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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (1993) pp. 17–33
Describes a study conducted at the University of Western Sydney (Australia) that investigated primary student teachers' use of computers with children in schools and factors that contributed to that use. Home use and supervising teachers' use of...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2000 (April 2000)
This paper reports the results of a 3-year study of children's use of computers in their homes and examines the implications of such use for educators. Subjects were over 400 children between ages 5 and 12 who came from a variety of social, economic,...
Factors that Influence Students' Plans to Take Computing and Information Technology Subjects in Senior Secondary School
Computer Science Education Vol. 21, No. 2 (2011) pp. 175–199
This article explores factors that contribute to low participation rates in computing and information technology (CIT) courses in senior secondary school, particularly for females. Partly drawing on the Values-Expectancy Theory the following...
(1999) pp. 1–382
This project explores young children’s use of computers in their homes. The primary goal is one of better understanding the reciprocal relationship between the child and the computer within the socio-cultural context of the home. The secondary goal...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 27, No. 3 (2013) pp. 3–12
This paper contextualises the Teaching Teachers of the Future (TTF) Project and acts as a preamble for the TTF stream of papers at ACEC2012. It discusses the aims and objectives of the project, its genesis in a changing educational and political...
Teaching Teachers for the Future (TTF): Building the ICT in Education Capacity of the Next Generation of Teachers in Australia
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 6 (2012)
The "Teaching Teachers for the Future" (TTF) project is a unique nationally significant project funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Employment, Education and Workplace Relations (DEEWR, Au$8.8 million) and the Information...
Effective Learning Environments for Young Children Using Digital Resources: An Australian Perspective
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2001, No. 1 (2001) pp. 139–153
The use of digital resources in early childhood settings in Australia is a recent phenomenon. In 1999 Education.Au, a company funded by the various educational authorities in Australia, commissioned a study of the educational use of the Internet ...
Teaching Teachers for the Future (TTF): Building the ICT in education capacity of the next generation of teachers in Australia
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 6 (Jan 01, 2012) pp. 949–964
The Teaching Teachers for the Future (TTF) project is a unique nationally significant project funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Employment, Education and Workplace Relations (DEEWR, Au$8.8 million) and the...