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It is often assumed by universities that entry-level students possess the skills necessary to use computing facilities effectively. Yet computer literacy amongst Indigenous students remains unacceptably low. In this paper a design for a computer literacy course is presented which endeavours to affirm the cultural values and identity of Indigenous students.(More)
Psychological predictors of self-concept, behavior problems, and social competence of siblings of developmentally disabled children were identified and compared with those in matched siblings of nondisabled children. Subjects were 110 children (ages 8 to 15 years), 55 with a developmentally disabled younger sibling and 55 with a nondisabled sibling of the(More)
This paper aims to inform readers of suggested directions for researching how mobile technology can enhance active student learning. These directions are informed by an online survey of our students in early 2007 and a contemporary literature search. We present the findings of our search of global best-practice in m-learning, gaps in the current literature(More)
This paper seeks to address a major deficit in understandings of mobile learning, that is, its lack of a solid theoretical foundation. An overview of existing theoretical concepts of mobile learning is presented, followed by an analysis of interactive classroom systems and the learning that they provide. The implementation of a specific interactive system(More)
Information Technology is not a neutral tool but a medium which embodies the values of the civilization which produced it. This could have serious implications for Indigenous Australians as they adopt the new technologies and move into the Information Age. Computer use is certainly low amongst Indigenous Australians, but a review of the existing literature(More)
This paper describes the use of experiential learning theory in the development of an undergraduate subject in collaborative systems. The purpose of the subject was to introduce students to the design, development and use of collaborative systems in organizational environments. Early in the subject's development it was decided that in order for students to(More)
AIM To describe characteristics of paediatric home care teams BACKGROUND Home care provision is increasing and recent government initiatives such as support for Princess Diana Memorial Fund nursing teams will provide additional impetus to universal provision. However, little is known about the characteristics of paediatric home care teams. METHOD A(More)
This paper explores the ways in which Indigenous people around the world are participating in the World Wide Web, through establishing their own websites or accessing services via the Web. Indigenous websites are remarkably diverse: in addition to those representing Indigenous organizations and promoting Indigenous e-commerce, many websites have also been(More)