With the advent of Web 2.0 technologies, Aboriginal youth throughout Australia are increasingly using digital technologies, especially mobile phones and the internet, to produce and tell their stories in ways determined by them.
Teaching using digital technologies and digital media is substantially different from teaching face to face, especially because of the capacity for online collaboration and asynchronous communication. Online learning environments are quite unique as methods for accessing learning resources, for participating in online discussions and for providing learning experiences. However, one of the difficulties of online learning is the level of teacher training and teacher confidence to be able to design online courses, as well as using online facilities as dynamic learning environments.
In 2012–13, over three quarters of Australia's 15.4 million internet users made a purchase or order over the internet, according to this publication on household and personal internet use in Australia.
This report explores the details of the Obama Administration's executive order on cybersecurity, breaking down the challenges, criticisms, and successes of the effort to date, before offering clear lessons from the US experience that can be applied to the Australian context.
Examines all aspects and forms of alcohol advertising and marketing in Australia to assess whether the current mix of self-regulatory, co-regulatory and legislative provisions is serving to adequately protect children and adolescents against exposure to unsuitable content.
The Philosopher's Mail is a new news organisation, with bureaux in London, Amsterdam and Melbourne, run and staffed entirely by philosophers. It is written and published by The School of Life in association with the book The news: a users manual written by Alain de Botton.
A new play reimagines first contact from an Aboriginal perspective. In Jane Harrison's latest work The Visitors, seven nervous clan leaders meet on the harbour foreshore in Gadigal country as the tall ships of the First Fleet prepare to unload their human cargo. Their decision has far reaching implications for all the clan leaders: do they welcome the visitors or do they make war?
Google has struck a deal with the European Commission regarding alleged abuses of its dominant position in online search and advertising in the European Union, but what changes Google will have to make remains unclear.
Contains questions, findings and recommendations important to raising services-sector productivity in New Zealand, focusing on the adoption of information and communications technology by service firms.