Innovation and re-invention: a brief review of educational technology in Australia

John G. Hedberg, Sue Mcnamara

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Educational technology in Australia has seen a diverse and rich history across the various education sectors. The face of educational technology, the thinking behind the technology and the terminology used to describe the undertakings has changed considerably over time. However, a number of characteristics have remained constant. This article tells the story of educational technology in Australia over the past 30 years, tracing the ebb and flow, decline of the old and adoption of new technologies and approaches. Finally, it draws together some propositions for the future of educational technology in Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-121
Number of pages11
JournalEducational Media International
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


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