susan ledger

New hope for remote and rural education

April 17th, 2018

Dr Susan Ledger, Associate Dean at Murdoch University in the School of Education and Vice President of the Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia was pleased to see rural education in the public forum and hopes it results in action rather than more reports.

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Virtual classroom to revolutionise teacher training

October 27th, 2017

Pre-service teachers trained at Murdoch University will be among the best prepared in the nation after the launch of a new virtual reality classroom tool. Launched earlier this week, the SimLab™ technology is a mixed reality learning environment, with classroom pupils being represented by avatars that respond in real time to a teacher’s direction or instructions.

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Virtual reality hits the classroom in an Australian first

November 21st, 2016

Murdoch Uni has hosted Australia

In an Australian first, Murdoch University has hosted a pilot trial of TeachLivE, a virtual reality environment for pre-service teachers.

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Student teacher draws on scientific experience to lead whale shark project

June 17th, 2015

Dr Andrew Nield and Professor Lyn Beazley

A Murdoch University education student is taking the lead on a whale shark tagging project which will see pupils from schools across WA follow the progress of several of the majestic fish.

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