SPERA Conference Proceedings 2008

The Face of Learning –¬†Generation M: The Mobile Generation

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Mal Booth
Creative use of new and emerging technologies at the Australian War Memorial

Mark McCrindle
Changing generations, Emerging Trends: Understanding today’s learners

Andrew Douch
Paving the ICT Desire Paths: Redefining ‘Classroom’

Stephen Crump and Colin Boylan
Interactive Distance e-Learning for Isolated Communities: Finishing the Jigsaw

Lorraine Towers and Amy Hutchinson
The Sound and the Vision: developments in interactive distance education facilitated by satellite broadcast in NSW and the NT.

Stephen Crump, Kylie Twyford and Margaret Littler
Interactive Distance e-Learning for Isolated Communities: The Policy Footprint

Brian Devlin, Peter Feraud and Alan Anderson
Interactive distance learning technology and connectedness

REFEREED PAPERS

Don Boyd, Tania Broadley and Emmy Terry
Connecting with Hot Topics: Streaming Professional Development to Regional and Remote Western Australia

Colin Boylan and Andrew Wallace
Learnscapes: A space for place-based education

Tania Broadley and Sue Trinidad
Web Collaboration and Cybercells: Using an Innovative Approach to Connect Rural Communities

Stephen Crump and Colin Boylan
Interactive distance e-Iearning for isolated communities: Finishing the jigsaw

Brian Devlin, Peter Feraud and Alan Anderson
IDL technology and connectedness

Barry Fields
A Comparison of Behaviour Support Provisions Provided by Small Rural Schools and Large Urban Schools

Sonja Kuzich and Rosa Napolitano-Lincoln
I’m going to be a ‘real’ Teacher! Philip Roberts: Developing a place-based social justice approach to the development of rural staffing policy

Melanie Smith and Sue Trinidad
The Western Australian experience: Blogging in the bush

Len Sparrow, Sandra Frid and Melanie Smith
Interactive Whiteboards at a Remote School as a Catalyst for Teacher Professional Learning

Calvin Taylor
Rural Locality and Mobile Technology Usage: Observations from an Ethnographic Study

PANEL DISCUSSION

Mark McCrindle, Mal Booth, Sally Drummond and Nick Cross facilitated by Don Boyd
Woo Wonka and the Google Factory

NON-REFEREED PAPERS

Charles Bradley
Political process involved in achieving world-class open and distance learning schooling for the mobile generation in the bush

Phil Brown and Lesley McGregor
Victorian Rural Educators’ Network Vince Connor: Action Research: Stage 6 Mathematics and Science Lesson Study

Sally Drummond
Turning point: Engaging youth in mobile learning

Kate Haddow
Technologies Changing the Face of Distance Education – Interactive Distance Learning and Online Environments

Graeme Lock, Bill Green, Jo-Anne Reid, Maxine Cooper, Simone White and Wendy Hastings
Designing a National Research Project in Rural/Regional (Teacher) Education

Theodore Munsch
Distance Education: Is It Art or Is It Science?

Philip Roberts
Re-thinking teacher stress and satisfaction as an issue of place

Fay Rola-Rubzen, Rosa Napolitano-Lincoln and Wendy Newman
Rural women in Leadership (WiRL)

Mark Weir
Place-based Education Connections

Phillip Wells
Diving into Learning