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Journey To The New Frontier: Staff Experience In A Professional Development Program For Digital Dexterity, Renée C. Grant, Courtney A. Shalavin Jan 2019

Journey To The New Frontier: Staff Experience In A Professional Development Program For Digital Dexterity, Renée C. Grant, Courtney A. Shalavin

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Papers

A digitally literate workforce is no longer a choice but an imperative in this current era as organisations seek to develop and enable innovators and shapers of the new digital reality. However, it is not enough to be just digitally literate. Digital dexterity is the new frontier, extending beyond digital literacy by providing individuals with the ability to leverage media, information and technology. In a higher education environment, a digitally dexterous workforce is vital to facilitate innovation in learning and teaching and to keep pace with digital scholarship and research. Developing digital dexterity can be challenging due to varying levels ...


Institutional Technology Adoption And Integration: A Holistic Grass Roots Approach To Inform Institutional Transformation, David Bruce Porter, Kristy Newton, Susan R. Downie, Dave Rigter Jan 2019

Institutional Technology Adoption And Integration: A Holistic Grass Roots Approach To Inform Institutional Transformation, David Bruce Porter, Kristy Newton, Susan R. Downie, Dave Rigter

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Papers

The capability to integrate educational technologies has become increasingly important for higher education institutions to be scalable and competitive. Addressing the barriers and enablers for the adoption of educational technologies can potentially catalyse institutional technology initiatives. To address one university’s technology adoption challenges, an ad hoc group of academic and professional staff, representing information technology, the library, educational design, and faculty units engaged in a collaborative reflection and institutional scan to identify the barriers to adoption and potential solutions.Methods: Beginning in April 2018, the group met fortnightly over three months to map the issues related to supporting technology ...


The Importance Of Impact, Tish Wagner, Michael Organ Jan 2018

The Importance Of Impact, Tish Wagner, Michael Organ

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Papers

A presentation on the importance of impact in regards to research publications - why it matters; how to create impact for a program and school; and how to keep and grow that impact globally through the use of an open access institutional repository. An example of the bepress Digital Commons repository at the University of Wollongong, Australia, is provided.


Residual Stress Effects On Fatigue Crack Growth From A T-Butt Weld Toe, Alan K. Hellier, H. Li, B. G. Prusty, G. M. Pearce, M. Reid, A. M. Paradowska Jan 2018

Residual Stress Effects On Fatigue Crack Growth From A T-Butt Weld Toe, Alan K. Hellier, H. Li, B. G. Prusty, G. M. Pearce, M. Reid, A. M. Paradowska

Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences - Papers: Part A

A350 grade black mild steel is one of the most widely used structural materials in the world, being commonly found in buildings, bridges and offshore structures.Welding is commonly used to join two plates of structural steel and this often takes the form of a T-butt.In addition, other more complex geometrical joints are often simplified for stress analysis purposes by approximating them as 2-D T-butt plate models (e.g. skewed T-joints, cruciform welded joints, tubular welded joints, pipe–plate joints, etc.).However, all such welds are potentially susceptible to fatigue crack initiation and slow but accelerating growth arising as ...


Fracture Toughness Of Cast And Extruded Al6061/15%Al2o3p Metal Matrix Composites, Alan K. Hellier, A. G. Crosky, H. A. Hassan, J. J. Lewandowski Jan 2018

Fracture Toughness Of Cast And Extruded Al6061/15%Al2o3p Metal Matrix Composites, Alan K. Hellier, A. G. Crosky, H. A. Hassan, J. J. Lewandowski

Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences - Papers: Part A

Particulate reinforced metal matrix composites (PRMMCs) are of interest owing to the low cost of their raw materials and their ease of fabrication, making them suitable for applications requiring relatively high-volume production. The improved properties of PRMMCs result from the addition of hard ceramic particles (such as Al2O3 or SiC); the size, shape, volume fraction, interfacial properties and distribution of these (together with the fabrication method) determine the mechanical behaviour of the composite. However, PRMMCs have inferior ductility, toughness and low-cycle fatigue properties compared with unreinforced alloys, often limiting their usefulness in practice. Reinforcements of between 15 volume % and 25 ...


Fracture Toughness Measurement For Aluminium 6061-T6 Using Notched Round Bars, Alan K. Hellier, P. P. Chaphalkar, B. G. Prusty Jan 2017

Fracture Toughness Measurement For Aluminium 6061-T6 Using Notched Round Bars, Alan K. Hellier, P. P. Chaphalkar, B. G. Prusty

Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences - Papers: Part A

Current standard testing methods for determining plane strain fracture toughness (KIc), such as ASTM E399 and ASTM E1820, require a prior estimate of KIc, plus the specimens are large, involve a lot of machining and need fatigue pre-cracking. There is therefore a desire to develop new testing techniques which are simple, as well as cost and time effective. While the use of tensile notched round bars (NRB) test pieces is not novel, dating back to a conference paper by Brown in 1975, relatively few authors have so far attempted this.


Railway Turnout Failure Mode Analysis, H. Li, M. Carkagis, Alan K. Hellier, H. Zhu, J. Mcleod, S. Pannila Jan 2017

Railway Turnout Failure Mode Analysis, H. Li, M. Carkagis, Alan K. Hellier, H. Zhu, J. Mcleod, S. Pannila

Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences - Papers: Part A

A section of New South Wales’ railways rail turnout was removed, since testing revealed that it had become defective and no longer fit-for-purpose (see photos). The University of Wollongong was commissioned to investigate the failure mode of the track section, and to provide a detailed report on the material composition, heat treatment, surface finish, wear and any material defects. Since the turnout is over 25 years old, there are no test certificates or other quality assurance documents available for review.


Measuring Success: Research Online At The University Of Wollongong, Michael K. Organ Mar 2015

Measuring Success: Research Online At The University Of Wollongong, Michael K. Organ

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Papers

With nearly 50,000 submissions and ten million downloads, University of Wollongong’s Research Online repository is one of the largest in the world and continues to grow. As such, it is considered an incredibly successful initiative--, but how does Michael measure success beyond number of objects and downloads? He’ll discuss how his goals and measures of success have changed over time, as well as some of his strategies for sharing successes across and beyond campus.


Guerilla Publishing, Michael K. Organ Mar 2015

Guerilla Publishing, Michael K. Organ

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Papers

The University of Wollongong Archives contains collections which have relevance to the subject of feminism in Austrlalia. Two examples are given - the records of New Opportunities for Women (NOW) 1965-70 set up by Carmelita Steinke, and the archive of artist and filmmaker Mary Callaghan.


What Is And What Should Be Considered A Sotl Output?, Patrick A. Crookes Jan 2015

What Is And What Should Be Considered A Sotl Output?, Patrick A. Crookes

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers: part A

A presentation.


The Transforming Practice Programme: Some Lessons Learned, Patrick A. Crookes Jan 2015

The Transforming Practice Programme: Some Lessons Learned, Patrick A. Crookes

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers: part A

A presentation.


Transforming Practice Programme Sharing And Sustainability Meeting, Patrick A. Crookes Jan 2014

Transforming Practice Programme Sharing And Sustainability Meeting, Patrick A. Crookes

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers: part A

A presentation.


Medical Students' Experience Of A Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship - Lessons Learned, A Bonney, G Albert, J N. Hudson, P J. Knight Jan 2013

Medical Students' Experience Of A Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship - Lessons Learned, A Bonney, G Albert, J N. Hudson, P J. Knight

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers: part A

A poster presented at the 2013 ANZAHPE: Australian and New Zealand Association of Health Professional Educators Annual Conference, Melbourne.


Mitigating Risk: Knowledge Management Initiatives, Toni Lanyon Jan 2012

Mitigating Risk: Knowledge Management Initiatives, Toni Lanyon

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Papers

The following outcomes were achieved: •Big picture view of our systems interoperability •Increased understanding of future systems needs •Improved ability and capacity to trouble - shoot problems •Increased ability to respond to Client needs •Increased collaboration between systems management , operations and delivery


Understanding And Using Advanced Statistics, Jeremy Foster, Emma Barkus, Christian Yavorsky Jan 2006

Understanding And Using Advanced Statistics, Jeremy Foster, Emma Barkus, Christian Yavorsky

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

The spread of sophisticated computer packages and the machinery on which to run them has meant that procedures which were previously only available to experienced researchers with access to expensive machines and research students can now be carried out in a few seconds by almost every undergraduate. Understanding and Using Advanced Statistics provides the basis for gaining an understanding of what these analytic procedures do, when they should be used, and what the results provided signify. This comprehensive textbook guides students and researchers through the transition from simple statistics to more complex procedures with accessible language and illustration.