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Educational research, policy and practice in an era of globalisation

Colin Power
2007 Educational Research for Policy and Practice  
Closing the gaps between research, policy and practice demands that we rethink our research priorities and practices, as well as the ways in which we develop and implement policy.  ...  This paper examines the impact of globalisation on education and educational research, and the ways in which reforms and research priorities in the education systems of the Asia-Pacific region are being  ...  Her research interests are on higher education, teacher education, globalization and education as well as gender and education.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10671-007-9016-z fatcat:a77kpr5cmbccterndwjnvnbgcq

Open Educational Practices in Australia: A First-phase National Audit of Higher Education

Adrian Stagg, Linh Nguyen, Carina Bossu, Helen Partridge, Johanna Funk, Kate Judith
2018 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
</p><p>This paper represents first-phase research in identifying the current state of OEP in Australian Higher Education.  ...  <p>For fifteen years, Australian Higher Education has engaged with the openness agenda primarily through the lens of open-access research.  ...  Open Educational Practices in Australia: A First-phase National Audit of Higher EducationStagg, Nguyen, Bossu, Partridge, Funk, and Judith  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v19i3.3441 fatcat:2r662esrhzbnfonqxxprlfoz5i

Sustainability and Scalability in Educational Technology Initiatives: Research-Informed Practice

Dale S. Niederhauser, Sarah K. Howard, Joke Voogt, Douglas D. Agyei, Therese Laferriere, Jo Tondeur, Margaret J. Cox
2018 Technology, Knowledge and Learning  
Although a positive impact of technology interventions on educational practice and student outcomes has been shown in many previous research settings, the use of technology in classrooms and schools is  ...  Abstract Although a positive impact of technology interventions on educational practice and student outcomes has been shown in many previous research settings, the use of technology in classrooms and schools  ...  discussions in Borovets, Bulgaria.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10758-018-9382-z fatcat:6qvttdjkevbgvg6vjlsccjue5q

IT outsourcing decision factors in research and practice: a case study [article]

Mohammad Mehdi Rajaeian, Aileen Cater-Steel, Michael Lane
2016 arXiv   pre-print
, and call for more research for 'practicable' ITO decision aids.  ...  Furthermore, research on external factors is scarce and there is no comprehensive theory that can fully explain ITO decisions made in practice.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank the four managers from University of Southern Queensland (USQ) for their participation and insights in this research.  ... 
arXiv:1606.01454v1 fatcat:unnbjiaobfc3di3tax3l4heciq

Teachers' professional development for ICT integration: Towards a reciprocal relationship between research and practice

Peter R. Albion, Jo Tondeur, Alona Forkosh-Baruch, Jef Peeraer
2015 Education and Information Technologies : Official Journal of the IFIP technical committee on Education  
Based on the literature and the four case studies, we suggest a conceptual model for identifying and evaluating TPD practices using ICT as a lever for educational change and innovation, accompanied by  ...  This paper will synthesize some key issues and challenges for TPD in the ICT-saturated 21st century, illustrated in four cases presented herein, which synthesize elements of practice and theory.  ...  Innovative pedagogical practice using technology has been discussed in research and practiced in the education milieu for over two decades, since the emergence of ICT not only in computer science, but  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10639-015-9401-9 fatcat:tg66ssflbzdklbwejmel3t56va

Australia [chapter]

Colin Latchem
2018 Springer briefs in education  
Som Naidu, President of ODLAA and editor of Distance Education.  ...  Acknowledgements The author acknowledges the suggestions and advice offered by Ms. Julie Hare, Higher Education Editor, The Australian and Dr.  ...  This was one of the first journals ever published focusing exclusively on research in the fields of open, distance and flexible education and it remains a primary source of scholarly work in these fields  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-13-0298-5_2 fatcat:uihounhxlrhkzhwgbmqkwsh67a

The link between policy and practice in science education: The role of research

Peter J. Fensham
2009 Science Education  
In doing so, they often over estimate the implications of their research findings about practice, and ignore the interplay between the stakeholders beyond and in-school who determine the nature of the  ...  Policies for education (and science education in particular) always involve authority and values, both of which raise sets of fascinating questions for research.  ...  As research communities who value our own research, it is time to explore how it can be used to influence policy, and hence, the practice of science education.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sce.20349 fatcat:wvzn6hjlljawloxt3phbml2pci

Civic Technologies: Research, Practice and Open Challenges [article]

Pablo Aragon, Adriana Alvarado Garcia, Christopher A. Le Dantec, Claudia Flores-Saviaga, Jorge Saldivar
2020 arXiv   pre-print
; (3) discover what methods and strategies are best suited for conducting research on civic technologies in different contexts.  ...  Although Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) communities have shown a growing interest in researching issues around civic technologies, yet most research still  ...  Acknowledgment This research was sponsored by CONACYT, Paraguay through the program PROCIENCIA and resources of the Fund for the Excellence in Education and Research (FEEI by its Spanish acronym), through  ... 
arXiv:2012.00515v1 fatcat:r7sszjpyifgnvhnmiddojwjglm

CALL from the margins: effective dissemination of CALL research and good practices

2005 ReCALL  
and failures in dissemination of both research and good teaching/learning practices.  ...  But since 1986, Research Assessment Exercises have been held, and now £1bn a year, i.e. all research funding other than that allocated by the Research Councils, depends on this periodic external peer evaluation  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0958344005000315 fatcat:qht5nkrc7vh2jhca7kdm34ed2e

Information Literacy Research and Practice: An Experiential Perspective [chapter]

Christine Susan Bruce
2013 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
The preparation of this paper was made possible in part by an Australian Research Council Grant on evidence-based practice from qualitative perspectives.  ...  some twenty years ago Professor Philip Candy and the late Professor Rod Gerber.  ...  Informed Learning in Classrooms. Working with Dr Carole Basile, an education professor, Hilary Hughes applied the informed learning approach to a First Year Experience course.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-03919-0_2 fatcat:f5yzth4vcnaelcwsf2tmyu2zsy

Australia: PISA Australia—Excellence and Equity? [chapter]

Sue Thomson
2020 Improving a Country's Education  
, Australia now has one of the highest rates of non-government schooling in the OECD.  ...  Over the past two decades the federal government has taken a greater role in funding across the education sector, and as a result of this involvement and the priorities of federal governments of the day  ...  She provides senior leadership to staff in several research programs including Surveys and International Assessments, Systemwide Testing, Educational Policy and Practice, Education and Development and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-59031-4_2 fatcat:yqox6tdgazbvhkswqykwhhvpre

Australian IPv6 Readiness: Results of a National Survey

Peter Dell
2012 Journal of research and practice in information technology  
Data from a national survey of the top 1,000 IT user organisations in Australia are analysed, revealing that they have made little or no preparation for IPv6.  ...  The author also recommends that enterprise organisations develop a longterm IPv6 strategy, implement IPv6 training programs, update their policy frameworks, and assess their IT assets and applications  ...  This would result in either the chaos and increased costs that Domingues et al (2007) warned will result from a hurried transition to IPv6, or worse still, the failure of IPv6 to diffuse at all.  ... 
dblp:journals/acj/Dell12 fatcat:rd6nh7hcinbxtjhd2edit6cnyu

Cyberbullying in Australia [chapter]

Donna Cross, Therese Shaw, Melanie Epstein, Helen Monks, Julian Dooley, Lydia Hearn
2012 Cyberbullying in the Global Playground  
Introduction Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) permeate all aspects of society in Australia.  ...  The target population for the survey was all students enrolled in grades 4 to 9 (ages 9 to 14 years) across all the education sectors in Australia.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781119954484.ch5 fatcat:mld6ni7gevhwhdeeqinzibfhbm

"Making space" in practice and education: research support services in academic libraries

Mary Anne Kennan, Sheila Corrall, Waseem Afzal
2014 Library Management  
The present paper uses data from a recent survey of research support provision by academic libraries in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Ireland, , and provides additional in depth analysis of the textual  ...  It was distributed to 219 institutions in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and Ireland, and obtained 140 valid responses (response rate of 63.9%). Analysis.  ...  Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and Ireland were selected as sample countries as: 1) the first three have national research assessment exercises which are being seen to influence the research of academics  ... 
doi:10.1108/lm-03-2014-0037 fatcat:k2l5rm6fdneulnid37hq7v5isa

A review of empirical research on ICT applications in teacher professional development and teaching practice

Dongpin Hu, Bei Yuan, Jiutong Luo, Minhong Wang
2021 Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal  
This study aimed to address the gap by reviewing the literature in two themes: (1) ICT in teacher professional development (TPD), and (2) ICT in teaching practice.  ...  The content analysis of these publications identified a set of specific ICT applications in TPD and in teaching practice.  ...  Introduction Information and communications technology (ICT) has been widely used in educational practice in recent years, which is also reflected in the education policies encouraging the use of ICT in  ... 
doi:10.34105/j.kmel.2021.13.001 doaj:bc47ff6a735e4a409a068687b12298b2 fatcat:6cnvnt7vrffgfi2sy4am26gl3e
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