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Researcher: Bossu, CM (Dr Carina Bossu)

Fields of Research

Higher Education
Education Systems
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Education Policy

Research Objectives

Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Teacher and Instructor Development
Education and Training
Learner and Learning
School/Institution Policies and Development
Resourcing of Education and Training Systems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Feasibility Protocol for OER Adoption; Higher Education Technology Agenda (Theta): The Edge of the World
A national strategy to promote Open Educational Practices in higher education in Australia; 33rd International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education
Academic professional development for effective e-learning: a possible framework for Brazil; International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning
Adoption, use and management of Open Educational Resources
ASCILITE Fellow Award
Attrition in the Digital Age: Reminders from the Literature; Outlooks and Opportunities in Blended and Distance Learning
Building capacity for open educational practices in Australian higher education; Zhongguo Yuancheng Jiaoyu (China Distance Education)
Capacity building for OEP in Australian HE; OE Global Conference 2017
Capacity-building for the adoption of OEP in higher education; Open Education Global Conference 2015
Capacity-building in open education: an Australian approach; Open Praxis
Conversations from south of the equator: challenges and opportunities in OER across broader Oceania; RUSC (Universities and Knowledge Society Journal)
Developing Australian Academics’ Capacity: Supporting the Adoption of Open Educational Practices in Curriculum Design
Do Open Educational Resources represent additional challenges or advantages to the current climate of change in the Australian higher education sector?; Ascilite 2012
Educational Policy and Open Educational Practice in Australian Higher Education; Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education
Educação Aberta: Perspectivas internacionais e da Australia (Open Education: Australian and International Perspectives); Adesão de instituições do Paraná ao Programa Paranaense de Práticas e Recursos Educacionais Abertos
Educação continuada e a EAD [Continuing education in distance education]; Educação a Distância: O Estado da Arte [Distance Education: The State of Art]
Enabling open education in Australia by supporting open licensing decisions; 2017 ODLAA Conference: Expanding Horizons in Open & Distance Learning
Enabling Open Education: A Feasibility Protocol for Australian Higher Education; MOOCs and Open Education Around the World
Enhancing the sharing of learning and teaching resources at UTAS; Teaching Matters 2016: Transforming Practice Through Innovation and Partnerships
Equity considerations for open educational resources in the glocalization of education; Distance Education
Feasibility Protocol for OER and OEP: A decision making tool for higher education
Framework for Open Education at Swinburne University of Technology
OER based capacity building to overcome staff equity and access issues in higher education; ASCILITE2017: 34th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education
OERs: new media on the learning landscape; On the Horizon
Open access education at the University of Tasmania: MOOCs and beyond; 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Open Education and the Australian Context
Open Education Award for Excellence 2017
Open education down under: Some national and institutional initiatives; Open Education Week
Open Education Licensing – making online education really work; 33rd International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education
Open Education Licensing: A toolkit for achieving openness in the global education market; 33rd International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education
Open Educational Practices in Australia; Open Educational Resources: Policy, Costs and Transformation
Open educational practices in Australia: a first-phase national audit of higher education; International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning
Opening up Down Under: The role of open educational resources in promoting social inclusion in Australia; Distance Education
Pacific leaders in open, online and distance learning; Journal of Learning for Development
Playing catch-up: Investigating public and institutional policies for OER practices in Australia; The Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning
Práticas Educacionais Abertas na Austrália (Translated: Open Educational Practices in Australia); Núcleo Para o Desenvolvimento de Tecnologia e Ambientes Educacionais (NPT) on REA e MOOCs
Reporting the evidence: opportunities and challenges of OER adoption in Australia; 25th ICDE World Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education
Sharing learning resources to meet Teaching Performance Expectations: an institutional significance project; Teaching Matters 2014
Some Examples of Best Practice in Open Educational Resources
Southern Hemisphere Open Educational Practices: a comparative analysis between Australia and Brazil; OE Global Conference 2017
Southern Skies Distance Education Academic Exchange Project: Building a Community of Practice; Global Challenges and Perspectives in Blended and Distance Learning
Special Section: OER Initiatives in Oceania; Universities and Knowledge Society Journal (RUSC)
Supporting the adoption of Open Educational Practices through capacity building; 31st Ascilite Conference - Rhetoric and Reality: Critical perspectives on educational technology
The need for Open Educational Practices policies to transform Australian higher education; 2017 ODLAA Conference: Expanding Horizons
The potential role of Open Educational Practice Policy in transforming Australian Higher Education; Open Praxis
Toward an Open Empowered Learning Model of pedagogy in higher education; Open Learning and Formal Credentialing in Higher Education: Curriculum Models and Institutional Policies
UTAS' Open Educational Practices developments: Past, present and future; 30th Ascilite Conference
Winner of the New Researcher: One to Watch competition

Research Projects

Adoption, use and management of Open Educational Resources to enhance teaching and learning in Australia; Australian Learning and Teaching Council Limited (ALTC)
Developing Australian academics' capacity: supporting the adoption of Open Educational Practices into curriculum design; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Effective open licensing policy and practice for Australian universities: making online education really work; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Students, universities and open education; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)

Research Candidate Supervision

Defining value for the sustainability of open education practices in higher education
Understanding the Australian experience of engaging with Open Educational Practice- factors influencing the creation, adoption and sharing of Open Educational Resources