Other Relevant Research Groups
Society for Computers In Learning In Tertiary Education.
Computing Education and Research
Group (CERG) of the Faculty of Information Technology Monash University
is interested in contemporary educational issues in computing, and seeks
to provide a vision for the pedagogical future of computing. Research projects
encompass a wide range of aspects of computing education.
Enhancing Effective Learning (PEEL) Over the last 16 years PEEL
has become a revolution in secondary education in Australia that has spread
internationally. Based on the promotion of reflective practice and networking
of teachers it has become an important model for professional development,
become a sub-culture in dozens of secondary schools around Victoria, and
generated a wide range of new teaching procedures that have led to a dramatic
improvements in the quality of learning in PEEL classrooms. PEEL runs its
own conferences and publishes a number of excellent books and a CD ROM of
Theories of learning
and Teaching. This site is a rich resource about learning.
This link takes you to a map of learning theories that link to many clear
explanations. They are comprehensive, and well referenced, but still very
useful for all levels of readers. Highly recommended.
Theories into practice database.
The database contains brief summaries of 50 major theories of learning
and instruction. These theories can also be accessed by learning domains
A series of brief but clear explanations about many major concepts of learning,
teaching, assessment, curriculum design, and school administration. A very
good way to get an overview of major theories of learning, and how they
impact on teaching.
A series of short explanations of many concepts encountered in education
theory. A very comprehensive range of links to articles about issues
and Practice. Links to articles about a wider range of teaching
approaches and the associated learning theories behind them.
and Teaching. The link takes you to a map of issues relating to
teaching, each of which then takes you to a detailed, well informed analysis
of the issues, with advice. Good reading.
Problem based learning links
IMSA Center for Problem
Based Learning. Comprehensive site exploring PBL.
Southern Illinois School of
Medicine. A well known and successful model of PBL application.
San Diago State University.
Here you'll find information about using a variety of emerging
media to deliver and manage university courses using a powerful learning
of Colarado at Denver. Education faculty page on Constructivism
with a wide range of links to articles and resources.
Constructivist Project Design Guide This is a guide to initiate
experienced educators into designing constructivist, cooperative learning
projects around the World Wide Web.
Web and electronic learning
AERA Text, Technology,
and Learning Strategies SIG. The purpose of the SIG is to provide
a focus on issues related to learning from electronic and other media and
particularly to focus on the role of learning strategies in interaction
with such media.
of Maryland Technology enhanced learning page. The purpose of the
site is to help identify and accommodate the benefits and limitations of
online teaching. This site offers information, opinions, and links to resources
to assist those interested in offering, or providing support for, a subject
on the Internet.
& Situated Cognition: A Brief Summary of WWW-based Resources.
Centre for Improving Undergraduate Education The Washington Center
is a consortium of public and private, two- and four-year colleges throughout
the state of Washington USA, offering retreats, workshops, conferences and
publications for faculty and administrators which focus on interdisciplinary,
collaborative and pluralistic learning for students at all levels of higher
education. It is the home of a new project to consolidate knowledge of learning
communities (only going "live" in early 2001).
Internet resources for institutional
research A wide ranging link page related to institutional research
in higher education.
ERIC is the world's largest
source of education information, with more than 1 million abstracts of documents
and journal articles on education research and practice.