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Cooper, Trudi – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Information discernment has become a much needed twenty-first century skill and an essential outcome for university education. Technology has enabled more organisations to gain access to effective mass media to disseminate both accurate information and disinformation. As information sources have proliferated, information users are confronted by a…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Credibility, Information Sources, Mass Media Effects
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Connolly, Toni; Willis, Jill; Lloyd, Margaret – Studies in Continuing Education, 2019
There has been a progressive move towards the adoption of social media in formal post compulsory learning. This qualitative study evaluated the readiness of teachers and students to use Facebook to enhance learning in a tertiary vocational setting in Australia despite a lack of support from the institute. Readiness was understood to be the balance…
Descriptors: Social Media, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Technological Literacy
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Hyndman, Brendon P.; Harvey, Stephen – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
The advent of Web 2.0 technologies such as Twitter are reflective of an improved capacity for global educative collaboration. Yet there is an absence of research determining the potential of social media within Health and Physical Education Teacher Education (HPETE). The aim of this paper was to therefore determine pre-service teachers' (PSTs)…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Preservice Teachers
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Cooper, G.; Park, H.; Nasr, Z.; Thong, L. P.; Johnson, R. – Educational Media International, 2019
Virtual reality (VR) platforms act as a potentially transformative tool in learning and teaching. The aim of this study was to examine pre-service teachers' (PST) perceptions about VR, inclusive of their beliefs about its capacity to be used as a teaching and learning tool. A case-study, conducted at an urban university in Australia involved a…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Bhowmik, Jahar; Meyer, Denny; Phillips, Brian – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Blended learning refers to a method of teaching and learning in which some form of online learning is used in addition to the traditional on-campus/face-to-face learning experience in an integrated manner. Postgraduate Applied Statistics programs at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia adopted the blended learning paradigm almost a decade…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Yoo, Joanne; Heggart, Keith; Burridge, Nina – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
This paper explores the benefits of coteaching a philosophy and ethics subject for final year Australian primary preservice education students. It depicts the learning experiences of two early career academics, who were the coresearchers and coauthors of this article. A third author acted as a critical friend who facilitated reflective discussion…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Ethics, Educational Philosophy, Preservice Teacher Education
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Gray, Christina C.; Lowe, Geoffrey M. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Arts teachers undertake a multitude of extracurricular activities. Yet, while these activities consume considerable time and require specific expertise, little attention is afforded to developing these skills and expertise during pre-service training. This article presents findings from a study into the value of a pre-service teacher production as…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Extracurricular Activities, Professional Development, Preservice Teacher Education
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Chandler, Lisa; Ward, Alistair – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
A significant component of design pedagogy is the need to foster critical design thinking and to support students in understanding links between educational exercises and their potential application in professional design practice. Problem solving is central to design so it is also essential that students understand that there can be multiple…
Descriptors: Design, Teaching Methods, Problem Solving, Foreign Countries
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Das, Ashish K.; Nguyen, Quynh T.; Nguyen, An T.; Nomikoudis, Milton; Van, Dung Ha – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
Conventional, teacher-centred classroom activities are prominent in Vietnam where educators are familiar with a one-way flow of information and using limited resources for their practice, whilst a culture of creativity in the classroom is often ignored. Vietnamese educators face a huge challenge, motivating passive learners to be more creative and…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Business Administration Education, Learner Engagement
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Chow, Lee-Tat; Yang, Peidong – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2019
In this article, the reviewers, Lee-Tat Chow and Peidong Yang compare and contrast "Desiring TESOL and international education," by Raqib Chowdhury and Phan Le-Ha, London, Multilingual Matters, 2014, 288 pp., £29.95 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-783-09147-8 with "Transnational education crossing 'Asia' and 'the West'," by Phan LeHa,…
Descriptors: International Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Baik, Chi; Larcombe, Wendy; Brooker, Abi – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
The growing prevalence and severity of mental health difficulties across university student populations is a critical issue for universities and their wider communities. Yet little is known about student perspectives on the stressors in university environments and the steps that universities could take to better support student mental wellbeing.…
Descriptors: Well Being, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
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Sanders, Sarah; Nielsen, Wendy; Sandison, Caz; Forrester, Tricia – Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 2019
Mathematics anxiety is common among pre-service primary teachers and many experience higher levels of maths anxiety than other university students. This study asks: What are maths anxious preservice teachers' perspectives of "doing" mathematics in a whiteboard room? The Abbreviated Mathematics Anxiety Rating Scale (A-MARS) was used to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Teachers
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Hyett, Nerida; Lee, Ka Man; Knevel, Ron; Fortune, Tracy; Yau, Matthew K.; Borkovic, Shinead – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
Cultural competency, in increasingly globalized and cosmopolitan societies, is key to allied health graduate employability. Internationalization at Home initiatives that use virtual technologies have potential to facilitate transformative intercultural learning experiences and build cultural competency. The purpose of this study was to trial a…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Global Approach, Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Fan, Jie – English Language Teaching, 2019
In recent decades, with the rapid economic development of China, there has been a large influx of Chinese students into Western countries to pursue their studies. Empirical research reveal that some students encounter linguistic and academic challenges, and find it difficult to adapt to the Western learning environment. Adopting a qualitative…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Student Attitudes, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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West, Roianne; Mills, Kyly; Rowland, Dale; Creedy, Debra – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
As Australian universities move towards the mandatory inclusion of First Peoples content into undergraduate health professional programs, it is imperative to evaluate course impact and quality of teaching. A discrete First Peoples Health course underpinned by The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Curriculum Framework was evaluated using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Undergraduate Study, Pacific Islanders
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