Publications

Publications since 2000 are included. Pre-2000 material is in the Archive.

Books and book chapers

Quinnell R & Thompson R (2009) Conceptual intersections: Re-viewing academic numeracy in the tertiary education sector as a threshold concept. In: Threshold Concepts within the Disciplines. Sense Publishers. Rotterdam (accepted with revision)

Taylor CE (2008) Threshold concepts, troublesome knowledge and ways of thinking and practicing - can we tell the difference in Biology? in Eds Land R, Meyer JHF and Smith J Threshold Concepts within the Disciplines. Educational Futures, rethinking theory and practice. Sense Publishers. Rotterdam, 185-197

Taylor CE & Drury H (2007) An Integrated Approach to Teaching Writing in the Sciences in The Transformed University: the scholarship of teaching and learning in action Eds Brew A and Sachs J University of Sydney Press, Sydney

Taylor CE (2006) Threshold concepts in Biology - do they fit the definition? In J. Meyer and R. Land (Eds) Overcoming Barriers to Student Understanding: Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge. Routledge, London

Peat M Franklin S & Taylor C. (2005) Application of ICT to provide feedback to support learning in first-year science. In C. McLoughlin & A. Taji (Eds) Teaching in the Sciences: Learner Centered Approaches. New York: Haworth Press

Peat M Franklin S Taylor CE & Stanbury P (2004) Biology Skills for Undergraduates. UniServe Science 2004 ISBN: 1 86487 617 4

Taylor CE & Drury H (2004) The effect of student prior experience, attitudes and expectations on performance in undergraduate science writing In: G Rijlaarsdam, Series Editor and G Rijlaarsdam, H van der Beerg & M Cousijns Eds Studies in Writing 14, “Effective Teaching and Learning of Writing” p 561 - 574

Fernandez A & Peat M (2003) Building a responsive and effective service teaching program. In Partners in Learning. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Teaching and Learning Forum, 11-12 February 2003. Perth: Edith Cowan University http://www.ecu.edu.au/conferences/tlf/2003/pub/pdf/24_Fernandez_AnnePeat_Mary.pdf

Peat M Franklin S & Lewis A (2002) Learning Human Biology: Student views on the usefulness of IT materials in an integrated curriculum. In R. Phillips (Ed) Learning-centred Evaluation of Computer-facilitated Learning Projects in Higher Education. Australian Universities Teaching Committee, Commonwealth of Australia

Peat M (2000) On-line assessment: the use of Web-based self-assessment materials. In A. Hermann and M. M. Kulski (Eds) Flexible Futures in Higher Education Teaching. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Teaching Learning Forum, 2-4 February 2000, Perth: Curtin University of Technology. http://cleo.murdoch.edu.au/confs/tlf/tlf2000/peat.html

Journal Articles

Cliff W Freeman S Hansen PA Kibble JD Peat M & Wenderoth MP (2008) Is formative assessment an effective way to improve learning? A symposium at Experimental Biology 2008. Advances in Physiology Education 32 337-338

Ellis R Jarkey N Mahony MJ Peat M & Sheely S (2007) Managing quality improvement and review of eLearning in a large, comprehensive, campus-based university. Quality Assurance in Education 15(1) 9-23

Ellis R Taylor CE and Drury H (2007)Learning Science Through Writing: Associations With Prior Conceptions of Writing and Perceptions of a Writing Program Higher Education Research & Development 26(3) 297–311

McShane K Peat M & Masters AF (2007) Playing it safe? Students’ study preferences in a flexible Chemistry Laboratory Practices module Australian Journal of Education in Chemistry 67 24-30

Taylor CE Peat M May E & Quinnell R (2007) Does the new biology syllabus encourage students to think differently about their biology knowledge? Teaching Science 53(3) 23-27

Ellis R Taylor CE & Drury H (2006) University Student Conceptions of Writing. Australian Journal of Education 50(1) 6-29

Ellis R Taylor CE & Drury H (2005) Evaluating writing instruction through an investigation of students' experiences of learning through writing. Instructional Science 33(1) 49-71

Franklin S & Peat M (2005) Virtual versus real: an argument for maintaining diversity in the learning environment. International Journal for Continuing Engineering Education and Lifelong Learning 15(1/2) 67-78

King M & Peat M (2005) Teaching Sciences in English; professional development for Chinese university science teachers. Journal of Southeast Asian Education 5(1-2) 94-102

Lewis A Peat M & Franklin S (2005) Understanding protein synthesis: an interactive card game discussion Journal of Biological Education 39(3) 125-130

Peat M Franklin S Devlin M & Charles M (2005) Revisiting the impact of formative assessment opportunities on student learning. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology 21(1) 102-117

Peat M Taylor CE & Franklin S (2005) Re-engineering of undergraduate science curricula to emphasise development of lifelong learning skills. Innovations in Education and Teaching International 42(2) 135-146

Lewis A Franklin S & Peat M (2004) Putting learning into context: helping education students to learn biology. Teaching Science (formerly Australian Science Teachers' Journal) 50(21) 32-36

Taylor CE & Drury H (2004) The effect of student prior experience, attitudes and expectations on performance in undergraduate science writing. Studies in Writing 14 561-574

Franklin S Peat M & Lewis A (2003) Non-traditional interventions to stimulate discussion: the use of games and puzzles. Journal of Biological Education 37(2) 79-84

Peat M & Franklin S (2003) Has student learning been improved by the use of online and offline formative assessment opportunities? Australian Journal of Educational Technology 19(1) 87-99 http://www.ascilite.org.au/ajet/ajet19/peat.html

Franklin S Peat M Lewis A (2002) Traditional versus computer –based dissections in enhancing learning in a tertiary setting: a student perspective. Journal of Biological Education 36(3) 124-129

Peat M & Franklin S (2002) Supporting student learning: the use of computer-based formative assessment modules. British Journal of Educational Technology 33(5) 517-526

Peat M Franklin S Lewis A Sims R (2002) Learning human biology: Student views on the usefulness of IT materials in an integrated curriculum. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology 18(2) 255-274

Peat M Taylor CE Fernandez A (2002) From information technology in biology teaching to inspirational technology. Australian Science Teachers' Journal 48(2) 6-11

Franklin S & Peat M (2001) Managing Change: The Use of Mixed Delivery Modes to Increase Learning Opportunities. Australian Journal of Education Technology 17(1) 37-49

Peat M Dalziel J & Grant AM (2001) Enhancing the First Year Student Experience by Facilitating the Development of Peer Networks through a One-day Workshop. Higher Education Research & Development 20(2) 199-215

Peat M (2000a) Towards First year Biology on-line: a virtual learning environment. Journal of Educational Technology and Society 3(3) 203-207

Peat M (2000b) On-line self-assessment materials: do these make a difference to student learning? Association for Learning Technology Journal 8(2) 51-57

Peat M Dalziel J & Grant AM (2000) Enhancing the Transition to University by Facilitating Social and Study Networks: Results of a One-Day Workshop. Innovations in Education and Training International 37(4) 293-303

Peat M & Fernandez A (2000) The Role of Information Technology in Biology Education: An Australian Perspective. Journal of Biological Education 34(2) 69-73

Refereed Conference Papers

Quinnell R, Russell C, Thompson R, Marshall N & Cowley J. (2009) Evidence-based narratives to reconcile academic disciplines with the scholarship of teaching and learning. HERDSA Darwin July 6 – 9 July 2009 (submitted)

Bartimote-Aufflick K Walker R Smith L Taylor CE George A Sharma M & Collier M (2008) Collaborating across the disciplines to develop university student motivation and interest. European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) Motivation SIG Conference, Turku, Finland.

Kofod M Quinnell R Rifkin W & Whitaker N (2008) Is tutor training worth it? Acknowledging conflicting agenda. The Higher Educational Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference Proceedings: Engaging Communities Rotorua New Zealand 1-4 July 2008 Rotorua, New Zealand. http://www.herdsa.org.au/wpcontent/uploads/conference/2008/media/Kofod.pdf

LeBard R & Quinnell R (2008) Using assessment audits to understand students’ learning obstacles. In: Proceedings of the Symposium Visualisation and Concept Development, October 2-3, UniServe Science, Sydney p 182-187

Lilje O Breen V Lewis A & Yalcin A (2008a) A pilot study on the impact of an online writing tool used by first year science students. In: Proceedings of the Symposium Visualisation and Concept Development, October 2-3, UniServe Science, Sydney p 54-59

Lilje O Breen V Lewis A & Yalcin A (2008b) The structure, use and impact of the staff version of ORWET. In: Proceedings of the Symposium Visualisation and Concept Development, October 2-3, UniServe Science, Sydney p 188-192

Quinnell R Henwood M Hanfling S & Brownlee R (2008) eBot: a collaborative learning object repository for Australian flora. In: Proceedings of the Symposium Visualisation and Concept Development, October 2-3, UniServe Science, Sydney p 86-90

Scott K Mahony MJ & Peat M (2008) Investigating impacts of elearning projects: Do they improve collaborative teaching developments? In ed: Peter L. Jeffery. AARE-2007 Conference: Research Impacts: Proving or Improving? 25-29 November 2007, Freemantle, WA. ISSN 1324-9339 Published January 2008 http://www.aare.edu.au/07pap/sco07267.pdf

Tay CE Kofod M Quinnell R Lino B & Whitaker N (2008) How does a high school outreach program engage our future scientists? In Proceedings of the Symposium Visualisation and Concept Development, October 2-3, UniServe Science, Sydney. p 202-206. http://science.uniserve.edu.au/pubs/procs/2008/index.html

Lilje O & Peat M (2007) Use of traditional and elearning components in a blended learning environment. In: Proceedings of the Symposium Science Teaching and Learning Research, September 27 & 28, 2007 UniServe Science, Sydney p 177-180

Lilje O Krishnan S & Peat M (2007) Use and perceptions of a blended learning resource: are student perceptions reflected in their performance? In 10th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference: ‘Regenerate, engage and experiment’ 4-6 July 2007 QUT Gardens Point Campus. http://www.fyhe.qut.edu.au

Quinnell R & Wong E (2007) Using intervention strategies to engage tertiary biology students in their development of numeric skills. In: Proceedings of the Symposium Science Teaching and Learning Research, September 27 & 28, 2007, UniServe Science, Sydney p 70-74

Taylor C (2007) Integrating feedforward on academic writing into an undergraduate science course. International Online Conference sponsored by the REAP(Re-engineering assessment practices) Project: Assessment design for learner responsibility 29-31 May 2007 Online conference

Taylor CE & Cope C (2007) Are there multiple thresholds in the concept of evolution, and can they be identified using dimensions of variation? In: Proceedings of the Symposium Science Teaching and Learning Research, September 27 & 28, 2007, UniServe Science, Sydney. p 101-106

Taylor CE Peat M Gleeson D Krause K-L Harris K-L Harris & Garnett R (2007) Assessment in Biology: creating an online resource for enhancing practices in undergraduate teaching. In: Proceedings of the Symposium Science Teaching and Learning Research, September 27 & 28, 2007, UniServe Science, Sydney p 107-111

Lilje, O. and Peat, M. (2006) ‘Use and perceptions of use of a blended learning resource: are students engaging with the materials?’

9th Pacific Rim in Higher Education (FYHE) Conference: 'Engaging Students'. 12-14 July 2006Griffith University in conjunction with Queensland University of Technology, Gold Coast. http://www.fyhe.qut.edu.au

May EL Taylor CE Peat M & Quinnell R (2006) Applications of student learner profiling: are our teaching and assessment practices serving student cohorts from different degrees equally well? Proceedings of Blended Learning in Science Teaching and Learning Symposium. Sydney, NSW: UniServe Science, September 2006

Quinnell R May E Peat M &Taylor CE (2005) Creating a reliable instrument to assess students’ conceptions of studying biology at tertiary level. Proceedings of Blended Learning in Science Teaching and Learning Symposium. Sydney, NSW: UniServe Science, pp87-92.

Taylor CE Peat M & Stewart C (2005) The student-staff partnership: pooling our expertise to develop a user-friendly web site. Angela Brew & Christine Asmar (Eds) Proceedings of the 2005 annual international conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), Higher education in a changing world 3-6 July Sydney 559-568

Peat M Franklin S Devlin M & Charles M (2004) Revisiting associations between student performance outcomes and formative assessment opportunities: is there any impact on student learning? In R. Atkinson, C. McBeath, D. Jonas-Dwyer & R. Phillips (Eds), Beyond the comfort zone: Proceedings of the 21st ASCILITE Conference, 5-8 December, Perth, WA, 760-769 http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/perth04/procs/peat.html

Quinnell R May E & Lloyd H (2004) Use of ICT learning in the Life Sciences: how is student learning supported? Proceedings of the UniServe Science Scholarly Inquiry into Science Teaching and Learning Symposium, Sydney NSW: UniServe Science, pp- 80-84

Stewart C George A & Peat M (2004) Supporting beginning teachers to support student learning in large first year science classes. 8th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference Proceedings, Eds D Nulty & N Meyers Dealing, July 2004, Monash University ISBN 1 74107 067 8 http://www.fyhe.qut.edu.au/accepted_abstracts.html

Franklin S & Peat M (2003) Virtual Biology: do we need the real thing? Proceedings of the Computer Based Learning in Science Conference, July, Cyprus, Volume 1: New Technologies and their Applications in Education 376-385

Peat M & Franklin S (2003) Provision of online materials to support student learning: have we found the right mix? Proceedings of the Computer Based Learning in Science Conference, July, Cyprus, Volume 1: New Technologies and their Applications in Education 910-918

Franklin S & Peat M (2002) Pathways to becoming a professional Biologist: empowering first year students. The Sixth Pacific Rim - First Year in Higher Education Conference 2002: Changing Agendas - Te Ao Hurihuri Christchurch New Zealand

Peat M & Franklin S (2002) Use of online and offline formative assessment and summative assessment opportunities: have they had any impact on student learning? In A. Williamson, C. Gunn, A Young & T. Clear (Eds) Winds of Change in the Sea of Learning: Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conferences of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education. Auckland, New Zealand: UNITEC Institute of Technology

Sims R Franklin S & Lindsay M (2002) Trends, Fads and Futures: Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, 1983-2002. In A. Williamson, C. Gunn, A Young & T. Clear (Eds) Winds of Change in the Sea of Learning: Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conferences of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education. Auckland, New Zealand: UNITEC Institute of Technology

Franklin S Lewis A & Peat M (2001) A large-scale evaluation of the effectiveness of educational resources: a research methodology. In Proceedings of Research and Development into University Science Teaching and Learning UniServe Science National Annual Workshop 48-52

Franklin S Peat M & Lewis A (2001) Virtual versus Traditional Dissections in enhancing learning: a student perspective. In Meeting at the Crossroads: Short Paper Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) 61-64

Franklin S Peat M Lewis A & Sims R (2001a) Technology at the Cutting Edge: A Large Scale Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Educational Resources. EdMedia, Finland

Franklin S Peat M Lewis A & Sims R (2001b) Technology at the Cutting Edge: A Large Scale Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Educational Resources. In Proceedings of Ed-Media 2001, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education 1473-1474

Peat M Franklin S & Lewis A (2001a) A review of the use of on-line self-assessment modules to enhance student learning outcomes: are they worth the effort of production? In Meeting at the Crossroads: Short Paper Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) 137-140

Peat M Franklin S Lewis A & Sims R (2001b) Staff and student views of the usefulness of IT materials within an integrated curriculum: are these educational resources effective in promoting student learning? In Meeting at the Crossroads: Conference Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) 471-480

Peat M Taylor CE & Fernandez A (2001) From Informational Technology in biology teaching to Inspirational Technology: Where have we come from and where are we going? CONASTA50, University of Sydney

Franklin S & Peat M (2000) Managing Change: The Use of Mixed Delivery Modes to Increase Learning Opportunities. In Learning to Choose: Choosing to Learn: Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) 167-176

Lewis A Peat M & Franklin S (2000) Self-Assessment: A New Way of Learning Online? In Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) 215

Peat M (2000) A Virtual Learning Environment: supporting student learning on-line. Paper presented at the Fourth Pacific Rim Conference for First Year in Higher Education: Creating Futures for a New Millennium, Brisbane

Peat M Grant AM & Dalziel J (2000) The importance of forming social and academic networks for students in transition to university study. Paper presented at the Fourth Pacific Rim Conference for First Year in Higher Education: Creating Futures for a New Millennium, Brisbane

Presentations

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Archive (pre-2000)

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