Australian Digital Futures Institute (ADFI)
The Australian Digital Futures Institute plays a global role in forging strategic partnerships, leading inter-disciplinary research, and realise focussed end-user outcomes to foster a digitally literate society. As the future emerges, ADFI’s role in horizon-scanning, prototyping, deployment and evaluation is critical in an increasingly dynamic world.
ADFI is a research institute focussed on the exploration of digital literacies for the future.
We have three programs of research: Digital Literacies, Personalised Learning, and Digital Inclusion.
ADFI provides a fertile intellectual and collegial environment for higher degree research.
We design and customise consultancy and advisory services to meet your specific needs.
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Dr Amy Antonio writes: Last week, Associate Professor Debra Hoven from Athabasca University gave a presentation at USQ called Effects of a cohort model on doctoral student retention and completion: students’ voices in an online program. She explained how the Centre for Distance Education at Athabasca University developed Canada’s first fully online doctoral program, which […]
Dr Nick Kelly writes: Social science researchers in the 21st Century often find themselves wanting to analyse interaction in online groups. This is quite simply because an awful lot of social interaction occurs online these days what with Facebook, email, learning management systems, forums and all the rest. We are as a society perhaps still […]
Dr Debra Hoven is an Associate Professor in Distance Education at Athabasca University, Canada, where she teaches and supervises graduate research students in the areas of innovative pedagogies for online and mobile contexts, emerging approaches to instructional design for distance education, and the possible roles of social software and virtual worlds in promoting social and […]