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In the decade since Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook, social media has become a truly ubiquitous form of communication.
We have all seen the photographs from classrooms 50 and 100 years ago. Students sitting in rows, slate in hand.
Universal Design for Learning has gained momentum in post-secondary education over the past decade in North America as a framework for the management of Disability issues. It is increasingly attractive as it aligns service provision with the social model and shifts the discourse away from diagnosis. It is also conducive to an inclusive educational setting. UDL however requires the adoption and integration of technology into curriculum development, class delivery and evaluation. This is not always as smooth a process with instructors as the literature lets us anticipate. This paper seeks to examine the nature of the friction which occurs during the implementation of UDL, more specifically as it relates to mastery and use of educational technology.Universal Design for learning, student retention, differentiated teaching, inclusion, IT
The presenters Amanda Rablin and Roland Gesthuizen will showcase how they built up an online community and internet show around an idea.
In recent years, there have been discussions about the emergence of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).MOOCs; Disruptive Technologies; Course Quality; Assessment, collaborative social media, Forums, Online communities, Online learning Student learning outcomes Innovation Professional Learning Dissemination, Gamification
Redefining Education: Sustaining 1 to 1 computing strategies in Western Australian schools
This paper explores the implementation of iPads into the curriculum at Years 7 & 9 at one school. Each student in Years 7 & 9 was provided with an iPad, as part of the 1:1 Program it commenced in 2011.
Newly arrived on the ICT education scene and building on the successful Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools program, CSIRO Education’s ICT in Schools, a partnership program is a great way for you and your students to
This presentation will investigate blending digital and non-digital approaches for studies of Visual Arts and history; a study of Visual Arts through the work of Aboriginal artists, and a study of Aboriginal history thrLearning resources, ibook, ebook, mobile devices, Pedagogy, Visual Arts, History, Aboriginal perspectives
Just as today's students must learn to navigate and evaluate an expanding network of information so too must educators model this process of inquiry and knowledge acquisition by continually learning through collaboration,Professional Learning Networks
Flipped technology; open access; trusting culture; positive policies; building responsibility.
Empowerment of learners occurs when students own, are engaged with and have control over the learning process.Learner-centred; space
In early childhood education children increasingly have access to digital technologies to play on and with.assessment
Storytelling Across the Curriculum : Making Teaching Personal
This paper goes beyond the commonly held concerns of Internet safety, such as cyberbullying.Social Networking Sites
The SAMR model clearly outlines how to scaffold effective technology use in the class, from substitution to redefinition. It shows how technology can be used to develop students’ learning and higher order thinking.samr
The creation of multimodal and ‘new media’ texts is increasingly a valued component of literacy practices. Because of their inherent structure, there is an easy alliance between some types of these texts (e.g.literacy; multimodal; case study
Practical Activities to Support the New Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum in the Primary SchoolAustralian Curriculum; Digital Technologies; implementation support; networks
This session will provide delegates with a summary of the implementation of our 1:1 iPad program in 2014.
From an industrial society to a knowledge based society and now to a creative society.
This paper provides an overview of the highly successful Education Queensland Project 600 literacy and numeracy strategic initiative, with more than 11000 students from Years 4-9 being involved since its inception as ProjOnline Learning, Student learning, outcomes, innovation, professional learning, Dissemination
This paper reviews the literature relating to virtual interaction and emotional wellbeing in the case of students with special needs. It then uses grounded theory methods to explore further the reasons why virtual environment are of such appeal to ‘at risk’ students. The discussion section examines how these findings might be relevant to educators in maintaining engagement in this specific student population.
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) job numbers have doubled from around 175,000 in 1999 to an expected 350,000 by 2015, while national applications for tertiary studies in ICT have dropped approximately 60% iDigital technologies, Educational Resources, Support for Teaching Community, Challenges, Digital Careers, MOOC, Bebras, Young ICT Explorers
Literacy and numeracy are identified as necessary skills for employment.
An sequential explanatory, mixed method study examined the impact of learning spaces on teachers’ pedagogy, student engagement and student learning outcomes in a technology-rich school setting.
This symposium will compare and contrast the implementation of 1 to 1 computing strategies in schools in England and Australia, based on 22 case studies carried out in England in 2012 and 13 studies undertaken in 2013 instrategy
Come and explore how you can shift pedagogy and enable students from different countries to learn with and from each other in authentic, real-world projects using emerging technologies.global, Research, international, collaboration, Pedagogy, create, connect, communicate, co-creation, technology, future, student, world
Are you frustrated by those students who just cannot put pen to paper?