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Learning Technology Unit, Faculty Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland
I'm currently Director of a Learning Technology Unit at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Basically our unit supports the Faculty with its flexible and distance learning needs. My research interests center on provision of continuing professional development for staff who want to use technologies in their teaching.
Evaluating the impact of educational technology professional development upon adoption of Web 2.0 tools in teaching
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2011)
Our paper reports upon and critically analyses findings from a two-year research project into the provision of continuing professional development for making purposeful use of Web 2.0 tools in teaching. Based on our research, we make recommendations ...
Topics: Professional Development
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 310–312
Our paper outlines an initiative to achieve systemic change in the teaching culture of a faculty through providing staff with teaching supports and resources embedded within the University’s reward and recognition processes. We explain why this...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1157–1164
This paper suggests that there is a problem with the quality of e-learning content and shows that one solution to the problem is to return to the question of the quality of teaching and learning. We have well established criteria for effective face...
Journal of Learning Design Vol. 7, No. 3 pp. 1–15
This paper critically reflects on the pedagogical approach underlying a professional development course in eLearning. The aim of the course was to teach faculty based eLearning officers the necessary practical and theoretical skills to fulfil their...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1807–1812
Our paper is a progress report on the provision of professional development workshops for educators within an institute of higher education. The aim of the workshops is to teach educators the necessary theoretical and practical skills to enable them ...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 24, No. 1 (2010) pp. 91–106
We outline the project management tactics that we developed in praxis in order to manage elearning projects and show how our tactics were enhanced through implementing project management techniques from a formal project management methodology. Two...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 305–309
We will show how we have tried to drive systemic change in the teaching culture of a Faculty through the provision of online continuing professional development resources firmly embedded in the University’s reward and recognition processes....
Authentic Tasks and Authentic Experiences: Two Dimensions for Delivering Effective Professional Development
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1167–1172
Drawing on longitudinal research into the delivery of effective continuing professional development workshops, we present the case that whilst workshops lead to a positive learning experience and to participants achieving intended learning outcomes, ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1735–1740
The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland has developed a suite of online professional development modules together with an ePortfolio to support Faculty in their academic practice. As part of this project the Learning ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 627–632
Our paper presents the initial plan and theoretical groundwork for the rapid development of elearning solutions using Web 2.0 applications and services. The development of this model has been a collaborative venture and we outline the particular...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 347–352
Our paper presents an e-learning project to deliver Interprofessional Education across four schools at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland. We explain the nature of interprofessional learning before outlining how we...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 4094–4099
Key stakeholders from across a Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences were drawn together to form an E-Learning Reference Group. The purpose of the E-Learning Reference Group was to provide advice to the Faculty’s Learning Technology Unit on a range ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2799–2804
This paper describes the theoretical foundations of an online course to teach clinical educators how to convert a traditional face-to-face course for either flexible or distance delivery. We describe the process of course creation from...
Journal of Learning Design Vol. 2, No. 2 (2007) pp. 83–104
This paper describes the theoretical foundations of an online course to teach clinical educators how to convert a traditional face-to-face course for either flexible or distance delivery. We describe the design research approach to the creation of...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 364–366
We present a project that involves undergraduate nursing students working in small groups using a wiki to develop a collaborative glossary of health specific terminology. We locate our research – using a randomized control trial – within the...
Factors For A Successful International Collaboration To Develop An Evidence Based Practice E-Learning Course
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2597–2607
In this paper we present the case of an international collaborative development of an e-learning course in Evidence Based Practice. We provide the background to the project and then consider the development in terms of the reasons for collaborating;...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 864–871
Our paper presents the foundations and initial findings of a projected three-year research project that commenced in June 2008. The project focuses on the provision of staff development workshops – in this case Blogs, Wikis, and Social Bookmarking – ...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2007 (2007) pp. 219–222
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 1713–1718
Abstract: This paper presents a case study on the second implementation of an e-portfolio in an undergraduate nursing course and considers the e-portfolio implementation in light of Gartner’s Hype Cycle (Fenn, Raskino, & Gammage, 2009). The e...
The challenges and opportunities for professional societies in higher education in Australasia: A PEST analysis
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2012)
Professional societies, established to support academic and professional staff in higher education, need to be vigilant of regional and international trends that affect their core business. In this paper, we provide an analysis of political,...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 34, No. 5 (Nov 25, 2018)
The integration of social media into higher education is having a significant impact on learning and teaching. As they become enmeshed in the fabric of academia, they are also becoming a site of contestation, especially in relation to teaching and...
Incorporating Wiki Technology in a Traditional Biostatistics Course: Effects on University Students' Collaborative Learning, Approaches to Learning and Course Performance
Journal of Information Technology Education Vol. 16, No. 1 (2017) pp. 285–299
Aim/Purpose: To investigate the effectiveness of incorporating wiki technology in an undergraduate biostatistics course for improving university students' collaborative learning, approaches to learning, and course performance. Methodology: During a...
Iain Doherty; Margaret Hansen; Lloyd McCann; George Oosthuizen; Karina McHardy; Sam Greig; Tom Pasley; John Windsor
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5865–5870
This paper reports on a research project conducted at the Advanced Clinical Skills Centre, University of Auckland, to determine whether the provision of a carefully engineered integrated virtual reality simulator for male and female urinary catheter ...
A Qualitative Study on How Health Professional Students and Their PBL Facilitators Perceive the Use of Mobile Devices during PBL
Lap Ki Chan; Susan M. Bridges; Iain Doherty; Manwa L. Ng; Jun Jin; Neel Sharma; Nam Kiu Chan; Henrietta Yan Yu Lai
Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (April 2015) pp. 83–95
Mobile devices are increasingly being used by undergraduate students to access online information in the problem-based learning (PBL) process, initially in the self-directed phase, and more recently within face-to-face tutorials. This qualitative...