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Interactive whiteboards: interactivity, activity and literacy teaching

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Abstract


  • This paper explores the implementation and the use of the Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) in literacy teaching in an Australian primary school. A socio-cultural approach (Vygotsky, 1978) and Activity Theory (Engestrom, 2001) are used to explore the integration of the IWB in the literacy classroom environment where the individual, classroom and the whole school contexts are considered. A socio- cultural conceptualisation of technology allows us to view the IWB as a tool that can be used to enhance teachers’ pedagogical practices. The paper is based on a case study in an independent primary school located in a South - Western suburb of Sydney.

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Verenikina, I., Wrona, K., Jones, P. T. & Kervin, L. K. (2010). Interactive whiteboards: interactivity, activity and literacy teaching. In J. Herrington & B. Hunter (Eds.), World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (pp. 2605-2614). VA, USA: AACE.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1122&context=edupapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/edupapers/119

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  • 2605

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  • 2614

Place Of Publication


  • VA, USA

Abstract


  • This paper explores the implementation and the use of the Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) in literacy teaching in an Australian primary school. A socio-cultural approach (Vygotsky, 1978) and Activity Theory (Engestrom, 2001) are used to explore the integration of the IWB in the literacy classroom environment where the individual, classroom and the whole school contexts are considered. A socio- cultural conceptualisation of technology allows us to view the IWB as a tool that can be used to enhance teachers’ pedagogical practices. The paper is based on a case study in an independent primary school located in a South - Western suburb of Sydney.

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Verenikina, I., Wrona, K., Jones, P. T. & Kervin, L. K. (2010). Interactive whiteboards: interactivity, activity and literacy teaching. In J. Herrington & B. Hunter (Eds.), World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (pp. 2605-2614). VA, USA: AACE.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1122&context=edupapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/edupapers/119

Start Page


  • 2605

End Page


  • 2614

Place Of Publication


  • VA, USA