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What are the learning affordances of 3-D virtual environments?
We examine the pedagogical benefits of 3-D virtual learning environments (3-D VLEs) through a review and analysis of a range of potential and actual applications. Expand
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The net generation are not big users of Web 2.0 technologies: Preliminary findings
Gregor Kennedy Biomedical Multimedia Unit, The University of Melbourne Barney Dalgarno, Faculty of Education, Charles Sturt University Kathleen Gray, Terry Judd, Jenny Waycott Biomedical MultimediaExpand
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Implementing Web 2.0 technologies in higher education: A collective case study
This paper presents evaluation findings from a collective case study of six Web 2.0 implementations in Australian higher education. Expand
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Interpretations of constructivism and consequences for Computer Assisted Learning
  • B. Dalgarno
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Br. J. Educ. Technol.
  • 1 March 2001
The changes that have occurred in accepted approaches to teaching and learning in recent years have been underpinned by shifts in psychological and pedagogical theory, culminating in moves towards a constructivist view of learning. Expand
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Beyond natives and immigrants: exploring types of net generation students
We identified four distinct types of technology users: power users ( 14% of sample), ordinary users (27%), irregular users (14%) and basic users (45%). Expand
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Digital divides? Student and staff perceptions of information and communication technologies
This paper reports qualitative findings from a study that investigated Australian university staff and students' perceptions and use of current and emerging technologies both in their daily lives and in teaching and learning contexts. Expand
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Design and implementation factors in blended synchronous learning environments: Outcomes from a cross-case analysis
We present a cross-case analysis of blended synchronous learning environments—contexts where remote students participated in face-to-face classes through the use of rich-media synchronous technologies such as video conferencing, web conferenzing, and virtual worlds. Expand
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Educating the Net Generation - A Handbook of Findings for Practice and Policy. http://www.netgen.unimelb.edu.au/
It has been widely suggested, and in some respects accepted, that a so-called Net Generation of students is passing through [Australia's] universities. Born roughly between 1980 and 1994 theseExpand
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Immigrants and natives: Investigating differences between staff and students' use of technology
The corollary of the ‘Digital Native’ ‐ young, technologically avid and literate ‐ is the ‘Digital Immigrant’ ‐ older, less familiar and comfortable with technology. The accompanying rhetoric positsExpand
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The Potential of 3D virtual learning environments: A constructivist analysis
This paper has discussed the theoretical potential of 3D virtual learning environments from a constructivist perspective. Expand
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