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Conference Paper

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Zou, P., & Wang, X. (April, 2011). A Conceptual Framework of Web 2.0-based Interactive Portal for Improving Learning and Teaching in Construction Curricula. Paper presented at 36th Annual Conference for Australian University Building Educators, Bond University, Gold Coast.


This paper presents a conceptual framework of a web 2.0-based Portal, which will be a repository of thousands of construction project digital images accessible with an interactive interface. This paper also discusses the advantages, design schema and contribution to knowledge base of using this Portal for teaching staff and students. This repository conceived from educational literatures aims to provide full access to construction-related digital materials. The Portal will be adopted in the real educational environments, in particular, construction technology courses and its effects will be evaluated through interviews and surveys via a pre-test-post-test methodology.



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