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Knowlton, Steven; McKinley, J. Christopher – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2016
Most applied ethics training in journalism in the West follows Enlightenment-era, reason-based ethical principles: Justice is intrinsically better than injustice (Kant), and the best choice is achieving the best outcome for all concerned (Mill). Recent scholarship in ethics suggests that ethics is much broader than this. This article examines a…
Descriptors: Ethics, Journalism, Journalism Education, Justice
Napier, Jemina; Major, George; Ferrara, Lindsay; Johnston, Trevor – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2015
This paper reviews a sign language planning project conducted in Australia with deaf Auslan users. The Medical Signbank project utilised a cooperative language planning process to engage with the Deaf community and sign language interpreters to develop an online interactive resource of health-related signs, in order to address a gap in the health…
Descriptors: Models, Sign Language, Language Planning, Deafness
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Kearns, Peter – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2014
The PASCAL International Exchanges (PIE) project was developed to facilitate online exchanges of information and experience between learning cities around the world and, in doing this, to test the potential of the internet to enable such low-cost exchanges. The author provides a personal assessment of the PIE experience over the three years 2011…
Descriptors: Internet, Cooperation, Urban Areas, Neighborhoods
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Morofushi, Mari; Pasfield-Neofitou, Sarah Ellen – Language Learning Journal, 2014
With the spread of the Internet, students now have greater opportunities to use Japanese outside of the classroom. For example, they can interact with other Japanese speakers through instant messaging or social networking, or utilize online dictionaries and translation tools to decipher websites in ways that would be impossible with traditional…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Bessant, Judith – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2014
Whilst the dynamics informing processes have taken time to become clear, civic resistance initiated by young people using new media began in Egypt in 2010 against the Mubarak regime, soon widened to Tunisia, Yemen and Libya. Known as the "Arab Spring", this phenomenon re-ignited discussion about the political role of digital space and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Childrens Rights, Children
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Broadbent, Robyn; Papadopoulos, Theo – Behaviour & Information Technology, 2013
There is increasing evidence that the lack of access to information and communication technology (ICT) or the "digital divide" severely limits education, employment and economic prospects. This paper reports on the evaluation of a project that aims to bridge the digital divide. In particular, the case study data has been used to bring to…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Information, Evidence, Program Effectiveness
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VanDoorn, George; Eklund, Antoinette A. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2013
Social networking offers teachers and learners exciting opportunities to communicate. Web 2.0 and its synchronous communications platforms provide new avenues for teachers to deliver curriculum and facilitate learning. Further, they provide new avenues for students to engage and intensify their own learning. Being able to chat in real-time with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Networks
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Riggs, Damien W. – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2013
Whilst sex education in Australia has moved beyond a focus solely on abstinence, it is still in many instances shaped by what Silin refers to as the "silences" that accompany topics considered unspeakable to young people. The present article focuses specifically on one such silence, namely the representation of non-heterosexual…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Homosexuality, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Leask, Marilyn; Younie, Sarah – Professional Development in Education, 2013
If teacher quality is the most critical factor in improving educational outcomes, then why is so little attention drawn to the knowledge and evidence base available to support teachers in improving the quality of their professional knowledge? This paper draws together findings from a range of sources to propose national models for continuing…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Teacher Improvement, Faculty Development, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Fleischmann, Katja – Journal of Learning Design, 2013
Since the introduction of digital media, design education has been challenged by the ongoing advancement of technology. Technological change has created unprecedented possibilities for designers to engage in the broadening realm of interactive digital media. The increasing sophistication of interactivity has brought a complexity which needs to be…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Design, Technological Advancement, Information Technology
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Beaton, Susan J.; Forster, Peter M. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2013
A large proportion of students in higher education report feeling bored during lectures, for example, Mann and Robinson (2009) put this figure at 60 per cent. This short article reviews our experiences of using a simple, free Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) service, Skype, to enhance the interest and engagement of students by holding a…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, College Students, Synchronous Communication, Student Interests
Kropf, Dorothy C. – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2013
Transformed into a large collaborative learning environment, the Internet is comprised of information reservoirs namely, (a) online classrooms, (b) social networks, and (c) virtual reality or simulated communities, to expeditiously create, reproduce, share, and deliver information into the hands of educators and students. Most importantly, the…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Electronic Learning, Influence of Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Johnson, L.; Adams, S.; Cummins, M. – New Media Consortium, 2012
This paper reflects a multi-year collaborative effort between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and Griffith University to help inform Australian educational leaders about significant developments in technologies supporting teaching, learning, and research in tertiary education. The research underpinning the report makes use of the NMC's Delphi-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Consortia
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Osborne, Roger; Allan, Cherie – English in Australia, 2012
In response to a focus on reading, this paper examines the notion of reading online; as such it uses the term "networked reading" to describe any act of reading in an online or digital environment. In accordance with this notion of "networked" reading, the paper provides a broad introduction to AustLit: the Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Books, Reading Materials, Electronic Publishing
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Treas, Judith; Gubernskaya, Zoya – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2012
Challenging the popular narrative of the long-run decline of the extended family, contemporary studies of intergenerational relations insist that the ties between adult children and their parents are increasing in importance. Although research documents a decline in multigenerational households, there is little empirical evidence on changes over…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Family (Sociological Unit), Population Distribution, Adults
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