Matt Bower

Associate Professor

  • 1039 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
20042022
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Research Outputs 2004 2019

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

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

Affordance analysis - matching learning tasks with learning technologies

Bower, M., 2008, In : Educational Media International. 45, 1, p. 3-15 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
methodology
learning
electronic learning
experience

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

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

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

A framework for Web 2.0 learning design

Bower, M., Hedberg, J. G. & Kuswara, A., Sep 2010, In : Educational Media International. 47, 3, p. 177-198 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
learning
Teaching
Taxonomies
educational practice
taxonomy

A learning system engineering approach to developing online courses

Bower, M., 2006, Computing Education 2006: Proceedings of the Eighth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2006). Tolhurst, D. & Mann, S. (eds.). Sydney: Australian Computer Society, p. 45-54 10 p. (CRPIT; vol. 52).

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

Systems engineering
Learning systems
Information technology
Open Access
curriculum
ability
teacher
student
taxonomy

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

An Institutional study of learning and teaching using web-conferencing

Bower, M. & Hellsten, M., 2010, Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010. Abas, Z. W., Jung, I. & Luca, J. (eds.). USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, p. 4168-4177 10 p.

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

Teaching
learning
semester
ability
evaluation

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

A Pedagogy-first approach to teaching learning design

Bower, M., 2008, Proceedings of the 3rd International LAMS & Learning Design Conference. Cameron, L. & Daziel, J. (eds.). Sydney: LAMS Foundation, p. 35-42 8 p.

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

Teaching
trainee
learning
teacher
communication technology

A Pilot study: the effect of modality of representation upon learning

Chan, A. & Bower, M., 2009, Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education 2009. Bastiaens, T., Dron, J. & Xin, C. (eds.). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), p. 2436-2441 6 p.

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

learning
video
ability
multimedia
student

A Professional development framework for teaching in higher education

Brown, N., Bower, M., Skalicky, J., Wood, L., Donovan, D., Loch, B., Bloom, W. & Joshi, N., 2010, Research and Development in Higher Education: Reshaping Higher Education. Milperra, N.S.W.: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), Vol. 33. p. 133-143 11 p. (Research and development in higher education; vol. 33).

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

Open Access
File
Teaching
education
teacher
science
learning

A quantitative multimodal discourse analysis of teaching and learning in a web-conferencing environment - The efficacy of student-centred learning designs

Bower, M. & Hedberg, J. G., Feb 2010, In : Computers and Education. 54, 2, p. 462-478 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
discourse analysis
Teaching
Students
discourse
coding
Open Access
communication
teacher
body language
confidence
performance

A taxonomy of task types in computing

Bower, M., 2008, ITiCSE'08: Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. Goldweber, M. (ed.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 281-285 5 p. 1384346

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

Taxonomies
computer science
taxonomy
Curricula
Computer science

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

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

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 reality: issues and potentials in combining virtual worlds and face-to-face classes

Bower, M., Cram, A. & Groom, D., Dec 2010, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, ASCILITE 2010. Steel, C., Keppell, M., Gerbic, P. & Housego, S. (eds.). QLD, Australia: University of Queensland Press, p. 129-140 12 p.

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

Open Access
File
Teaching
Students
learning
video
classroom

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

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

Borderless supervision in higher degree research: Consolidating international pedagogies and web-conferencing technologies

Hellstén, M. & Bower, M., 2009, In : International Journal of Learning. 16, 8, p. 81-88 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
supervision
intercultural learning
national border
knowledge production
new technology

By design: professional learning ecologies to develop primary school teachers’ makerspaces pedagogical capabilities

Stevenson, M., Bower, M., Falloon, G., Forbes, G. & Hatzigianni, M., May 2019, In : British Journal of Educational Technology. 50, 3, p. 1260-1274 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

primary school teacher
ecology
learning
teacher
confidence

Collaborative learning: Some possibilities and limitations for students and teachers

Bower, M. & Richards, D., 2006, Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education: Who's Learning? Whose Technology?. Markauskaite, L., Goodyear, P. & Reimann, P. (eds.). Sydney: Sydney University Press, Vol. 1. p. 79-89 11 p.

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

Open Access
File
Students
teacher
learning
student
Computer science

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

Compiling students' computer programs online - a cognitively efficient and secure approach

Modi, K. & Bower, M., 2010, Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010. Abas, Z. W., Jung, I. & Luca, J. (eds.). USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, p. 4295-4304 10 p.

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

Computer program listings
Students
Teaching
Feedback

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

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

Conceptualising web 2.0 enabled learning designs

Bower, M., Hedberg, J. & Kuswara, A., 2009, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, ASCILITE 2009. Atkinson, R. & McBeath, C. (eds.). New Zealand: Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, p. 1153-1162 10 p.

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

Open Access
File
Teaching
Taxonomies
learning
educational practice
taxonomy

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

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

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., Aug 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

Design of technology-enhanced learning: integrating research and practice

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

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Developing communication competence using an online Video Reflection system: Pre-service teachers' experiences

Bower, M., Cavanagh, M., Moloney, R. & Dao, M., Nov 2011, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education. 39, 4, p. 311-326 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

video
communication
teacher
experience
student

Developing pre-service teachers' research capabilities using LAMS

Bower, M., 2010, Proceedings of the 5th International LAMS & Learning Design Conference: "Sharing Great Ideas". Cameron, L. & Dalziel, J. (eds.). Macquarie University, N.S.W.: LAMS Foundation, p. 50-59 10 p.

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

Open Access
File
teacher
research planning
student
educational research
learning

Differing ways that computing academics understand teaching

Lister, R., Berglund, A., Box, I., Cope, C., Pears, A., Avram, C., Bower, M., Carbone, A., Davey, B., de Raadt, M., Doyle, B., Fitzgerald, S., Mannila, L., Kutay, C., Peltomäki, M., Sheard, J., Simon, Sutton, K., Traynor, D., Tutty, J. & 1 othersVenables, A., 2007, Computing Education 2007 - Proceedings of the Ninth Australasian Computing Education Conference, ACE 2007. Sydney, Australia: Australian Computer Society, Vol. 66. p. 97-106 10 p.

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

Teaching
Students

Discourse analysis of teaching computing online

Bower, M., 2009, In : Computer Science Education. 19, 2, p. 69-92 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
discourse analysis
Teaching
Students
teacher
student

Educational user interface design

Bower, M. & Hedberg, J., 2009, Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2009. Siemens, G. & Fulford, C. (eds.). United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), p. 963-972 10 p.

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

User interfaces
Students
Human computer interaction
Application programs
Demonstrations

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

Groupwork activities in synchronous online classroom spaces

Bower, M., 2007, SIGCSE 2007: 38th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education. Ingrid, R., Haller, S., Dougherty, J. D., Rodger, S. & Lewandowski, G. (eds.). New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 91-95 5 p.

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

Teaching
classroom
semester
recording
programming

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

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

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

Independent, synchronous and asynchronous an analysis of approaches to online concept formation

Bower, M., 2007, ITiCSE 2007: 12th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education - Inclusive Education in Computer Science. Hughes, J., Peiris, D. R. & Tymann, P. (eds.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 141-145 5 p.

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

concept formation
semester
class concept
Students
Group