Pedagogy before technology: understanding the confidence of vocational educators for integrating technology enhanced learning


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Author: Vanderburg, Robert; Cowling, Michael; Dargusch, Joanne


This project investigated [vocational education and training] VET educators' perspectives of the usefulness and ease-of-use of technology in their units, including the difficulties they had implementing technology. VET Teachers were offered a one-day 'bootcamp' style workshop where they were introduced to innovative technology for the classroom. A significant amount of time in the workshops was spent mapping VET pedagogy and technology using the 'pedagogy before technology' approach. The study was designed as an action research project with a combination of quantitative and qualitative...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Technology; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Technological change; Technological literacy; Digital literacy; Digital skills; Educational technology; Vocational teachers; Pedagogics; Perception; Teacher training; Professional development

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Tugun, Queensland]: Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, 2021

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Pages: pp. 111-120

Conference number: 38th

Date: 2021

Place: online, Armidale, New South Wales

Resource type: Conference paper

Document number: TD/TNC 148.506

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