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Higher Degree Research Office

Dr Matt Bower
Title:Associate Professor
First name:Matt
Middle name:Graydon
Surname:Bower
Faculty:Faculty of Human Sciences
Department:Department of Educational Studies
Telephone number:+61 2 98508626
Address:Room C3A927
Macquarie University, 2109
Australia
Email:matt.bower@mq.edu.au
Website:http://www.educ.mq.edu.au/our_staff/dr_matt_bower/
Discipline/Expertise:* Educational Technology
* Technology-based learning design
* Computer Supported Collaborative Learning
* Multimedia-based instruction
* Online multimodal learning (web-conferencing)
* Blended learning
* Synchronous learning
* Web 2.0
* Computer Science Education
* Thinking and Cognition
* Computational Thinking
* Teacher education using technology
* Theoretical frameworks for analysing pedagogy and educational development (Activity Theory, Conversational Frameworks)
* Innovative use of contemporary technologies (e.g. virtual worlds, augmented reality)
Keywords:education, technology, learning design, web-conferencing, computing, learning design, multimedia, teacher education