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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 19, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2003)
After three iterations of a mixed mode (online and face to face) staff development course, an evaluation was carried out to determine the participants’ perceptions of its quality as an online environment, its effectiveness in introducing staff to...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1454–1461
There is a mismatch between current constructivist educational theory and practice during many presentations. A conference presenter can adopt an approach the opposite of espoused belief, and inflict many slides and bullet points at an increasingly...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1569–1580
An investigation of the accessibility of online courses revealed that some aspects of courses were inaccessible, but that with careful design guidance and awareness of the needs of students with disabilities, those courses could be made more...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1019–1030
The design rationale for the development of an exemplary, flexible online course for making accessible online courses is described. We developed the course by adopting the roles of content expert and instructional designer. The course has a dual...
Universitas 21 Learning Resource Catalogue using IMS Metadata and a New Classification of Learning Objects
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 998–1001
Version 2 of the Universitas 21 (U21) Learning Resource Catalogue (LRC) has been completed. The catalogue is a repository of IMS metadata (records) of learning objects. The prototype of the catalogue had hundreds of records of vastly different...
Topics: Learning Objects
Developing More Effective Access to Higher Education for People With Disabilities: A Case Study in the Design of Accessible Online Courseware
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1470–1472
Universities are under increasing pressure to recognise the rights to effective access of people with disabilities. The use of web based courses and resources presents an opportunity to broaden participation by offering flexible learning and...
Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice Vol. 2, No. 2 (2005)
A commonly accepted theoretical paradigm in the research and practice of effective learning and teaching is constructivist. Researchers and practitioners in the higher education community attend educational technology focused conferences to share...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 644–648
A learning resource catalogue (currently LRC3) comprising records of learning objects has been used for 3 years by members of the Universitas 21 consortium. Five conceptually useful classes of learning objects are used. While almost all faculty...
Association for Learning Technology Journal Vol. 10, No. 2 (2002) pp. 17–28
Discusses an evaluation of WebCT (Web Course Tools) in practice at University of New South Wales (Australia) to assess the accessibility of WebCT for people with sensory, cognitive, and physical disabilities. Topics include evaluation methodology;...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 537–541
This paper is concerned with the four main integrated components of online learning: an administration management system; an authoring system; a learning resource catalogue; and a delivery system. The four components are set against the evolution of ...
Open Learning Vol. 20, No. 1 (February 2005) pp. 83–91
The online Learning Resource Catalogue (LRC) Project has been part of an international consortium for several years and currently includes 25 institutions worldwide. The LRC Project has evolved for several pragmatic reasons into an academic network...
Australian Academic Leaders’ Perceptions of the Teaching–Research–Industry–Learning Nexus in Information and Communications Technology Education
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 79–88
Strengthening the teaching-research-industry-learning (TRIL) nexus in information, communications and technology (ICT) education has been proposed as a way of achieving improvements in student learning (Koppi & Naghdy, 2009). The research described...
ACM Transactions on Computing Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (March 2012)
The teaching-research nexus concept has been extensively examined in the higher education literature, and the importance of industry linkages in information and communications technology (ICT) education has also been widely discussed. However, to...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 13, No. 4 (2004) pp. 449–463
A learning resource catalogue (currently LRC3) that comprises records of learning objects has been used by members of the Universitas 21 Consortium for three years. Five conceptually useful classes of learning objects are employed. While almost all...
Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice Vol. 7, No. 2 (2010)
A problem-based learning approach was adopted for a unit of study in first year agricultural economics at the University of Sydney with the aim of starting development of students' research skills earlier than usual. The novel teaching approach...
Association for Learning Technology Journal Vol. 12, No. 2 (June 2004) pp. 147–162
Academic developers of online courses may not have experienced this mode of learning and teaching from the learner perspective. This article makes a comparison between suggestions for online course design from research literature and user...
Towards a Gender Inclusive Information and Communications Technology Curriculum: A Perspective from Graduates in the Workforce
Computer Science Education Vol. 20, No. 4 (December 2010) pp. 265–282
An online survey was conducted of recent information and communications technology (ICT) graduates from 21 Australian universities. A range of abilities including personal/interpersonal, cognitive, business and technical were examined in relation to ...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2008 (2008) pp. 505–508