Exploring how authentic learning and multimedia can enhance teaching and learning, history

Peter Hillis, Drew Calderhead

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The impact of ICT on education has become a highly contentious area with both its theoretical base and impact increasingly questioned. Rather than discussing the actual impact on teaching and learning, educational administrators and politicians now increasingly refer to the potential to transform. However, the focus of attention has moved towards the learning tasks rather than the technology and here critical skills/authentic learning play a central role. When ICT and authentic learning combine, the potential of new technologies is realised
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2008
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • educational teaching
  • information communication technologies

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