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Conference Presentations

Rourke A, 2018, 'Teaching International students (TIS): Lessons learnt', presented at The 2018 AARE National Conference, Sydney University, Camperdown NSW 2006, 02 December 2018 - 06 December 2018

Rourke A; Snepvangers K; Hadidi S, 2017, 'Usability evaluation of GeoGebra: Learning maths through visual representation. Education: What’s politics got to do with it?', presented at ‘Education: What’s politics got to do with it?’ Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE), Canberra, ACT, 26 November 2017 - 30 November 2017, https://www.aare.edu.au/publications/aare-conference-papers/show/12380/usability-evaluation-of-geogebra-learning-maths-through-visual-representation

Snepvangers K; Rourke A; Venables E; Lewer-Fletcher A, 2016, 'New Approaches to the Development of Professional Identity: Building a Bank of Dilemmas', presented at Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) Conference: WIL 2020 Pushing the Boundaries, Macquarie University, Sydney, 27 September 2016 - 30 September 2016, http://prezi.com/xewwtx_z7lnu/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

Rourke AJ, 2014, 'Case Study for Personalizing eLearning: Visual Learners in a Virtual Learning Environment?', presented at The South East Asia-Pacific Regional Congress of the International Society for Art Education (InSEA) Views, Values and Visions in Art and Art Education, Melbourne, Australia, 14 October 2014 - 16 October 2014

Rees VD; Rourke AJ, 2014, 'Models for Researching the Visual and Their Implications to Higher Education Teaching and Learning', Vol. 22, pp. 1 - 12, presented at 2014 Learning Conferend, New York City, 14 July 2014 - 17 July 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.18848/1447-9494/CGP/v22i03/48618

Rourke AJ, 2012, 'Threshold concept: overcoming the stumbling blocks to learning design history and colour theory in higher education.', presented at Sixth International Conference on Design Principles and Practice, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 20 January 2012 - 22 January 2012

Rourke AJ, 2012, 'E-assessment: The role of Peer and Self-review can play towards enhancing student learning', presented at Technology, Knowledge and Society, Eighth International Conference, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 16 January 2012 - 18 January 2012

Rourke AJ, 2011, 'Providing transparency in assessment and learning in VLE: The role of mind maps, iconography and metaphor to teach the predominately visual learner', presented at Changing Demands, Changing Directions (ASCILITE), Wrest Point Casino, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 04 December 2011 - 07 December 2011

Rourke AJ, 2011, 'Assessment for learning research and writing skills through scaffolded online peer review', presented at EduLearn 11, International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, 04 July 2011 - 06 July 2011

Rourke AJ, 2011, 'Online peer review and scaffolding for learning research and writing skills', presented at The game has changed: CCA-EDUCAUSE, Australasian 2011 Conferenc, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, 03 April 2011 - 06 April 2011

Rourke AJ; Rourke, Coleman & Allen , 2011, 'Actively engaging the visual learning in the virtual learning environment: A case study for personalizing elearning for the Postgraduate coursework student in art and design', presented at The Seventh International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, University of the Basque Country, Vizcaya, Spain., 25 March 2011 - 27 March 2011

Rourke AJ; Coleman KS, 2010, 'Testing assumption about the digital native in emerging technologies of the visual learner in higher education', presented at Curriculum, Technology, and transformation for an unknown future, ASCILITE, The University of Technology Sydney, The University of Queensland & Charles Sturt University, 05 December 2010 - 08 December 2010

Rourke AJ, 2010, 'Knowledge building in 21st Century: learners, learning and educational practice', presented at Curriculum, Technology & Transformation for an Unknown Future. The 27th ASCILITE annual conference, University of Technology, Sydney, 05 December 2010 - 08 December 2010

Rourke AJ, 2010, 'Art education 2.0: Participation, innovation and creativity in the digitised classroom.', presented at The South East Asia-Pacific Regional Congress of the International Society for Art Education (InSEA) Views, Values and Visions in Art and Art Education, Melbourne, Australia, 14 October 2010 - 16 October 2010

Rourke AJ, 2010, 'Online peer review and scaffolding for learning research and writing skills', presented at Assessment of and for Learning, UNSW, Kensington, 17 September 2010 - 17 September 2010

Rourke AJ; O Connor Z, 2010, 'Investigating the Implications of a Study on First Year Design Student’s Visual literacy Skills and Learning Style Modalities to Art and Design in Secondary Education', presented at 17th International Conference on Learning, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, 06 July 2010 - 09 July 2010

Rourke AJ, 2010, 'Embedding threshold concepts into first year design history: Can we transform students understanding?', presented at 3rd Biennial Threshold Concepts Symposium, Exploring transformative dimensions of threshold concepts, UNSW, Sydney, Australia, 01 July 2010 - 02 July 2010

Rourke AJ, 2010, 'Visual literacy levels and predominant learning modalities among undergraduate design students: A longitudinal study', presented at Eighth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 29 June 2010 - 02 July 2010

Rourke AJ, 2010, 'The expectations-reality interface: Visual literacy levels, predominant learning modalities and preferences among first year design students', presented at Aspiration, Access, Achievement, 13th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education, Deakin University, Adelaide, 27 June 2010 - 30 June 2010

Rourke AJ, 2010, 'Visual literacy levels and predominant learning modality among first year design students: The influence of teaching intervention', presented at Design Conference 2010, University of Illinois, Chicago, 13 February 2010 - 15 February 2010

Rourke AJ, 2010, 'A learner support system: Scaffolding to enhance digital learning', presented at Sixth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Free University Berlin, Germany, 15 January 2010 - 17 January 2010

Rourke AJ, 2009, 'An emancipating space: reflective and collaborative blogging', presented at ASCILITE, Same places, Different spaces, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 06 December 2009 - 09 December 2009

Rourke AJ, 2009, 'Recommendations for interventions in the visual domain: A study of undergraduate design students’ visual literacy skills and predominate learning styles', presented at ACUAD, Griffith University, Brisbane, 30 September 2009 - 02 October 2009

Rourke AJ, 2009, 'Scaffolding learning, Engaging students and Teacher praise in the TELT Environment', presented at Learning and Teaching Forum 09, Australian Learning and Teaching Council, University of New South Wales, Kensington, 11 September 2009 - 11 September 2009

Rourke AJ; O Connor Z, 2009, 'Look before you leap: testing assumptions on visual literacy and predominate learning style modalities of undergraduate design students in Australia and New Zealand', Vol. 16, pp. 33 - 46, presented at The Sixteenth International Conference on Learning, University of Barcelona, Spain, 01 July 2009 - 04 July 2009

Rourke AJ; O Connor Z, 2009, 'Visual Literacy and Predominant Learning Modality among Design Students in Australia: The Challenge for Educators', presented at 3rd International Conference on Design Principles and Practice, Technology University Berlin, Germany, 15 February 2009 - 17 February 2009

Rourke AJ, 2009, 'Visual Literacy and Predominate Learning Modality among design students in Australia: The challenge for educators', presented at Design 09, 3rd International Conference on Design Principles and Practice, Technology University Berlin, Germany, 15 February 2009 - 17 February 2009

Rourke AJ; Coleman KS, 2009, 'Interactive and collaborative learning in a e-learning environment: Using the peer review process to teach writing and research skills to Postgraduate students', presented at Technology 09, 5th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Huntsville, Alabama, 30 January 2009 - 01 February 2009

Rourke AJ, 2008, 'Did I tell you its anonymous? The triumphs and pitfalls of online peer review', presented at ASCILITE, Same places, Different spaces, Deakin University, Melbourne, 30 November 2008 - 03 December 2008

Rourke AJ, 2008, 'I can see it but I don’t understand it! Integrating visual literacy skills with domain specific knowledge in a higher education design history curriculum', presented at 6th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Faith University, Istanbul, Turkey, 15 July 2008 - 18 July 2008

Rourke AJ, 2008, 'It’s more than just identify, it’s comprehending! Developing visual literacy skills within a design history curriculum in higher education', presented at 15th International Conference on Learning, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, 03 June 2008 - 06 June 2008

Rourke AJ, 2008, 'To be or not to be a visually literate design student, does teaching design history mean teaching visually literacy skills?', presented at Design Conference 08, 2nd International Conference on Design Principles and Practice, University of Miami Conference Centre, Florida, USA, 09 January 2008 - 11 January 2008

Rourke AJ, 2007, 'Peer review and the Postgraduate coursework student', presented at E-Learning Symposium 2007, RMIT, Melbourne, 03 December 2007 - 05 December 2007

Rourke AJ, 2007, 'Teaching novices design history via worked examples', presented at Regenerate, Engage, Experiment, 10th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference, Queensland University of Technology, 04 July 2007 - 07 July 2007

Rourke AJ, 2007, 'Using WebCt Vista to supervise Postgraduate coursework research projects across multiple countries.', presented at Blackboard Summit Asia 2007, Singapore Management University Singapore, 28 May 2007 - 29 May 2007

Rourke AJ, 2000, 'Afternoon tea with Lulu: An historical perspective of late 19th century designer education', presented at Designing Minds Symposium, Current issues in Craft, Design and Industry, Louis Laybourne Smith School of Architecture and Design, University of South Australia, Adelaide, 21 July 2000 - 22 July 2000

Rourke AJ, 1997, 'Art & Corporate Identity', presented at Objects of Belonging’ International Conference, State Library of NSW, organised by the Research Centre in Intercommunal Studies, University of Western Sydney, 10 October 1997 - 11 October 1997


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