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Sunday 5 December 2010
@ University of Technology, Sydney

UTS Building 10, Level 2 ground level. Enter at 235 Jones St Foyer.

Click here for detailed directions and Map to the Function Centre.

Please not: All workshops are an additional cost.

Full day workshops are $300. Half day workshops are $150.

Full Day
= 9.30am - 4.30pm, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea included

Half Day morning = 9.30am - 12.30, morning tea included

Half Day afternoon = 1.30pm - 4.30pm, afternoon tea included

Lunch = 12.30 - 1.30pm

Full Day Workshops - 9.30am - 4.30pm
  Workshop Title Workshop Presenter
P85 iPedagogy: Exploring pedagogical transformation via mlearning with the iPad Thomas Cochrane, James Oldfield
Morning Workshops - 9.30am - 12.30pm
  Workshop Title Workshop Presenter
P67 Developing strategies to introduce and manage technological change and innovation in higher education towards learning and teaching transformation Janet Buchan, Philip Uys

Publishing your research in AJET and in educational technology journals
Note: This is an ascilite sponsored workshop and free to attendees

Catherine McLoughlin
Afternoon Workshops - 1.30pm - 4.30pm
  Workshop Title Workshop Presenter
P126 Evaluating E-Learning Thomas Reeves
P117 Please leave your mobile phone on: A solutions for encouraging interaction in large lecture theatres Geoff Mitchell, Gordon Howell, Richard Evans
P88 Students' use of Web 2.0 tools in higher education: Good practice in assessment and academic integrity Kathleen Gray, Jenny Waycott, Celia Thompson, Judithe Sheard, Margaret Hamilton, Rosemary Clerehan, Joan Richardson

17.00 - 19.30


Aerial UTS Function Centre,
UTS Building 10. Enter at 235 Jones St Ultimo Foyer,
take the lift to level 7 and proceed to the Function Centre.

Click here for detailed directions and Map to the Function Centre.

Monday 6 December 2010
@ Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach back to top
Registration, Sponsors and exhibitors (Foyer)
9.00 Plenary session (Endeavour Room)
Welcome and housekeeping: Professor Mike Keppell
Welcome to Country: Joan Tranter

Invited Speaker Opening Address: Professor Shirley Alexander (UTS DVC)
9.35 - 10.30 Keynote Address: Professor Jan Herrington (School of Education Murdoch University, WA, Australia)
10.30 - 11.00
Morning Tea, sponsor exhibits and Monday poster display (Foyer)
11.00 - 11.20 Plenary session (Endeavour Room)
Blackboard - the nexus of your enterprise virtual learning environment (VLE)
Ben Carmichael and Chris Eske, Blackboard
Endeavour Room
La Perouse 1
La Perouse 2
Sirius Room 1& 2
3 Full Papers
4 Concise Papers
4 Concise Papers
Monday 11.25 - 12.55

Margot McNeill, Maree Gosper, John Hedberg
Technologies to transform assessment: a study of learning outcomes, assessment and technology use in an Australian university

Christopher Naughton, John Roder, Juliette Smeed
The 'strategic learner' goes digital: Web 2.0 and the implications of assessment when transferring from distance education to online learning

Michael Sankey, Dawn Birch, Michael Gardner
Engaging students through multimodal learning environments: The journey continues

Jennifer Lock, Petrea Redmond
Transforming Pre-service Teacher Curriculum: Observation Through a TPACK Lens

Nicola Westberry
Making sense of learning design: Co-teaching within a blended educational environment

Kathie Goldsworthy, Lynnae Rankine
Learning design strategies for online collaboration: an LMS analysis

Ian Olney, Rosalind Bye, Kristy Coxon, Rachelle Coe, Michelle Bissett
OT's Collaborating in IT: A Team approach to improving learning and teaching using a staged implementation of technology

Khe Foon Hew, Wing Sum Cheung
The relationship between group size and advanced level knowledge construction in asynchronous online discussion environments

Trish Andrews, Belinda Tynan
Why the Student Voice? The Case for Investigating the Distance Learners' Experience of ICT in Distance Education

Julia Wren, John Heyworth, Rachel Bartlett, Alistair Campbell
Improving marking of live performances involving multiple markers

Kelvin Jackson
What value assessment rubrics in shaping students' engagement in asynchronous online discussions?

Helen Farley, Sue Gregory, Allan Ellis, Geoffrey Crisp, Jenny Grenfell, Angela Thomas, Matthew Campbell
Teaching and Learning in Virtual Worlds: Is it worth the effort?
12.55 - 14.00
Lunch, sponsor exhibits and Monday poster display (Foyer)
ascilite Annual General Meeting: (Venue TBA)
Endeavour 1
Endeavour 2
Endeavour 3
La Perouse 1
La Perouse 2
Discovery Room
Sirius Room
1& 2
2 Full Papers
2 Full Papers
2 Full Papers
2 Full Papers
Vendor Presentations
1 Concise & 1 Full Paper
I&T - VW
1 Concise Paper &
2 Concise I&T Papers
14.00 - 15.00

Jenny Waycott, Kathleen Gray, Celia Thompson, Judithe Sheard, Rosemary Clerehan, Joan Richardson, Margaret Hamilton
Transforming assessment in higher education: a participatory approach to the development of a good practice framework for assessing student learning through social web technologies

Lina Pelliccione, Tania Broadley
R U there yet? - Using virtual classrooms to transform teaching practice.

Judith Enriquez
Photo-imaging and Tagging the Act of Studying

Lee Mowbray, Thomas Kerr, Jenny Donald
Minimising the distance, maximising the learning: Successful selection and implementation of an online virtual whiteboard for tutorial sessions

Leeann Whitehair, Meg O'Reilly
Media supported problem-based learning and role-play in clinical nurse education

Martin Andrew
Strategically Maintaining E-Community in a Postgraduate Writing Program

Birgit Loch, Wendy Fisher
Facilitating change - Tablet PC trials across two distance education focused universities

Thomas Cochrane
Twitter Tales: Facilitating international collaboration with mobile web 2.0

Mike Wierzbicki, Ryan O' Hare

Creating a content-rich and integrated eLearning environment with the Pearson suite of products.



Chun Hu, Fyfe Vilma
Impact of a New Curriculum on Pre-Service Teachers' Technical, Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK)

Karen M Scott
A longitudinal study into the transformation of a university teacher's conceptions of, and approach to, elearning

Elaine Huber, Yvette Blount
Using virtual worlds efficiently in a post-graduate business course: Designing an exploratory study

Gail Wilson, Marcus Randall
Implementing and evaluating a 'Next Generation Learning Space' - a pilot study

Glenda Cox
Sustaining innovations in educational technology: Views of innovators at the University of Cape Town

15.00 - 15.30
Afternoon Tea, sponsor exhibits and Monday poster display (Foyer)
Endeavour 1
Endeavour 2
Endeavour 3
La Perouse 1
La Perouse 2
Sirius Room 1& 2
3 Full Papers
3 Full Papers
4 Concise Papers
4 Concise Papers
I&T - VW
3 Full Papers
15.30 - 17.00

Seong Chong Toh, Ahmed Saleh Munassar, Wan Ahmad Jaafar Wan Yahaya
Redundancy Effect in Multimedia Learning: a closer look

Annika Wiklund-Engblom
Exploring Conative Constructs and Self-Regulation of E-Learners: A Mixed Methods Approach

Helen Drury, Janet Jones
Transforming the teaching of report writing in science and engineering through an integrated online learning environment, WRiSE (Write reports in Science and Engineering)

Lorraine Fleckhammer, Lisa Wise
Providing timely and constructive feedback to large online student cohorts

Rachel Boulay, Alex Parisky, Chris Campbell Developing teachers' understanding of molecular biology: Building a foundation for students

Sandra Sacre, Robyn Nash, Jennifer Lock
Development of a resource to promote resilience in international students undertaking health courses

Eunice Sari, Cher Ping Lim, Jeremy Pagram
Professional Knowledge Building in Online Learning Community (OLC): Embracing the Unknown Future

Amanda Davies, John Nixon
Making it real - from the street to the online classroom in police education: what is the impact on student learning?

Anthony Herrington, Judy Schrape, Kim Flintoff, Tama Leaver, Matthew Molineux, Sheena O'Hare
A scholarship program for academic staff to develop exemplary online learning tasks

Deirdre Wilmott
Tinkerers, learning organisations and sustainable innovation

Joan Richardson, Ross Smith, John Lenarcic, Rod McCrohan, Ryan O'Hare
The emergence of social networking through the communal annotations of an e-book system

Linda Corrin, Martin Olmos
Capturing clinical experiences: Supporting medical education through the implementation of an online Clinical Log

Wai Yat Wong, Pauline Howie
Teaching developmental psychology using an interactive online video platform

Shannon Kennedy-Clark
Pre-service Teachers' Perspectives on using Scenario-Based MUVEs in Science Education

Matt Bower, Andrew Cram, Dean Groom
Blended Reality - Issues and Potentials in Combining Virtual Worlds and Face-To-Face Classes

Arafeh Karimi, Yan Peng Lim
Children Engagement and Enjoyment in Digital Narrative

Peter Goodyear, Lina Markauskaite, Shirley Agostinho, Lori Lockyer, James Dalziel, Leanne Cameron
Teachers, technology and design
17.00 - 18.00
Special interest group meetings (Venue TBA)

Tuesday 7 December 2010
@ Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach back to top

8.00 Registration, Sponsors and exhibitors (Foyer)
8.50    Plenary session (Endeavour Room)
Welcome: Dr Caroline Steel     
Sponsor Address Professor James Dalziel, (Professor of Learning Technology and Director of the Macquarie E-Learning Centre Of Excellence (MELCOE) at Macquarie University).

Sharing Good eTeaching Ideas: Lessons from LAMS
9.10 - 9.55 Keynote Address: Dr Lev Gonick (VP, ITS CIO, Case Western Reserve University Cleveland Ohio, USA) -
Building the Smart Connected City: A Platform Vision for the Future of Global Research Challenges, Academics, and Student Engagement
10.00 - 10.30 Invited Speaker: Professor Tom Reeves (Professor Emeritus of Learning, Design, and Technology The University of Georgia USA) - Open Learning Requires Open Minds: The Challenges of Online and Blended Learning Environments for 'Generation Me' Students and their Instructors
10.30 - 11.00
Morning Tea, sponsor exhibits and Tuesday poster display (Foyer)
Endeavour 1
Endeavour 2
Endeavour 3
La Perouse 1
La Perouse 2
Sirius Room 1& 2
3 Full Papers
3 Full Papers
4 Concise Papers
4 Concise Papers
3 Full Papers
11.00 - 12.30

Aik-Ling Tan, Marissa Wettasinghe, Seng-Chee Tan, Mazlan Hassan
Reflection of teaching: A glimpse through the eyes of pre-service science teachers

Chien-Ching Lee, Seng-Chee Tan
Graphical representations and transfer of ideas between multi-draft pre-writing stages

Shane Dawson, Leah Macfadyen, Lori Lockyer, David Mazzochi-Jones
From neural to social: Medical student admissions criteria and engagement in a social learning environment

Lincoln Gill, Barney Dalgarno
How does pre-service teacher preparedness to use ICTs for learning and teaching develop during the first two years of teacher training?

Denise Wood, Alice Dodd
Preparing students and communities for an unknown future with the support of Web 2.0 and CMS technologies

Ping Gao, Seng Chee Tan, Angela Wong, Doris Choy, Longlong Wang
Nurturing preserivce teachers to develop a better understanding of technology-enhanced pedagogy through reflection

Wing Sum Cheung, Khe Foon Hew
Asynchronous Online Discussion: Instructor Facilitation vs. Peer Facilitation

Jennifer McDonell, Mitch Parkes, Belinda Tynan
Virtual tutor support using SMARTHINKING: Preliminary findings

Charlotte Brack, Marie-Paule Van Damme
The wiki factor: scaffolding online learning in groups

Geraldine Lefoe, Dominique Parrish
Strategic leadership capacity development for ICT: Moving beyond learning on the job

Iain Doherty
Aiming for systemic change through an embedded continuing professional development initiative

Julie Willems
Understanding the multidimensional nature of student disadvantage to better inform the provision of 'glocal' learning

Peter Albion, Birgit Loch, Joseph Mula, Jerry Maroulis
Preparedness for flexible access to learning materials: How ready are university students and staff?

Cameron Clark, Paul Gruba
The use of social networking sites for foreign language learning: An autoethnographic study of Livemocha

Christian Voigt, Sandra Barker, Sharron King, Kit Macfarlane, Tim Sawyer, Sheila Scutter
Conceptualising social networking capabilities: connections, objects, power and affect

Geoffrey Crisp, Kristine Elliott, Garry Hoban, Michael Nott, Will Rifkin
Do online activities inspire students in the science disciplines? Engaging students in learning science with online activities: Affordances and limitations     
12.30 - 13.30 
Lunch, sponsor exhibits and Tuesday poster display (Foyer)
ascilite Community Mentoring Programme and Campus Reps Lunch: (Venue TBA)
Endeavour 1
Endeavour 2
Endeavour 3
La Perouse 1
La Perouse 2
Sirius Room 1& 2
LLEP 3 Full Papers
4 Concise Papers
4 Concise Papers
4 Concise Papers
3 Full Papers
3 Concise Papers
13:30 - 15.00

Colin Beer, Ken Clark
Indicators of Engagement

Rebecca Vivian, Alan Barnes
Social networking: from living technology to learning technology?

Rob Phillips, Greg Preston, Pauline Roberts, Wendy Cumming-Potvin, Jan Herrington, Dorit Maor, Maree Gosper
Using academic analytic tools to investigate studying behaviours in technology-supported learning environments

Shannon Johnston
Teacher transformation with eLearning experiences: a case for addressing Personal Practical Theories in academic development

Bonnie Cord, Mike Clements
Managing the transition from the classroom to the workplace: Beyond the duty of care

Deborah Veness
"As simple as possible": the Bones of Curriculum Design

Maria Northcote
Lighting up and transforming online courses: Letting the teacher's personality shine

James Dalziel, Bronwen Dalziel
Using a Learning Design "embed" Function to Disseminate Medical Education Learning Designs

Tabitha Roder, John Roder
olpc - messages for a community approach in education

Alan Soong Swee Kit, Seng Chee Tan
Integrating technology into lessons using a TPACK-based design guide

Choon Lang Gwendoline Quek, Qiyun Wang
Supporting Teachers? Case?based Learning in Technology-mediated Learning Environment

Ardis Cheng, Gregor Kennedy, Edmund Kazmierczak
Using students? visual representations as a window to designing learning tools

Stephane Bouchoucha, Helen Wozniak
Is peer assessment of asynchronous group discussions fostering skills relevant to our future graduates?

Lyndon Walker
Quantifying the benefits of narrated screen capture videos

Garry Hoban, Wendy Nielsen, Charles Carceller
Articulating Constructionism: Learning Science though Designing and Making "Slowmations" (Student-generated Animations)

Meg Colasante
Future-focused learning via online anchored discussion, connecting learners with digital artefacts, other learners, and teachers

Carol Russell, John Paul Posada
Fast and feral: diversity, duplication and evolution in a university LMS

Swee-Kin Loke, Mark Lokman, Michael Winikoff, Jenny McDonald, Rob Wass, Maryam Purvis, Richard Zeng, Christoph Matthaei, Peter Vlugter
Lessons in designing sustainable mobile learning environments

James Oldfield, Andrew Slessor
Shades of Grey: Playing games in the classroom to enhance student learning

Kathy Lynch, Teresa Downer, Deb Hitchen-Holmes
Learning in the first-person: an initial investigation

Jeffrey Brand,
Shelley Kinash, Bond University

Pad-agogy: A quasi-experimental and ethnographic pilot test of the iPad in a blended mobile learning environment.
15.00 -15.30
Afternoon Tea, sponsor exhibits and Tuesday poster display (Foyer)
Endeavour 1
Endeavour 2
Endeavour 3
La Perouse 1
La Perouse 2
Sirius Room 1& 2
3 Full Papers
3 Full Papers
4 Concise Papers
4 Concise Papers
I&T - VW
3 Full Papers
Concise Papers
15.30 - 17.00

Amanda Parker
Designing, adapting and integrating e-portfolio technology as an assessment tool into the curriculum of an internship program

Santhakumari Thanasingam, Sathyan Subbiah
A Case Study on Redesigning a Mechanical Engineering Curriculum to Promote Self-Directed Learning



Sultana Lubna Alam, Catherine McLoughlin
Using digital tools to connect learners: present and future scenarios for citizenship 2.0

Vickel Narayan, Lee Baglow
New Beginnings: Facilitating effective learning through the use of Web 2.0 tools

Nathaniel Ostashewski, Susan Moisey, Doug Reid
Constructionist Principles in Online Teacher Professional Development: Robotics and hands-on activities in the Classroom.

Chris Kilham
Positive Partnerships website: Addressing disability and educational disadvantage in rural Australia

Ayelet Cohen, Jenny McDonald
From paste-up to power-up: supporting students to design a research poster

Brian Landrigan
Using online scenario-based learning modules to assist NESB students studying Corporations Law

Mark Schier, Julie Mulvany, Jillian Shaw
Use of student audio recordings to develop communication skills in a first year physiology unit

Kate Goodwin, Gregor Kennedy, Frank Vetere
Getting together out-of-class: Using technologies for informal interaction and learning

Arianne Rourke, Kathryn Coleman
Knowledge building in 21st Century: learners, learning and educational practice.


Sue Gregory, Mark Lee, Allan Ellis, Brent Gregory, Denise Wood, Mathew Hillier, Matthew Campbell, Jenny Grenfell, Steven Pace, Helen Farley, Angela Thomas, Andrew Cram, Suku Sinnappan, Kerrie Smith, Lyn Hay, Shannon Kennedy-Clark, Ian Warren, Scott Grant, David Crave, Heinz Dreher, Lindy McKeown
Australian higher education institutions transforming the future of teaching and learning through virtual worlds

Barney Dalgarno, Mark J.W. Lee, Lauren Carlson, Sue Gregory, Belinda Tynan
3D immersive virtual worlds in higher education: An Australian and New Zealand scoping study

Andrew Cram, Maree Gosper, Geoff Dick, John Hedberg
Using virtual worlds to elicit differentiated responses to ethical dilemmas

Robyn Nash, Sandra Sacre, Pauline Calleja, Jennifer Lock
Enhancing student learning in the workplace through developing the leadership capabilities of clinical supervisors in the nursing discipline

Shirley Reushle
Preparing for the future: Meeting the needs of tertiary education through the edgeless university

Seng-Chee Tan
School technology leadership? Lessons from empirical research

Richard Wenchao He
Enterprise Architecture Roadmap for the Development of Distance Online Learning Programs in Tertiary Education

17.00 - 18.00
Special interest group meetings (Venue TBA)
19.00 - 23.30

Theme: Maritime
Come dressed:

  • to sit at the Captain's table
  • in Sailor's suit, Beach dress
  • for Harbour cruising or Harbour sports
  • to go Yachting
  • or as a Marine animal

Wednesday 8 December 2010
@ Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach back to top
8.30 Registration, Sponsors and exhibitors (Foyer)         
9.15 - 9.45  

Plenary session (Endeavour Room)
Welcome and housekeeping: Professor Mike Keppell
Invited Speaker: Professor Ron Oliver (Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) Edith Cowan University, WA; Australia) -
Designing for learning in higher education

1 and 2
Endeavour 3
La Perouse 1
La Perouse 2
Sirius Room
1 and 2
2 Full Papers
3 Concise Papers
2 Full Papers
9.50 - 10.50

Thomas Reeves, Susan McKenney, Jan Herrington
Publishing and Perishing: The Critical Importance of Educational Design Research

Anthony McKnight, Gary Hoban, Wendy Nielsen
Animated Storytelling about "My Special Place" to Represent Non-Aboriginal Preservice Teachers' Awareness of "Relatedness to Country"

James Dalziel
What"s new in LAMS



Naomi Augar, Daniel Armstrong, Albert Goodman
Suburb as Site: Virtual collaborative learning for undergraduate photography

Diana Jonas-Dwyer, Anna Nowak, Belinda Shilkin, Fiona Leece
The development of an open web based resource for answering clinical questions: catering to geographically dispersed learners, teachers and clinicians

Tina Bavaro
Technological innovation in action: Transforming the learning landscape for multi-locations through networked interactive whiteboards

Denise Wood, Deborah Richards, Michael Jacobson, Shannon Kennedy-Clark
Scenario-Based Multi-user Virtual Environments (MUVEs) in Education

Barney Dalgarno, Gregor Kennedy, Mark J.W. Lee
Critiquing constructivist theory: (Mis)aligned (mis)application of constructivism in online learning environments    
10.50 - 11.15
Morning Tea, sponsor exhibits (Foyer)
Endeavour 1
Endeavour 2
Endeavour 3
La Perouse 1
La Perouse 2
Sirius Room 1& 2
3 Full Papers
3 Full Papers
3 Concise Papers
I&T - VW
4 Concise Papers
2 Full Papers
11.15 - 12.45

Denise Wood, Alan Barnes, Rebecca Vivian, Sheila Scutter, Frederick Stokes-Thompson
The future may have arrived, but engagement with ICTs is not equal among our diverse "net gen" learners  

Mark McMahon
Ponderers, Sloggers, Slackers and More: Understanding the profiles of student bloggers to help promote academic self-regulation 

Marion Sturges, Jorge Reyna
Use of Vimeo Online Video Sharing Service as a Reflective Tool in Higher Educational Settings.

Hyo-Jeong So, Hyungshin Choi, Weiying Lim, Xiong Yao
New Generation of Student Teachers "Are They Really Different?": A Study on Korean and Singapore Samples

Heidi Tan, Joyce Kwok, Neo Mai, Neo Tse-Kian
Enhancing Student Learning Using Multimedia and Web Technologies: An Authentic Learning Experience in a Malaysian Classroom 

Grace Lynch, Philip Paasuke
Key elements of the tutorial support management model

Natasha Giardina
Designing for successful diffusion: A faculty based approach to enhancing staff use of technologies for effective teaching and learning

Martin Parisio
University teachers' conceptions of learning through online discussion: Preliminary findings 

Kim Blackmore, Paul Compston, Lauren Kane, Diana Quinn, David Cropley
The Engineering Hubs and Spokes Project - Institutional Cooperation in Educational Design and Delivery

Geoffrey Crisp, Mathew Hillier, Shamim Joarder
Assessing students in Second Life - some options 

Phil Blyth, Swee-Kin Loke, Judith Swan
Otago Virtual Hospital: medical students learning to notice clinically salient features

Miriam Tanti, Shannon Kennedy-Clark
MUVEing Slowly: Applying slow pedagogy to a scenario-based virtual environment

Helen Farley 
Teaching first-year studies in religion students in Second Life: UQ Religion Bazaar

Mark Drechsler
Moving Forward with Moodle

Ken Clark, Colin Beer, David Jones
Academic Involvement with the LMS: an exploratory study

Belinda Allen, Alan Crosky, Emma Yench, Louise Lutze-Mann, Peter Blennerhassett, Rebecca Lebard, Pall Thordarson, Krystyna Wilk
A model for transformation - a transdisciplinary approach to disseminating good practice in blended learning in a science faculty

12.45 - 13.30

Lunch and sponsor exhibits (Foyer)         

13.30 - 14.15  Plenary session (Endeavour Room)
Keynote Address: Dr Martin Oliver (Reader in ICT in Education, London Knowledge Lab; Institute of Education, UK) - "Everything I need to know I learnt from World of Warcraft": why we might need to start asking better questions about games, simulations and virtual worlds       
14.15 - 14.45  Prize Giving          
Handover to ascilite 2011