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Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change: Defining key concepts - Technical Report 3/2018

M Mahat, C Bradbeer, T Byers, W Imms

University of Melbourne, LEaRN | Published : 2018

Abstract

The aim of this report is to provide a synthesis of the literature that is relevant to our project and has informed definitions of key constructs. By synthesising scholarly research, together with quantitative findings from the Space, Design and Use Survey (Imms, Mahat, Byers & Murphy, 2017) and qualitative findings from the teacher workshops (Mahat, Grocott & Imms, 2017), this paper advances definitions and characteristics of these concepts pertinent to the current study: Innovative Learning Environments, Teacher Mind Frames and Student Deep Learning. In the context of the ILETC project, these key constructs and definitions frame the study and provide a scope to respond to the project’s key..

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