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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 ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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