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The architecture of learning spaces: designing in a virtual world for pre-service teacher education (with Lisa Jacka), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (2012)

Teachers have always been required to work within the classroom spaces provided to them. The...

 

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Understanding Australian first year university students’ experiences of teaching and learning technologies (with Diane Newton), International Journal on E-Learning (2012)

Access to information and communication technologies can enable academics to design courses with learning opportunities...

 

Developing a checklist for evaluating virtual worlds for use in education (with Lisa Jacka), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011 (2011)

The popularity of user-generated content in Virtual Worlds provides educators with an extensive range of...

 

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How are Australian higher education institutions contributing to change through innovative teaching and learning in virtual worlds? (with Brent Gregory, Sue Gregory, Denise Wood, Yvonne Masters, Mathew Hillier, Frederick Stokes-Thompson, Anton Bogdanovych, Des Butler, Lyn Hay, Jay Jay Jegathesan, Kim Flintoff, Stefan Schutt, Dale Linegar, Robyn Alderton, Andrew Cram, Ieva Stupans, LIndy McKeown Orwin, Grant Meredith, Debbie McCormick, Francesca Collins, Jenny Grenfell, Jason Zagami, Lisa Jacka, John Campbell, Ian Larson, Andrew Fluck, Angela Thomas, Helen Farley, Nona Muldoon, Ali Abbas, Suku Sinnappan, Katrina Neville, Ian Burnett, Ashley Aitken, Simeon Simoff, Sheila Scutter, Xiangyu Wang, Kay Souter, David Ellis, Mandy Salomon, Greg Wadley, Michael Jacobson, Anne Newstead, Gary Hayes, Scott Grant, and Alyona Yusupova), 28th Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference: Changing demands, changing directions (2011)

Over the past decade, teaching and learning in virtual worlds has been at the forefront...

 

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Australian higher education institutions transforming the future of teaching and learning through 3D virtual worlds (with Sue Gregory, Brent Gregory, Matthew Campbell, Helen Farley, Suku Sinnappan, Shannon Kennedy-Clark, David Craven, Deborah Murdoch, Mark JW Lee, Denise Wood, Jenny Grenfell, Angela Thomas, Kerrie Smith, Ian Warren, Heinz Dreher, Lindy McKeown, Matthew Hillier, Steven Pace, Andrew Cram, Lyn Hay, Scott Grant, and Carol Matthews), Curriculum, technology & transformation for an unknown future: proceedings ascilite Sydney (2010)

What are educators‟ motivations for using virtual worlds with their students? Are they using them...

 

Moving beyond four walls: a fully online delivery model (with Stephen Rowe), ED-MEDIA: Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (2010)

As educational technologies evolve and become available they create opportunities and challenges for university teachers....

 

The management and security of virtual world university campuses and teaching environments (with Noel Jacobson and Stephen Rowe), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (2010)

The successful operation of virtual world teaching, learning and social environments requires careful planning and...

 

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Virtual arts: visual arts education in the virtual world of Second Life (with Lisa Jacka), Australian Art Education (2010)

Virtual worlds are emerging as the new frontier in the use of ICTs for the...

 

Building flexibility into student assessment: a longitudinal review (with Stephen Rowe), ED-MEDIA: Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (2009)

Universities are under increasing pressure to provide flexible learning environments that allow for increased student...

 

Designing an educational sim environment: critical success factors (with Amanda Hasett and Stephen Rowe), Same places, different spaces?: proceedings of Ascilite 2009 (2009)

Few educators ever have the chance to design and manage an online environment that replicates...

 

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First year university students' access, usage and expectations of technology: An Australian pilot study (with Diane Newton), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (2009)

In recent years, reports in the popular press have highlighted the rapid take-up of Web...

 

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Can one size fit all? using web-based audiographics to support more flexible delivery and learning (with Stephen Rowe), Hello! Where are you in the landscape of educational technology? Proceedings of the 24th Annual Ascilite Conference (2008)

As educational technologies evolve and new technologies become available they create opportunities and challenges for...

 

Enhancing the convenience and flexibility of student learning options: using recorded audiographic Web conferencing sessions (with Stephen Rowe), ED-MEDIA: Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (2008)

This paper provides data to support the popular current contention that universities need to, and...

 

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Student's first experiences with a Web conferencing system: preliminary findings (with Peter Vitartas and Stephen Rowe), Ausweb08: reflecting on the past: anticipating the future: Proceedings of the 14th Australasian World Wide Web Conference (2008)

This paper presents the preliminary results from 15 personal interviews with early users of a...

 

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An e-learning comparative alignment framework (with Diane Newton), Proceedings of E-Learn 2007: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education (2007)

Researching the factors influencing e-learning effectiveness is a complex and contentious task due to the...

 

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An investigation of the behavioural intention of students to use a Web conferencing environment (with Peter Vitartas and Stephen Rowe), AusWeb07: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Australasian World Wide Web Conference (2007)

Universities are making increased use of the Web and various information technology programs to expand...

 

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Development of an e-learning culture in the Australian Army (with Diane Newton), International Journal on E-Learning (2007)

For organisations with hierarchical management and training cultures, e-learning provides opportunities for standardising content, delivery,...

 

From single tool to complex teaching and learning toolkit: audiographics comes of age (with Stephen Rowe), E-Learn: Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (2007)

Three stages can be identified in the evolution of audiographic technologies. Over the last two...

 

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How the Web has changed lecturing: going the full circle (with Stephen Rowe), AusWeb07: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Australasian World Wide Web Conference (2007)

New educational technologies often appear with a fanfare of publicity that soon dies away once...

 

Organizing and managing your research: a practical guide for postgraduates (with Renata Phelps and Kath Fisher), School of Commerce and Management Papers (2007)

Organizational, management and technological skills are critical aspects of research and are often overlooked and...

 

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Student adoption of web based video conferencing software: a comparison of three student discipline groups (with Peter Vitartas, Nicola Jayne, and Stephen Rowe), ICT: Providing choices for learners and learning: Proceedings of the 24th Annual Ascilite Conference (2007)

This paper asks the question – how do differences in year of study and subject...

 

Web conferencing software: implications for student adoption (with Peter Vitartas, Nicola Jayne, and Stephen Rowe), Managing our intellectual and social capital : proceedings of the 21st ANZAM Conference (2007)
 

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A model for e-learning integration (with Diane Newton), Proceedings of E-Learn 2006: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education (2006)

As yet there is no comprehensive theory to inform how the various elements of e-learning...

 

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Audiographics moves to the web (with Stephen Rowe), AusWeb06: Proceedings of the Twelfth Australasian World Wide Web Conference (2006)

Traditional audiographic set-ups, using bridged phone lines (audio) and modem linked computers (graphics) were a...

 

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Organisational and technological skills: the overlooked dimension of research training (with Renata Phelps and Kath Fisher), Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (2006)

Over the last three decades new technologies have emerged which have the capacity to considerably...

 

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The evolution of audiographics: a case study of audiographics teaching in a business faculty (with Stephen Rowe and Tran Quoc Bao), Who’s learning? Whose technology?: Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Ascilite Conference (2006)

Audiographics was an established educational technology prior to the development and spread of the World...

 

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The prevalence and characteristics of online assessment in Australian universities (with Rod Byrnes), Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (2006)

Assessment is one of the key elements of the teaching and learning process. It provides...

 

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Exploring the Australian Army instructor's role in e-learning (with Diane Newton), Proceedings of E-Learn 2005: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education (2005)

An organisation’s eLearning culture is influenced by the traditional training culture and perceived relevance of...

 

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Factors influencing the uptake of web-based learning in the Australian Army (with Diane Newton), Proceedings of AusWeb05 Conference (2005)

Understanding factors that influence the uptake of networked Web-Based Learning development within the highly authoritarian...

 

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The Australian Army soldier's perspective of flexible learning: reserve distance learning pilot (with Diane Newton and Paul Ashman), AVETRA 2005 Annual Conference Proceedings (2005)

This study aims to understand the perceptions of soldiers involved in the shift to flexible...

 

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Competency, capability, complexity and computers: exploring a new model for conceptualising end-user computer education (with Renata Phelps and Stewart Hase), British Journal of Educational Technology (2005)

Notions of competency have dominated the computer education literature, and have underpinned Competency-Based Training (CBT)...

 

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Desktop video-assisted music teaching and learning: new opportunities for design and delivery (with Allan J. Anderson), British Journal of Educational Technology (2005)

To implement desktop video-assisted music teaching and learning effectively, teachers need a range of technical...

 

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Effective implementation of e-learning: a case study of the Australian Army (with Diane Newton), Journal of Workplace Learning (2005)

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This case study identifies factors influencing the implementation of e-Learning within the Australian Army...

 

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The abundance of simple business models on the World Wide Web (with Michael Featherstone), Proceedings of AusWeb05 Conference (2005)

The World Wide Web is complex, dynamic and relentlessly changing. This article discusses new findings...

 

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The influence of organisational culture on e-learning design in the Australian Army (with Diane Newton), The Knowledge Tree: An e-Journal of Flexible Learning (2005)

This article describes a research based case study that identified that organisational culture is significantly...

 

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Transdisciplinary educational design: creating a structured space for critical reflection on e-learning assessment practices (with Meg O'Reilly), World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2005 (2005)

Many academic staff are experiencing the multiple challenges and pressures of increased teaching loads, e-learning...

 

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Technology-based training in the Australian Army: a decade of development (with Diane Newton), Proceedings of Ed-Media 2004: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (2004)

In the space of a decade the Australian Army has moved from developing its first...

 

Transitions in eLearning environments: The Australian Army moves from interactive CD-ROMs to Web-based learning resources (with Diane Newton), Proceedings of AusWeb04 (2004)

Organisations with established eLearning programs continue to experience the impact of internally and externally driven...

 

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From page turning to deep learning: a case history of four years of continual development of an ICT course (with Renata Phelps), in G Crisp, D Thiele, I Scholten, S Barker & J Baron (eds), Interact, integrate, impact: proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education. Adelaide, 7-10 December 2003. pp. 407-414. (2003)

As online delivery becomes more widely adopted in higher education, a proliferation of courses have...

 

A metacognitive approach to computer education for teachers: combining theory and practice for computer capability (with Renata Phelps), Linking learners: Australian Computers in Education Conference (ACEC 2002) (2002)

Training in the use of computers has become a major priority for pre-service and practicing...

 

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Effective implementation of online learning: A case study of the Queensland mining industry (with Diane Newton and Stewart Hase), Journal of Workplace Learning (2002)

This study identified the factors that are important in the effective implementation of online learning...

 

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Helping students to help themselves: case studies from a metacognitive approach to computer learning and teaching (with Renata Phelps), Proceedings of the International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2002), pp. 1035-1036 (2002)

End-user training in the use of computer software and hardware has become a significant area...

 

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In at the deep end - swapping roles through staff development online (with Meg O'Reilly), Winds of Change in the Sea of Learning : Proceedings of the 19th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) (2002)

After reviewing questions about how Australian Universities carry out staff development for online teaching and...

 

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Overcoming computer anxiety through reflection on attribution (with Renata Phelps), Winds of change in the sea of learning: charting the course of digital education: ASCILITE 2002, pp. 515-524 (2002)

Computer anxiety continues to be a significant issue for many students. While ever learners experience...

 

Perceived organizational climate and internet self-efficacy: identifying the best climate to promote e-learning (with J D. Burnett and Keith R. Skamp), Proceedings of E-Learn 2002 World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education (2002)
 

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The role of metacognitive and reflective learning processes in developing capable computer users (with Renata Phelps and Stewart Hase), Meeting at the crossroads: proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of ASCILITE, 9-12 December 2001, pp. 481-490. (2002)

There is continued pressure for the application, and integration, of computer technologies into learning and...

 

E-Learning at Southern Cross University: past, present and future (with Meg O'Reilly), Proceedings of the WebNet Conference (2001)
 

Problems with online learning are systemic not technical (with Stewart Hase), Teaching & learning online : pedagogies for new technologies (2001)
 

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Group processes online: teaching collaboration through collaborative processes (with Kath Fisher and Renata Phelps), Educational Technology & Society (2000)

While many subject areas lend themselves well to off-campus distance education delivery, there have always...

 

Managing staff development for web-based teaching: a four stage model and its application (with Renata Phelps), Perspectives in web course management (2000)
 

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Staff development for online delivery: a collaborative, team based action learning model (with Renata Phelps), Australian Journal of Educational Technology (2000)

For academics to successfully make the transition to online teachers or learning facilitators, they must...

 

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The role of university web pages in staff development: supporting teaching and learning online (with Meg O'Reilly and Diane Newton), Proceedings of AusWeb2K (2000)

This paper investigates the nature and quality of Web-based resources which support staff development in...

 

Information technology and the NESB research student (with Renata Phelps), Supervising postgraduates from non-English speaking backgrounds (1999)

"Many universities in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand have come to rely...

 

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Staff development for online delivery: a collaborative team-based action learning model (with Renata Phelps), Responding to diversity: the 16th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE), Dec 5-8 (1999)

For academics to successfully make the transition to online teachers or learning facilitators, they must...

 

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Staff development responses to the demand for online teaching and learning (with Meg O'Reilly and Roger Debreceny), ASCILITE '98 : flexibility the next wave? Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (1998)

Australian universities are coming under increasing demand to deliver online courses. This demand is driven...

 

Teaching using online technologies: a review of approaches to staff development in Australian Universities (with Meg O'Reilly), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (EDMEDIA)1998 (1998)
 

Migrating from paper-based course materials to interactive, web-based, multimedia courseware (with P Wildman and Meg O'Reilly), Multi Media Engineering Education, 1996, IEEE international conference on Multimedia Engineering in Education (1996)

Since the early 1990's the convergence of telecommunications and computer technologies and their relative cost...

 

Conference tourism: an investigation of motives for conference attendance (with Peter Vitartas, Roger Debreceny, and Jacinta Mulholland), Marketing educators and researchers international : 1995 conference proceedings (1995)
 

The integration of networked learning delivery - from strategy to implementation (with Roger Debreceney and Martin Hayden), Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Higher Education (1995)