Matt Bower

Associate Professor

  • 967 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
20042022
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Research Outputs 2004 2019

2019
primary school teacher
ecology
learning
teacher
confidence

How is the use of technology in education evaluated? A systematic review

Lai, J. W. M. & Bower, M., May 2019, In : Computers and Education. 133, p. 27-42 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Education
education
learning
evaluation
technology assessment

Literature review: formative assessment evidence and practice

Lane, R., Parrila, R., Bower, M., Bull, R., Cavanagh, M., Forbes, G., Jones, T., Pellicano, E., Powell, S. & Ryan, M., 27 Sep 2019, (Submitted) Melbourne: Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL). 230 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

evidence
student
learning
Teaching
teacher

Novice online educator conceptual frameworks: a mental model exploration of mindful learning design

Stewart, C. & Bower, M., 2019, In : Educational Media International. 56, 1, p. 14-43 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

educator
learning
Conceptual design
Curricula
Education

Technology-mediated learning theory

Bower, M., May 2019, In : British Journal of Educational Technology. 50, 3, p. 1035-1048 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

learning theory
learning
2018

A critical analysis of technology‐enhanced learning design frameworks

Bower, M. & Vlachopoulos, P., Nov 2018, In : British Journal of Educational Technology. 49, 6, p. 981-997 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

learning
teacher
research planning
educator
interaction

High impact learning and teaching using 3D design and 3D printing in primary school makerspaces

Bower, M., Stevenson, M., Falloon, G., Forbes, A. & Hatzigianni, M., 3 Oct 2018, Australian Council for Computers in Education 2018 Conference Proceedings. Bourne, D. & Cameron, L. (eds.). Gordon, NSW: ICT Educators NSW, p. 75-88 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Open Access
File
primary school
teacher
student
learning
recording

Novice teacher technology-enhanced learning design practices: the case of the silent pedagogy

Nguyen, G. N. H. & Bower, M., Nov 2018, In : British Journal of Educational Technology. 49, 6, p. 1027-1043 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

teacher
learning
social media
tutor
group discussion

Relationship between computational thinking and a measure of intelligence as a general problem-solving ability

Boom, K. D., Bower, M., Arguel, A., Siemon, J. & Scholkmann, A., 2018, ITiCSE 2018: proceedings of the 23rd Annual ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 206-211 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Computer science
intelligence
ability
Teaching
Education
2017

Collaborative learning across physical and virtual worlds: Factors supporting and constraining learners in a blended reality environment

Bower, M., Lee, M. J. W. & Dalgarno, B., 1 Mar 2017, In : British Journal of Educational Technology. 48, 2, p. 407-430 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
learning
classroom
communication
broadcast
recording

Design of technology-enhanced learning: integrating research and practice

Bower, M., 2017, Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing. 449 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Improving the computational thinking pedagogical capabilities of school teachers

Bower, M., Wood, L. N., Lai, J. W. M., Howe, C., Lister, R., Mason, R., Highfield, K. & Veal, J., 2017, In : Australian Journal of Teacher Education. 42, 3, p. 53-72 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
teacher
school
know how
confidence
curriculum
2016

A framework for adaptive learning design in a web-conferencing environment

Bower, M., 10 Feb 2016, In : Journal of interactive media in education. 2016, 1, p. 1-21 21 p., 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Students

Deriving a typology of Web 2.0 learning technologies

Bower, M., 1 Jul 2016, In : British Journal of Educational Technology. 47, 4, p. 763-777 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
typology
learning
regularity
grouping
educator

Learning design: where do we go from here?

Dalziel, J., Wills, S., Conole, G., Walker, S., Bennett, S., Dobozy, E., Cameron, L., Badilescu-Buga, E., Bower, M. & Pegler, C., 2016, Learning design: conceptualizing a framework for teaching and learning online. Dalziel, J. (ed.). New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 256-262 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Perceived utility and feasibility of wearable technologies in higher education

Bower, M., Sturman, D. & Alvarez, V., 2016, Mobile learning futures – sustaining quality research and practice in mobile learning: Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning, mLearn 2016. Dyson, L. E., Ng, W. & Fergusson, J. (eds.). Sydney: University of Technology, Sydney, p. 47-56 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
educator
education
privacy
information technology
utilization

The Larnaca Declaration on learning design - 2013

Dalziel, J., Conole, G., Wills, S., Walker, S., Bennett, S., Dobozy, E., Cameron, L., Badilescu-Buga, E. & Bower, M., 2016, Learning design: conceptualizing a framework for teaching and learning online. Dalziel, J. (ed.). New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 1-41 41 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

The use of wearable technologies in Australian universities: examples from environmental science, cognitive and brain sciences and teacher training

Alvarez, V., Bower, M., de Freitas, S., Gregory, S. & De Wit, B., 2016, Mobile learning futures - sustaining quality research and practice in mobile learning. Dyson, L. E., Ng, W. & Fergusson, J. (eds.). Sydney: University of Technology, Sydney, p. 25-32 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
2015

A typology of Web 2.0 learning technologies

Bower, M., 27 Feb 2015, EDUCAUSE website, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Open Access
File
typology
learning
educator
Teaching

Computational thinking: philosophy and practice

Fluck, A. & Bower, M., 2015, Teaching and digital technologies: big issues and critical questions. Henderson, M. & Romeo, G. (eds.). Cambridge ; Port Melbourne, Vic: Cambridge University Press, p. 73-88 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Philosophy
Computational

Computational thinking, the notional machine, pre-service teachers, and research opportunities

Bower, M. & Falkner, K., 2015, Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2015). D'Souza, D. & Falkner, K. (eds.). Sydney: Australian Computer Society, Vol. 160. p. 37-46 10 p. (Conferences in research and practice in information technology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
teacher
school
student
ability

Design and implementation factors in blended synchronous learning environments: Outcomes from a cross-case analysis

Bower, M., Dalgarno, B., Kennedy, G. E., Lee, M. J. W. & Kenney, J., 2015, In : Computers and Education. 86, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Blended Learning
learning environment
Students
learning
student

What are the educational affordances of wearable technologies?

Bower, M. & Sturman, D., 12 Aug 2015, In : Computers and Education. 88, p. 343-353 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
educator
learning
Wearable technology
literature
2014

Augmented Reality in education - cases, places and potentials

Bower, M., Howe, C., McCredie, N., Robinson, A. & Grover, D., 2014, In : Educational Media International. 51, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Augmented reality
Education
Students
education
student

Blended synchronous learning: A handbook for educators

Bower, M., Dalgarno, B., Kennedy, G., Lee, M. J. W. & Kenney, J., 2014, Sydney: Office for Learning and Teaching, Department of Education. 190 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Blended Learning
educator
research planning
resources

Evaluating extensions for a university course management system

Bower, M., McNeil, M. & Hedberg, J., 2014, Research on course management systems in higher education. Benson, A. D. & Whitworth, A. (eds.). 1st ed. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, p. 203-220 18 p. (Perspectives in Instructional Technology and Distance Education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Patterns and principles for blended synchronous learning: Engaging remote and face-to-face learners in rich-media real-time collaborative activities

Bower, M., Kenney, J., Dalgarno, B., Lee, M. J. W. & Kennedy, G. E., 2014, In : Australasian journal of educational technology. 30, 3, p. 261-272 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Blended Learning
teacher
government office
student
flexibility

The effect over time of a video-based reflection system on preservice teachers' oral presentations

Cavanagh, M., Bower, M., Moloney, R. & Sweller, N., 2014, In : Australian Journal of Teacher Education. 39, 6, p. 1-16 16 p., Article 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
video
body language
communication
teacher
weblog
2013

A framework for adaptive learning design in a multimodal learning environment

Bower, M., 2013, 2013 IEEE 63rd annual conference international council for educational media (ICEM). Tan, D. T. H. & Fang, L. M. L. (eds.). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-1 1 p. (IEEE Annual Conference International Council for Educational Media).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
communication
teacher
body language
confidence
performance

Augmented reality in education: cases, places, and potentials

Bower, M., Howe, C., McCredie, N., Robinson, A. & Grover, D., 2013, 2013 IEEE 63rd Annual Conference International Council for Education Media, ICEM: proceedings. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-11 11 p. 6820176

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

education
student
learning
creativity
art

Blended synchronous learning: patterns and principles for simultaneously engaging co-located and distributed learners

Bower, M., Kenney, J., Dalgarno, B., Lee, M. J. W. & Kennedy, G. E., 2013, Electric Dreams: 30th Ascilite Conference 2013 Proceedings. Carter, H., Gosper, M. & Hedberg, J. (eds.). North Ryde, NSW: Macquarie University, p. 92-102 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Blended Learning
Students
Teaching
teacher
Video conferencing

Computational support for teachers' design thinking: Its feasibility and acceptability to practitioners and institutions

Masterman, E., Walker, S. & Bower, M., Mar 2013, In : Educational Media International. 50, 1, p. 12-23 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

teacher
learning
Application programs
Teaching
pedagogics

Looking glass into the future: why augmented reality will make the world wide web seem like a rounding error

Bower, M., 2013, 2013 IEEE 63rd annual conference international council for educational media (ICEM). Tan, D. T. H. & Fang, L. M. L. (eds.). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-1 1 p. (IEEE Annual Conference International Council for Educational Media).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Supporting pre-service teachers' technology-enabled learning design thinking through whole of programme transformation

Bower, M., Highfield, K., Furney, P. & Mowbray, L., Mar 2013, In : Educational Media International. 50, 1, p. 39-50 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
communication technology
information technology
teacher
Education
learning

Transmedia in English literature classes: a literature review and project proposal

Griffith, M. & Bower, M., 2013, 30th Annual conference on Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, ASCILITE 2013. Carter, H., Gosper, M. & Hedberg, J. (eds.). North Ryde, NSW: Macquarie University, p. 325-329 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

Open Access
File
English literature
Students
student
literature
research project

Virtual worlds in Australian and New Zealand higher education: remembering the past, understanding the present and imagining the future

Gregory, S., Gregory, B., Reiners, T., Fardinpour, A., Hillier, M., Lee, M. J. W., Jacka, L., Butler, D., Holloway, D., Grant, S., Hearns, M., Flintoff, K., Jegathesan, J. J., Ellis, D., McDonald, M., Stokes-Thompson, F., Gaukrodger, B., Zagami, J., Campbell, C., Wang, X. & 32 othersSalinas, J. G., Loke, S. K., Scutter, S., Newman, C., Gu, N., Schutt, S., Farley, H., Bogdanovych, A., Trescak, T., Simoff, S., Steel, C., Neuendorf, P., Bower, M., Orwin, L. M. K., Kerr, T., Warren, I., Wood, D., Miller, C., Mathews, S., Linegar, D., Knox, V., Masters, Y., Brown, R., Meredith, G., Atkins, C., Giovanangeli, A., Le Rossignol, K., Cram, A., Muir-Cochrane, E., Basu, A., Jacobson, M. & Larson, I., 2013, Electric Dreams: 30th Ascilite Conference 2013 Proceedings. Carter, H., Gosper, M. & Hedberg, J. (eds.). North Ryde, NSW: Macquarie University, p. 312-324 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
New Zealand
Education
present
education
working group
2012

A framework for developing pre-service teachers' Web 2.0 learning design capabilities

Bower, M., 2012, Developing Technology-Rich Teacher Education Programs: Key Issues. Polly, D., Mims, C. & Persichitte, K. A. (eds.). Hershey, PA: IGI Global, p. 58-76 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

teacher
learning
student
educational practice
taxonomy
Open Access
curriculum
ability
teacher
student
taxonomy

A pedagogical evaluation of moodle extensions

McNeill, M., Bower, M., Curtis, K. & Hedberg, J., 2012, ASCILITE 2012 - Annual conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Tertiary Education. Brown, M., Hartnett, M. & Stewart, T. (eds.). Palmerston North, New Zealand: Massey University, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
evaluation
Websites
reference group
Education
Decision making

Learning through social networking sites - the critical role of the teacher

Callaghan, N. & Bower, M., Mar 2012, In : Educational Media International. 49, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

networking
Students
teacher
learning
Taxonomies

Sustaining the future through virtual worlds

Gregory, S., Gregory, B., Hillier, M., Jacka, L., Schutt, S., Ellis, D., Stokes-Thompson, F., Wood, D., Masters, Y., Farley, H., Orwin, L., Stupans, I., Scutter, S., Warren, I., Steel, C., Neuendorf, P., Bower, M., Miller, C., Mathews, S., Butler, D. & 26 othersHearns, M., Garcia, J., Jegathesan, J. J., Brown, R., Meredith, G., Muir-Cochran, E., Flintoff, K., Grant, S., Atkins, C., Gaukrodger, B., Giovanangeli, A., Le Rossignol, K., Larson, I., Cram, A., Linegar, D., Wang, X., Muir, T., Cleland, B., Paillat, E., Grenfell, J., Hay, L., Gu, N., Williams, A., Simoff, S., Bogdanovych, A. & McCarthy, A., 2012, ASCILITE 2012 - Annual conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Tertiary Education. Brown, M., Hartnett, M. & Stewart, T. (eds.). Palmerston North, New Zealand: Massey University, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Education
educator
education
popularity
New Zealand

Use of media-rich real-time collaboration tools for learning and teaching in Australian and New Zealand universities

Bower, M., Kennedy, G. E., Dalgarno, B., Lee, M. J. W., Kenney, J. & De Barba, P., 2012, ASCILITE 2012 - Annual conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Tertiary Education. Brown, M., Hartnett, M. & Stewart, T. (eds.). Palmerston North, New Zealand: ASCILITE, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
New Zealand
Teaching
Video conferencing
university
video

Using the Makebook collaborative authoring system to develop middle school students' extended writing capabilities - teacher perceptions

Bower, M. & Stavert, A., 2012, Australian Computers in Education Conference 2012: refereed proceedings. Carlton, Vic: Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE), p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

teacher
student
concept formation
teacher attitude
multimedia
2011

A comparison of LAMS and Moodle as learning design technologies - teacher education students' perspective

Bower, M. & Wittmann, M., 2011, In : Teaching English with Technology. 11, 1, p. 62-80 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
teacher
learning
education
student
educational system

A Comparison of LAMS and Moodle as learning design technologies - teacher education students' perspective

Bower, M. & Wittmann, M., 2011, LAMS and learning design. Alexander, C., Dalziel, J., Krajka, J. & Kiely, R. (eds.). Cyprus: University of Nicosia Press, Vol. 2. p. 65-80 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

teacher
learning
education
student
educational system

An Authentic learning framework for integrating one-to-one laptop useage in Hong Kong Schools

Reed, K. & Bower, M., 2011, Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011: global conference on learning and technology. Barton, S-M., Hedberg, J. & Suzuki, K. (eds.). AACE, Vol. 1. p. 1782-1791 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Hong Kong
teacher
school
learning
learning strategy

An institutional evaluation of web-conferencing and its impact on learning and teaching processes

Bower, M. & Hedberg, J., 2011, Old meets new - media in education: joint conference : 61st International Council for Educational Media (ICEM) and the XIII International Symposium on Computers in Education (SIIE) : proceedings. Moreira, A., Loureiro, M. J., Balula, A., Nogueira, F., Pombo, L., Pedro, L. & Almeida, P. (eds.). Aveiro, Portugal: University of Aveiro, p. 541-554 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Teaching
teacher
evaluation
learning
student

Continual and explicit comparison to promote proactive facilitation during second computer language learning

Bower, M. & McIver, A., 2011, ITiCSE'11 - Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science. New York: ACM, p. 218-222 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Computer programming languages
Students
Language
Facilitation
Programming