"Taxonomies" for understanding applications of educational technology

The group I work with is charged with helping CQUniversity staff make use of various innovations around educational technology. One of the difficulties if giving staff a taste of the breadth of possibilities for what a new technology might be able to do. One tool for doing that is a taxonomy, conceptual framework or a

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IS diffusion theory research – hints for e-learning implementation

I’ve previously written here about the value I believe which diffusion theory brings to helping understand, design and support the implementation of e-learning within a university context. Diffusion of Innovations theory has been “>used significantly within the information systems research community. That research has consistently found that three perceived characteristics of an innovation are important

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Diffusion theory to guide adoption of immersive Web3D environments in learning

Through a range of coincidences I’ve been lucky enough to be involved with a team, lead by Penny De-Byl, that was successful in obtaining a Carrick grant to look at how to enable academics adopt the use of immersive 3D environments in their teaching. The project is only just starting, we had our first project

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