Networked interactive whiteboards: Rationale, affordances and new pedagogies for regional Australian higher education

  • Phillip Dawson Deakin University

Abstract

This article presents an argument for the use of networked interactive whiteboards (NIWBs) in regional Australian higher education and identifies new pedagogies for this context. Most Australian universities operate multiple campuses, and many use video conference facilities to deliver courses across these sites. For students at remote video conference sites, their classroom experience is often one of isolation and limited student to student contact. In this article, NIWBs are proposed as a tool to enhance this mode of delivery and exploratory research into the additional affordances they provide is presented. By using networking with IWBs, annotation and gesture can be shared across distances. Emerging possibilities from the integration of NIWBs with video conference, web conference and lecture capture systems are also explored. Three new pedagogies for regional Australian higher education are proposed based on these new capabilities.

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Author Biography

Phillip Dawson, Deakin University
Lecturer in Education Studies,
Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Rural and Regional) and School of Education,
Deakin University
Published
2010-06-18
How to Cite
Dawson, P. (2010). Networked interactive whiteboards: Rationale, affordances and new pedagogies for regional Australian higher education. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 26(4). https://doi.org/10.14742/ajet.1070