Research

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

Alan Kay

Research

Week 3 Research

This week we are exploring research principles and methods to examine educational policies that inform 21st Century educational contexts and examining research and practice of international best practice relating to Digital Technologies education pedagogies, curricula, and assessment.

Course Project

simSchool

Digital Technologies 2018L2

What will school education look like by 2020?

What is Computational Thinking?

Mindstorms.pdf

Introduction and Chapter 1

Papert, S. (1980). Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas. New York, NY: Basic Books, Inc.

ComputationalThinkingWing06.pdf


Wing, J. M. (2006). Computational thinking. Communications of the ACM, 49(3), 33-35.

What are the trends, challenges and developments occurring in Educational Technologies?

2017 K12 Horizon Report
2017-nmc-cosn-horizon-report-k12-EN.pdf

Freeman, A., Becker, S. A., & Cummins, M. (2017). NMC/CoSN Horizon Report: 2017 K. The New Media Consortium.

Australian Educational Technology Trends

AETT2018 Extended QSITE AGM.pdf
AETT2018.pdf

Zagami, J. et al. (2018). Australian Educational Technologies Trends 2018. Australian Council for Computers in Education.

Research in Computer Education

K–12-Computer-Science-Framework.pdf

K–12 Computer Science Framework. (2016). Retrieved from http://www.k12cs.org.

fouts.pdf

Fouts, J. T. (2000). Research on computers and education: Past, present and future. Seattle, WA: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

ACS_QLDEducators_Report_0818_web version.pdf
2018horizonreport.pdf

Teacher Research

Ancess.pdf

Ancess, J., Barnett, E. & Allen, D. (2007). Using Research to Inform the Practice of Teachers, Schools, and School Reform Organizations. Theory into Practice, 46(4), 325–333.

AJE_Ohi.pdf

Ohi, S. (2008). The teacher’s role in the research-policy-praxis nexus. Australian Journal of Education, 52(1), 95-109.

hes39.pdf

Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs. (2001). Educational research: in whose interests? Canberra: Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs.

Referencing

APA6thEdition.pdf

APA. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association 6th edn. Washington: APA.

APA6pocketguide.pdf

Perrin, R. (2004). Pocket guide to APA style. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

International Curriculum

information-and-software-technology-years-7-10-draft-directions.pdf
AQA-8520-SP-2016.PDF
2017 CSTA K–12 Computer Science Standards - all.pdf

Professional Associations and Communities

Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education qsite.edu.auFacebook Group www.facebook.com/groups/qsiteEmail Lists qsite.edu.au/contact-us/email-lists
Australian Council for Computers in Education acce.edu.auFacebook Group www.facebook.com/acce.edu