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Use Of Cognitive Tools As Support Mechanisms For Adult Indigenous Learners In An Online Mathematics Unit, Maria T. Northcote, Linda Marshall, Max Lenoy Dec 2016

Use Of Cognitive Tools As Support Mechanisms For Adult Indigenous Learners In An Online Mathematics Unit, Maria T. Northcote, Linda Marshall, Max Lenoy

Maria Northcote

The staff at Kurongkurl Katitjin (the School of Indigenous Australian Studies, at Edith Cowan University) design, develop and teach courses that are offered in a variety of delivery formats: on-campus, online and through traditional distance education. Many of our off-campus courses are now being delivered via the use of online learning technologies. For example, the individual units within the Indigenous University Orientation Course (IUOC) are currently being redesigned to incorporate these new learning and communication technologies. With the major components of these units being based on the internet, learning is also supported by contact with on-campus lecturers, print and multimedia ...


Informal Online Networks For Learning: Making Use Of Incidental Learning Through Recreation, Maria T. Northcote, Amanda Kendle Dec 2016

Informal Online Networks For Learning: Making Use Of Incidental Learning Through Recreation, Maria T. Northcote, Amanda Kendle

Maria Northcote

Contemporary tertiary students require a different set of skills from the population of students who attended university campuses even just a decade ago. The modern student is expected to be comfortable and often proficient with both printed and digital resources. Such a level of expertise is necessary not only so students can access study materials, but to also enable them to efficiently filter information, communicate using diverse methods and store relevant resources within practical and logical systems. Many university courses now include components which provide opportunities for students to develop digital information competencies and such skills are almost essential to ...