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Low SES students learn a programming language

Posted on 12 Oct 2020 with 0 comments
STEM education

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Surveys of secondary students in a low-SES Australian school about the delivery of STEM subjects reported issues with unattractive curriculum, absence of authentic and purposeful tasks, very low confidence, low engagement, and a desire to use technology. A Python language programming project was implemented to address these issues.


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7 Things You Should Know About Remote Proctoring

Posted on 11 Oct 2020 with 0 comments
Assessment online Privacy

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Remote proctoring allows students to take an assessment at a remote location while ensuring the integrity of the exam. These systems require students to confirm their identity, and, during the exam, the system monitors students through video, looking for behavior that could indicate cheating.


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TPACK - time to reboot?

Posted on 09 Oct 2020 with 0 comments

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An analysis of 22 papers about Technological, Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK) considers how this research addresses the key questions: What do teachers need to know in order to integrate technology effectively in the classroom and how can they best develop that knowledge? It concludes that greater focus should be given to how TPACK helps understand how to develop the capacity of teachers and pre-service teacher education students to use technology effectively in their teaching.


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