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ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference

2011

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Number of papers: 175

  1. Engaging students in learning through online discussion: A phenomenographic study

    Martin L. Parisio, The University of Sydney

    Centre for Research on Computer-supported Learning and Cognition (CoCo), Faculty of Education and Social Work, The University of Sydney, Australia More

    pp. 989-993

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  2. Towards a University Educational Framework

    Rob Phillips, Murdoch University, Australia

    This poster exposes a draft university-wide educational and educational technology framework for discussion. Its purpose is to guide educational policy making, particularly for educational... More

    pp. 994-996

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  3. Learning analytics and study behaviour: A pilot study

    Rob Phillips, Murdoch University, Australia; Dorit Maor, Mursoch University, Australia; Wendy Cumming-Potvin, Murdoch University, Australia

    The analysis of student access to learning management systems and web-based lecture capture systems is a growing area of interest for teachers in higher education wishing to improve the student... More

    pp. 997-1007

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  4. Reform, Quality Agendas and Professional Development: Reflections on Engaging Academics in Technology and Change

    Catherine Pocknee, Julie Mulvany & Mark Schier, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

    Major policy reforms within Australian Higher Education coupled with important advances in e- learning technologies have created a highly stressful environment for teaching academics. Faculty... More

    pp. 1008-1014

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  5. The Personal Learning Space – Technology enabling engaging pedagogy

    Allison Poot, Pebble Learning & Lilian Austin, La Trobe University, Australia

    pp. 1015-1020

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  6. Pedagogy and Learning Spaces in IT

    Gabriella Pretto, RMIT University, Australia

    In order to plan for the future, we need to understand the past and present better. There is a dearth of data on Information Technology (IT) teaching practice . This is an explorative study that... More

    pp. 1021-1031

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  7. That’s what friends are for: creating an online community of, and for, first year students to increase retention

    Jenna Price, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

    Research has demonstrated that involvement in learning communities is important for student engagement and retention (Bailey and Alfonso 2005). This paper describes the use of Facebook to create an... More

    pp. 1032-1038

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  8. Leading change: Applying change management approaches to engage students in blended learning

    Diana Quinn, Anne Lonie & Yousef Amer, University of South Australia, Australia

    pp. 1039-1049

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  9. From face-to-face teaching to online teaching: Pedagogical transitions

    Petrea Redmond, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    This paper will share the experiences of two instructors as they moved from teaching in a face-to-face environment to blended teaching and then to online teaching. It will describe the four-year... More

    pp. 1050-1060

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  10. Equity in a digital world: engaging Indigenous learners

    Alison Reedy, Charles Darwin University, Australia

    This paper reports on an action research project investigating whether the integration of computer-based homework with face-to-face delivery can enhance learning opportunities for 36 Indigenous... More

    pp. 1061-1074

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  11. ascilite community mentoring program and collaborative community mentoring program: When I succeed, we succeed!

    Shirley Reushle, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    This symposium is an opportunity to hear from a group of mentees and mentors about their 2011 projects. It is also a great opportunity to find out about the programs and how you can be involved in ... More

    pp. 1075-1076

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  12. Collaborative Community Mentoring Program (C²MP) – Addressing the changing demands of a professional community of learners through engaging digital networks

    Shirley Reushle, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    The notion of mentoring is ancient. The original mentor was described by Homer as the "wise and trusted counsellor" who Odysseus left in charge of his household during his travels. In modern times,... More

    pp. 1077-1082

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  13. Digital Teaching and Learning Ecosystem (DTLE): A Theoretical Approach for Online Learning Environments.

    Jorge Reyna, NPS: Better choices, better health, Australia

    pp. 1083-1088

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  14. Authentic assessment in elearning: Reflective and Collaborative writing in the arts

    Arianne Jennifer Rourke & Kathryn S. Coleman, University of New South Wales, Australia

    pp. 1089-1095

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  15. Mix and match : m/e-learning and engineering curriculum

    Carol Russell, University of Western Sydney, Australia; John Paul Posada, University of New South Wales, Australia

    This paper describes how and why various technologies – mobile devices and web services combined with tools available in online learning management systems – are being used to support individual,... More

    pp. 1096-1106

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  16. The impact of learning technologies on workload

    Yoni Ryan, Australian Catholic University, Australia; Leone Hinton, CQ University, Australia; Andrea Lamont Mills, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    pp. 1107-1108

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  17. Blueprint For The Future: A project to ensure effective, equitable and engaging use of learning technologies

    Maree Gosper & Judyth Sachs, Macquarie University, Australia

    The issues around engagement, equity and evidence -based decisions posed for exploration at the conference play out at all levels within universities: individual academics working with students;... More

    pp. 1109-1114

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  18. Adoption of Twitter in higher education – a pilot study

    Nauman Saeed, La Trobe University, Australia; Suku Sinnappan, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

    Twitter has experienced a tremendous growth since its inception and is considered as an effective and simple social medium for communication. Despite its huge uptake, less is known about the usage ... More

    pp. 1115-1120

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  19. Do the ACODE benchmarks still cut the mustard or is eLearning maturity just a dream? There is light at the end of the tunnel.

    Michael Sankey, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Mark Brown, Massey University, New Zealand; Phillip Uys, Charles Sturt University, Australia; Teaching Support., University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    The symposium will first review a series of benchmarking activities that have been undertaken over recent years using the ADODE Benchmarks. It will provide a number of options for participants as... More

    pp. 1121-1122

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  20. Using Microblogging to facilitate Community of Inquiry: An Australian tertiary experience

    Sukunesan Sinnappan & Samar Zutshi, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

    The usage of Twitter as part of tertiary learning is growing and is increasingly a common scene. However, most institutions use Twitter for social information exchange rather than deep pedagogical ... More

    pp. 1123-1135

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