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McLean, M., & Kinash, S. (2012). Teaching with technology: A university student perspective and action process. Education technology solutions, 50, 56-58.

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In the contemporary teaching environment, technology plays an essential role. It has catalysed fundamental changes to the student-teacher relationship. By definition, we expect our teachers to be more experienced than their pupils, and to have greater expertise in what they teach than those they teach it to. But with iPad apps for children designed almost from the day they exit the womb, this generation of students has a head start when it comes to technology and, thereby, access to information.



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