First-year education students' time and space preferences: Accessing study materials online

Paper


Johnston, Robbie, Fluck, Andrew, Robertson, Margaret and Getenet, Seyum. 2012. "First-year education students' time and space preferences: Accessing study materials online." Teaching Matters 2012. Launceston, Tasmania 04 Dec 2012 Tasmania.
Paper/Presentation Title

First-year education students' time and space preferences: Accessing study materials online

Presentation TypePaper
AuthorsJohnston, Robbie (Author), Fluck, Andrew (Author), Robertson, Margaret (Author) and Getenet, Seyum (Author)
Journal or Proceedings TitleTeaching Matters 2012: Book of Abstracts
Year2012
Place of PublicationTasmania
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttps://www.utas.edu.au/teaching-matters/home/past-conferences/volume-6-2012
Conference/EventTeaching Matters 2012
Event Details
Teaching Matters 2012
Event Date
04 Dec 2012
Event Location
Launceston, Tasmania
Abstract

Increasingly, institutions of higher education recognise the importance of education spaces in supporting student engagement and participation with learning. This focus on education spaces is seen to be all the more important with the changes to the conceptions of learning as well as with the move to blended modes of delivery. This paper reports findings from a study investigating teacher education students' time and place preferences for accessing study materials online. The research described in this paper was designed as part of ongoing research – in the initial phase of research first year students in the Bachelor of Education degree were invited to complete an online survey. Initial findings from the quantitative analysis of survey results suggest that student preferences are significant for planning teaching and learning in online or blended learning, and that these preferences are independent of rurality/urban student background experience. The findings indicated students learn 7 days a week in a quiet place at home mostly from 9am–4pm and 7pm–11pm with a preferred learning period of 2.5+ hours. The period when most students are studying (and therefore when it would be best to organise a synchronous event, such as a webinar) is starting at 8pm on Monday to Thursday, since this is when the greatest number of students are studying. Our future work will focus on preferred media and optimum duration of individual learning activities.

KeywordsStudy materials; online
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390405. Educational technology and computing
390303. Higher education
Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Tasmania
No affiliation
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
Permalink -

https://research.usq.edu.au/item/q71yx/first-year-education-students-time-and-space-preferences-accessing-study-materials-online

  • 49
    total views
  • 2
    total downloads
  • 2
    views this month
  • 0
    downloads this month

Export as

Related outputs

Pre-service teachers and ChatGPT in multistrategy problem-solving: Implications for mathematics teaching in primary schools
Getenet, Seyum. 2024. "Pre-service teachers and ChatGPT in multistrategy problem-solving: Implications for mathematics teaching in primary schools." International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education. 19 (1). https://doi.org/10.29333/iejme/14141
Students’ digital technology attitude, literacy and self‑efficacy and their effect on online learning engagement
Getenet, Seyum, Cantle, Robert, Redmond, Petrea and Albion, Peter. 2024. "Students’ digital technology attitude, literacy and self‑efficacy and their effect on online learning engagement." International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education. 21. https://doi.org/10.1186/s41239-023-00437-y
First-year Preservice Teachers’ Understanding of Digital Technologies and Their Digital Literacy, Efficacy, Attitude, and Online Learning Engagement: Implication for Course Design
Getenet, Seyum, Haeusler, Carole, Redmond, Petrea, Cantle, Robert and Crouch, Vanessa. 2024. "First-year Preservice Teachers’ Understanding of Digital Technologies and Their Digital Literacy, Efficacy, Attitude, and Online Learning Engagement: Implication for Course Design." Technology, Knowledge and Learning. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10758-023-09724-z
Examining students’ behavioural engagement in lecture videos with and without embedded quizzes in an online course.
Singh, Niharika, Getenet, Seyum and Tualaulelei, Eseta. 2023. "Examining students’ behavioural engagement in lecture videos with and without embedded quizzes in an online course." 40th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2023). Christchurch, New Zealand 03 - 06 Dec 2023 New Zealand. https://doi.org/10.14742/apubs.2023.571
Designing an artificial intelligence tool to understand student engagement based on teacher's behaviours and movements in video conferencing
Verma, Navdeep, Getenet, Seyum, Dann, Christopher and Shaik, Thanveer. 2023. "Designing an artificial intelligence tool to understand student engagement based on teacher's behaviours and movements in video conferencing." Computers and Education: Artificial Intelligence. 5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.caeai.2023.100187
Describing a teacher’s pedagogical mathematical knowledge in STEM teaching
Getenet, Seyum, Fielding-Wells, Jill, Hay, Ian and Callingham, Rosemary. 2023. "Describing a teacher’s pedagogical mathematical knowledge in STEM teaching." Mathematics Education Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13394-023-00480-y
Are the technologies you’re using really engaging students online?
Tualaulelei, Eseta and Getenet, Seyum. 2023. "Are the technologies you’re using really engaging students online?" ASCILITE Technology Enhanced Learning Blog.
Characteristics of engaging teaching videos in higher education: a systematic literature review of teachers’ behaviours and movements in video conferencing
Verma, Navdeep, Getenet, Seyum, Dann, Christopher and Shaik, Thanveer. 2023. "Characteristics of engaging teaching videos in higher education: a systematic literature review of teachers’ behaviours and movements in video conferencing." Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning. 18. https://doi.org/10.58459/rptel.2023.18040
The influence of students’ prior numeracy achievement on later numeracy achievement as a function of gender and year levels
Getenet, S.. 2023. "The influence of students’ prior numeracy achievement on later numeracy achievement as a function of gender and year levels." Mathematics Education Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13394-023-00469-7
Using interactive technologies to enhance student engagement in higher education online learning
Getenet, Seyum and Tualaulelei, Eseta. 2023. "Using interactive technologies to enhance student engagement in higher education online learning." Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education. 39 (4), pp. 220-234. https://doi.org/10.1080/21532974.2023.2244597
Investigating Pre-Service Teachers’ Skills in Designing Numeracy Activities Across Curriculum Areas Involving Statistics
Getenet, Seyum. 2023. "Investigating Pre-Service Teachers’ Skills in Designing Numeracy Activities Across Curriculum Areas Involving Statistics." Reid-O'Connor, B., Prieto-Rodriguez, E., Holmes, K. and Hughes, A. (ed.) 45th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA45). Newcastle, Australia 02 - 06 Jul 2023 Australia.
Investigating the use of the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) test results
Getenet, Seyum and Getnet, Hailu. 2023. "Investigating the use of the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) test results." Studies in Educational Evaluation. 78. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stueduc.2023.101277
Students’ behavioural engagement with recorded lecture videos: Panopto video analytics
Getenet, Seyum, Singh, Niharika, Tualaulelei, Eseta, Pillay, Yosheen and Worsley, Sue. 2022. "Students’ behavioural engagement with recorded lecture videos: Panopto video analytics." EdMedia + Innovate Learning Conference 2022. United States 01 - 03 Nov 2022 United States.
The Role of Technologies to Enhance Pre-service Teachers’ Engagement in an Online Mathematics Education Course
Getenet, Seyum, Worsley, Sue, Tualaulelei, Eseta and Pillay, Yosheen. 2022. "The Role of Technologies to Enhance Pre-service Teachers’ Engagement in an Online Mathematics Education Course." Fitzallen, Noleine, Murphy, Carol and Hatisaru, Vesife (ed.) 44th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA44). Launceston, Australia 03 - 07 Jul 2022 Adelaide, Australia.
George Preferred Learning Fraction Concepts with Physical Rather than Virtual Manipulatives
Getenet, Seyum. 2022. "George Preferred Learning Fraction Concepts with Physical Rather than Virtual Manipulatives." Fitzallen, Noleine, Murphy, Carol and Hatisaru, Vesife (ed.) 44th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA44). Launceston, Australia 03 - 07 Jul 2022 Adelaide, Australia.
Teachers’ Knowledge Framework for Designing Numeracy Rich Tasks across Non-Mathematics Curriculum Areas
Getenet, Seyum Tekeher. 2022. "Teachers’ Knowledge Framework for Designing Numeracy Rich Tasks across Non-Mathematics Curriculum Areas." International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science, and Technology. 10 (3), pp. 663-680. https://doi.org/10.46328/ijemst.2137
Designing Professional Development: Beyond General Principles
Getenet, Seyum, Callingham, Rosemary and Beswick, Kim. 2014. "Designing Professional Development: Beyond General Principles." Anderson, Judy, Cavanagh, Michael and Prescott, Anne (ed.) 37nd Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA37). Sydney, Australia 29 Jun - 03 Jul 2014
Machine learning system to guide teacher reflection on behavior management skills
Dann, Christopher, O'Neill, Shirley, Getenet, Seyum, Aboufarw, Khaled, Verma, Navdeep, Chakraborty, Subrata, Yu, Kun, Edmondson, Shawn, Quirke-Bolt, Nigel, Levy, Dalit, McFarlane, Stephen, Quadrelli, Carol, Daly, Molly and Seifert, Tami. 2021. "Machine learning system to guide teacher reflection on behavior management skills." Bastiaens, Theo (ed.) Innovate Learning Summit 2021. United States 09 - 11 Nov 2021 United States.
Enhancing mathematics teacher educators' technological pedagogical content knowledge through collaborative professional development
Getenet, Seyum Tekeher. 2015. Enhancing mathematics teacher educators' technological pedagogical content knowledge through collaborative professional development. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Tasmania.
Predictors of children’s achievement: analysis of the Australian National Numeracy Assessment Program
Getenet, Seyum and Beswick, Kim. 2021. "Predictors of children’s achievement: analysis of the Australian National Numeracy Assessment Program." Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability. 33 (4), pp. 591-620. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11092-021-09364-w
Adapting technological pedagogical content knowledge framework to teach mathematics
Getenet, Seyum Tekeher. 2017. "Adapting technological pedagogical content knowledge framework to teach mathematics." Education and Information Technologies. 22 (5), pp. 2629-2644. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-016-9566-x
Video-enhanced feedback
Dann, Christopher and Getenet, Seyum. 2020. "Video-enhanced feedback." Tatnall, Arthur (ed.) Encyclopedia of education and information technologies. Switzerland. Springer.
Teacher education and professional development for technology integrated teaching
Getenet, Seyum and Beswick, Kim. 2020. "Teacher education and professional development for technology integrated teaching." Tatnall, Arthur (ed.) Encyclopedia of education and information technologies. Switzerland. Springer.
Technology and the knowledge quartet
Oates, Greg, Callingham, Rosemary, Getenet, Seyum, Hay, Ian, Beswick, Kim and Thomas, Damon. 2019. "Technology and the knowledge quartet." Hine, Gregory, Blackley, Susan and Cooke, Audrey (ed.) 42nd Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA42). Perth, Western Australia 30 Jun - 04 Jul 2019
Designing a professional development program for mathematics teachers for effective use of technology in teaching
Getenet, Seyum Tekeher. 2020. "Designing a professional development program for mathematics teachers for effective use of technology in teaching." Education and Information Technologies. 25 (3), pp. 1855-1873. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-019-10056-8
Correction to: Teaching interrelated concepts of fraction for understanding and teacher’s pedagogical content knowledge
Getenet, Seyum and Callingham, Rosemary. 2020. "Correction to: Teaching interrelated concepts of fraction for understanding and teacher’s pedagogical content knowledge." Mathematics Education Research Journal. 32 (4), pp. 683-684. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13394-019-00282-1
Using design-based research to bring partnership between researchers and practitioners
Getenet, Seyum. 2019. "Using design-based research to bring partnership between researchers and practitioners." Educational Research. 61 (4), pp. 482-494. https://doi.org/10.1080/00131881.2019.1677168
Teaching interrelated concepts of fraction for understanding and teacher’s pedagogical content knowledge
Getenet, Seyum and Callingham, Rosemary. 2021. "Teaching interrelated concepts of fraction for understanding and teacher’s pedagogical content knowledge." Mathematics Education Research Journal. 33 (2), pp. 201-221. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13394-019-00275-0
The practice of using NAPLAN numeracy test results: a review of the literature
Getenet, Seyum and Fanshawe, Melissa. 2018. "The practice of using NAPLAN numeracy test results: a review of the literature." Hunter, Jodie, Darragh, Lisa and Perger, Pam (ed.) 41st Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA41). Auckland, New Zealand 01 - 05 Jul 2018 Adelaide, Australia.
Teaching fractions for understanding: addressing interrelated concepts
Getenet, Seyum and Callingham, Rosemary. 2017. "Teaching fractions for understanding: addressing interrelated concepts." Downton, Ann, Livy, Sharyn and Hall, Jennifer (ed.) 40th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA40). Melbourne, Australia 02 - 06 Jul 2017 Adelaide, Australia.
Teenagers perceptions of teachers: a developmental argument
J-F, J- F, Swabey, Karen, Pullen, Darren, Getenet, Seyum and Dowden, Tony. 2018. "Teenagers perceptions of teachers: a developmental argument." Australian Journal of Teacher Education. 43 (2), pp. 26-38. https://doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2018v43n2.2
Design-based research in doctoral studies: adding a new dimension to doctoral research
Goff, Wendy and Getenet, Seyum. 2017. "Design-based research in doctoral studies: adding a new dimension to doctoral research." International Journal of Doctoral Studies. 12, pp. 107-121. https://doi.org/10.28945/3761
Towards 'operating within' the field: doctoral students' views of supervisors' discipline expertise
Gube, Jan, Getenet, Seyum, Satariyan, Adnan and Muhammad, Yaar. 2017. "Towards 'operating within' the field: doctoral students' views of supervisors' discipline expertise." International Journal of Doctoral Studies. 12, pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.28945/3641
Using dynamic software to teach mathematical concepts: the cases of GeoGebra and Microsoft Mathematics
Getenet, Seyum. 2018. "Using dynamic software to teach mathematical concepts: the cases of GeoGebra and Microsoft Mathematics." The Electronic Journal of Mathematics and Technology. 12 (1), pp. 209-229.
Professionalizing in- service teachers’ focus on technological pedagogical and content knowledge
Getenet, Seyum Tekeher, Beswick, Kim and Callingham, Rosemary. 2016. "Professionalizing in- service teachers’ focus on technological pedagogical and content knowledge." Education and Information Technologies. 21 (1), pp. 19-34. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-013-9306-4
How are Australian higher education institutions contributing to change through innovative teaching and learning in virtual worlds?
Gregory, Brent, Gregory, Sue, Wood, Denise, Masters, Yvonne, Hillier, Mathew, Stokes-Thompson, Frederick, Bogdanovych, Anton, Butler, Des, Hay, Lyn, Jegathesan, Jay Jay, Flintoff, Kim, Schutt, Stefan, Linegar, Dale, Alderton, Robyn, Cram, Andrew, Stupans, Ieva, McKeown Orwin, Lindy, Meredith, Grant, McCormick, Debbie, ..., Yusupova, Alyona. 2011. "How are Australian higher education institutions contributing to change through innovative teaching and learning in virtual worlds?" Williams, G., Statham, P., Brown, N. and Cleland, B. (ed.) 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2011). Hobart, Australia 04 - 07 Dec 2011 Australia.
The impact of professional development on early childhood educators’ confidence, understanding and knowledge of education for sustainability
Dyment, Janet E., Davis, Julie M., Nailon, Diane, Emery, Sherridan, Getenet, Seyum, McCrea, Nadine and Hill, Allen. 2014. "The impact of professional development on early childhood educators’ confidence, understanding and knowledge of education for sustainability." Environmental Education Research. 20 (5), pp. 660-679. https://doi.org/10.1080/13504622.2013.833591
Perspectives on professional development in Australian education: some realities of Standards-based professional development
Getenet, Seyum, Trimble, Allison and Nailon, Diane. 2013. "Perspectives on professional development in Australian education: some realities of Standards-based professional development." International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research. 2 (2), pp. 34-48.
Mathematics teacher educators’ and pre-service teachers’ beliefs about the use of technology in teaching in an African university
Getenet, Seyum. 2013. "Mathematics teacher educators’ and pre-service teachers’ beliefs about the use of technology in teaching in an African university." International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research. 2 (2), pp. 9-20.
Exploring how adults who work with young children conceptualise sustainability and describe their practice initiatives
Hill, Allen, Emery, Sherridan, Nailon, Di, Dyment, Janet, Getenet, Seyum, McCrea, Nadine and Davis, Julie M.. 2014. "Exploring how adults who work with young children conceptualise sustainability and describe their practice initiatives." Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 39 (3), pp. 14-22.
Measuring mathematics teacher educators' knowledge of technology integrated teaching: instrument development
Getenet, Seyum Tekeher and Beswick, Kim. 2013. "Measuring mathematics teacher educators' knowledge of technology integrated teaching: instrument development." Steinle, Vicki, Ball, Lynda and Bardini, Caroline (ed.) 36th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA36). Melbourne, Australia 07 - 11 Jul 2013 Australia.
Using ICT in teaching a specific mathematics concept: graphs of logarithmic functions
Getenet, Seyum Tekeher and Beswick, Kim. 2014. "Using ICT in teaching a specific mathematics concept: graphs of logarithmic functions." Oesterle, Susan, Liljedahl, Peter, Nicol, Cynthia and Allan, Darien (ed.) 38th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education and the 36th Conference of the North American Chapter of the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME 38/PME-NA 36). Vancouver, Canada 15 - 20 Jul 2014 Czech Republic.
Conceptualising technology integrated mathematics teaching: the STAMP knowledge framework
Getenet, Seyum Tekeher, Beswick, Kim and Callingham, Rosemary. 2015. "Conceptualising technology integrated mathematics teaching: the STAMP knowledge framework." 2015 Annual Conference for the Psychology of Mathematics Education Mathematics Education: Climbing Mountains, Building Bridges (PME 39):. Hobart, Australia 13 - 18 Jul 2015 Czech Republic.
Exploring supervisory support in an Australian university: perspectives of doctoral students in an education faculty
Satariyan, Adnan, Getenet, Seyum, Gube, Jan and Muhammad, Yaar. 2015. "Exploring supervisory support in an Australian university: perspectives of doctoral students in an education faculty." Journal of the Australia and New Zealand Student Services Association. 46, pp. 1-12.
School dropout and associations with anti-social behaviours: a Bhutanese study
Sonam, Gyamtsho, J-F, Dr., Getenet, Seyum and Swabey, Karen. 2015. "School dropout and associations with anti-social behaviours: a Bhutanese study." Bhutan Journal of Research and Development. 3 (2), pp. 1-12.
Linking Research and Practice: Educational Design Research
Getenet, Seyum Tekeher and Beswick, Kim. 2016. "Linking Research and Practice: Educational Design Research." Fan, Si and Fielding, Jill (ed.) What is Next in Educational Research?. Netherlands . Brill. pp. 29-40
Can new teachers be ICT change-agents?
Fluck, Andrew and Dowden, Tony. 2010. "Can new teachers be ICT change-agents?" Jeffery, Peter L. (ed.) AARE 2009: Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference 2009: Inspiring Innovative Research in Education. Canberra, Australia 29 Nov - 03 Dec 2009 Canberra, Australia.
On the cusp of change: examining pre-service teachers' beliefs about ICT and envisioning the digital classroom of the future
Fluck, A. and Dowden, T.. 2013. "On the cusp of change: examining pre-service teachers' beliefs about ICT and envisioning the digital classroom of the future." Journal of Computer Assisted Learning. 29 (1), pp. 43-52. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2729.2011.00464.x