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University of New South Wales
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 26, No. 1 (April 2008) pp. 13–29
The fundamental concepts of ethics: value, obligation and responsibility are what many of us use in our everyday decision-making on issues that affect our lives. Students in the coursework unit "Science and technology in contemporary society" learn...
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 3 (November 2012) pp. 1065–1078
In recent years, there has been much debate about the concept of digital natives, in particular the differences between the digital natives' knowledge and adoption of digital technologies in informal versus formal educational contexts. This paper...
Self-Directed Learning with Web-Based Sites: How Well Do Students' Perceptions and Thinking Match with Their Teachers?
Teaching Science Vol. 54, No. 2 (June 2008)
With research consistently showing that students can be motivated to learn with ICT, this case study sought to investigate Year 7 students' learning about simple machines in an ICT-enhanced environment where they could self-direct their own learning ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 1860–1866
In recent years, debates centered around the concept of digital natives have focused on the differences between the digital natives’ knowledge and adoption of digital technologies in informal versus educational contexts. This paper investigates the...
Teaching Science Vol. 57, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 26–32
In recent years, the Australian Government has invested heavily ($2.4 b) into the Digital Education Revolution with initiatives that aim at increasing ICT proficiencies in teachers and school leaders and equipping Years 9-12 students with a laptop...
Teaching Science Vol. 60, No. 3 (September 2014) pp. 16–27
Educators are continually being challenged to think about how best to integrate digital technologies meaningfully and effectively in their classrooms. A current trend in educational technology which has the potential to enable this in a pragmatic...
Roeper Review Vol. 29, No. 3 (2007) pp. 190–196
In an era where technology is advancing at a rapid pace, and where information is readily accessible on the World Wide Web, educators should be capitalizing on these resources for gifted students. This paper proposes a conceptual framework to...
Fostering Online Social Construction of Science Knowledge with Primary Pre-Service Teachers Working in Virtual Teams
Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 37, No. 4 (November 2009) pp. 379–398
As many primary pre-service teachers enter teacher education courses with little science background, it is essential in teacher education courses to provide opportunities for them to learn more science independently. The purpose of this study is to...
Computers & Education Vol. 52, No. 2 (February 2009) pp. 470–480
As more schools adopt the use of handheld computers in their classrooms, research that systematically tracks their introduction is essential in order to develop a model for successful implementation leading to improved classroom teaching. This...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 21, No. 2 (November 2003) pp. 243–264
As is the case with most developed countries, pressures from various sectors of society have seen computers make a big presence in Australian education systems in the last decade. In the state of Victoria, integrating learning technology (LT) into...
A Progressive Pedagogy for Online Learning with High-Ability Secondary School Students: A Case Study
Gifted Child Quarterly Vol. 54, No. 3 (2010) pp. 239–251
This article describes a case study of a group of ten 14-year-old students who engaged with an online extended-learning project as an extracurricular activity for about 6 months. The students were physically located in Australia, Malaysia, and the...
Students' Perceptions of the Effectiveness of the World Wide Web as a Research and Teaching Tool in Science Learning
Research in Science Education Vol. 32, No. 4 (2002) pp. 489–510
Investigates the use of the World Wide Web (WWW) as a research and teaching tool in promoting self-directed learning groups of 15-year-old students. Discusses the perceptions of students of the effectiveness of the WWW in assisting them with the...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 41, No. 3 (2009) pp. 305–328
This paper investigates the use of online technologies to extend the learning of a group of junior secondary school students after attending a Sun, Science, and Society camp. The students were of mixed ages and came from metropolitan and rural...
Factors Influencing the Uptake of a Mechatronics Curriculum Initiative in Five Australian Secondary Schools
International Journal of Technology and Design Education Vol. 22, No. 1 (February 2012) pp. 65–90
While the ready-made Lego[TM] Robotics kits are popular in schools and are used by students at both primary and secondary year levels, using the Picaxe microcontroller (chip) to create simple electronic devices, including robotic devices is less...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 6 (Dec 24, 2015)
We live in a multimodal world where communication enabled by digital media supports the expression of ideas, opinions, instructions and experiences in a variety of formats that empower the individual to convey thoughts and emotions persuasively. In...
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences Vol. 74 (Nov 30, 2016) pp. 1–15
While the growing body of research on Tan Twan Eng?s The Gift of Rain (2009) focuses on the protagonist, Philip Hutton?s traumatic condition, his Chinese identity, and his ambiguous identity, this study devotes particular attention to the...
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences Vol. 62 (Oct 29, 2015) pp. 131–139
Eugenia Kim’s The Calligrapher’s Daughter (2009) is a well-received East Asian novel about a Korean Christian, Najin’s encounter with western culture. As an aristocratic woman, she is expected to uphold Korean tradition. However, as Najin...
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- Ng, Wen Lee (2)
- Wan Yahya, Wan Roselezam (2)