Along the continuum: from print to virtual worlds

Albion, Peter (2003) Along the continuum: from print to virtual worlds. In: 1st International Conference on Pedagogies and Learning: New Meanings for a New Millennium, 1-4 Oct 2003, Toowoomba, Australia.

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Abstract

New ways of working with knowledge in education and industry require new approaches to teaching and learning that focus on building and applying knowledge rather than transmitting and storing it. Teacher quality is a key influence on student achievement and appears to be enhanced when teachers engage professionally with their peers. Graduate programs for teacher development need to encourage engagement in collaborative knowledge building. Collaborative approaches to working with authentic activities can be better supported by online education than by print-based distance education. Examples of different models of online education – print plus, substantive conversation, performance coaching, virtual seminar, online conference and simulation - are discussed.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: USQ publication. The authors retain individual copyright of their own papers.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Peter Albion
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2010 02:08
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:48
Uncontrolled Keywords: instructional design : online education
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/7576

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