B.A. (GVSU) 

M.A. (U Mich.) 

Ph.D. (MSU) 

Dr. Brand has spent a decade developing a career focused on exploring the cognitive and
behavioural effects of electronic media on young audiences. The program of research has
focussed on stereotyping in the media and stereotypic attitudes of youth, on effects of
advertising on the materialistic values of youth, and on the effects of news on youth
knowledge about social and political reality. More recently, Dr. Brand undertaken a
program of research centred on Video Games as a dominant form of Communication. 

Articles

University student experiences of mobile learning: One year beyond commencement (with Shelley Kinash, Trishita Mathew, and Ron Kordyban), International Journal of Innovation and Learning (2013)
 

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Innovation in Education (with Debborah Smith and Shelley Kinash), Education Technology Solutions (2013)
 

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Challenging mobile learning discourse through research: Student perceptions of Blackboard Mobile Learn and iPads (with Shelley Kinash and Trishita Mathew), Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (2012)
 

Case study: Australia's computer games audience and restrictive ratings system (with Jill Borchard and Kym Holmes), Communications & Strategies Digiworld Economic Journal: New Challenges for the Video Game Industry (2009)
 

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Informing our own choices: A proposal for user-generated classification (with Mark Finn), Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy (2009)
 

Book chapters

The ripple effect of positive change: Raising awareness of cyberbullying through a community-based service-learning project (with Amy Kenworthy and Dee Bartrum), Misbehaviour Online in Higher Education (2012)
 

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Uncoupling mobility and learning: When one does not guarantee the other (with Shelley Kinash, Trishita Mathew, and Ron Kordyban), Enhancing Learning Through Technology: Education Unplugged: Mobile Technologies and web 2.0 (2011)
 

Designing games to motivate student cohorts through targeted game genre selection (with Penny de Byl), Handbook of Research on Improving Learning and Motivation Through Educational Games: Multidisciplinary Approaches (2011)
 

Capstone project readies multimedia and game students for client focused success (with Jan Jervis and Sandra Thwaites), Innovations in Teaching and Learning: Approaches to Professional Development from Across the Disciplines: Volume 1, Bond University (2010)
 

Public relations: An overview (with Jane Johnston and Clara Zawawi), Public Relations: Theory and Practice (2009)
 

Popular Press

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Does social media breed learner laziness? (with Shelley Kinash), Education Technology Solutions (2014)
 

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Crafting minds in Minecraft (with Shelley Kinash), Education Technology Solutions (2013)
 

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Are the library shelves empty now that digital books have arrived? (with Debborah Smith and Shelley Kinash), Educational Technology Solutions (2013)
 

Conference Papers/Presentations

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Turn on the book: Using affordance theory to understand the adoption of digital textbooks by university lecturers (with Debborah Smith and Shelley Kinash), Electric Dreams, 30th ascilite Conference (2013)
 

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Playing e-textbooks ends the stale, mate, Queensland University Libraries Office of Cooperation, Information Resources and Access Working Party Meeting (2012)
 

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Playable books or serious games: Publications that LOVE you!, Copyright Agency's Annual Seminar: Digital Publishing Today (2012)
 

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Bond Padagogy Project (with Shelley Kinash, Trishita Mathew, and Ron Kordyban), Teaching and learning papers (2012)
 

Research Reports

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Get Visible or Vanish : using new media to raise your research profile (with Peta J. Hopkins, Wendy Abbott, Daniel Brennan, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Tracy Whitelaw, and Michael J. Rees), Library Services and IT Services papers (2013)
 

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Mediating Community: Residential Development, Community, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) (with Marcus Breen, Donna Henson, Sven Brodmerkel, James Birt, Bhishna Bajracharya, and Sri Ganesh Nair), Research Week Posters (2012)
 

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One Goal, One Community: Program Development and Research Results from Bond’s International Anti-Bullying Program (with Amy Kenworthy, George Hrivnak, and Dee Bartrum), Research Week Posters (2012)
 

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Connecting Diversity: Paradoxes of Multicultural Australia [Report] (with Ien Ang, Greg Noble, and Jason Sternberg), Humanities & Social Sciences papers (2006)
 

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