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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: Learning and Teaching Week 2013 Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/278906
Description: This paper reports on the formation and early development of the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) group. Throughout 2012 six teacher education academics participating in the development of S ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: Learning and Teaching Week 2013 Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/278923
Description: In 2011, Macquarie University opted for an intensive mode session three during the summer break, which compressed a traditional teaching program of 13 weeks into a shorter block session of five weeks. ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: Learning and Teaching Week 2013 Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/278913
Description: The global higher education environment is becoming increasingly complex with the internationalisation of curricula, development of graduate capabilities and the standardisation of measurement taking ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: Learning and Teaching Week 2013 Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/278976
Description: Student placements have a long history in higher education. Despite the documented benefits of placements and work-integrated learning more broadly, there is very little scholarship addressing multipl ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: Learning and Teaching Week 2013 Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/278948
Description: A greater appreciation of Australia's labour and skills challenges, combined with a deeper recognition of a workplace as a unique and valuable learning environment for students, has resulted in a shif ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: Learning and Teaching Week 2013 Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/278967
Description: Macquarie University's Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) program is an initiative designed to provide work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities to all undergraduate students. The size an ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280575
Description: This exploratory research characterised the degree of adoption of mobile learning (ML) devices among academic staff at an Australian university. It also sought to evaluate the impact of academics’ per ... More
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Authors: Guo, Sijia
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280608
Description: The development of new technologies and the falling cost of high-speed Internet access have made it easier for institutes and language teachers to opt for different ways to communicate with students a ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280666
Description: This paper presents seven blended synchronous learning designs and articulates principles for implementation as espoused by the teachers who enacted them. Blended synchronous learning approaches use m ... More
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Authors: Tayar, Mark
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280498
Description: This study investigates e-Learning as a mode of university internationalisation. Drawing from business and higher education literature, trends on cross-border digital service delivery are analysed. Th ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280477
Description: The Global Dimensions in Higher Education module is a fully online open course for educators, jointly developed by three UK universities through a process of consultation and inquiry involving colleag ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280314
Description: This paper presents the results of a second phase of an evaluation of a set of example units (online teaching spaces). These were developed using a participative design process during a University’s t ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280409
Description: A key challenge faced by higher education is the evolution of assessment tasks to better suit the participatory and collaborative way in which our students use the web. This paper provides a model for ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280566
Description: In this paper, we outline factors to consider when organizing writing groups for off-campus doctoral candidates, identifying possible design options and the broader considerations that should inform w ... More
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Authors: Paisley, Varina
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/280526
Description: 'Gamification' is the implementation of game elements into non-game settings. In education, the purpose of gamification is to increase student engagement and motivation through the introduction of gam ... More
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