Unlocking the potential of technologies to augment learning, whenever, wherever, however.
The Australian Digital Futures Institute (ADFI) is a research and innovation institute at the University of Southern Queensland. Our research focus is on the discovery and exploration of innovative and emerging digital technologies that:
Our current research areas:
Mobile learning emphasises using mobile devices such as e-readers, smartphones, and tablets and their associated services such as apps, e-books, video, and location awareness to support learning.
Social learning emphasises using social media such as Twitter, Google+ and other web 2.0 tools to support and promote engagement, interaction and collaboration between learners and to build and sustain digital communities.
Simulated environments include a number of learning technologies that simulate real world conditions in safe and enjoyable virtual spaces, including:
Learning analytics tools allow for the collection, measurement, and analysis of data to build a richer picture of the learning journey. With this type of information: