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Table 10 Approach one to identifying conceptions of teaching and enacted practice. Adaptation of teacher-centred questions from Owens (2015)

From: Understanding fully online teaching in vocational education

Teacher-centred topics Owens (2015) conception of teaching questions Adaptation for this survey Owens (2015) enacted practice questions Adaptation for current survey
Training for jobs 2. The main aim of higher education should be to prepare students for their future careers.
14. An important function of higher education is to produce graduates for certain professions within the community.
1.2 The main aim of teaching should be job specific training.
1.14 An important function of TAFE education is to produce graduates for specific jobs.
36. I use online environments to ensure that by the end of their course my students will be well qualified in their particular subject.
41. I use the online environment to prepare students for the roles they will have when they leave the institution.
2.14 I prepare online students for the roles they will have when they leave TAFE.
2.9 I ensure that by the end of their course my students are well skilled in the unit competencies.
Use of media 15. Lecturers present information more effectively if audio-visual materials are used.
17. New technology is going to revolutionise teaching.
1.15 Online teachers present information more effectively if audiovisual materials are used. 29. I use audio-visual stimuli in online environments.
44. I use online environments to expose my students to new technologies.
2.2 I regularly use or provide audiovisual stimuli for my online students.
Imparting information 4. A good lecturer is one whose main role is to impart information to his/her students.
6. Teaching is about the transmission of knowledge.
1.4 A good online teacher is one whose main role is to impart information to his/her students.
1.6 Teaching is about the transmission of content or skills.
34. I use the online environments to pass on what information I know to students.
39. Within the online environment I give as much information as possible to my students.
2.7 I pass on what information I know about the topic to students.
2.12 I try to give as much information as possible to my online students.
Knowledge of subject 11. It is fundamental that lecturers know the latest advances in knowledge related to their subject area.
16. A good lecturer has to be an expert in their subject matter.
1.11 It is fundamental that online teachers know the latest knowledge and skills related to their subject area.
1.16 A good online teacher is an expert in their subject matter.
38. To prepare for my online environment I spend a lot of time ensuring that I have a thorough knowledge of my subject.
43. For my online teaching I keep abreast of my field of knowledge all the time.
2.11 To prepare for my online teaching, I spend a lot of time ensuring that I have a thorough knowledge of my subject.
2.16 For my online teaching, I keep abreast of my subject specialty all the time.