher education in Australia is occurring in a context of significant economic change and restructuring across the whole public sector. However, while there is ongoing radical change in the field ...
Revisioning the Physical and On-Line Museum: A Partnership with the Coalition of Knowledge Building Schools
Journal of Museum Education Vol. 34, No. 1 (2009) pp. 55–68
The Australian Museum has been working with the Coalition of Knowledge Building Schools over the past five years. Students aged from 5-18 years have been advising the Museum on the development of exhibitions and programs, as well as how the Museum...
Educational Media International Vol. 46, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 153–166
This paper posits that social networking can take a central role in learning in informal environments such as museums, libraries and galleries. It argues that social media offers young people agency previously unavailable in informal learning...
"Professional Learning that Makes a Difference": Successful Strategies Implemented by Priority Action Schools in New South Wales
Journal of In-service Education Vol. 31, No. 4 (December 2005) pp. 697–710
This article presents the learnings from PASP, the Priority Action Schools Program expressed in the meta-evaluation "Knowing Makes the Difference". PASP, jointly supported by the NSW Department of Education and Training and the NSW Teachers...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1062–1068
This article discusses a PhD course on technology and teacher development in which six world-renewed scholars were invited to participate via Skype. This virtual participation provided the students the opportunity to apply the knowledge obtained in ...