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University ICT practices

Posted on 17 Apr 2014 with 0 comments
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A group of universities in Australia collaborated in research to understand the ‘student voice’ with regard to the deployment of digital technologies. Over 10,000 responses to a multiple choice online survey were processed followed by analysis of over 13,000 responses to four qualitative open ended questions. The research is seminal and two excellent reports have now been provided on an important ‘student voice’ factor in planning university digital technology deployment.

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Education infrastructure

Posted on 10 Apr 2014 with 0 comments
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The need for teachers to have a balance of technological, pedagogical and content knowledge would appear to be necessary in today’s digital world, as research (Mishra & Koehler, 2006) and investigative projects such as Teaching Teachers for the Future have demonstrated. Many countries eg Canada, UK, some USA states eg Maine and California, Australia, Singapore, South Korea, Uruguay and Portugal have made substantial investments in education infrastructure, in order to upgrade their education systems and improve student learning and educational performance.

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