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An Inconvenient Truth: the invisibility of Women in ICT

Sue Lewis, Catherine Lang, Judy McKay
2007 Australasian Journal of Information Systems  
In reporting the findings of this research project it seeks an understanding of and remedy for the steep decline of interest and uptake of ICT places at tertiary institutions in Australia, particularly  ...  In addition to understanding gender differences in educational motivation and performance, and appreciating the challenges posed to ICT education, readers must also be cognisant of the steep decline of  ...  in the higher education sector both in Australia and internationally over the past 20 or more years.  ... 
doi:10.3127/ajis.v15i1.479 fatcat:y77ly4wctjgynmmqkyvx4ogm5y

The intersections of curriculum development: Music, ICT and Australian music education

Jane Southcott, Renée Crawford
2011 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
<span>Recently, in Australia both the </span>National Review of School Music Education<span> and </span>The Australian Curriculum<span> identify the importance of technology in school music education.  ...  Through a comparison of the Australian States and Territories Years 7-10 curricular guidelines this article compares understandings in the two domains - ICT and the arts (particularly music).  ...  However, by Years 9 and 10, this understanding is extended to societal context in, "Demonstrating an understanding of the influence and impact of technology on music" (Board of Studies, 2003, p. 13) .  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.987 fatcat:mpci3xekajhd7n3eyl77qrzjbm

An Analysis of the Content, Policies and Assessment of ICT Curricula in the Final Years of Secondary Schooling in Australia and Vietnam: A Comparative Educational Study

Thang Manh Tran, Dorian Stoilescu
2016 Journal of Information Technology Education  
This paper explores and analyses similarities and differences in ICT curricula, policies, and assessment between the Vietnamese and Australian educational systems for the final years of secondary educational  ...  In order to bridge the gap and implement adequate ICT curricula, rigorous professional training in ICT teaching is essential for both Australian and Vietnamese teachers.  ...  Acknowledgements A large part of this paper is included in Tran' (2015) doctoral thesis Exploring Quality Teaching of Information and Communication Technology in New South Wales and Yenbai High Schools  ... 
doi:10.28945/2335 fatcat:u3tcujidjvbttndmmt2fpxudyq

Notions of ICT Literacy in Australian School Education

Lina MARKAUSKAITE
2005 Informatics in Education. An International Journal  
It is shown that, at the intended level, the formation of the notion of ICT literacy is strongly influenced by thinking about ICT literacy in ICT and educational policies.  ...  Current notions of ICT literacy in different segments of policymaking and implementation in Australia are analysed and compared.  ...  The author wishes to acknowledge the contribution of Ms Molly Jay Nicholson for her assistance in preparing this paper for the publication and the suggestions of the anonymous referees.  ... 
doi:10.15388/infedu.2005.13 fatcat:26xy543zybfvjhsq42anvzpzpa

Raising the Standards: ICT and the Teacher of the Future [chapter]

Ian Webb, Toni Downes
2003 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
INTRODUCTION The last five years in Australia have seen the intensification of activity around teacher standards.  ...  The first phase comprised: • a review of the literature; • an exercise in mapping current policy and practice in regard to teacher professional standards in Australia (national, state and territories)  ...  It is anticipated that the Raising the Standards report will inform this work, and in turn any possible future action in relation to teacher ICT-specific standards will be considered in the context of  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35701-0_11 fatcat:sc2hhu7q4nfg3hu4mj6jesja2m

Pre-service Teachers' Perceptions of Professional Standards and their Integration into Pre-service Training: A Comparative Study of Australia and Pakistan

Sadia Shaukat, University of Education, Lahore, Raqib Chowdhury, Monash University
2021 Australian Journal of Teacher Education  
The findings have implications for teacher educators and policy makers involved in the development of pre-service teacher programs.  ...  This paper critically analyses 52 Australian and 68 Pakistani pre-service teachers' (PST) perceptions of professional standards for teachers enabling the comparison of teacher preparation in the two countries  ...  This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.  ... 
doi:10.14221/ajte.2021v46n11.4 fatcat:4emhfo45d5gyllkn4x2u6zx5fu

Chinese Students' ICT Readiness for a Blended Teaching and Learning Environment

Jinjin Lu, Janet Price
2018 Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education  
This pilot study used the Survey of Higher Education [15] to investigate 120 Chinese students between 16-18 years old who are commencing study in Australia and compared their responses with the expectations  ...  In the past, Chinese students' ICT preparedness for Western higher-education has not been emphasized in Chinese domestic K-12.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The project was supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) (CUG180601).  ... 
doi:10.29333/ejmste/90991 fatcat:f4qo2ttef5h7vcbsj7wkill3aa

Developing Graduate TPACK Capabilities in Initial Teacher Education Programs: Insights from the Teaching Teachers for the Future Project

Glenn Finger, Geoff Romeo, Margaret Lloyd, Deborah Heck, Trudy Sweeney, Peter Albion, Romina Jamieson-Proctor
2015 The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher  
There is increased accountability of initial teacher education (ITE) programs in Australia to develop Graduate teachers who are better prepared.  ...  The TTF Project, which involved all Higher Education Institutions providing ITE programs in Australia, drew upon the TPACK conceptualisation.  ...  There are a number of paths to becoming a teacher in Australia with the majority of preservice teachers electing to undertake four-year programs, typically leading to a Bachelor of Education.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40299-014-0226-x fatcat:mtcf4az2xrfh7hplnd5bzopqoa

The Changing Trends in Education

Leman Figen Gül
2015 Frontiers in ICT  
education in the digital environments.  ...  Eventually, integrating ICTs into teaching and learning offers significant potentials for higher education institutions and new challenges for educators, through their capacity to facilitate new kind of  ...  In design teaching context, the main concern is to teach the theory and applications in designing of artifacts that accommodate human activities.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fict.2015.00001 fatcat:3hm6e2twc5cpbmu54n5yv3lvg4

Managing ICT for Sustainable Education: Research Analysis in the Context of Higher Education

Mariana-Daniela González-Zamar, Emilio Abad-Segura, Eloy López-Meneses, José Gómez-Galán
2020 Sustainability  
The main objective of this study is to, at a global level, examine the research during the period 2000–2019 on the management of ICTs for sustainable education in the context of higher education.  ...  Research at an international level presents a growing trend of publication that allows determination of the relevance of research on ICT management to achieve sustainable education in the context of higher  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12198254 fatcat:i6hw72nk5zd5bkos6dr5elumpq

Theoretical Investigation into Students' Study Behavior Patterns: Learning through ICT and Policy Making/Administrative Management

Hiroshi Hasegawa
2015 International Journal of Languages, Literature and Linguistics  
The integration of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has enabled tertiary educational institutions to implement flexible teaching approaches in contemporary educational environments.  ...  Such examination is necessary because ongoing changes in students' expectations concerning their studies should inform decision made regarding the administrative and technical management of ICT-led courses  ...  Hiroshi Hasegawa is with the School of Education, Curtin University, Western Australia, Australia (e-mail: h.hasegawa@curtin.edu.au).  ... 
doi:10.18178/ijlll.2015.1.4.55 fatcat:rtp2e7hz5zbkxmnqe6msfbukg4

School-level predictors for the use of ICT in schools and students' CIL in international comparison

Julia Gerick, Birgit Eickelmann, Wilfried Bos
2017 Large-scale Assessments in Education  
The results show that the relevance of school-level determinants for the use of ICT by teaching staff in schools differs between education systems.  ...  with CIL learning contexts and outcomes (such as school-level factors in different education systems)-for the first time for secondary schools by applying computer-based student tests.  ...  Unlike the result for our first research question, cooperation among teaching staff concerning ICT in teaching has a highly significant effect on students' CIL in Australia (β = .39).  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40536-017-0037-7 fatcat:xva4i5yzwvailbb4xmbg5im4ma

Global Collaboration in Teacher Education: A Case Study

Greg Neal, Terry Mullins, Anita Reynolds, Mark Angle
2013 Creative Education  
This paper describes a case that involves two higher education student cohorts from the United States and Australia engaged in a global collaboration to promote an authentic teaching and learning experience  ...  The global collaboration is matched against an Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills framework to comprehend and justify this approach as part of a teacher education course.  ...  Importantly, it's heuristic because the teacher educators discover and confirm new understandings in regard to student use of ICT resources in the global share-exchange collaboration.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ce.2013.49078 fatcat:tu4bbzogdbepjjdpslwd4x27uy

Mapping New Territories [chapter]

Mitchell Parkes, Chris Reading, Jo-Anne Reid
2002 Networking the Learner  
The program was reviewed and modified in the light of ICT competencies specified by the NSW Govemment.  ...  This paper describes the integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) skills and practices across the Bachelor of Education (Primary) program at the University ofNew England, Arrnidale  ...  Chris Reading is a lecturer in Information Technology, whose current research interests are electronic leaming networks, information literacy and students' understanding of statistics.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35596-2_72 fatcat:f36qjsl2qnah5dida3xbratx4e

Meeting the Standards? Exploring Preparedness for Teaching

Karen Swabey, Geraldine Castleton, Dawn Penney
2010 Australian Journal of Teacher Education  
This research focused on the perceptions of preservice and beginning health and physical education (HPE) teachers in relation to their preparedness for teaching.  ...  Pre-service teachers had concerns with some elements of professional knowledge: specifically, knowledge and understanding of numeracy, ICT and literacy as they related to the teaching of HPE; and behaviour  ...  In 2007, it was estimated that up to 25 per cent of beginning teachers in Australia might leave the teaching profession within their first five years of teaching (House of Representatives Standing Committee  ... 
doi:10.14221/ajte.2010v35n8.3 fatcat:eka2bbsapvfolfbj2rgk3hxugm
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