Partners in Learning in Australian Schools

John Messing, Irfan Altas, Jason Howarth

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Abstract

Elevating teachers' Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) skills to integrate technology into the curriculum is of crucial importance. It helps educators align technology with students' learning goals, and to more actively engage students in the learning process. Charles Sturt University (CSU) has developed a Graduate Certificate course aimed at enhancing the ICT skills of teachers for this purpose. A substantial part of the program is based on the Microsoft Partners in Learning (PiL) curriculum. This paper examines feedback from the initial cohort of 450 applicants who enrolled in the course. In doing so, we examine the learning and teaching background of these applicants and attempt to understand what factors influenced their enrolment decision. We also report survey results after their first session of study.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInteractive Computer Aided Learning
EditorsMichael E Auer
Place of PublicationWien, Austria
PublisherInternational Association of Online Engineering
Pages1-10
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9783899582796
Publication statusPublished - 2007
EventInteractive Collaborative Learning (ICL) International Conference - Vilach, Austria, Austria
Duration: 26 Sep 200728 Sep 2007

Conference

ConferenceInteractive Collaborative Learning (ICL) International Conference
Country/TerritoryAustria
Period26/09/0728/09/07

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