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From good intentions to real outcomes

Posted on 02 Jan 2018 with 0 comments
Equity

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Evidence is mounting that new forms of technology-enhanced learning and instruction, such as personalised learning, open online courses, educational games and apps, and tools for learning analytics, tend to be used and accessed in unequal ways, and they may even exacerbate inequality. In February and May 2017, a group of researchers, educators, and technologists from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub convened for in-depth working sessions to share challenges and solutions for how learning technologies can provide the greatest benefits for our most vulnerable learners.


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Social media and student outcomes: teacher, student and employer views

Posted on 01 Dec 2017 with 0 comments
Social Media

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Accessing and posting on social media has become a daily habit for many Australians. Social media is used by individuals to keep in touch with friends and family, by groups to inform their members of relevant information and by organisations to market their services and products. However, is there a role for social media in vocational education and training (VET)? This report looks at how social media is being used within the VET sector as a tool in teaching and learning. The researchers conducted interviews with teachers, students and employers across three different registered training organisations (RTOs) to determine the types of social media most useful in teaching and learning, how they are being used, and whether the outcomes for students are being improved.


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Digital rights in Australia

Posted on 30 Nov 2017 with 0 comments
Internet use Privacy Safe use Trends

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Digital Rights in Australia explores questions about the nature of our rights now and into the future. The analysis covers rights issues in four areas: privacy, profiling and analytics; government data matching and surveillance; workplace change; and freedom of expression and speech regulation. It explores the ethical and legal challenges faced in using digital, networked technologies and debates about how to best manage their transformative impacts. 


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