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Erin Roehrer

Senior Lecturer
ICT Learning and Teaching Lead
Program Leader - AIEN Institute - Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU)
Information & Communication Technology

Room 353 , Centenary Building

+61 3 6226 6214 (phone)

Erin.Roehrer@utas.edu.au

Dr Roehrer is a Senior Lecturer in ICT in the School of ICT, Syndicate of Technology, Environments and Design, University of Tasmania. Erin is currently the Learning and Teaching Lead for the School of ICT and Program Leader for the TNE program delivered by the University of Tasmania and the AIEN Institute - Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU). Erin has been a degree co-ordinator, academic mentor, unit coordinator and lecturer for both onshore and offshore programs within the school and college.

Biography

Before joining the University of Tasmania Erin worked in the financial industry as an ICT project consultant.  Erin joined the university in 2009 as a research assistant in the school of Accounting in the Faculty of Business (now the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics) and has been an academic member of staff since 2010.

Erin is a core member of the transnational teaching team from the School of ICT that manages the delivery the Bachelor of Information Systems to the AIEN Institute at Shanghai Oceans University (AIEN SHOU).  This team has worked towards creating innovative mechanisms in the delivery of Transnational Higher Education and the team’s success was recognised with a Vice Chancellor’s Award for Programs that Enhance Learning in 2015. In 2016 Erin’s continuous leadership in improving the learning experience for the students resulted in her appointment as an Academic Mentor for the BIS Degree at SHOU by the then Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching), Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology.

Erin is currently the program leader of the UTAS SHOU TNE program and reports to both the College of Business and Economics and the College of Sciences and Engineering. Her individual success in learning and teaching excellence has also been recognised by her peers, most recently by receipt of her second Teaching Merit Certificate in 2019.

Career summary

Qualifications

DegreeThesis TitleUniversityCountryDate of Award

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

An exploration of the pilot implementation of an online symptom monitoring dairy to support people living with cystic fibrosis self-manage their condition.University of TasmaniaAustraliaDecember 2013
Bachelor of Information Systems with First Class HonoursDiscovery of the Pharmacy Dispensary System ability to meet organisational and user needs within the Tasmanian Public Hospitals.University of TasmaniaAustraliaDecember 2004
Bachelor of Commerce University of TasmaniaAustraliaDecember 2003

Memberships

Professional practice

Administrative expertise

Erin’s experience and success in learning and teaching leadership is demonstrated through invitations to University level project committees, most recently the Project Working Group for the Course and Unit Builder Project.

Erin is currently the Program Leader - AIEN Institute - Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU).

Teaching

Teaching expertise

Erin’s teaching philosophy embraces three components: active and co-operative learning practices embracing teamwork and self-directed learning; teacher as innovator in the deliberate adoption of alternative learning and teaching practices and leading by implementing change, rather than following change; and reflective practice with the reflection being staff-driven towards her own teaching practices.

Erin teaches ICT units at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level. Her subject areas include Project Management, Business Process Management, Information Systems Strategy, Business Analytics, Research Methods, ICT Adoption; and Information and Knowledge Management.

Erin’s expertise has resulted in her being the project lead for the newly industry co-designed and co-developed Graduate Diploma of Technology and Innovation.

Teaching responsibility

In 2021 Erin is unit coordinator and lecturer for ICT Professional Practice and Project Management (KIT503) (Summer Semester) and unit coordinator and co-lecturer for Requirements Analysis & Modelling (KXO221) (AIEN SHOU Semester 1), ICT Project Management (KXO231) (AIEN SHOU Semester 2), and Information Systems Management (KXO321) (AIEN SHOU Semester 1), that is taught as a part of the TNE Partnership held with the University of Tasmania and Shanghai Ocean University (Bachelor of Information Systems).

Erin teaches into the:

In addition to KIT503 and the Bachelor of Information System (KXO) units, during 2016–2020 she was also involved in teaching:

ICT Project Management and Modelling (KIT203) (unit-coordinator and lecturer)

Information Systems Management (KIT312) (unit-coordinator and lecturer)

Knowledge and Information Management (KIT707) (unit-coordinator and lecturer)

ICT Systems Strategy and Management (KIT708) (unit-coordinator and lecturer)

Business Logistics (KXO325) (unit-coordinator)

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Expertise

Erin is a qualitative researcher and has considerable experience in adapting qualitative data analysis to explore the perceptions and attitudes of individuals through inductive thematic analysis. Erin is focused on projects that explore information seeking behaviour and the role of technology in supporting authentic learning and transformative information systems.

Erin’s research interests span both the use of technologies to support individual and organisational information seeking behaviour and decision-making, as well as the scholarship of learning and teaching.

Research Themes

Erin’s research aligns to the University’s research theme of Better Health and Data, Knowledge and Decisions. Her research interests include in the socio-technical factors and processes with technology supporting chronic disease self-management, Transnational Learning and Teaching, digital adoption and person centred interaction, and the placement of technology in information seeking behaviour and authentic learning and teaching. Erin’s research interests span both the use of technologies to support individual and organisational information seeking behaviour and decision-making, as well as the scholarship of learning and teaching.

Collaboration

Erin’s research is highly collaborative, and involves fields such as education, health, cognitive psychology, project management and business strategy.

Erin is currently collaborating with Dr Romaric Marcilly in the Clinical Investigation Centre for Innovative Technology, Lille, France. This international collaboration is aimed at understanding the impact of usability flaws in medication reporting systems from a human factors perspective.

Current projects

Erin is focused on projects that explore information seeking behaviour and the role of technology in supporting authentic learning and transformative information systems.

Erin’s current projects include:

  • Information seeking behaviour and CoVID-19: Australian consumers interaction with socially focused fitness mobile application
  • Serious Games and Project Management
  • Identification of the graduate ICT career outcomes and the associated SFIA skills for the current decade

Fields of Research

  • Human information behaviour (461002)
  • Higher education (390303)
  • Health informatics and information systems (420308)

Research Objectives

  • Evaluation of health and support services (200299)
  • Teaching and instruction technologies (160304)
  • Learner and learning (160199)

Publications

Erin has published in a variety of forums, largely in the area of chronic disease management, information seeking behaviour, and transnational education innovation and excellence.  She have been cited over 275 times, with one paper cited 65 times. Her current h index is 8. All of my current peer reviewed journal publications have been submitted into international journals and include external collaborations.

Total publications

26

Journal Article

(19 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2021Raza A, Hardy L, Roehrer E, Yeom S, Kang BH, 'GPSPiChain-Blockchain and AI based self-contained anomaly detection family security system in smart home', Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering pp. 1-17. ISSN 1861-9576 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s11518-021-5496-2 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Raza A; Hardy L; Yeom S; Kang BH

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2020Nield J, Scanlan J, Roehrer EL, 'Exploring consumer information-security awareness and preparedness of Data-Breach events', Library Trends, 68, (4) pp. 611-635. ISSN 0024-2594 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1353/lib.2020.0014 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Nield J; Scanlan J

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2019Khaleel I, Wimmer BC, Peterson GM, Zaidi STR, Roehrer E, et al., 'Health information overload among health consumers: A scoping review', Patient Education and Counseling pp. 1-18. ISSN 0738-3991 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2019.08.008 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 24Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Khaleel I; Wimmer BC; Peterson GM; Zaidi STR; Cummings E; Lee K

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2019Woods L, Duff J, Roehrer E, Walker K, Cummings E, 'Representing the patient experience of heart failure through empathy, journey and stakeholder mapping', Patient Experience Journal, 6, (1) pp. 55-62. ISSN 2372-0247 (2019) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Duff J; Walker K; Cummings E

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2019Woods L, Duff J, Roehrer E, Walker K, Cummings E, 'Patients' experiences of using a consumer mHealth app for self-management of heart failure: mixed-methods study', JMIR Human Factors, 6, (2) Article e13009. ISSN 2292-9495 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2196/13009 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9

Co-authors: Walker K; Cummings E

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2019Woods L, Duff J, Roehrer E, Walker K, Cummings E, 'Design of a consumer mobile health app for heart failure: findings from the nurse-led co-design of Care4myHeart', JMIR Nursing, 2, (1) Article e14633. ISSN 2562-7600 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2196/14633 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Duff J; Walker K; Cummings E

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2019Woods L, Roehrer E, Duff J, Walker K, Cummings E, 'Co-design of a mobile health app for heart failure: perspectives from the team', Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 266 pp. 183-188. ISSN 0926-9630 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3233/SHTI190792 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Walker K; Cummings E

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2018Marcilly R, Ammenwerth E, Roehrer E, Nies J, Beuscart-Zephir M-C, 'Evidence-based usability design principles for medication alerting systems', BMC Medical Information and Decision Making, 18 Article 69. ISSN 1472-6947 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/s12911-018-0615-9 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 8

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2017Lee K, Roeher E, Cummings E, 'Information overload in consumers of health-related information: a scoping review protocol', JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation, 15, (10) pp. 2457-2463. ISSN 2202-4433 (2017) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003287 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6

Co-authors: Lee K; Cummings E

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2016Zaidan S, Roehrer E, 'Popular mobile phone apps for diet and weight loss: a content analysis', JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 4, (3) Article e80. ISSN 2291-5222 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2196/mhealth.5406 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 15

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2015Marcilly R, Ammenwerth E, Roehrer E, Pelayo S, Vasseur F, et al., 'Usability flaws in medication alerting systems: impact on usage and work system', Yearbook of Medical Informatics, 10, (1) pp. 55-67. ISSN 2364-0502 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.15265/IY-2015-006 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15

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2015Marcilly R, Ammenwerth E, Vasseur F, Roehrer E, Beuscart-Zephir M-C, 'Usability flaws of medication-related alerting functions: a systematic qualitative review', Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 55 pp. 260-271. ISSN 1532-0464 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2015.03.006 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 26Web of Science - 25

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2015Roehrer E, Cummings E, Ellis L, Turner P, 'Value versus use for patients: findings from an ICT supported cystic fibrosis self-management project', Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 208 pp. 319-323. ISSN 0926-9630 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-488-6-319 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Cummings E; Ellis L; Turner P

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2015Wong M-C, Almond H, Cummings E, Roehrer E, Showell C, et al., 'Patient Centred Systems: Techno-Anthropological reflections on the challenges of meaningfully engaging' patients within health informatics research', Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 215 pp. 52-66. ISSN 0926-9630 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-560-9-52 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Wong M-C; Almond H; Cummings E; Showell C; Turner P

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2014Roehrer E, Bjornes CD, Cummings E, Nohr C, 'Human factors considerations when developing eHealth solutions to support patients: comparison of Danish and Australian experiences', International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, 14, (3) pp. 157-175. ISSN 1368-2156 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1504/IJHTM.2014.064245 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Cummings E

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2013Cummings E, Borycki EM, Roehrer E, 'Issues and considerations for healthcare consumers using mobile applications', Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 182 pp. 227-231. ISSN 0926-9630 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-203-5-227 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 35

Co-authors: Cummings E

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2013Roehrer E, Cummings E, Beggs S, Turner P, Hauser J, et al., 'Pilot evaluation of web enabled symptom monitoring in cystic fibrosis', Informatics for Health and Social Care, 38, (4) pp. 354-365. ISSN 1753-8157 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3109/17538157.2013.812646 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 14

Co-authors: Cummings E; Turner P; Ellis L

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2013Roehrer E, Cummings E, Turner P, Hauser J, Cameron-Tucker H, et al., 'Supporting cystic fibrosis with ICT', Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 183 pp. 137-141. ISSN 0926-9630 (2013) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-203-5-137 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6

Co-authors: Cummings E; Turner P; Cameron-Tucker H; Ellis L; Walters H

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2011Roehrer E, Cummings E, Ellis L, Turner P, 'The role of user-centred design within online community development', Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 164 pp. 256-260. ISSN 0926-9630 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3233/978-1-60750-709-3-256 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Cummings E; Ellis L; Turner P

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Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Ellis L, Roehrer EL, 'Chapter 6. Global Grounded Practice', Internationalization and Diversity in Higher Education. Implications for Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Palgrave, D Killick (ed), London, pp. 163-204. ISBN 9781137526168 (2017) [Other Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: Ellis L

Conference Publication

(4 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2019Raza A, Hardy L, Roehrer E, Yeom S, Kang BH, 'GPSPiChain-Blockchain based self-contained family security system in smart home', Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Smart Simulation and Modelling for Complex Systems, 12 August 2019, Macau, China (2019) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Raza A; Hardy L; Yeom S; Kang BH

2016Roehrer E, Ellis L, Steer D, 'Innovation and flexibility within a Bachelor of Information Systems transnational educational (TNE) program', Proceedings of the 27th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2016), 5-7 December 2016, University of Wollongong, pp. 1-6. ISBN 978-1-74128-267-2 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Ellis L; Steer D

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2013Ellis L, Roehrer E, Kelder J-A, 'The place of 'surprising results' in research into an assessment design: using portfolios for evidence of individual contribution to group work', Proceedings of the International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (Edulearn 2013), 1-3 July 2013, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 6286- 6291. ISBN 978-84-616-3822-2 (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Ellis L; Kelder J-A

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2012Roehrer EL, Cummings EA, Turner P, Hauser J, Cameron-Tucker HL, et al., 'Information communication technology in cystic fibrosis support', Proceedings hic2012 Health Informatics Building a Healthcare Future through Trusted Information, 30 July - 2 August 2012, Sydney, pp. 97. ISBN 978-0-9805520-5-8 (2012) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Cummings EA; Turner P; Cameron-Tucker HL; Ellis L; Walters EH

Contract Report, Consultant's Report

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2010Cummings EA, Showell CM, Roehrer EL, Churchill B, Turner BR, et al., 'A Structured Evidence-Based Literature Review on Discharge, Referral and Admission', Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) and NSW Health, Hobart, Tasmania (2010) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Cummings EA; Showell CM; Churchill B; Turner BR; Yee KC; Wong MC; Turner P

Other Public Output

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Roehrer E, Kendal D, Elliott C, Pharo E, Springer M, et al., 'Making Hobart a smart place: a healthy, just and ecological approach to smart cities', Workshop held at the Education Pod, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, University of Tasmania, Hobart (2018) [Report Other]

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Co-authors: Kendal D; Elliott C; Pharo E; Springer M; Schofield L; Scanlan JD; Cleland V

Grants & Funding

Erin has raised over $240,000 over 6 grants exploring opportunities to support health, education and community outcomes through the understanding and application of ICT.

Funding Summary

Number of grants

7

Total funding

$313,923

Projects

Embedding Indigenous knowledge and perspectives within Syndicate curriculum (2021)$19,816
Funding
University of Tasmania ($19,816)
Scheme
null
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Power J; Springer ML; McHenry MT; Steen A; Norrie H; Roehrer EL; Herbert N; Dermoudy J; Anders RJ; Yeom SJ
Year
2021
Worksafe Tasmania Coronial Findings Review (2016)$100,221
Description
Worksafe Tasmania wishes to commission a research based project which studies the way in which coroners recommendations regarding deaths in the workplace have been reviewed and responded to by Worksafe Tasmania and Tasmanian Industry more generally. The study will also provide a review of the management and impact of coroners recommendations in other states and territories, noting implications for Tasmania.
Funding
Worksafe Tasmania ($100,221)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Turner P; Wong MC; Roehrer EL
Year
2016
ASEA Visual Asbestos Assessment Grading Best Practice Guidance Development (2016 - 2017)$72,814
Description
ASEA is seeking to develop evidence-based practical guidelines for the visual ID/grading of in-situ asbestos. The guidance will determine a consensus approach to best practice among user groups to inform whether the processes used can demonstrate effective results, good value, as well as meeting minimum compliance standards.
Funding
Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency ($72,814)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Cummings EA; Roehrer EL; Ellis L
Period
2016 - 2017
Identification and confirmation of the assessment criteria and development of the assessment framework for use in the WorkSafe Tasmania asbestos and identification tool pilot project (2015)$2,900
Description
1) Develop comprehensive report on the methodology underpinning the identification and confirmation of the assessment criteria and development of the assessment framework for use in the WorkSafe Tasmania asbestos and identification tool pilot project.2) Collate the information regarding the experience of the assessors used in the pilot testing. 3) Develop a report discussing the benefits and limitations of the testing phase assessors and the likely impact of this on the outcome of the pilot testing.
Funding
Department of Jobs and Small Business ($2,900)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Turner P; Cummings EA; Roehrer EL
Year
2015
A pilot study to test an asbestos risk ratings tool adapted from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) UK and assessment of alternative (2014 - 2015)$30,025
Description
The project will undertake a literature review to identify the relevant assessment criteria that are required in an assessment tool to be used by workplace building inspectors when they inspect asbestos in different workplaces. It will conduct an evaluation of up to five assessment tools when used in the workplace and develop recommendations for national tool adoption.
Funding
Worksafe Tasmania ($30,025)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Turner P; Cummings EA; Roehrer EL; Nichols DS; Nichols LJ
Period
2014 - 2015
Bed Occupancy Literature Review (2011)$31,650
Funding
Health Administration Corporation ($31,650)
Scheme
Consultancy
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Cummings EA; Turner P; Showell CM; Roehrer EL
Year
2011
ACSQHC Literature Review (2010)$56,497
Funding
Department of Health and Ageing ($56,497)
Scheme
Consultancy
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Turner P; Cummings EA; Showell CM; Roehrer EL; Yee KC; Churchill B; Wong MC
Year
2010

Research Supervision

Dr Roehrer is looking for talented and enthusiastic students in projects that align and compliment with her research interests.  These projects may include:

  • Internet of Things and Authentic Learning
  • Serious Games and Project Based Work Readiness
  • Technology driven authentic learning and Transnational Education
  • Information Seeking Behaviour and Chronic Disease Awareness through social media interaction

She has successfully supervised 1 research by higher degree student to completion and is currently supervising 5 students.

Current

5

Completed

1

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDSmart Peer Review Platform (SPRP) with Neural Network to assist the Start-up Incubators2016
PhDCapitalizing Knowledge Using Blockchain: Multi blockchain based framework for rule- based knowledge base systems (KBS)2017
PhDComprehensive Context Analysis in Dynamic Systems2019
PhDEliminating Barriers in using Digital Technologies for the Residents of Saudi Arabia2019
PhDInvestigating Enhancement of Digital Technology Competencies using DBR: A case study of southern Tasmanian year 6 teachers2019

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDSupporting Patients Undertaking Heart Failure Self-Management Using Multi-Stakeholder Co-Design of a Mobile Health Application
Candidate: Leanna Sarah Woods
2019