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We've Thrown Away The Pens, But Are They Learning? Using Blogs In Higher Education, Katrina Strampel, Ron Oliver Jan 2008

We've Thrown Away The Pens, But Are They Learning? Using Blogs In Higher Education, Katrina Strampel, Ron Oliver

ECU Publications Pre. 2011

In today’s university classrooms, “the time of restricting students products and learning opportunities to ink on paper are past” (Siegle, 2007). Blogs are only one of many computer-mediated technologies starting to dominate blended and wholly online courses. Most people assume that using these technologies, because it is what the students want, will translate into increased learning opportunities. As the literature continuously asserts, however, learning, and especially reflection, does not just happen (Boud, Keogh, & Walker, 1985). It seems imperative, therefore, that extra measures are taken when any technology is being implemented in a university classroom to ensure high levels of ...


On-Line Training For Smes: Final Report, Beth Walker, Beverley Webster, Sue Stoney Jan 2005

On-Line Training For Smes: Final Report, Beth Walker, Beverley Webster, Sue Stoney

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This research aimed to explore the appropriateness of on-line training delivery methods for small business owner/managers.

It is widely recognised that training and education are effective ways to reduce small business failure. In Australia, small business accounts for 96 percent of Australian private sector, non-agricultural businesses and they employ 47 percent of the private sector, non-agricultural workforce. Not surprisingly then, encouraging the development of the skills of the workforce has emerged as a major priority for government policy. However, what is also recognised is that many small business owner/managers (SBOs) have limited e-competencies.

Results of this research confirmed ...


Computer Education: New Perspectives, Martyn Wild (Ed.) Jan 1994

Computer Education: New Perspectives, Martyn Wild (Ed.)

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Computer technologies were introduced into educational contexts over two decades ago and while there is some argument about the extent to which computers have realised their potential, they have undoubtedly had a significant impact on education. A look into any school will reveal computers being used widely by clerical staff, teachers and children.

It is clear that computers are here to stay, but it is less clear as to how effectively they are being used in the learning process. Teachers not only need to use computers but they need to use them well, and in order to do this they ...


Societal Change And Its Impact On Education: Presentations To The Waier Seminar 1980, Bruce Haynes (Ed.) Jan 1983

Societal Change And Its Impact On Education: Presentations To The Waier Seminar 1980, Bruce Haynes (Ed.)

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Proceedings Of The Seventh Annual Science Education Conference: Theme: Science Education In The Eighties, Denis Goodrum (Ed.) Jan 1981

Proceedings Of The Seventh Annual Science Education Conference: Theme: Science Education In The Eighties, Denis Goodrum (Ed.)

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No abstract provided.