Publications Archive (pre-2000)

Much of the work before 2000 was associated with the development and testing of teaching resources, including beta testing of elearning materials and surveys of use of novel materials.

Journal Papers

Journal papers here

Refereed Conference Papers

Peat, M. (1999) Reflections on an virtual learning environment: the value of self-assessment programs and asynchronous communication. In Online Teaching and Learning Experiences, http://asl.ipfw.edu/99/tohe/proposals/peat.htm, 8-9 November 1999

Peat, M. (1999) “Virtual communication for Lab-based Science teaching: a Case Study” InProceedings of the Computer Based Learning in Science Conference, University of Twente, The Netherlands, F1 (1-11)

Peat, M. & Johnston, I. D. (1999) “University Science Teaching in Australia: How the Web is being used” In ” InProceedings of the Computer Based Learning in Science Conference, University of Twente, The Netherlands, G2 (1-10)

Dalziel, J. & Peat, M. (1998) “Fostering collaborative learning during student transition to tertiary education: An evaluation of academic and social benefits” InImproving Student Learning: Improving Students as LearnersEdited by C. Rust, The Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, (272 – 283)

Franklin, S., Peat, M. & Mackay-Wood, R. (1998) “Virtual Learning Resources: The First Year Biology Way”OLA (Open Learning Australia) Virtual Conference, http://www.ola.edu.au/virtcon/franklin/paper.htm

Franklin, S. & Peat, M. (1998) “On-line Learning: The First Year Biology Way” InProceedings of the 15th ASCILITE conference: Flexibility – the next wave?, Wollongong, (241-250)

Franklin, S. & Peat, M. (1996) “Mechanisms for facilitating group learning in First Year Biology: Assisting the Transition”Proceedings of the Second Pacific Rim “Travelling Through Transition” Conference,Melbourne, (233-242)

Peat, M. & Jelks, B. (1996) “Helping to Make the Transition: Faculty of Science Style”Proceedings of the Second Pacific Rim “Travelling Through Transition” Conference,Melbourne, (383-392)

Franklin, S. & Peat, M. (1995) "The Use of Multimedia in the Teaching of First Year Biology: Learning with Technology"Proceedings of theLearning with Technology Conference ASCILITE, (171-177)

Peat, M. & Franklin, S. (1995) “Improvements in both the content and delivery of First Year Biology Teaching: the Apple Networked Solution”Proceedings of the AUC Technology 95 Conference,Perth, (215-225)

Conference Papers

Peat, M. (1999) "New learning environments and teaching strategies: a solution to communication with large groups of students" InProceedings of EDUCAUSE in Australasia "People and Technology" Doing IT Right,Sydney, (42/1-9)

Peat, M. (1999) “Reflections on a virtual learning environment: the value of self-assessment programs and asynchronous communication”Online Teaching and Learning Experiences, http://as1.ipfw.edu/99tohe/proposals/peat.htm

Dalziel, J. & Peat, M. (1998) "Academic performance during student transition to university studies" Proceedings of the Third Pacific Rim Conference - First Year in Higher Education: Strategies for Success in Transition Years,Auckland, New Zealand, (Vol I 29/1-9)

Franklin, S. & Peat, M. (1998) "Strategies to support learning and student progression: the first year biology way" Proceedings of the Third Pacific Rim Conference - First Year in Higher Education: Strategies for Success in Transition Years, Auckland, New Zealand, (Vol II 37/1-10)

Peat, M. & Hewitt, R. G. (1998) "Improving the first year experience: to set a new culture in place, Faculty of Science style” Proceedings of the Third Pacific Rim Conference - First Year in Higher Education: Strategies for Success in Transition Years, Auckland, New Zealand (Vol II 33/1-13)

Franklin, S., Peat, M & Mackay-Wood, R. (1998) "A Virtual Resources Room: A Model in Equity, Access and Communication" (poster, abstract published) Proceedings of the Workshop "University Science Teaching and the Web", UniServe Science, April, University of Sydney, 1998

Peat, M. & Franklin, S. (1998) "First Year Teaching on the web: To Lure and Catch the Imagination of the Students" (paper) In Proceedings of the Workshop "University Science Teaching and the Web", UniServe Science, April, University of Sydney, 1998

Peat, M. (1998) "On-line Learning: The First Year Biology Way" (paper) In Proceedings of UniServe Science and School of Physics Web Workshop, Sydney, NSW 1998

Peat, M. (1998) "On-line Learning: The First Year Biology Way" (paper) In Proceedings of UniServe Science and School of Chemistry Web Workshop 1998

Peat, M. & Fernandez, A. (1998) “Information technology in biology teaching: Where are we going?” inProceedings of the NSW Board of Studies Science Years 11 - 12 Symposium, Sydney, (35-43)

Franklin, S., Peat, M. & Mackay-Wood, R. (1997) Multimedia in the Teaching of First Year Biology: the Use of Graphics and AnimationsProceedings of the Workshop “Putting you in the picture”, UniServe Australia, University of Newcastle, (31-32)

Fernandez, A., Johnston, I. D., Peat, M. & Nearhos, M. (1997) “UniServe Science narrows the field”Proceedings of the Workshop “Putting you in the picture”, UniServe Australia, University of Newcastle, (32-33)

Peat, M., Franklin, S. & Mackay-Wood, R. (1997) “The Development of Self-Assessment Modules: use of tailor-made templates”CUBE97 International Conference(Computers in University Biology Education Internet Conference ) http://www.liv.ac.uk/ctibiol/vCUBE97/html/rob_mackay-wood.html

Peat, M., Johnston, I. D., Nearhos, M. & Fernandez, A., (1997) “UniServe Science: Helping to improve Australian university science teaching”CUBE97International Conference, http://www.liv.ac.uk/ctibiol/vCUBE97/html/mary_peat.html
Chambers, D., Johnston, I. D., Peat, M., Patterson, D. J. & Haymet, A. D. J. (1996) “UniServe Science: A software clearinghouse for higher education”CUBE96 International Conference,http://www.usyd.edu.au/su/SCH/CUBE96/chambers.html (Australian mirror site)

Franklin, S., Peat, M., Mackay-Wood, R. & Chambers, D. (1996) “CAL modules in First Year Biology at the University of Sydney”CUBE96 International Conference
http://www.usyd.edu.au/su/SCH/CUBE96/peat.html (Australian mirror site)

Peat, M. (1996) “How New Technologies are improving our first year biology teaching: a virtual update” (paper),CUBE96 International Conferencehttp://www.usyd.edu.au/su/SCH/CUBE96/peat.html (Australian mirror site)

Abstracts Only

Dalziel, J. Peat, & Grant, A. M. (1999) “Enhancing the 1st year experience: A qualitative evaluation of a transition to university workshop designed to foster social networks” 34th Australian Psychological Society Conference: Exploring Human Nature 29 Sept to 3 Oct 1999, Hobart, Tasmania; in Australian Journal of Psychology511999 Supplement

Peat, M. (1999) “On-line assessment: improving quality learning by the use of Web-based self-assessment materials” Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALTC) September 1999, University of Bristol, UK

Peat, M. (1999) “On-line assessment: the use of web-based self-assessment materials to improve the quality of student” 4th Northumbria Assessment Conference, September 1999, University of Newcastle, UK

Peat, M. (1999) “On-line Learning: Improving access for first year biology students” Computers in University Biology Education Conference (CUBE99), CTI Biol, University of Liverpool, UK, 14 July 1999

Franklin, S., Lewis, A. & Peat, M. (1999) "Formative self-assessment modules on the web: increasing flexibility for delivery" (poster) In Proceedings of UniServe Science "Web tools for flexible learning", Sydney, NSW, 1999

Franklin S, (1998) The Vice Chancellor’s Showcase of University Teaching, The University of Sydney (November) "Strategies for setting up learning communities in large First Year Biology classes" (poster)

Franklin, S. & Peat, M. (1998) The Vice Chancellor’s Showcase of University Teaching, The University of Sydney (November) "Development of formative self-assessment modules in first year biology: encouraging students to help themselves" (poster)

Franklin, S. & Peat, M. (1998) The Vice Chancellor’s Showcase of University Teaching, The University of Sydney (November) "Computer-based Learning in First Year Biology" (poster)

Peat, M. & Franklin, S. (1998) The Vice Chancellor’s Showcase of University Teaching, The University of Sydney (November) "Virtual communication for lab-based science teaching: A case study" (poster)

Dalziel, J. & Peat, M. (1998) The Vice Chancellor’s Showcase of University Teaching, The University of Sydney (November) "Academic performance during student transition to university studies: A Science based case study" (poster)

Peat, M. & Dalziel, J. (1998) The Vice Chancellor’s Showcase of University Teaching, The University of Sydney (November) "Helping to make the transition by improving the First Year Experience of Undergraduate Students: to teach the teachers" (workshop)

Peat, M. & Hewitt, R. G. (1998) The Vice Chancellor’s Showcase of University Teaching, The University of Sydney (November) "Improving the First Year Experience: to set a new culture in place, Faculty of Science style" (poster)

Franklin, S. (1998) The Vice Chancellor’s Showcase of University Teaching, The University of Sydney (November) "Strategies for setting up learning communities in large First Year Biology classes" (poster)

Peat, M. & Johnston, I. D. (1997) “IT and Tertiary Teaching: UniServe Science’s current role in fostering change” 41st Annual Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Conference, Melbourne, September 1997

Franklin, S., Peat, M. & Mackay-Wood, R. (1997) “Multimedia in the Teaching of First Year Biology: The use of Graphics and Animations” Proceedings of the Workshop “Putting you in the picture”, UniServe Australia, University of Newcastle, July, 1997.

Peat, M. (1997) “Technology and Tertiary Teaching in the Antipodes: Two years on with UniServe Science” UK Earth Sciences Courseware Consortium (Manchester, UK), July, 1997

Franklin, S., Peat, M. & Mackay-Wood, R. (1997) “Assessment using Computers: the First Year Biology Way” Proceedings of the Computer Assessment Workshop, UniServe Science, University of Sydney, February, 1997

Peat, M. & Franklin, S. (1996) “The Development of Self-Assessment Modules: use of tailor-made templates”, ASCILITE, Adelaide, December, 1996.

Franklin, S., Peat, M. & Mackay-Wood, R., (1996) "First Year Biology - Using CAL to enhance the learning experience" (poster and software demonstration) IT FEST: Exploring Learning Technologies in the University of Sydney, 1996

Chambers, D., Johnston, I. D., Peat, M., Patterson, D. J. & Haymet, A. D. J. (1996) “UniServe Science:Educational Software in Biochemistry Teaching” Combined ASBMB and ASPP Conference, September, 1996

Franklin, S. & Peat, M. (1996) “Using CAL modules to enhance understanding of Human Biology: the First Year Health Science experience” Multimedia in Health Science Education International Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, June, 1996.

Franklin, S. & Peat, M. (1996) "Using CAL modules to enhance understanding of Human Biology: the First Year Health Science experience" (poster, software and paper, abstract published) Multimedia in Health Science Education International Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1996.

Franklin, S. & Peat, M. (1995) "The Use of Multimedia in the Teaching of First Year Biology: Learning with Technology” ASCILITE, Melbourne, December, 1995

Peat, M. & Johnston, I. D. (1995) "UniServe Science: Educational Software for Science in Australia" ASCILITE, Melbourne, December, 1995

Franklin, S. & Peat, M. (1995) "Introduction of Computer-based Learning into First Year Biology: Improving the Teaching and Learning Environment" ANZAAS Congress, Newcastle, NSW, September, 1995

Johnston, I. D., Peat, M., Haymet, A. D. J. & Patterson, D. J. (1995) “Embedding Technology in Antipodean Teaching” CTI/TLTP Conference, UK, September, 1995

Peat, M. & Franklin, S. (1995) "Introduction of Computer-based Learning into First Year Biology: Improving the Teaching and Learning Environment", AACE EdMedia 95 Multimedia and Hypermedia Conference, Graz, Austria, June, 1995

Franklin, S. & Peat, M. (1994) "Current Teaching Developments in Biology: The University of Sydney", (poster), Australian Institute of Biology 2nd Symposium "Biology in Education in Australia", Sydney, NSW, 1994

Peat, M. & Franklin, S. (1994) "Interactive Self-directed Teaching Programs for First Year Biology", (poster plus software demonstration), NSW/ACT two day State Workshop for CAUT Teaching Development, UTS, NSW, 1994

Articles

Peat, M. & Butland, G. (1999) “Is there life after the CTIs?”UniServe Science News,14,(8-9).

Peat, M. (1999) “To lure and catch the imagination of first year biology students: reflections on a virtual learning environment”. Invited article inInteract Newsletterpublished by the Learning Technology Support Service, University of Bristol, UKIssue 19, (3-5)

Peat, M. (1999) “On-line Learning: Improving access for first year biology students”.  Invited articleLifesciences Education Computingpublished by CTI Biol Liverpool, UK,10(2)(8-10)

Peat, M. & Franklin, S. (1998) “Use of New Technologies in First Year Biology Teaching: A Review”, inSchool of Biological Sciences Newsletter, November (12-14)

Peat, M. (1998) “On-line communication for biology students”.WebByteNo. 1UniServe Science News,11, (12)

Peat, M. & Johnston, I. D. (1997) “UniServe Science: Helping to change Australian University Teaching”TLTP  Newsletterpublished by the Teaching and Learning Technology Programme, UK,9,(26)

Johnston, I. D. & Peat, M. (1997) “UniServe Science Computer Assessment Workshop”UniServe Science News,6,(4-5)

Peat, M. (1996) “CAUT Clearing Houses”ASCILITE Update, (3)

Peat, M. (1996) “Students in Transition”,Synergy,3,(3-4)

Peat, M. (1995) “Computers and First Year Teaching: Biology at the University of Sydney”UniServe Science News,2,(6-7)