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Embracing screen-based learning in the classroom

Anne Chesher

The Making Of Modern Australia is a four-part series about social history, appearing on ABC television. The series is accompanied by an interactive website that allows ordinary people to upload their own stories and experiences of Australian history. As such The Making of Modern Australia is a unique and engaging educational resource that may be of particular interest to teachers and students of history, English and media. This article briefly provides the context for The Making Of Modern Australia, and outlines its key features.

Key Learning Areas

Studies of Society and Environment

Subject Headings

Television in education
Multimedia systems
Mass media
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Audiovisual education