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Using technologies in teaching: an initiative in academic staff development

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Using technologies in teaching: an initiative in academic staff development
Academic staff development in the pedagogical applications of new technologies is fundamental to the transformation of teaching and learning in tertiary education settings. We present a case study of a staff development activity at Deakin University, a multi-campus university offering on and off-campus programs, which aimed to develop a collegial online experience for academics interested in using online technologies. It is contextualised within a broadly based centrally funded project initiated by the University to extend the use of technologies in significant curriculum areas. The initiative employed a text-based, asynchronous computer conferencing environment. We describe the structure of the online environment and explore the major issues raised by the participants based on their experience and evaluation of the conference. We conclude by raising key questions that draw on our experience of the successful outcome of this initiative to advance relevant and meaningful opportunities ...
Christine Spratt, Stuart Palmer, Jo Coldwell
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Type Journal
Year 2000
Where ETS
Authors Christine Spratt, Stuart Palmer, Jo Coldwell
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