Associate Professor Robert Ellis

Associate Professor

F07 - Carslaw Building
The University of Sydney


Selected grants

2015

  • Modelling complex learning spaces; Ellis R, Goodyear P, Fisher K, Marmot A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2014

  • Towards a model of learnig space - physical and virtual integration; Ellis R; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2012

  • Learning Technology and the Learning Sciences; Goodyear P, Kay J, Jacobson M, Reimann P, Freebody P, Martin J, Dong A, Calvo R, Kummerfeld R, Shaw T, Yacef K, Ellis R, Sharma M, Bobis J, Taylor C, Maton K, Markauskaite L, Chan C, Dey A, Dillenbourg P, Kapur M, Laurillard D, Linn M, Luckin R, Ohlsson S, Pea R, Williams M; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).

2009

  • Learning through inquiry in Higher Education; Goodyear P, Ellis R, Prosser M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2005

  • Learning through online and co-present discussion in higher education: expectations, experiences and outcomes; Goodyear P, Ellis R, Prosser M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Blended learning in schools, TAFE and universities: experience, principles, patterns and practice; Goodyear P, Prosser M, Ellis R, Blackwell S, Blackwell S, McNeill M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

Selected publications

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Books

  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P. (2010). Students experiences of e-learning in higher education: the ecology of sustainable innovation. New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.

Book Chapters

  • Bliuc, A., Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2017). The role of students' social identities in fostering high-quality learning in higher education. In Kenneth I. Mavor, M. J. Platow & B. Bizumic (Eds.), Self and social identity in educational contexts, (pp. 211-222). UK: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Fisher, K. (2017). Translating translational research on space design from the health sector to higher education � lessons learnt and challenges revealed. In L. Carvalho, P. Goodyear, M. de Laat (Eds.), Place-based spaces for networked learning, (pp. 225-241). New York: Routledge.
  • Ellis, R. (2014). University Student Experiences of Inquiry and Technologies. In Maree Gosper, Dirk Ifenthaler (Eds.), Curriculum Models for the 21st Century: Using Learning Technologies in Higher Education, (pp. 371-388). New York: Springer.
  • Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2010). Expanding Conceptions of Study, Context and Educational Design. In R Sharpe, H Beetham and S de Freitas (Eds.), Rethinking Learning for a Digital Age: How Learners are Shaping their Own Experiences, (pp. 100-113). New York & Oxon: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Calvo, R., Ellis, R., Carroll, N., Markauskaite, L. (2007). Informing eLearning software development processes with the student experience of learning. In Angela Brew & Judyth Sachs (Eds.), Transforming a university: the scholarship of teaching and learning in practice, (pp. 175-185). NSW, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2007). The development of epistemic fluency: learning to think for a living. In Angela Brew & Judyth Sachs (Eds.), Transforming a university: the scholarship of teaching and learning in practice, (pp. 57-68). NSW, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Ellis, R. (2004). Supporting Genre-Based Literacy Pedagogy With Technology - The Implications For The Freaming And Classification Of The Pedagogy. In Ravelli, L and Ellis, A (Eds.), Analysing academic writing: Conceptualized Frameworks, (pp. 210-232). London: Continuum.

Journals

  • Pardo, A., Han, F., Ellis, R. (2017). Combining University Student Self-Regulated Learning Indicators and Engagement with Online Learning Events to Predict Academic Performance. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 10(1), 82-92. [More Information]
  • Matthew, S., Ellis, R., Taylor, R. (2017). Evaluating the Quality of Veterinary Students' Experiences of Learning in Clinics. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 44(2), 369-380. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Han, F., Pardo, A. (2017). Improving Learning Analytics - Combining Observational and Self-Report Data on Student Learning. Educational Technology and Society, 20(3), 158-169.
  • Ellis, R., Bliuc, A. (2016). An exploration into first-year university students' approaches to inquiry and online learning technologies in blended environments. British Journal of Educational Technology, 47(5), 970-980. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P. (2016). Context and Implications Document for: Models of learning space: integrating research on space, place and learning in higher education. Review of Education, 4(2), 192-194. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P. (2016). Models of learning space: integrating research on space, place and learning in higher education. Review of Education, 4(2), 149-191. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R. (2016). Qualitatively different university student experiences of inquiry: Associations among approaches to inquiry, technologies and perceptions of the learning environment. Active Learning in Higher Education, 17(1), 13-23. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Pardo, A., Han, F. (2016). Quality in blended learning environments - Significant differences in how students approach learning collaborations. Computers & Education, 102, 90-102. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R. (2016). Students' approaches to groupwork in a blended course, associations with perceptions of the online environment and academic achievement - when is learning engaged? Education and Information Technologies, 21(5), 1095-1112. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R. (2014). Quality experiences of inquiry in blended contexts - university student approaches to inquiry, technologies, and conceptions of learning. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (Online), 30(3), 273-283.
  • Ellis, R., Weyers, M., Hughes, J. (2013). Campus-based student experiences of learning technologies in a first-year science course. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44(5), 745-757. [More Information]
  • Aditomo, A., Goodyear, P., Bliuc, A., Ellis, R. (2013). Inquiry-based learning in higher education: principal forms, educational objectives, and disciplinary variations. Studies in Higher Education, 38(9), 1239-1258. [More Information]
  • Bliuc, A., Casey, G., Bachfischer (previously Zmijewska), A., Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2012). Blended learning in vocational education: teachers' conceptions of blended learning and their approaches to teaching and design. Australian Educational Researcher, 39(2), 237-257. [More Information]
  • Barrett, B., Higa, C., Ellis, R. (2012). Emerging university student experiences of learning technologies across the Asia Pacific. Computers & Education, 58(4), 1021-1027. [More Information]
  • Trigwell, K., Ellis, R., Han, F. (2012). Relations between students' approaches to learning, experienced emotions and outcomes of learning. Studies in Higher Education, 37(7), 811-824. [More Information]
  • Matthew, S., Taylor, R., Ellis, R. (2012). Relationships between students' experiences of learning in an undergraduate internship programme and new graduates' experiences of professional practice. Higher Education, 64(4), 529-542. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Bliuc, A., Goodyear, P. (2012). Student experiences of engaged enquiry in pharmacy education: digital natives or something else? Higher Education, 64(5), 609-626. [More Information]
  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Piggott, L. (2011). A Blended Learning Approach to Teaching Foreign Policy: Student Experiences of Learning Through Face-to-Face and Online Discussion and their Relationship to Academic Performance. Computers & Education, 56(3), 856-864. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Bliuc, A., Ellis, M. (2011). High school students' experiences of learning through research on the Internet. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 27(6), 503-515. [More Information]
  • Matthew, S., Ellis, R., Taylor, R. (2011). New graduates' conceptions of and approaches to veterinary professional practice, and relationships to achievement during undergraduate internship programme. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 16(2), 167-182. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Barrett, B., Higa, C., Bliuc, A. (2011). Students Experiences of Learning Technologies Across the Asia Pacific Region. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 20(1), 103-117. [More Information]
  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Hendres, D. (2011). The role of social identification as university student in learning: relationships between students' social identity, approaches to learning and academic achievement. Educational Psychology, 31(5), 559-574. [More Information]
  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Hendres, D. (2011). Understanding student learning in context: relationships between university students' social identity, approaches to learning and academic performance. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 26(3), 417-433. [More Information]
  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Piggott, L. (2010). Learning through face-to-face and online discussions: Associations between students' conceptions, approaches and academic performance in political science. British Journal of Educational Technology, 41(3), 512-524. [More Information]
  • Calvo, R., Ellis, R. (2010). Students' conceptions of tutor and automated feedback in professional writing. Journal of Engineering Education, 99(4), 427-438.
  • Matthew, S., Taylor, R., Ellis, R. (2010). Students' experiences of clinic-based learning during a final year veterinary internship programme. Higher Education Research and Development, 29(4), 389-404. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Ginns, P., Piggott, L. (2009). E-learning in higher education: some key aspects and their relationship to approaches to study. Higher Education Research and Development, 28(3), 303-318. [More Information]
  • Ginns, P., Ellis, R. (2009). Evaluating the quality of e-learning at the degree level in the student experience of blended learning. British Journal of Educational Technology, 40(4), 652-663. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Hughes, J., Weyers, M., Riding, P. (2009). University teacher approaches to design and teaching and concepts of learning technologies. Teaching and Teacher Education, 25(1), 109-117. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Calvo, R., Prosser, M. (2008). Engineering students' conceptions of and approaches to learning through discussions in face-to-face and online contexts. Learning and Instruction, 18(3), 267-282. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Freeman, M., Bell, A. (2008). Referencing as Evidence of Student Scholarliness and Academic Readiness. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Law and Education, 13(1), 83-98.
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Smith-Brillant, M., Prosser, M. (2008). Student experiences of problem-based learning in pharmacy: conceptions of learning, approaches to learning and the integration of face-to-face and on-line activities. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 13(5), 675-692. [More Information]
  • Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2008). University students' approaches to learning: rethinking the place of technology. Distance Education, 29(2), 141-152. [More Information]
  • Calvo, R., Carroll, N., Ellis, R. (2007). Curriculum Central: A portal system for the academic enterprise. International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Lifelong Learning, 17(1), 43-56. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Taylor, C., Drury, H. (2007). Learning science through writing: associations with prior conceptions of writing and perceptions of a writing program. Higher Education Research and Development, 26(3), 297-311.
  • Ellis, R., Jarkey, N., Mahony, M., Peat, M., Sheely, S. (2007). Managing quality improvement of eLearning in a large, campus-based university. Quality Assurance in Education, 15(1), 9-23. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R. (2007). Minimum indicators to assure quality of LMS-supported blended learning. Journal of Educational Technology and Society, 10(2), 60-70. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R. (2007). Necessary but insufficient indicators to assure the quality of learning supported by learning management systems. Journal of Educational Technology and Society, 10(2), 50-70.
  • Ginns, P., Ellis, R. (2007). Quality in blended learning: Exploring the relationships between On-line and Face-to-face Teaching and Learning. Internet and Higher Education, 10(1), 53-64. [More Information]
  • Bliuc, A., Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2007). Research Focus and Methodological Choices in Studies into Students' Experiences of Blended Learning in Higher Education. Internet and Higher Education, 10(4), 231-244. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., O'Hara, A., Prosser, M. (2007). The university student experience of face-to-face and online discussions: coherence, reflection and meaning. ALTJ - Association for Learning Technology Journal, 15(1), 83-97.
  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R. (2006). Discontinuities in university student experiences of learning through discussions. British Journal of Educational Technology, 37(1), 55-68. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Prosser, M., O'Hara, A. (2006). How and what university students learn through online and face-to-face discussion: conceptions, intentions and approaches. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 22(4), 244-256. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R. (2006). Investigating the quality of student approaches to using technology in experiences of learning through writing. Computers & Education, 46(4), 371-390. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Moore, R. (2006). Learning through benchmarking: developing a relational, prospective approach to benchmarking ICT in learning and teaching. Higher Education, 51(3), 351-371. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Steed, A., Applebee, A. (2006). Teacher conceptions of blended learning, blended teaching and associations with approaches to design. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (Online), 22(3), 312-335. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Taylor, C., Drury, H. (2006). University student conceptions of learning science through writing. Australian Journal of Education, 50(1), 6-28. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Taylor, C., Drury, H. (2005). Evaluating writing instruction through an investigation of students' experiences of learning through writing. Instructional Science, 33(1), 49-71. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Marcus, G., Taylor, R. (2005). Learning through inquiry: student difficulties with online course-based material. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 21, 239-252. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R., Levy, D., Tan, K. (2004). Learning Through Discussions. Higher Education Research and Development, 23(1), 73-93.
  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R. (2004). Learning Through Discussions In Blended Environments. Educational Media International, 41(3), 263-274.
  • Ellis, R. (2004). Student Approaches To Learning Science Through Writing. International Journal of Science Education, 26(15), 1835-1853. [More Information]
  • Calvo, R., Ellis, R. (2003). DotLRN: Sistema de gestion de la ensenanza. Revista Irice, 17, 143-150.

Edited Journals

  • Ravelli, L., Ellis, R. (2002). Analysing Academic Writing: Contextualised Frameworks. Continuum.

Conferences

  • Pardo, A., Han, F., Ellis, R. (2016). Exploring the relation between Self-regulation, Online activities, and academic performance: A case study. 6th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK 2016, New York: ACM. [More Information]
  • Pardo, A., Ellis, R., Calvo, R. (2015). Combining Observational and Experiential Data to Inform the Redesign of Learning Activities. 5th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK15), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Fisher, K. (2014). Adapting to change in University Learning Space– informing and being informed by feedback for planning from senior university leaders. Tertiary Education Management Conference (TEMC 2014), Cairns, Queensland: Association for Tertiary Education Management.
  • Ellis, R., Holm, J. (2013). Towards a smart campus: Integrating virtual and physical learning. Tertiary Education Management Conference (TEMC 2013), Sydney, Australia: Association for Tertiary Education Management.
  • Bliuc, A., Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2010). Blended learning in higher education: How students perceive integration of face-to-face and online learning experiences in a foreign policy course. 33rd Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia International Conference: HERDSA 2010 Reshaping Higher Education, Milperra: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia. [More Information]
  • Higa, C., Barrett, B., Ellis, R. (2009). Learning Across the Asia Pacific Region - Student experience of video-conferencing and online learning. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications ED-MEDIA 2009, Chesapeake, VA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Piggott, L. (2008). A phenomenographic exploration of student experiences of learning through face-to-face and online discussions in a political science course. EARLI Special Interest Group Phenomenography and Variation Theory, Kristianstad University: Kristianstad University College.
  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P. (2007). Relationships between student identity, perceptions of the learning community, approaches to learning and performance. 12th Biennal Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction 2007, Hungary: University of Szeged.
  • Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2007). Students' interpretations of learning tasks: Implications for educational design. ascilite 2007: ICT: Providing Choices for Learners and Learning, Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
  • Ellis, R., Hubble, T., Applebee, A., Peat, M. (2006). Perspectives of stakeholders on eLearning in science education at university. 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Applebee, A., McShane, K., Sheely, S., Ellis, R. (2005). Balancing act: How can universities recognize the scholarly nature of eLearning development for university teachers? 22nd Annual Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference 2005 : Balance, Fidelity, Mobility: maintaining the momentum?, Brisband, Queensland, Australia: Department of Teaching and Learning Support Services Queensland University of Technology.
  • Calvo, R., Ellis, R. (2005). DotTeach: A portal system for the academic enterprise. 2nd Annual dotLRN Conference (.LRN 2005), Madrid, Spain: Online.
  • Calvo, R., Ellis, R., Peters, D. (2005). Internationalisation and E-learning Systems.LRN Case Studies. 2nd Annual dotLRN Conference (.LRN 2005), Madrid, Spain: Online.
  • Matthew, S., Taylor, R., Ellis, R. (2005). Students' experiences of learning in professional placements. CST Teaching and Learning Showcase 2005, Sydney, Australia: College of Sciences and Technology, Sydney University.
  • Applebee, A., Ellis, R., Sheely, S. (2004). Developing a blended learning community at the University of Sydney: Broadening the comfort zone. 21st Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE), Perth, W.A.: ASCILITE.
  • Marcus, G., Taylor, R., Ellis, R. (2004). Implications For The Design Of Online Case-Based Learning Activities Based On The Student Blended Learning Experience. ASCILITE 2004 - Beyond the Comfort Zone: 21st ASCILITE Conference, Online: ASCILITE.
  • Gage, J., Ellis, R. (2003). Flexible online learning in a Masters of Taxation Law program. AusWeb03 - Changing the way we work - The Ninth Australian World Wide Web Conference, Australia: Southern Cross University.
  • Calvo, R., Ghiglione, E., Ellis, R. (2003). The open ACS e-learning infrastructure. AusWeb03 - Changing the way we work - The Ninth Australian World Wide Web Conference, Australia: Southern Cross University.
  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R., Kay, J., Kummerfeld, R., Levy, D. (2002). Conceptual integrity in web-inclusive curriculum design. AUSWEB 02 The eighth Australian world wide web conference,, US: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Ellis, R., Huda,, A., Trevor-Jones, P. (2001). Phenomenographic learning research partnerships - understanding student writing strategies. 24th Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Ellis, R. (2001). Reflecting on quality learning in a student writing experience supported by technology. The 18th Annual Conference of ASCILITE, Australia: UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Ellis, R., Levy, D., Calvo, R., Khan, S. (2001). Web-inclusive curricula design: bottom-up and top-down perspectives. Moving Online Conference II, : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Ellis, R. (2000). Writing to Learn: Designing Interactive Learning Environments to Promote Engagement in Learning Through Writing. 17th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Conference, Lismore: Southern Cross University Press.

2017

  • Pardo, A., Han, F., Ellis, R. (2017). Combining University Student Self-Regulated Learning Indicators and Engagement with Online Learning Events to Predict Academic Performance. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 10(1), 82-92. [More Information]
  • Matthew, S., Ellis, R., Taylor, R. (2017). Evaluating the Quality of Veterinary Students' Experiences of Learning in Clinics. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 44(2), 369-380. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Han, F., Pardo, A. (2017). Improving Learning Analytics - Combining Observational and Self-Report Data on Student Learning. Educational Technology and Society, 20(3), 158-169.
  • Bliuc, A., Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2017). The role of students' social identities in fostering high-quality learning in higher education. In Kenneth I. Mavor, M. J. Platow & B. Bizumic (Eds.), Self and social identity in educational contexts, (pp. 211-222). UK: Routledge. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Fisher, K. (2017). Translating translational research on space design from the health sector to higher education � lessons learnt and challenges revealed. In L. Carvalho, P. Goodyear, M. de Laat (Eds.), Place-based spaces for networked learning, (pp. 225-241). New York: Routledge.

2016

  • Ellis, R., Bliuc, A. (2016). An exploration into first-year university students' approaches to inquiry and online learning technologies in blended environments. British Journal of Educational Technology, 47(5), 970-980. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P. (2016). Context and Implications Document for: Models of learning space: integrating research on space, place and learning in higher education. Review of Education, 4(2), 192-194. [More Information]
  • Pardo, A., Han, F., Ellis, R. (2016). Exploring the relation between Self-regulation, Online activities, and academic performance: A case study. 6th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK 2016, New York: ACM. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P. (2016). Models of learning space: integrating research on space, place and learning in higher education. Review of Education, 4(2), 149-191. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R. (2016). Qualitatively different university student experiences of inquiry: Associations among approaches to inquiry, technologies and perceptions of the learning environment. Active Learning in Higher Education, 17(1), 13-23. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Pardo, A., Han, F. (2016). Quality in blended learning environments - Significant differences in how students approach learning collaborations. Computers & Education, 102, 90-102. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R. (2016). Students' approaches to groupwork in a blended course, associations with perceptions of the online environment and academic achievement - when is learning engaged? Education and Information Technologies, 21(5), 1095-1112. [More Information]

2015

  • Pardo, A., Ellis, R., Calvo, R. (2015). Combining Observational and Experiential Data to Inform the Redesign of Learning Activities. 5th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK15), New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). [More Information]

2014

  • Ellis, R., Fisher, K. (2014). Adapting to change in University Learning Space– informing and being informed by feedback for planning from senior university leaders. Tertiary Education Management Conference (TEMC 2014), Cairns, Queensland: Association for Tertiary Education Management.
  • Ellis, R. (2014). Quality experiences of inquiry in blended contexts - university student approaches to inquiry, technologies, and conceptions of learning. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (Online), 30(3), 273-283.
  • Ellis, R. (2014). University Student Experiences of Inquiry and Technologies. In Maree Gosper, Dirk Ifenthaler (Eds.), Curriculum Models for the 21st Century: Using Learning Technologies in Higher Education, (pp. 371-388). New York: Springer.

2013

  • Ellis, R., Weyers, M., Hughes, J. (2013). Campus-based student experiences of learning technologies in a first-year science course. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44(5), 745-757. [More Information]
  • Aditomo, A., Goodyear, P., Bliuc, A., Ellis, R. (2013). Inquiry-based learning in higher education: principal forms, educational objectives, and disciplinary variations. Studies in Higher Education, 38(9), 1239-1258. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Holm, J. (2013). Towards a smart campus: Integrating virtual and physical learning. Tertiary Education Management Conference (TEMC 2013), Sydney, Australia: Association for Tertiary Education Management.

2012

  • Bliuc, A., Casey, G., Bachfischer (previously Zmijewska), A., Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2012). Blended learning in vocational education: teachers' conceptions of blended learning and their approaches to teaching and design. Australian Educational Researcher, 39(2), 237-257. [More Information]
  • Barrett, B., Higa, C., Ellis, R. (2012). Emerging university student experiences of learning technologies across the Asia Pacific. Computers & Education, 58(4), 1021-1027. [More Information]
  • Trigwell, K., Ellis, R., Han, F. (2012). Relations between students' approaches to learning, experienced emotions and outcomes of learning. Studies in Higher Education, 37(7), 811-824. [More Information]
  • Matthew, S., Taylor, R., Ellis, R. (2012). Relationships between students' experiences of learning in an undergraduate internship programme and new graduates' experiences of professional practice. Higher Education, 64(4), 529-542. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Bliuc, A., Goodyear, P. (2012). Student experiences of engaged enquiry in pharmacy education: digital natives or something else? Higher Education, 64(5), 609-626. [More Information]

2011

  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Piggott, L. (2011). A Blended Learning Approach to Teaching Foreign Policy: Student Experiences of Learning Through Face-to-Face and Online Discussion and their Relationship to Academic Performance. Computers & Education, 56(3), 856-864. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Bliuc, A., Ellis, M. (2011). High school students' experiences of learning through research on the Internet. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 27(6), 503-515. [More Information]
  • Matthew, S., Ellis, R., Taylor, R. (2011). New graduates' conceptions of and approaches to veterinary professional practice, and relationships to achievement during undergraduate internship programme. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 16(2), 167-182. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Barrett, B., Higa, C., Bliuc, A. (2011). Students Experiences of Learning Technologies Across the Asia Pacific Region. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 20(1), 103-117. [More Information]
  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Hendres, D. (2011). The role of social identification as university student in learning: relationships between students' social identity, approaches to learning and academic achievement. Educational Psychology, 31(5), 559-574. [More Information]
  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Hendres, D. (2011). Understanding student learning in context: relationships between university students' social identity, approaches to learning and academic performance. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 26(3), 417-433. [More Information]

2010

  • Bliuc, A., Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2010). Blended learning in higher education: How students perceive integration of face-to-face and online learning experiences in a foreign policy course. 33rd Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia International Conference: HERDSA 2010 Reshaping Higher Education, Milperra: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia. [More Information]
  • Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2010). Expanding Conceptions of Study, Context and Educational Design. In R Sharpe, H Beetham and S de Freitas (Eds.), Rethinking Learning for a Digital Age: How Learners are Shaping their Own Experiences, (pp. 100-113). New York & Oxon: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Piggott, L. (2010). Learning through face-to-face and online discussions: Associations between students' conceptions, approaches and academic performance in political science. British Journal of Educational Technology, 41(3), 512-524. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P. (2010). Students experiences of e-learning in higher education: the ecology of sustainable innovation. New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Calvo, R., Ellis, R. (2010). Students' conceptions of tutor and automated feedback in professional writing. Journal of Engineering Education, 99(4), 427-438.
  • Matthew, S., Taylor, R., Ellis, R. (2010). Students' experiences of clinic-based learning during a final year veterinary internship programme. Higher Education Research and Development, 29(4), 389-404. [More Information]

2009

  • Ellis, R., Ginns, P., Piggott, L. (2009). E-learning in higher education: some key aspects and their relationship to approaches to study. Higher Education Research and Development, 28(3), 303-318. [More Information]
  • Ginns, P., Ellis, R. (2009). Evaluating the quality of e-learning at the degree level in the student experience of blended learning. British Journal of Educational Technology, 40(4), 652-663. [More Information]
  • Higa, C., Barrett, B., Ellis, R. (2009). Learning Across the Asia Pacific Region - Student experience of video-conferencing and online learning. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications ED-MEDIA 2009, Chesapeake, VA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Ellis, R., Hughes, J., Weyers, M., Riding, P. (2009). University teacher approaches to design and teaching and concepts of learning technologies. Teaching and Teacher Education, 25(1), 109-117. [More Information]

2008

  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Piggott, L. (2008). A phenomenographic exploration of student experiences of learning through face-to-face and online discussions in a political science course. EARLI Special Interest Group Phenomenography and Variation Theory, Kristianstad University: Kristianstad University College.
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Calvo, R., Prosser, M. (2008). Engineering students' conceptions of and approaches to learning through discussions in face-to-face and online contexts. Learning and Instruction, 18(3), 267-282. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Freeman, M., Bell, A. (2008). Referencing as Evidence of Student Scholarliness and Academic Readiness. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Law and Education, 13(1), 83-98.
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Smith-Brillant, M., Prosser, M. (2008). Student experiences of problem-based learning in pharmacy: conceptions of learning, approaches to learning and the integration of face-to-face and on-line activities. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 13(5), 675-692. [More Information]
  • Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2008). University students' approaches to learning: rethinking the place of technology. Distance Education, 29(2), 141-152. [More Information]

2007

  • Calvo, R., Carroll, N., Ellis, R. (2007). Curriculum Central: A portal system for the academic enterprise. International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Lifelong Learning, 17(1), 43-56. [More Information]
  • Calvo, R., Ellis, R., Carroll, N., Markauskaite, L. (2007). Informing eLearning software development processes with the student experience of learning. In Angela Brew & Judyth Sachs (Eds.), Transforming a university: the scholarship of teaching and learning in practice, (pp. 175-185). NSW, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Ellis, R., Taylor, C., Drury, H. (2007). Learning science through writing: associations with prior conceptions of writing and perceptions of a writing program. Higher Education Research and Development, 26(3), 297-311.
  • Ellis, R., Jarkey, N., Mahony, M., Peat, M., Sheely, S. (2007). Managing quality improvement of eLearning in a large, campus-based university. Quality Assurance in Education, 15(1), 9-23. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R. (2007). Minimum indicators to assure quality of LMS-supported blended learning. Journal of Educational Technology and Society, 10(2), 60-70. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R. (2007). Necessary but insufficient indicators to assure the quality of learning supported by learning management systems. Journal of Educational Technology and Society, 10(2), 50-70.
  • Ginns, P., Ellis, R. (2007). Quality in blended learning: Exploring the relationships between On-line and Face-to-face Teaching and Learning. Internet and Higher Education, 10(1), 53-64. [More Information]
  • Bliuc, A., Ellis, R., Goodyear, P. (2007). Relationships between student identity, perceptions of the learning community, approaches to learning and performance. 12th Biennal Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction 2007, Hungary: University of Szeged.
  • Bliuc, A., Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2007). Research Focus and Methodological Choices in Studies into Students' Experiences of Blended Learning in Higher Education. Internet and Higher Education, 10(4), 231-244. [More Information]
  • Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2007). Students' interpretations of learning tasks: Implications for educational design. ascilite 2007: ICT: Providing Choices for Learners and Learning, Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
  • Goodyear, P., Ellis, R. (2007). The development of epistemic fluency: learning to think for a living. In Angela Brew & Judyth Sachs (Eds.), Transforming a university: the scholarship of teaching and learning in practice, (pp. 57-68). NSW, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., O'Hara, A., Prosser, M. (2007). The university student experience of face-to-face and online discussions: coherence, reflection and meaning. ALTJ - Association for Learning Technology Journal, 15(1), 83-97.

2006

  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R. (2006). Discontinuities in university student experiences of learning through discussions. British Journal of Educational Technology, 37(1), 55-68. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Goodyear, P., Prosser, M., O'Hara, A. (2006). How and what university students learn through online and face-to-face discussion: conceptions, intentions and approaches. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 22(4), 244-256. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R. (2006). Investigating the quality of student approaches to using technology in experiences of learning through writing. Computers & Education, 46(4), 371-390. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Moore, R. (2006). Learning through benchmarking: developing a relational, prospective approach to benchmarking ICT in learning and teaching. Higher Education, 51(3), 351-371. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Hubble, T., Applebee, A., Peat, M. (2006). Perspectives of stakeholders on eLearning in science education at university. 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education ASCILITE 2006, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Ellis, R., Steed, A., Applebee, A. (2006). Teacher conceptions of blended learning, blended teaching and associations with approaches to design. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (Online), 22(3), 312-335. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R., Taylor, C., Drury, H. (2006). University student conceptions of learning science through writing. Australian Journal of Education, 50(1), 6-28. [More Information]

2005

  • Applebee, A., McShane, K., Sheely, S., Ellis, R. (2005). Balancing act: How can universities recognize the scholarly nature of eLearning development for university teachers? 22nd Annual Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference 2005 : Balance, Fidelity, Mobility: maintaining the momentum?, Brisband, Queensland, Australia: Department of Teaching and Learning Support Services Queensland University of Technology.
  • Calvo, R., Ellis, R. (2005). DotTeach: A portal system for the academic enterprise. 2nd Annual dotLRN Conference (.LRN 2005), Madrid, Spain: Online.
  • Ellis, R., Taylor, C., Drury, H. (2005). Evaluating writing instruction through an investigation of students' experiences of learning through writing. Instructional Science, 33(1), 49-71. [More Information]
  • Calvo, R., Ellis, R., Peters, D. (2005). Internationalisation and E-learning Systems.LRN Case Studies. 2nd Annual dotLRN Conference (.LRN 2005), Madrid, Spain: Online.
  • Ellis, R., Marcus, G., Taylor, R. (2005). Learning through inquiry: student difficulties with online course-based material. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 21, 239-252. [More Information]
  • Matthew, S., Taylor, R., Ellis, R. (2005). Students' experiences of learning in professional placements. CST Teaching and Learning Showcase 2005, Sydney, Australia: College of Sciences and Technology, Sydney University.

2004

  • Applebee, A., Ellis, R., Sheely, S. (2004). Developing a blended learning community at the University of Sydney: Broadening the comfort zone. 21st Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE), Perth, W.A.: ASCILITE.
  • Marcus, G., Taylor, R., Ellis, R. (2004). Implications For The Design Of Online Case-Based Learning Activities Based On The Student Blended Learning Experience. ASCILITE 2004 - Beyond the Comfort Zone: 21st ASCILITE Conference, Online: ASCILITE.
  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R., Levy, D., Tan, K. (2004). Learning Through Discussions. Higher Education Research and Development, 23(1), 73-93.
  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R. (2004). Learning Through Discussions In Blended Environments. Educational Media International, 41(3), 263-274.
  • Ellis, R. (2004). Student Approaches To Learning Science Through Writing. International Journal of Science Education, 26(15), 1835-1853. [More Information]
  • Ellis, R. (2004). Supporting Genre-Based Literacy Pedagogy With Technology - The Implications For The Freaming And Classification Of The Pedagogy. In Ravelli, L and Ellis, A (Eds.), Analysing academic writing: Conceptualized Frameworks, (pp. 210-232). London: Continuum.

2003

  • Calvo, R., Ellis, R. (2003). DotLRN: Sistema de gestion de la ensenanza. Revista Irice, 17, 143-150.
  • Gage, J., Ellis, R. (2003). Flexible online learning in a Masters of Taxation Law program. AusWeb03 - Changing the way we work - The Ninth Australian World Wide Web Conference, Australia: Southern Cross University.
  • Calvo, R., Ghiglione, E., Ellis, R. (2003). The open ACS e-learning infrastructure. AusWeb03 - Changing the way we work - The Ninth Australian World Wide Web Conference, Australia: Southern Cross University.

2002

  • Ravelli, L., Ellis, R. (2002). Analysing Academic Writing: Contextualised Frameworks. Continuum.
  • Ellis, R., Calvo, R., Kay, J., Kummerfeld, R., Levy, D. (2002). Conceptual integrity in web-inclusive curriculum design. AUSWEB 02 The eighth Australian world wide web conference,, US: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

2001

  • Ellis, R., Huda,, A., Trevor-Jones, P. (2001). Phenomenographic learning research partnerships - understanding student writing strategies. 24th Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Ellis, R. (2001). Reflecting on quality learning in a student writing experience supported by technology. The 18th Annual Conference of ASCILITE, Australia: UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.
  • Ellis, R., Levy, D., Calvo, R., Khan, S. (2001). Web-inclusive curricula design: bottom-up and top-down perspectives. Moving Online Conference II, : UNSW Australian Defence Force Academy.

2000

  • Ellis, R. (2000). Writing to Learn: Designing Interactive Learning Environments to Promote Engagement in Learning Through Writing. 17th Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Conference, Lismore: Southern Cross University Press.

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