Proceedings ascilite Melbourne 2008

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Welcome from the Co-Convenors (PDF - 61 kB)
Proceedings Editorial and list of Review Panel Members (PDF - 91 kB)
Conference and ascilite Committees (PDF - 265 kB)
Keynote Speakers (PDF - 166 kB)
List of authors and titles of their presentations (PDF - 145 kB)
Program for parallel sessions Mon 1, Tues 2, Wed 3 Dec (PDF - 123 kB)
Abstracts for papers and list of poster titles (PDF - 309 kB)


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Anne Abraham and Hazel Jones Enabling authentic cross-disciplinary learning through a scaffolded assignment in a blended environment (204 kB) 1-10
Reem Al-Mahmood Spatialities and online teaching: To, from and beyond the academy (164 kB) 11-22
Belinda Allen, Giedre Kligyte, Mike Bogle and Rosalyn Pursey Communities in practice: A community dimension for the UNSW Learning & Teaching Exchange (472 kB) 23-34
Bill Anderson and Mary Simpson Acting with integrity online: Some questions for educators (136 kB) 35-39
Trish Andrews, Robyn Smyth, Belinda Tynan, Deb Vale and Richard Caladine Rich media technologies and uncertain futures: Developing sustainable, scalable models (152 kB) 36-40
Naomi Augar and Annegret Goold Teaching IT professional practice with virtual teams (136 kB) 41-44
Sandra Barker, Brenton Fiedler and Philip Johnson Paperless assignments: Moving forward or marking time? (1963 kB) 45-55
Kanishka Bedi Measuring the teaching presence of online faculty in a blended program for entrepreneurs (440 kB) 56-65
Robyn Benson and Gayani Samarawickrema Exploring contributions to scholarship in e-learning: Weighing up the evidence (148 kB) 66-70
Meaghan Botterill, Garry Allan and Sally Brooks Building community: Introducing ePortfolios in university education (poster, 136 kB) 71-74
Stephen Bright E-teachers collaborating: Process based professional development for e-teaching (184 kB) 75-83
Melanie Brown Beauty and blended learning: E-learning in vocational programs (poster, 144 kB) 84-88
Tom Browne and Martin Jenkins Achieving academic engagement? The landscape for educational technology support in two UK institutions (168 kB) 89-94
Janet Buchan Online assessment at CSU: Snapshots in time (poster, 136 kB) 95-96
Janet Buchan, Lynnette Flynn, Deborah Murdoch and Philip Uys A decade of change @ CSU 1999-2009 (poster, 124 kB) 97-99
Janet Buchan Tools for survival in a changing educational technology environment (588 kB) 100-109
Kevin Burden and Simon Atkinson The transformative potential of the DiAL-e framework: Crossing boundaries, pushing frontiers (316 kB) 110-120
Kevin Burden and Simon Atkinson Evaluating pedagogical 'affordances' of media sharing Web 2.0 technologies: A case study (180 kB) 121-125
Des Butler Air Gondwana: Teaching negotiation skills by utilising virtual worlds for an authentic learning experience (poster, 128 kB) 126-127
Des Butler and Janice White A slice of Second Life: Academics, support staff and students navigating a changing landscape (140 kB) 128-132
Matthew Butler and Peter Neave Object appreciation through haptic interaction (1097 kB) 133-141
David Cameron and Brett Van Heekeren Hello, and welcome to the show: Applying radio's 'explaining voice' to educational podcasting (456 kB) 142-146
Nicola Carr Wikis, knowledge building communities and authentic pedagogies in pre-service teacher education (132 kB) 147-151
Rodney Carr and and Pauline Hagel Students' evaluations of teaching quality and their unit online activity: An empirical investigation (224 kB) 152-159
Anthony Chan and Catherine McLoughlin Where are we up to? A survey of Web 2.0 uptake in a regional high school (160 kB) 160-164
Rosemary Chang, Gregor Kennedy and Tom Petrovic Web 2.0 and user-created content: Students negotiating shifts in academic authority (140 kB) 165-169
Wing Sum Cheung and Khe Foon Hew Examining facilitators' habits of mind and learners' participation (180 kB) 170-176
Thomas Cochrane Mobile Web 2.0: The new frontier (168 kB) 177-186
Gráinne Conole, Juliette Culver, Perry Williams, Simon Cross, Paul Clark and Andrew Brasher Cloudworks: Social networking for learning design (1044 kB) 187-196
Helen Correia, Janne Malfroy, Tim Griffin, Jennifer Ireland and Lynnae Rankine Quality in the e-landscape: A collegial and developmental approach (148 kB) 197-201
Glenda Cox Defining innovation: What counts in the University of Cape Town landscape? (676 kB) 202-205
Colin Dalziel Using ePortfolios to combat plagiarism (136  kB) 206-210
Amanda Davies and Barney Dalgarno Learning fire investigation the clean way: The virtual experience (904 kB) 211-220
Shane Dawson, Erica McWilliam and Jen Pei-Ling Tan Teaching smarter: How mining ICT data can inform and improve learning and teaching practice (772 kB) 221-230
Teresa De Fazio Academic conversations in cyberspace: A model of trialogic engagement (168 kB) 231-240
Teresa De Fazio and Michael Crock Enabling learning, addressing retention: Supporting students via online tutorials with Smarthinking (496 kB) 241-251
Rosseni Din, Mohamad Shanudin Zakaria, Khairul Anwar Mastor and Mohamed Amin Embi Construct validity and reliability of the Hybrid e-Training questionnaire (poster, 148 kB) 252-255
Robert C. Dixon, Kathryn C. Dixon and Mandi Axmann Online student centred discussion: Creating a collaborative learning environment (360 kB) 256-264
Eva Dobozy and Romana Pospisil 'Just-in-time' virtual assignment help: A case study of first year teacher education students (532 kB) 265-275
Ian Douglas Case studies or suitcases: Addressing graduate attributes with an airline management simulation (188 kB) 276-282
Kristine Elliott, Kevin Sweeney, Victor Galea, Helen Irving and Elizabeth Johnson Scientific inquiry: Where is it in the educational technology landscape? (poster, 140 kB) 283-286
Alan Farley, Ameeta Jain, Pam Mulready and Dianne Thomson Engagement and learning through social software in finance: The Trading Room experience (192 kB) 287-294
Brian Ferry Using mobile phones to augment teacher learning in environmental education (poster, 124 kB) 295-298
Martin Friedel and Denise Wood Challenging design students to be ethical professionals in a changing landscape of technologies (408 kB) 299-308
Bill Genat, Som Naidu and Patrick Fong Shifting perspectives about Aboriginal health and history: Using digital archives in an online role play (236 kB) 309-319
Philippa Gerbic and Marguerite Maher Collaborative self-study supporting new technology: The Mahara e-portfolio project (132 kB) 320-324
Shirley Gibbs Internet use equals computer literacy? (708 kB) 325-329
Lincoln Gill and Barney Dalgarno Influences on pre-service teachers' preparedness to use ICTs in the classroom (172 kB) 330-339
Stavroula Gkatzidou and Elaine Pearson A vision for truly adaptable and accessible learning objects (poster, 128 kB) 340-342
Annegret Goold, Annemieke Craig and Jo Coldwell The student experience of working in teams online (176 kB) 343-352
Maree Gosper, Margot McNeill, Karen Woo, Rob Phillips, Greg Preston and David Green Web-based lecture technologies: Guidelines to support learning and teaching (poster, 120 kB) 353-354
Tim Griffin and Rosemary Thomson Evolution of blended learning in a large enrolment subject: What was blended and why? (132 kB) 355-359
Howard Grossman and Virginia Grossman Use of interactive multimedia programs for pathology e-learning: Strengths and weaknesses (poster, 128 kB) 360-362
Cathy Gunn and Roger Peddie A design-based research approach for eportfolio initiatives (216 kB) 363-367
Gillian Hallam The Australian ePortfolio project and the opportunities to develop a community of practice (140 kB) 368-372
Julia Hallas Rethinking teaching and assessment strategies for flexible learning environments (156 kB) 373-381
Margaret Hamilton and Joan Richardson Academic integrity compliance and education (192 kB) 382-388
John Hannon Breaking down online teaching: Innovation and resistance (184 kB) 389-399
Neil Harris and Maria Sandor Student views on participation and interaction in student centred online discussion forums (216 kB) 400-404
Ailsa Haxell Cn I jus txt, coz I don wan 2b heard: Mobile technologies and youth counselling (132 kB) 405-408
Eva Heinrich Contrasting approaches: Institutional or individual ownership in ePortfolio systems (156 kB) 409-413
Anthony Herrington Adult educators' authentic use of smartphones to create digital teaching resources (176 kB) 414-418
Jan Herrington, Jessica Mantei, Anthony Herrington, Ian Olney and Brian Ferry New technologies, new pedagogies: Mobile technologies and new ways of teaching and learning (1000 kB) 419-427
David Hirst and Claire Brooks Conflicting landscapes: Musing on the implementation of an open source collaboration environment (156 kB) 428-436
Julie Hughes Letting in the Trojan mouse: Using an eportfolio system to re-think pedagogy (172 kB) 437-440
Michelle Imison and Chris Hughes The virtual patient project: Using low fidelity, student generated online cases in medical education (1900 kB) 441-445
David Jones, Jocene Vallack and Nathaniel Fitzgerald-Hood The Ps Framework: Mapping the landscape for the PLEs@CQUni project (188 kB) 446-455
Hazel Jones Pestering staff into online learning: An integrated plan for implementation (152 kB) 456-462
Jennifer Jones Supporting the design of online learning through use of learning designs (poster, 128 kB) 463-465
Gordon Joyes Challenging online learner identity through online learning tools (3300 kB) 466-473
Thierry Karsenti, Diane Lataille-Demore and Michel Demore Educational technology to train minority-language teachers in Canada: Challenges and successes (poster, 368 kB) 474-476
Abdul-Hakeem Kasem, Yousef Alreemawi, Jonathan Gould and Ian Charleson Pioneering innovative approaches to language teaching at tertiary level in Australia (poster, 120 kB) 477-478
Benjamin Kehrwald Towards community based learner support: A case study (140 kB) 479-483
Gregor Kennedy, Barney Dalgarno, Sue Bennett, Terry Judd, Kathleen Gray and Rosemary Chang Immigrants and natives: Investigating differences between staff and students' use of technology (188 kB) 484-492
Thomas Kerr Teaching by example, learning by design: Three recent technologies in three learning contexts (poster, 140 kB) 493-495
Lisa Kervin and Jessica Mantei Taking iPods into the field to capture and share teacher wisdom stories (988 kB) 496-499
Ian Knox and Deirdre Wilmott Virtual teams: Worlds apart (148 kB) 500-504
Tony Koppi, Fazel Naghdy, Joe Chicharo, Judy Sheard, Sylvia Edwards and David Wilson The crisis in ICT education: An academic perspective (poster, 136 kB) 505-508
Paul Lam, Shun Leung Lam, John Lam and Carmel McNaught Usability and usefulness of eBooks on PPCs: How students' opinions vary over time (240 kB) 509-519
Jo Lander and Sharon Reid "You're breaking up ...": Responding with integrity to the student voice in asynchronous online discussions (148 kB) 520-524
Tristram Lawson Scenario + Rapid e-learning = Powerful learning (poster, 120 kB) 525-526
Ya Ling Lee Educational game themes of a fraction brick game (poster, 228 kB) 527-531
Geraldine Lefoe, Ian Olney and Anthony Herrington Enabling teaching, enabling learning: How does staff development fit the educational technology landscape? (696 kB) 532-540
Bibiana Lim Chiu Yiong, Hong Kian Sam and Tan Kock Wah Acceptance of e-learning among distance learners: A Malaysian perspective (180 kB) 541-551
Andrew Litchfield and Skye Nettleton Work-ready wiki: Supporting the learning and teaching of professional graduate attributes (4500 kB) 552-561
Birgit Loch and Shirley Reushle The practice of web conferencing: Where are we now? (188 kB) 562-571
Julie Mackey Blending real work experiences and virtual professional development (132 kB) 572-576
Juliana Mansvelt, Gordon Suddaby and Duncan O'Hara Learning how to e-teach? Staff perspectives on formal and informal professional development activity (144 kB) 577-581
Stephen Marshall Copyright policy issues facing tertiary institutions engaged in e-learning (160 kB) 582-592
Iain McAlpine, Linda Pannan and Kerry Fitzmaurice Steps towards using an enquiry-based blended learning design for curriculum change in Health Sciences (288 kB) 593-602
Christine McDonald and Birgit Loch Adjusting the community of inquiry approach to a synchronous mathematical context (poster, 216 kB) 603-606
Tony McDonald Facilitating online integrity using OpenID (352 kB) 607-612
Ann McGrath, Julie Mackey and Niki Davis Designing for authentic relationships, content and assessment in unpredictable learning contexts (136 kB) 613-617
P. Craig McIntosh and Debbi Weaver Fostering collaboration amongst off-campus students (128 kB) 618-621
Jo McKenzie, Lina Pelliccione and Nicola Parker Developing peer review of teaching in blended learning environments: Frameworks and challenges (156 kB) 622-627
Wendy McKenzie Where are audio recordings of lectures in the new educational technology landscape? (144 kB) 628-632
Theresa McLennan and Shirley Gibbs Has the computing competence of first year university students increased during the last decade? (1800 kB) 633-640
Catherine McLoughlin and Mark J. W. Lee Mapping the digital terrain: New media and social software as catalysts for pedagogical change (184 kB) 641-652
Nona Muldoon, David Jones, Jennifer Kofoed and Colin Beer Bringing 'second life' to a tough undergraduate course: Cognitive apprenticeship through machinimas (156 kB) 653-657
Mai Neo, Tse-Kian Neo and Wei-Li Yap Students' perceptions of an interactive multimedia-mediated web-based learning environment: A Malaysian perspective (1100 kB) 658-666
Eugenia M. W. Ng and Yiu Chi Lai Beyond textbook communication exchanges: Are student teachers ready for virtual assessments? (700 kB) 667-675
Maria Northcote Sense of place in online learning environments (272 kB) 676-684
Michael O'Donoghue, Alan Hoskin and Tim Bell Guidelines for podcast production and use in tertiary education (poster, 128 kB) 685-686
James D. Oldfield An implementation of the generative learning object model in accounting (360 kB) 687-695
Ian Olney, Jan Herrington and Irina Verenikina iPods in early childhood: Mobile technologies and story telling (136 kB) 696-700
Meg O'Reilly and Ken Wojcikowski Clinical diagnosis online (204 kB) 701-710
Mary Low O'Sullivan and Gayani Samarawickrema Changing learning and teaching relationships in the educational technology landscape (poster, 140 kB) 711-714
Hazel Owen Learners re-shaping learning landscapes: New directions for old challenges? (1450 kB) 715-723
Stuart Palmer, Dale Holt and Sharyn Bray The learning outcomes of an online reflective journal in engineering (168 kB) 724-732
David Parsons and Hokyoung Ryu Assessing learning technologies for software design using CRC cards (224 kB) 733-741
Elaine Pearson, Steve Green and Voula Gkatzidou Enabling learning for all through adaptable personal learning environments (360 kB) 742-749
Lina Pelliccione and Kathryn Dixon ePortfolios: Beyond assessment to empowerment in the learning landscape (1850 kB) 750-760
Tom Petrovic, Gregor Kennedy, Rosemary Chang and Jenny Waycott Podcasting: Is it a technology for informal peer learning? (172 kB) 761-765
Robyn Philip, Geraldine Lefoe, Meg O'Reilly and Dominique Parrish A peer review model for the ALTC Exchange: The landscape of shared learning and teaching resources (384 kB) 766-775
Gloria Pickar and Stephen Marshall Developing standards for best practices in prospective and new student introduction to e-learning (136 kB) 776-779
Gabriella Pretto and Catherine Pocknee Online project collaboration ... we still have a long way to go (poster, 136 kB) 780-784
Megan Quentin-Baxter, Jacquie Kelly, Stephen Probert, Cary MacMahon and Gill Ferrell A model for evidencing the benefits of technology enhanced learning in higher education in the UK (1600 kB) 785-790
Joan Richardson, John Lenarcic and Linda Wilkins Trigger: Bi-directional interaction via text messaging in a Web 2.0 student administration system (452 kB) 791-799
Matthew Riddle ICTs in the daily lives of Australian students (poster, 120 kB) 800-801
Matthew Riddle and Catherine Howell You are here: Students map their own ICT landscapes (388 kB) 802-808
Diane Robbie and Lynette Zeeng IT's evolving, they're changing, we're listening: Everybody's learning (180 kB) 809-818
Ian Robertson Sustainable e-learning, activity theory and professional development (384 kB) 819-826
Luke Rogers Virtual worlds: A new window to healthcare education (poster, 132 kB) 827-829
Arianne Jennifer Rourke, Joanna Mendelssohn, Kathryn Coleman and Belinda Allen Did I mention it's anonymous? The triumphs and pitfalls of online peer review (372 kB) 830-840
Stephen Rowe and Allan Ellis Can one size fit all? Using web-based audiographics to support more flexible delivery and learning (172 kB) 841-850
Nauman Saeed, Yun Yang and Suku Sinnappan Media richness and user acceptance of Second Life (220 kB) 851-860
Chinmoy Sahu An evaluation of selected pedagogical attributes of online discussion boards (172 kB) 861-865
Rachel Sale and Roderick Sims Online learning design: Does generational poverty influence the young adult learner? (156 kB) 866-874
Gayani Samarawickrema, Elizabeth Stacey and Colin Warren Academic staff take the lead: Experimenting with social software at Deakin University (452 kB) 875-884
Janet Saw and Matthew Butler Exploring graphical user interfaces and interaction strategies in simulations (1300 kB) 885-894
Annette Schneider, Andrelyn C. Applebee and Joseph Perry Leading from within: Distributing leadership to enhance eLearning at Australian Catholic University (152 kB) 895-899
Stefan Schutt and John Martino Virtual worlds as an architecture of learning (poster, 820 kB) 900-902
Karen M. Scott, Joanna E. MacLean, Tracey Marshall and Peter Van Asperen Medical student use of an online formative assessment resource (180 kB) 903-907
Stephen Sheely Latour meets the digital natives: What do we really know (148 kB) 908-916
Simon Shurville, Tom Browne and Marian Whitaker Employing the new educational technologists: A call for evidenced change (200 kB) 917-926
Mary Simpson Attempting to realise the potential of blended learning: An initial teacher education case study (128 kB) 927-931
Roderick Sims, Lene Mikkelsen and Paul Iji Poultry production online: Where broilers and layers encounter virtual pedagogy (1500 kB) 932-941
Lou Siragusa and Kathryn Dixon Planned behaviour: Student attitudes towards the use of ICT interactions in higher education (312 kB) 942-953
Helena S. Y. Song and Yuen May Chan Educational blogging: A Malaysian university students' perception and experience (164 kB) 954-963
Elizabeth Stacey and Philippa Gerbic Success factors for blended learning (164 kB) 964-968
Caroline H. Steel, Stephen C. Ehrmann and Phillip D. Long Creating community engagement around the concept of ePortfolios: An innovative planning process (364 kB) 969-974
Graham Steventon, Paul Grove and Mark Childs Shared spaces in a 'safe' urban jungle: Juggling pedagogical goals and student needs and expectations (464 kB) 975-982
Terry M. Stewart and Mark E. Brown Developing interactive scenarios: The value of good planning, whiteboards and table based schemas (800 kB) 983-990
Katrina Strampel and Ron Oliver We've thrown away the pens, but are they learning? Using blogs in higher education (200 kB) 991-1001
Harsh Suri and Margot Schuhmacher Open-source vs proprietary VLE: An exploratory study of staff perceptions (poster, 224 kB) 1002-1006
Shane Sutherland and Alan Paull PortisHEad: Portfolios in successful HE admissions (340 kB) 1007-1011
Symposium: Caroline Steel, Gillian Hallam, Wendy Harper, Cathy Gunn, Lorraine Stefani et al. Symposium: International perspectives, case studies and collaborative strategies for developing ePortfolio concepts (116 kB) 1012-1013
Symposium: Ian Smissen et al. Symposium: Do free social networking tools belong in educational environments? (112 kB) 1014-1015
Atsushi Takagi Intercultural communication by non-native and native speakers of Japanese in text based synchronous CMC (160 kB) 1016-1021
Zaidatun Tasir, Norah Md Noor, Jamalludin Harun and Nurul Syazwani Ismail A survey on online teaching preference among pre-service teachers in Malaysia: Andragogy vs pedagogy (184 kB) 1022-1027
Santhakumari Thanasingam, Swee Kit Alan Soong and Chun Hu The impact of a spring cycle blended curriculum model on learning: A case study (456 kB) 1028-1039
Julia Thornton Framing pedagogy, diminishing technology: Teachers' experience of online learning software (144 kB) 1040-1046
Terry Timberlake Rationale, restrictions and responses: Online academic development to promote a community of practice (144 kB) 1047-1055
Belinda Tynan, Cherry Stewart, Rachael Adlington, Mike Littledyke and Steve Swinsburg Participatory action research for professional development: Changing our approach to distance learning (188 kB) 1056-1065
Rob van Zanten The value of lecture podcasting for distance and on campus students (196 kB) 1066-1070
Elena Verezub and Hua Wang The role of metacognitive reading strategies and types of links in comprehending hypertexts (648 kB) 1071-1078
Ian Warren, Darren Palmer, Tanya King and Stephen Segrave Second Life and the role of educators as regulators (200 kB) 1079-1089
Abigail Watson Developing teaching practice for more effective use of asynchronous discussion: A preliminary investigation (164 kB) 1090-1099
Julie Willems "See you after school?" How informal virtual learning environments are influencing formal education (poster, 140 kB) 1100-1102
Julie Willems From sequential to global: Exploring the landscapes of neomillennial learners (3600 kB) 1103-1113
Marian Williams, Shilo Brosnan and Jenna Swan SkillQuests: Bringing real life to the classroom with a collaborative computer-based instructional tool (876 kB) 1114-1120
Amy Wong and Jason Fitzsimmons Factors affecting professor facilitator and course evaluations in an online graduate program (164 kB) 1121-1125
Denise Wood and Martin Friedel Peer review of online learning and teaching: New technologies, new challenges (1600 kB) 1126-1135
Denise Wood and Lee Hopkins 3D virtual environments: Businesses are ready but are our 'digital natives' prepared for changing landscapes? (204 kB) 1136-1146