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Utilising Positioning Theory to Better Enable Academic's Understanding of Digital Learning Affordances for Teacher Education

J Blannin, C Redman, P Chandler, S Delaney, M Dawborn, V Millar, A Osman, G Healy

The European Conference on Technology in the Classroom | TBC | Published : 2016


This paper reports on the significant elements of the digital learning journey currently being undertaken by a team of university-based science educators. The key outcomes for this current project are to better enable academics to incorporate digital learning into existing teaching and learning programs, and to develop a model that might be useful to other institutional settings. It reports on the initial impetus for the project’s structure, based on the strategies in the e-Pioneers program implemented at Nottingham University (Coyle, Sharples, et. al. 2010). An Australian federally funded grant, Teaching Teachers for the Future, enabled a formal project to be instigated at the Melbourne G..

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