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2002

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Dr John Ainley

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The Influence Of It : Perspectives From Five Australian Schools, John Ainley, D Banks, M Fleming Nov 2002

The Influence Of It : Perspectives From Five Australian Schools, John Ainley, D Banks, M Fleming

Dr John Ainley

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are now widespread in Australian schools but with variation in how, where, when and how much they are used. Computers may be located in a computer laboratory, distributed throughout the school, or students may use their own laptop computers. IT may be a subject in its own right or ICT may be used across all areas of the curriculum. It is how ICT is used in the school setting that is important in providing students with the skills to be participate in a 'knowledge society'. This paper examines the ways in which information and communication ...


Introducing The Longitudinal Study Of Australian Children, A Sanson, J Nicholson, J Ungerer, S Zubrick, K Wilson, John Ainley, D Berthelsen, D Broom, L Harrison, B Rodgers, M Sawyer, S Silburn, L Strazdins, G Vimpani, M Wake, M Bittman Dec 2001

Introducing The Longitudinal Study Of Australian Children, A Sanson, J Nicholson, J Ungerer, S Zubrick, K Wilson, John Ainley, D Berthelsen, D Broom, L Harrison, B Rodgers, M Sawyer, S Silburn, L Strazdins, G Vimpani, M Wake, M Bittman

Dr John Ainley

This discussion paper presents and overview of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC), incorporating descriptions of the rationale for the study, relevance for policy development, the conceptual framework, broad and specific research questions, and study design. The bulk of the paper is taken up with a discussion of current thinking about how the research questions will be addressed, and what data are to be collected. [p.x]


Capacity Building Of Thai Education Reform (Cabter) : Educational Technologies (Stage 1) Thai Learning Technologies 2010, John Ainley, Phillip Arthur, Pamela Macklin, Bruce Rigby Dec 2001

Capacity Building Of Thai Education Reform (Cabter) : Educational Technologies (Stage 1) Thai Learning Technologies 2010, John Ainley, Phillip Arthur, Pamela Macklin, Bruce Rigby

Dr John Ainley

This report provides advice to assist the Royal Thai Government in promoting social and economic development through the effective and efficient introduction of learning technologies into all sectors of education and training. The strategies and initiatives proposed in the report are designed to facilitate access to learning technologies and to promote the development of knowledge, skills and understanding that will enable people of all ages and in all areas of Thailand to embrace a culture of lifelong learning.