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Recent educational research from a socio-cognitive perspective has validated students collaborative engagement with new technologies and heightened understanding of influential factors shaping the effectiveness of peer interactions, learning contexts and computer interfaces for enhancing learning. This paper focuses on an analysis of the complexity of(More)
Classroom teachers routinely make judgments on the quality of their students’ work based on their recognition of how effectively the student has assembled key features of the genre or the medium. Yet how readily can teachers talk about the features of student-created multimodal texts in ways that can improve learning and performance? This article aims to(More)
Accounts of 21 century work and social practices frequently prompt calls for new models of learning, teaching and assessment utilising digital technologies. A synergy of views shared by multinational organisations, governments and education systems concern the inadequacy of industrial age education models for preparing young people for digitally driven(More)
Access to continuing education (CE) for rural nurses is hampered by distance, cost factors, and the lack of sufficient personnel to provide coverage when nurses are away from work. Additionally, because rural nurses function as generalists rather than specialists, CE programs should focus on the generalist perspective. The Nevada Area Health Education(More)
In this increasingly convergent and digital world, young people are reportedly using new media with high engagement outside school, yet disengaged in those schools where technology access is low or restricted. Such an apparent disconnection is magnified when predictions of their futures are tied to requisites including technological expertise, adaptability(More)
This article explores the emergence of multimodality as intrinsic to the learning, teaching and assessment of English in the Twenty-First Century. With subject traditions tied to the study of language, literature and media, multimodal texts and new technologies are now accorded overdue recognition in English curriculum documents in several countries, though(More)
The reuse of treated municipal sewage ('biosolids') on land is an effective method to divert waste away from landfill and to use an alternative, low cost method of fertilisation. While legislation has mainly focused on the control of nutrient and metal application rates to land, other potentially harmful emerging contaminants (ECs) may be present in(More)
Recent educational research from a socio-cognitive perspective has validated students’ collaborative engagement with new technologies and heightened understanding of influential factors shaping the effectiveness of peer interactions, learning contexts and computer interfaces for enhancing learning. This paper focuses on an analysis of the complexity of(More)
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