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Flavell, Helen; Harris, Courtenay; Price, Connie; Logan, Emma; Peterson, Sunila – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
This paper describes an exploratory case study investigating the capacity of a multidisciplinary approach to academic development, to empower adaptive responses to ongoing technological change impacting on teaching practice. A quasi-experimental design with an intervention group (n=22) and a comparative control group (n=7) was adopted. Pre and…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Interdisciplinary Approach, Electronic Learning, Technological Advancement
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Muñoz-Cristóbal, Juan A.; Hernández-Leo, Davinia; Carvalho, Lucila; Martinez-Maldonado, Roberto; Thompson, Kate; Wardak, Dewa; Goodyear, Peter – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
A number of researchers have explored the role and nature of design in education, proposing a diverse array of life cycle models. Design plays subtly different roles in each of these models. The learning design research community is shifting its attention from the representation of pedagogical plans to considering design as an ongoing process. As…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Models, Foreign Countries, Information Technology
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Palmer, Stuart; Coldwell-Neilson, Jo; Campbell, Malcolm – Computer Science Education, 2018
In Australia, the IT workforce and employment outcomes for university IT bachelor graduates have a complex interrelationship. The likelihood of IT bachelor graduates to work in a professional IT role is infrequently discussed in the research literature. It has been suggested that "deficient" undergraduate IT curricula are one contributor…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Information Technology, Employment Opportunities, Bachelors Degrees
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Dyson, Laurel Evelyn; Frawley, Jessica Katherine – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
This article describes how in recent years, the multimedia recording capabilities of mobile devices have been used increasingly to create a more active, learner-centred educational experience. Despite the proven value of student-generated multimedia projects, there are still gaps in our understanding of how students learn during them. This article…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Tudini, Vincenza – Language Learning Journal, 2018
University students who enrol in foreign language (FL) programmes are motivated by various needs, but in particular the need to achieve communicative fluency, which generally requires interaction with others. This study therefore explores the notion of 'interactivity,' as conceptualised in second language learning theories and how it might be…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Blended Learning, College Students, Learning Theories
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Harman, Kristyn E. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
This paper explores the transformative power of digital humanities in teaching family history online to large cohorts of Australian domestic students. It takes as a case study a unit developed specifically for students to learn about how to research their convict ancestors' lives and how to situate their ancestors' lived experiences within…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Transformative Learning, Humanities, Online Courses
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Glover, Andrew; Strengers, Yolande; Lewis, Tania – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: Air travel is becoming increasingly recognized as a source of greenhouse gas emissions contributing to climate change. This is particularly relevant for the university sector, which relies heavily on staff air travel for domestic and international mobility. Design/methodology/approach: Using a qualitative content and textual analysis of…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Air Transportation, Foreign Countries, Climate
Matthews, Sarah; Boden, Marie; Visnovska, Jana – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
We report on an initial analysis of survey data that was generated through a collaboration between the schools of Education and Information Technology in exploring pathways through which future teachers could envision mathematics as engaging and creative subject, while also enhancing their awareness of, and skills in, using digital technologies in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Schools of Education, Computer Science Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Yang, Jia-Lin; McKenzie, Sophie – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2018
The aim of education in the 21st century is to cultivate a whole person, not just a professional. Therefore, obtaining an academic qualification (standard credentials) is not enough and other qualities (soft credentials) are also important, including the ability to properly package and present one's credentials and capabilities. This article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Undergraduate Students, College Science
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Villamizar, Andres Gabriel – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2018
Tertiary students from non-English speaking backgrounds are often required to undertake preparatory language courses. Whilst these programs help them achieve an operational level of academic English, their curricula do not explicitly promote the development of essential 21st century visual literacy skills. Understandings of visual literacy in…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Maritz, Alex – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide a justified, legitimate and validated model on entrepreneurship education programmes (EEPs), by combining recent research and scholarship in leading edge entrepreneurship education (EE). Design/methodology/approach: A systematic literature review of recent EE research and scholarship is followed by…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Models, Participatory Research
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Best, Marnie; MacGregor, Denise – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2017
Technology-mediated teaching and learning enables access to educational opportunities, irrespective of locality, ruruality or remoteness. The design, development and delivery of technology enhanced learning in pre-service teacher education programs is therefore gaining momentum, both in Australia and internationally. Much research regarding…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Information Technology
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Guerin, Cally; Jayatilaka, Asangi; Ranasinghe, Damith; McCulloch, Alistair; Calder, Paul – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
A "knowledge society" relies on a workforce with high-level skills in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Continuing development of ICT will arise partly from research undertaken by doctoral graduates. However, compared to other cognate disciplines, ICT has relatively few students taking up doctoral studies. This article…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Information Technology, Barriers
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Antonio, Amy; Tuffley, David – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
Undergraduate students entering university arrive with certain expectations as to how their degree program will equip them to enter the world of work. Students are aware of the competitive nature of the modern day labor market and, as seen in this study, there is a majority belief that their program of choice and the good reputation of the…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, College Freshmen, Student Educational Objectives, Competition
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Jackson, Denise – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2017
This study explores the challenges experienced by international students during Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in Australia. Student participation in WIL not only enhances individual student employability but also the attractiveness of Australia as a study destination. WIL, in particular work placements, is in high demand by international students…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Work Experience, Employment Potential, Work Experience Programs
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