Journal articles

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"Friday is my research day": chance, time and desire in the search for the teaching-research nexus in the life of a university teacher (with William E. Boyd, Karyn Rendall, Stephen Rowe, Erica Wilson, Kay Dimmock, Wendy Boyd, Elaine Nuske, Johan Richard Edelheim, Daniel J. Bucher, and Kath Fisher), Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice (2012)

This paper builds on some ideas recently presented by Boyd et al. (2010). In that...

 

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From herb garden to wiki: responding to change in naturopathic education through scholarly reflection (with Airdre F. Grant), Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (2012)

The study of naturopathy in Australia has undergone a number of significant changes that have...

 

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Activating the teaching-research nexus in smaller universities: case studies highlighting diversity of practice (with William E. Boyd, Daniel J. Bucher, Kath Fisher, Anja Morton, Peter Lynton Harrison, Elaine Nuske, Rebecca Coyle, and Karyn Rendall), Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice (2010)

The teaching-research nexus (TRN) has become an important process in the modern University, providing both...

 

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Designing for user engagement: The ALTC Exchange for higher education (with Geraldine Lefoe, Robyn Philip, and Dominique Parrish), International Journal on E-Learning (2010)

The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ascilite) has recently completed research...

 

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Editorial Volume 7:2, Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice (2010)

Welcome to Volume 7, Issue 2 of JUTLP. It is wonderful to see the journal...

 

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Sharing quality resources for teaching and learning: a peer review model for the ALTC Exchange in Australia (with Geraldine Lefoe, Robyn Philip, and Dominique Parrish), Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (2009)

The ALTC Exchange (formerly the Carrick Exchange), is a national repository and networking service for...

 

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Sharing quality resources for teaching and learning: a peer review model for the ALTC exchange in Australia (with Geraldine Lefoe, Robyn Philip, and Dominique R. Parrish), Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (2009)
 

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Online assessment, ASCILITE Newsletter (2003)

As networked computer technologies become more integrated into teaching and learning in higher education, questions...

 

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Interaction online: above and beyond requirements of assessment (with Diane Newton), Australian Journal of Educational Technology (2001)

Today's literature is filled with new paradigms for learning, specifically in relation to the increasing...

 

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Why interact online if it's not assessed? (with Diane Newton), Academic Exchange Quarterly (2001)

This paper presents findings from a research project in a university social science course. It...

 

Books

Pathways to good practice: a guide to flexible teaching for quality learning (with Jennifer L. Bird, Lee Dunn, Martin Hayden, Kris Latona, Chris Morgan, Sharon Parry, and Greame Speedy), School of Education (2006)
 

The student assessment handbook : new directions in traditional and online assessment (with Chris Morgan, Lee Dunn, and Sharon Parry), The student assessment handbook (2004)

"The Student Assessment Handbook looks at the effectiveness of traditional methods in the present day...

 

Assessing open and distance learners (with Chris Morgan), Assessing open and distance learners (1999)

Research has indicated that assessment is a key factor in student learning. This book details...

 

Book chapters

A need analysis framework for digital repository design in higher education (with Sue Bennett, Dominique Parrish, Geraldine Lefoe, Michael J. Keppell, and Robyn Philip), Handbook of research on learning design and learning objects: issues, applications and technologies (2008)
 

Hallmarks of excellence in online assessment (with M Hayden), Enhancing teaching and learning through assessment, experience from the project (2008)

"This book arose out of papers given at the UGC-funded First International Conference 'Enhancing Teaching...

 

Educational design at Southern Cross University Australia: a case study (with Chris Morgan and Jenny Bird), Instructional design: case studies in communities of practice (2007)
 

Exploring the tensions in educational and instructional design in Australian universities (with Jenny Bird and Chris Morgan), Instructional design: case studies in communities of practice (2007)
 

Ten key qualities of assessment online (with Chris Morgan), Online Assessment and Measurement: Case Studies from Higher Education, K-12 and Corporate (2006)
 

Improving student learning via online assessment, Improving student learning using learning technologies (2002)
 

Orchestrating distributed communities of learners via online assessment, Tertiary teaching: doing it differently, doing it better (2002)
 

Innovations in online assessment (with Chris Morgan), Innovation in open and distance learning (2001)
 

Online assessment: creating communities and opportunities (with Chris Morgan), Computer assisted assessment in higher education (1999)
 

Students' responses to optional activities in distance education materials (with Helen Saenger and Lyndon Brooks), Research in distance education (1997)
 

Theses

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Planting the seeds of change and growing the fruits of transdisciplinary educational design, PhD thesis, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW (2008)

The professional practice of educational design normally involves collaborating with a subject matter expert on...

 

Conference publications

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Media supported problem-based learning and role-play in clinical nurse education (with Leeann Whitehair), Curriculum, technology and transformation for an unknown future: proceedings of ascilite 2010 (2010)

The introduction of a problem-based learning role-play into an undergraduate nursing degree has motivated and...

 

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A peer review model for the ALTC Exchange: contributing to the landscape of shared learning and teaching resources (with Robyn Philip, Geraldine Lefoe, and Dominique Parrish), Hello! Where are you in the landscape of educational technology? Proceedings ASCILITE Melbourne 2008 (2008)

The ALTC Exchange (formerly the Carrick Exchange), is a national repository and networking service for...

 

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Clinical diagnosis online (with Ken Wojcikowski), Hello! Where are you in the landscape of educational technology? Proceedings ASCILITE Melbourne 2008 (2008)

Students of natural medicine at Southern Cross University undertake a program of learning that encompasses...

 

The Carrick Exchange for higher education design factors for user engagement (with Geraldine Lefoe, Robyn Philip, and Dominique Parrish), Proceedings of EdMedia 2008 World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (2008)

The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ascilite) has recently completed research...

 

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Community, exchange and diversity: The Carrick Exchange (with Robyn Philip, Geraldine Lefoe, and Dominique Parrish), ICT: providing choices for learners, Proceedings of the 24th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (2007)

The Carrick Exchange is a significant new online service that will provide communication and collaboration...

 

The Carrick Exchange: not just another repository (with Geraldine Lefoe, Dominique Parrish, Sue Bennett, Michael J. Keppell, and Cathy Gunn), Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Media, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (2007)

In 2004, the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education was established by...

 

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Case studies of online assessment (with Sue Bennett and Michael J. Keppell), Balance, fidelity, mobility: maintaining the momentum, Program and Abstracts of the 22nd annual conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (2005)

This paper outlines the progress to date of a project to compile, analyse and share...

 

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Transdisciplinary educational design: creating a structured space for critical reflection on e-learning assessment practices (with Allan Ellis), 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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Educational design as transdisciplinary partnership: supporting assessment design for online, Beyond the comfort zone, Proceedings of the 21st ASCILITE Conference (2004)

The design of student assessment for the online context can be a disquieting experience without...

 

Assessment strategies for global learning: I theory (with Glyn M. Rimmington, Kay L. Gibson, and Deborah Gordon), World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2003 (2003)

Global Learning is best achieved through project-based or other active approaches to learning by teams...

 

Assessment strategies for global learning: II case studies (with Kay L. Gibson, Deborah Gordon, and Glyn M. Rimmington), World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2003 (2003)

The processes of assessment have begun to take pride of place in considerations of online...

 

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Using cross-disciplinary action learning sets when designing online assessment, Interact, integrate, impact, Proceedings of the 20th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) (2003)

The drive to find appropriate ways to integrate online technologies into assessment has come about...

 

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A breath of fresh air: reflecting on the changing practices of assessment online, International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2002 (2002)

Prior to a flight we are reminded that in an emergency we are to place...

 

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In at the deep end - swapping roles through staff development online (with Allan Ellis), 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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Resource directory for assessing learners online, AusWeb02: The Web Enabled Global Village, Proceedings of the eighth Australian World Wide Web Conference (2002)

To address the need for critical research, and to target access to the wide range...

 

E-Learning at Southern Cross University: past, present and future (with Allan Ellis), Proceedings of the WebNet Conference (2001)
 

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Interaction online: above and beyond the requirements of assessment (presentation) (with Diane Newton), Meeting at the crossroads : Proceedings of the 18th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiarty Education (ASCILITE) (2001)

Today’s literature is filled with new paradigms for learning, specifically in relation to the increasing...

 

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Staff development by immersion in interactive learning online (with Jennifer M. Brown), AusWeb2001 Conference (2001)

This is a story from an Australian perspective of the changes in staff development approaches...

 

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Reinvigorating educational design for an online world, Learning to choose, choosing to learn, Proceedings of the 17th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiarty Education (ASCILITE) (2000)

With changes to higher education being significantly impacted by the rapid pace of technological evolution...

 

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

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

 

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Assessing learners through the WWW (with Karey Patterson), Proceedings of the Seventh International World Wide Web Conference (1998)

This presentation discusses and demonstrates use of the WWW to enhance assessment and flexibility in...

 

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Staff development responses to the demand for online teaching and learning (with Allan Ellis 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 Allan Ellis), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (EDMEDIA)1998 (1998)
 

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Technology for assessing open and distance learners (with Chris Morgan), Transformation in higher education: Refereed proceedings of the 1998 Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) (1998)

This paper describes use of the WWW to enhance assessment in the open, distance and...

 

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Technology for assessing open, distance and flexible learners, Proceedings of Transformation in higher education: 21st annual Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australia (HERDSA) Conference (1998)

This paper describes use of the WWW to enhance assessment in the open, distance and...

 

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Designing WebCDs: a low cost option to enhance learning and interaction (with Chris Morgan), ASCILITE '97: what works and why, Proceedings of the 14th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) (1997)

Candidates of Southern Cross University's Doctor of Business Administration are a unique group. Demands by...

 

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The professional doctorate on WebCD (with Chris Morgan), AusWeb97: the third Australian World Wide Web Conference (1997)

Students enrolled in Southern Cross University's (SCU) Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) are a unique...

 

Migrating from paper-based course materials to interactive, web-based, multimedia courseware (with Allan Ellis and P Wildman), 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...

 

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Sharing learning resources: workplace learning, mentoring & assessment (with Chris Morgan and J Stewart), Access through open learning : sharing learning resources : opportunities for universities, TAFE and other education providers: Occasional Papers in Open Learning v. 6 (1996)

This paper is a report of an example of two organisations sharing resources to provide...

 

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Towards using WWW for teaching and learning, Landscaping the Web: AusWeb96, the second Australian World Wide Web Conference (1996)

Traditional forms of distance education course delivery rely on paper based exchange of information and...

 

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Instructional design: how do we know our learners? (with Chris Morgan and Sophie DiCorpo), Access through open learning : with a major focus on achieving flexibility: Occasional Papers in Open Learning v. 4 (1994)

This paper provides some background discussion to a workshop in which we will seek discussion...

 

Reports

Dimension of the teaching-research nexus at Southern Cross University (with K Rendall, James Guy Jackson, and Roger Bronks), Southern Cross University Academic Board (2008)
 

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ascilite report 1 for the Carrick Exchange Project: literature review (with Robyn Philip, Geraldine Lefoe, and Dominique Parrish), Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (2007)

To inform the design and development of the Carrick Exchange, the Carrick Institute for Learning...

 

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ascilite report 2 for the Carrick Exchange Project: themes, issues and concerns emerging through key practitioner interviews (with Robyn Philip, Dominique Parrish, and Geraldine Lefoe), Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (2007)

This report is one of several data gathering processes implemented as part of Stage 2...

 

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ascilite report 3 for the Carrick Exchange Project: themes, issues and concerns emerging through focus groups (with Robyn Philip, Dominique Parrish, and Geraldine Lefoe), Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (2007)

This document reports on the findings of three focus groups conducted with key practitioners from...

 

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ascilite report 4 for the Carrick Exchange Project: final report (with Robyn Philip, Dominique Parrish, and Geraldine Lefoe), Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (2007)
 

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ascilite report 5 for the Carrick Exchange Project: international perspective (with Robyn Philip, Dominique Parrish, and Geraldine Lefoe), Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (2007)

This is the fifth report completed by ascilite for the Carrick Institute for Learning and...