International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning

The journal focuses on issues and trends in pedagogies and learning in local and global contexts and leadership in educational research.

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 1, October

Adapting Team-Based Learning to the Interpersonal Communication Class
Abstract: This paper proposes that team-based learning (TBL) methods can be adapted to achieve the learning outcomes of an interpersonal communication class. When studying interpersonal communication it is important for students to be able to apply the...
Does Culture Intersect with Gender of the Child in Mothers' Guidance of Preschoolers' Puzzle Solving?
ABSTRACT: Adult guidance in socio-cultural contexts was found to promote the development of problem solving abilities in young children. In this context, I aimed to explore if mothers' guidance across cultural groups was varied by the gender of the child...
Drawn into Mathematics: Applying Student Ideas about Learning
Abstract: The value of learner-centered pedagogy is now widely recognized, with various learning theories proposed to explain and justify curricula and teaching approaches in these programs. In this paper we seek to contribute to this literature on applied...
'Fixing' Student Deficit in Contexts of Diversity: Another Cautionary Tale for Pre-Service Teacher Education
Abstract: This article presents one teacher's perspective on issues of student difference. 'Elissa's' account begins with her views as a pre-service teacher and continues through to her early career teaching. Elissa's overwhelming tendency to construct...
ICT Driven Pedagogies and Its Impact on Learning Outcomes in High School Mathematics
Abstract: ICT (information and communication technology) creates numerous opportunities for teachers to re-think their pedagogies. In subjects like mathematics which draws upon abstract concepts, ICT creates such an opportunity. Instead of a mimetic...
Rich Assessment in a First-Year, Teacher Education (Primary) Mathematics Education Subject
Abstract: This paper introduces a first-year teacher education (primary) subject 'working mathematically'. This subject demonstrates rich and cohesive learning and teaching episodes by linking practical and theoretical work to build a strong base for...
Teaching and Assessment of Persuasive Writing: Juggling the Language Features and Grasping the Metalanguage
Abstract: Being able to write persuasively has always been important. This skill is central to a range of genres such as comparative analysis, editorial or discussion. It is argued to be the written genre that students will meet most frequently as they...
The Tyranny of Remoteness: Changing and Adapting Pedagogical Practices in Distance Education
Abstract: Distance education (DE) learning environments are considerably different to those of typical classrooms where students engage on a face-to-face basis with their teachers and peers. In remote settings these face-to-face opportunities are limited...
Valuing Students' Voices: Experiences of First Year Students at a New Campus
ABSTRACT: This paper examines first year, predominantly mature-aged students' perspectives as undergraduates at one of Australia's newest satellite campuses. Findings were captured through focus group interviews, and analysed using content analysis....
Western Concepts, Chinese Context: A Note on Teaching Accounting Offshore
Abstract: Because they have taken the lead in providing transnational accounting programs in China, Australian universities have a corresponding responsibility to deliver programs of the highest quality. One of the challenges this poses for transnational...