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Jan Herrington

Journal article

The use of emerging technologies for authentic learning: a South African study in higher education

It is now widely accepted that the transmission of disciplinary knowledge is insufficient to prepare students leaving higher education for the workplace. Authentic learning has been suggested as a way to bring the necessary complexity into learning to deal with challenges in professional practice after...
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A whole-school approach to technological literacy: mobile learning and the iPhone

Mobile learning is not pervasive in higher education and yet its potential is enormous. This paper describes a project to instigate mobile learning using technological literacy and professional learning among academic staff. Mobile learning is not pervasive in higher education and yet its potential is...
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Effective Use of the Internet - Keeping professionals working in rural Australia

This study considers the extent and nature of professional isolation in rural and remote regions of Australia (specifically Queensland and Western Australia) and examines professionals' use of the internet to support their professional development needs. It draws upon survey and interview data from 10 professions...