Reviewer at Emerging Learning Design Conference ELD13
Reviewer for submissiosn to ELD 13 in two streams:
PC member of Learning, Pedagogy, & Technology
PC member of Emerging Technologies
Reviewer - Scientific Committee at WorldSTE2013 - Borneo - World Conference on Science and Technology Education
Reviewer for submissions to the WorldSTE2013 - Borneo - World Conference on Science and Technology Education.
Committee Member (co-opted) at Australian College of Educators (ACE)
Chief investigator at Curtin University - NDRI (National Drug Research Institute)
CI with NHMRC Development Grant proposal - SHAHRP (School Health and Alcohol Harm Reduction Project) Principal Investigator Dr Nyanda McBride.
Key responsibilities (if application is successful) - educational design of the web-based resources, school-based professional development program and student-focussed educational activities to support adoption.
Review Panelist at MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching
The MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) is a peer-reviewed, online publication addressing the scholarly use of multimedia resources in education. The first issue appeared online in July 2005 and included a number of invited papers from various disciplines.
JOLT welcomes papers on all aspects of the use of online multimedia educational resources for learning and teaching. Topics may include, but are not limited to: learning theory and the use of multimedia to improve student learning; instructional design theory and application; online learning and teaching initiatives; use of technology in online education; innovative online learning and teaching practices.
Member at VWWG - Virtual Worlds Working Group
Contributing to discussion and planning of Virtual Worlds related research activity. Co-authorship of papers with other VWWG members.
eLearning Advisor (formerly Lecturer, Instructional Design) at Curtin University
with the Office of DVC Education, Centre for eLearning (formerly School of Remote, Regional and Elearning):
- operational implementation of the Faculty of Humanities Flexible Learning Project 2008-2010.
- Leader ship in Teaching and Learning - Develop, implement and support strategies to meet the goals of the university's Flexible Learning Project;
- Provide expertise in the development of instructional resources using contemporary digital media;
- Provide consultation support and educational advice and guidance to staff on matters related to flexible delivery and learning and the transition from WebCT to Blackboard;
- develop and facilittate workshops and seminars to staff with regards to Tecahing and Learning and the use of educational technologies;
- Undertake research on educational design, online learning, learning theory, and pedagogical practice as applied to the delivery of flexible learning settings.
- Project management of School of Education development of B.Ed (Primary) for Open Universities Australia.
- Completed University ALLY training - support network for GLBTI staff and students
- Completed Recruitment and selection panel training.
- Convenor - Curtin iPad User Group
- Convenor - Curtin 3D MUVE Special Interest Group
- CTL advisor assigned to Health Science (iPad Project Group) and Simulations Group
- eScholar Mentor
- Staff English Language Mentor
Front of House Manager at AEG Ogden
Perth Concert Hall and Government House Ballroom
Management of all front-of-house responsibilities during events, liaising with audience, clients and promoters, managing front-of-house staff, merchandise sales and reconciliation, and chief warden responsibilities in emergencies.
Peer Reviewer at Australasian Journal of Educational Technology
AJET's reviewers are drawn quite widely from ASCILITE's membership, authors of AJET and ASCILITE Conference articles, and occasionally from other researchers with interests and expertise matching the articles to be reviewed. The contribution per reviewer per year is usually in the range 1-3 articles.
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Co-founder at Class Act Theatre Inc
Jointly worked to establish Class Act Theatre - Theatre for Schools. Worked as director and writer in the early stages of development. Still lend a hand when I can with simple operations (FOH, Bar, etc)
Virtual Simulation Advisor at Curtin University
August 2008 - November 2012
- working with the School of Nursing and Midwifery to advise on a research project exploring the development of a 3D MUVE for training.
- convened the Special Interest Group for 3D MUVEs - An interdisciplinary/cross-disciplinary collaboration of academic educators and researchers investigating the benefits of combining skill and knowledge about the use 3D Multi User Virtual Environments within a university setting.
Member at Australian Second Life Educators and Researchers
May 2007 - November 2012
AusSLERs is a growing collaboration between educators and researchers with a shared interest the possibilities of the 3D virtual world called Second Life. My role to date has been to establish the inworld group "AusSLERs" and to construct the website at http://www.ausslers.com
Resource developer at AuthenticLearning.info
July 2012 - October 2012
Development of a dashboard for curated collection of resources to support the work of Professor Jan Herrington in the area of Authentic Learning.
Online Conference Moderator at Global Education Conference
November 2010 - November 2010
"The 2010 Global Education Conference was held November 15 - 19, 2010, online and free. Sessions took place in multiple time zones and multiple languages over the five days. We had 15,028 unique logins and presentations from 62 countries."
"The volunteer moderators for the 2010 Global Education Conference have been absolutely TERRIFIC and we want to recognize them. " (Steve Hargadon - Conference Convenor)
Lecturer/Coordinator - ED448 Drama and Movement K-7 at Curtin University
July 2010 - November 2010
Coordinated elective in B.Ed. (Primary and Early Childhood) program.
Teaching a practical class focussing on the educational applications of Drama and Movement. Included practical workshops and online facilitation of learning activities.
Guest Presenter at The New Media Consortium (NMC)
2007 - 2009
Teaching On the Second Life Stage: Playful Educational Strategies for Serious Purposes (for the 2007 Symposium on Creativity in Second Life)
Angela Thomas (aka Anya Ixchel), University of Sydney
Kim Flintoff (aka Kim Pasternak), Edith Cowan University
evolution | revolution: architectures for participation (for the 2007 Symposium on the Evolution of Communication)
Kim Flintoff (aka Kim Pasternak), Edith Cowan University
Alex Hayes (aka Limitlessness Infinity), NSW Flexible Learning
Dramatically Different: Strategies for Socially-Engaged Learning in Virtual Worlds (for the 2009 Symposium on New Media and Learning)
Kim Flintoff (aka Kim Pasternak), Curtin University of Technology
Training and Online Services at Presbyterian Ladies College
July 2008 - December 2008
Resource Development and Professional Support in eLearning and technology assisted learning.
Lecturer/Tutor/University Colleague at Edith Cowan University
February 2006 - December 2008
Lecturer and tutor in Interdisciplinary Practice and Cultural History and Theory for the Contemporary Performance course in the School of Contemporary Arts. Additionally, tutoring in Primary and Drama education and working as a University Colleague supporting pre-service teachers. Also on the Second Life Working Party to establish a Second Life presence for the university.
VIS2226 - Cultural History and Theory 3
PER3202 - Interdisciplinary Practice 3
CPP3102 - Curriculum Decision Making and Pedagogical Practices: Drama Education
VIS2227- Contemporary Culture in the Digital Age (CHAT4)
DSE4144 - Advanced Studies in Performance: Process, Drama and Information Technology
EDU4201 - Foundations of Primary Education: Classroom Management
DSE1115 - Drama Education in the Primary Context
Also acting as University Colleague to preservice teachers during the school based practicum and invigilation during examinations.
University Supervisor at Murdoch University
July 2008 - November 2008
Supervision of pre-service K-12 teachers in school-based practice.
External Examiner at Charles Sturt University
December 2007 - December 2007
External examination of BA (Hons) thesis.
Relief Teacher at BettaStaff
2006 - 2007
Worked for Betta Staff agency being placed in a variety of secondary and primary schools across the the Perth metropolitan area.
Co-chair/Facilitator at International Drama/Theatre and Education Association
2001 - 2007
Served as joint chair of the Special Interest Group on Drama and New Media convened at the International Drama/Theatre and Education Association (IDEA) World Congress. Bergen, Norway 2001 - Ottawa, Canada 2004 - Hong Kong 2007.
Lecturer/Tutor at Queensland University of Technology
2005 - 2005
Lecturer and Tutor in:
- Process Drama;
- Drama for Community Cultural Development
- Studies in Directing
for the School of Performance Studies in the Creative Industries Faculty
Course Writer/Content Developer at Queensland University of Technology
2005 - 2005
Developed the content and the instructional design for a post-graduate research training module for the Australian Technology Network of Universities, Modules Online for Research Education.
Details of program - Practice-led research for Arts, Media and Design- http://research.curtin.edu.au/local/docs/graduate/ATN-MORE_Flyer_PracLed.pdf
Teacher at DET
April 1999 - February 2005
1999-2000 - taught at John Curtin College of the Arts, Fremantle. Principal duties as Drama teacher, also taught Dance, English and Early Childhood Studies.
2000-2004 - taught at John Forrest SHS, Embleton. Principal duties as teacher in charge of Drama, also took responsibilities to serve as Assembly Co-ordinator, Staff representative on School Council, Virtual Campus Developer, Bullying and Student Welfare Committee, Mind Matters committee, Occupational Health and Safety Committee. Developed Integrated Arts Journal project with Andrew Frost. Established Seen and Heard Youth (SHY) Theatre.
2005 - taught Drama at Rossmoyne SHS
Lecturer/Tutor at Edith Cowan University
2004 - 2004
Lecturer and Tutor in:
- Drama as a Process of Learning
- Teaching Secondary Drama
for the department of Drama Education, School of Education.
University Supervisor(Colleague) at Edith Cowan University
2002 - 2004
Supervised pre-service Drama teachers on professional practicum for the Office of Professional Practice, School of Education.
Stage Manager, mechanist, runner at Perth International Arts Festival
1986 - 1990