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Nicole Herbert

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Nicole Herbert

Senior Lecturer
Associate Head, Teaching & Learning
Information & Communication Technology

Room 463 , Centenary building

+61 3 6226 2908 (phone)

Nicole.Herbert@utas.edu.au

Dr Nicole Herbert is the Deputy Associate Dean Academic Transformation and Student Retention and Success for the College of Sciences and Engineering and Associate Head Learning and Teaching for the Syndicate of Technology, Environments, and Design.

Biography

Dr Herbert has been a member of academic staff at UTAS since 1999. Nicole has received many teaching awards throughout her career culminating in 2016 when she was awarded the only UTAS Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence award for that year, which recognised her sustained contribution to learning and teaching in the field of ICT. This was followed in 2017 by an AAUT Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning for leading the design, development and delivery of an industry-engaged curriculum that integrates professionalism with technical skills to enhance the employability of ICT graduates. In 2014 she was awarded the 2014 IAWARDS Tasmanian ICT Educator of the Year. She was the lead for a comprehensive ICT curriculum renewal throughout 2012-2014. She is currently the Deputy Academic Dean Academic Transformation and Student Retention and Success for the College of Sciences and Engineering and Associate Head Learning and Teaching for the Syndicate of Technology, Environments, and Design. Her research is focussed on Science and ICT curriculum design and development and providing an outstanding learning experience for the students.

Career summary

Qualifications

Degree

Thesis title

University

Country

Date of award

BSc

 

University of Tasmania

Australia

1987

BSc(Hons)

 

University of Tasmania

Australia

1990

GradCert ULT

 

University of Tasmania

Australia

2006

PhD Critical Reflection of an
integrated ICT curriculum
designed to increase the 
quantity of professionally
competent graduates

University of Tasmania

Australia

2020

Memberships

Professional practice

  • Faculty of SET – CUPRC
  • Technology Enhanced Learning and Teaching (TELT) Governance Group

Administrative expertise

Nicole is a strategic advisor on L&T matters throughout the School and College and makes a significant service contribution to UTAS:

  • Deputy Academic Dean Academic Transformation (CoSE) (2020-2021)
  • Deputy Academic Dean Student Retention and Success (CoSE) (2021-2022)
  • Associate Head Learning and Teaching (STED) (2021-2022)

Teaching

Teaching expertise

Curriculum design is Nicole’s passion and area of expertise. Nicole’s long-standing personal teaching philosophy is exemplified by the “make it real” or “industry based learning” approach. She embeds employment-like experiences throughout her units to enhance the student learning experience. Over the last 20 years she has been the unit coordinator of many units at all levels. From 2012-2014 Nicole led an extensive ICT curriculum renewal at the University of Tasmania.

Teaching responsibility

Nicole is the unit coordinator for the following units:

While not currently coordinating these units, Nicole has extensive experience with:

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Expertise

  • ICT curriculum design and development
  • ICT skills (SFIA) and professional graduates
  • ICT capstone projects
  • ICT industry placements within curriculum
  • Science curriculum design
  • Student engagement and course attrition

Research Themes

Nicole’s research aligns to the University’s research theme of Data, Knowledge and Decisions. Nicole is undertaking significant scholarship in the ICT education field and published many papers related to her work in the field of ICT Capstone projects and the impact of assessment when doing group work and self and peer assessment. In 2020, Nicole was awarded a PhD by prior publication, in recognition of her substantial contribution to the field of ICT curriculum design and development. Her thesis was a critical reflection of an ICT curriculum that was designed to increase the quantity of professionally competent graduates.

Awards

From 2005-2007 Nicole was also engaged in significant research in the Accounting Information Systems (AIS) and Expert System domain.  She has ten papers relating to her work in this area. She was awarded the 2011 Notable Contributions to the IS Literature Award, which recognizes exceptional contributions to AIS research, theory and practice from the IS Section of the American Accounting Association for my co-authored paper “The Differential Use and Effect of Knowledge-based System Explanations in Novice and Expert Judgment Decisions”. The paper is well cited in other high quality publications.

Current projects

Nicole is focussed on projects related to ICT curriculum development and delivery and ensuring that graduates have the professional skills required for employment in the industry.

Fields of Research

  • Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy (390113)
  • Banking, finance and investment (350299)
  • Computing education (460804)
  • Software testing, verification and validation (461208)
  • Decision support and group support systems (460902)
  • Education assessment and evaluation (390402)
  • Knowledge representation and reasoning (460206)
  • Other information and computing sciences (469999)
  • Artificial life and complex adaptive systems (460201)
  • Health services and systems (420399)
  • Human information interaction and retrieval (461003)

Research Objectives

  • Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum (160301)
  • Other information and communication services (229999)
  • Other education and training (169999)
  • Other economic framework (159999)
  • Information systems, technologies and services (220499)
  • Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions (200101)

Publications

Dr. Herbert has published a total of 38 papers, including 1 book chapter, 8 journal papers and 29 conference papers. Some of her publications have been significantly cited. Google Scholar recorded that her h-index is 7 and the number of citations is 147, and ResearchGate recorded that her h-index is 7, RG Score is 6.96 and the number of total citations is 359.

For most of Nicole’s career she has undertaken significant research in the computing education field, and in particular the field of ICT curriculum design. She has many papers relating to her work in this area and has received multiple teaching awards for applying her theories in practice. Nicole regularly contributes to the Australasian Computing Education (ACE) conference and international computing education conferences such as ACM Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Conference (ITiCSE) and ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE).

Total publications

37

Highlighted publications

(9 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2020Conference PublicationHerbert N, de Salas K, Acuna T, Wapstra E, 'A methodology to integrate professional skill development throughout an ICT curriculum', Proceedings of the 2020 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE '20), 15-19 June 2020, Trondheim, Norway, pp. 280-286. ISSN 1942-647X (2020) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1145/3341525.3387358 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: de Salas K; Acuna T; Wapstra E

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2020Conference PublicationHerbert N, Herbert D, Wapstra E, de Salas K, Acuna T, 'An exploratory study of factors affecting attrition within an ICT degree', Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2020), 4-6 February 2020, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 76-85. ISBN 978-1-4503-7686-0 (2020) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1145/3373165.3373174 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Herbert D; Wapstra E; de Salas K; Acuna T

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2018Conference PublicationHerbert N, 'Reflections on 17 years of ICT capstone project coordination: Effective strategies for managing clients, teams and assessment', Proceedings of the 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2018), 21-24 February 2018, Baltimore, USA, pp. 215-220. ISBN 978-1-4503-5103-4 (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1145/3159450.3159584 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 2

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2014Conference PublicationHerbert N, de Salas K, Lewis I, Dermoudy J, Ellis L, 'ICT curriculum and course structure: the great balancing act', Proceedings of the Sixteenth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2014), 20-23 January 2014, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 21-30. ISBN 978-1-921770-31-9 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: de Salas K; Lewis I; Dermoudy J; Ellis L

2013Conference PublicationHerbert N, Dermoudy J, Ellis L, Cameron-Jones M, Chinthammit W, et al., 'Stakeholder-Led Curriculum Redesign', Proceedings of the 15th Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2013), 29 January - 1 February 2013, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 51-58. ISBN 978-1-921770-21-0 (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Dermoudy J; Ellis L; Cameron-Jones M; Chinthammit W; Lewis I; de Salas K; Springer M

2006Journal ArticleArnold V, Clark N, Collier PA, Leech SA, Sutton SG, 'The differential use and effect of knowledge-based system explanations in novice and expert judgment decisions', MIS Quarterly, 30, (1) pp. 79-97. ISSN 0276-7783 (2006) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2307/25148718 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 102Web of Science - 82

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2005Conference PublicationClark N, Davies PG, Skeers R, 'Self and Peer Assessment in Software Engineering Projects', Proceedings of the Seventh Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2005), January 2005, Newcastle, Australia, pp. 91-100. ISBN 1-920682-24-4 (2005) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Davies PG; Skeers R

2004Journal ArticleArnold V, Herbert N, Collier PA, Leech SA, Sutton SG, 'Explanation Provision and Use in an Intelligent Decision Aid', Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance & Management, 12, (1) pp. 5-27. ISSN 1550-1949 (2004) [Refereed Article]

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1999Journal ArticleCollier PA, Leech SA, Herbert N, 'A Validated Expert System for Decision Making in Corporate Recovery', International Journal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance & Management, 8, (2) pp. 75-88. ISSN 1055-615X (1999) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1174(199906)8:2<75::AID-ISAF164>3.0.CO;2-T [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Collier PA; Leech SA

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Journal Article

(6 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2006Arnold V, Clark N, Collier PA, Leech SA, Sutton SG, 'The differential use and effect of knowledge-based system explanations in novice and expert judgment decisions', MIS Quarterly, 30, (1) pp. 79-97. ISSN 0276-7783 (2006) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2307/25148718 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 102Web of Science - 82

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2005Arnold V, Herbert N, Collier P, Leech SA, Sutton SG, 'An Investigation of Knowledge-based Systems' Use to Promote Judgment Consistency in Multicultural Firm Environments', Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, 2, (1) pp. 33-59. ISSN 1554-1908 (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2308/jeta.2005.2.1.33 [eCite] [Details]

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2004Arnold V, Herbert N, Collier PA, Leech SA, Sutton SG, 'Explanation Provision and Use in an Intelligent Decision Aid', Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance & Management, 12, (1) pp. 5-27. ISSN 1550-1949 (2004) [Refereed Article]

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1999Collier PA, Leech SA, Herbert N, 'A Validated Expert System for Decision Making in Corporate Recovery', International Journal of Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance & Management, 8, (2) pp. 75-88. ISSN 1055-615X (1999) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1174(199906)8:2<75::AID-ISAF164>3.0.CO;2-T [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Collier PA; Leech SA

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1999Leech SA, Collier PA, Herbert N, 'A generalized model of decision-making processes for companies in financial distress', Accounting Forum, 23, (2) pp. 155-174. ISSN 0155-9982 (1999) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Leech SA

1998Leech SA, Collier PA, Herbert N, 'Modeling Expertise: A Case Study using Multiple Corporate Recovery Experts', Advances in Accounting Information Systems, 6 pp. 85-105. (1998) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Leech SA

Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2001Arnold V, Herbert N, Collier PA, Leech SA, Sutton SG, 'Unveiling the Black Box of Human-Computer Interaction: The Need for Replay Process Tracing in Decision Aid Research', Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, Elsevier Science Ltd, JE Hunton (ed), Oxford, UK, pp. 381 - 405. ISBN 0-7623-0784-6 (2001) [Research Book Chapter]

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Conference Publication

(29 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2020Herbert N, Herbert D, Wapstra E, de Salas K, Acuna T, 'An exploratory study of factors affecting attrition within an ICT degree', Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2020), 4-6 February 2020, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 76-85. ISBN 978-1-4503-7686-0 (2020) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1145/3373165.3373174 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Herbert D; Wapstra E; de Salas K; Acuna T

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2020Herbert N, de Salas K, Acuna T, Wapstra E, 'A methodology to integrate professional skill development throughout an ICT curriculum', Proceedings of the 2020 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE '20), 15-19 June 2020, Trondheim, Norway, pp. 280-286. ISSN 1942-647X (2020) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1145/3341525.3387358 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: de Salas K; Acuna T; Wapstra E

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2018Herbert N, 'Impact of student engagement on First Year ICT performance', Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI 2017), 14-16 December 2017, Las Vegas, USA, pp. 1085-1090. ISBN 978-1-5386-2652-8 (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1109/CSCI.2017.189 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

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2018Herbert N, 'An assessment scheme for short-term placements', Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI 2017), 14-16 December 2017, Las Vegas, USA, pp. 1067-1072. ISBN 978-1-5386-2652-8 (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1109/CSCI.2017.186 [eCite] [Details]

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2018Herbert N, 'Reflections on 17 years of ICT capstone project coordination: Effective strategies for managing clients, teams and assessment', Proceedings of the 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2018), 21-24 February 2018, Baltimore, USA, pp. 215-220. ISBN 978-1-4503-5103-4 (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1145/3159450.3159584 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 2

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2018Herbert N, Herbert D, 'Is the ATAR a Useful Predictor of Success in ICT? An Empirical Study', Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Computing Education Conference, 30 January - 2 February 2018, Brisbane, Queensland, pp. 35-44. ISBN 978-1-4503-6340-2 (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]

DOI: 10.1145/3160489.3160495 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Herbert D

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2016Acuna T, Powell S, Seen A, Herbert N, Haley S, et al., 'WIL in Science: Development of a generic unit for BSc students', Transforming Practice through Innovation and Partnerships, 7 December 2016, Launceston, Tasmania (2016) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Acuna T; Powell S; Seen A; Haley S; Kingsley R

2016Botwright Acuna T, Gehling R, Herbert N, Haley S, Powell S, et al., 'Developing a faculty wide WIL program for science', Proceedings of the 2016 Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (ACSME), 28-30 September 2016, University of Queensland, pp. 11-12. ISBN 978-0-9871834-5-3 (2016) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Botwright Acuna T; Gehling R; Haley S; Powell S; Kingsley R; Seen A

2014Herbert N, de Salas K, Lewis I, Dermoudy J, Ellis L, 'ICT curriculum and course structure: the great balancing act', Proceedings of the Sixteenth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2014), 20-23 January 2014, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 21-30. ISBN 978-1-921770-31-9 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

[eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: de Salas K; Lewis I; Dermoudy J; Ellis L

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2013Herbert N, Dermoudy J, Ellis L, Cameron-Jones M, Chinthammit W, et al., 'Stakeholder-Led Curriculum Redesign', Proceedings of the 15th Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2013), 29 January - 1 February 2013, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 51-58. ISBN 978-1-921770-21-0 (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Dermoudy J; Ellis L; Cameron-Jones M; Chinthammit W; Lewis I; de Salas K; Springer M

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2013Herbert N, Lewis I, de Salas K, 'Career outcomes and SFIA as tools to design ICT curriculum', Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, 4-6 December 2013, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-10. (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Lewis I; de Salas K

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2013Herbert N, de Salas K, Lewis I, Cameron-Jones M, Chinthammit W, et al., 'Identifying career outcomes as the first step in ICT curricula development', Proceedings of the 15th Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2013), 29 January - 1 February 2013, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 31-40. ISBN 978-1-921770-21-0 (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: de Salas K; Lewis I; Cameron-Jones M; Chinthammit W; Dermoudy J; Ellis L; Springer M

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2013Lewis I, de Salas K, Herbert N, Chinthammit W, Dermoudy J, et al., 'Development of ICT curricula through graduate career outcomes and required skills', Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering, 22-25 July 2013, Las Vegas, USA, pp. 1-7. ISBN 1-60132-235-6 (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Lewis I; de Salas K; Chinthammit W; Dermoudy J; Ellis L; Springer M

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2013de Salas K, Lewis I, Dermoudy J, Herbert N, Ellis L, et al., 'Designing the modern ICT curriculum: Opportunities and challenges', Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013), 15-18 December 2013, Milan, Italy, pp. 1-12. (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: de Salas K; Lewis I; Dermoudy J; Ellis L; Springer M; Chinthammit W

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2009Hartley TF, Bowling W, Fong S, Gibb A, Hen K, et al., 'SMS Tube: A novel way of giving specimen collectors 24/7 mobile access to our specimen requirements database', Indian Jounal of Clinical Biochemistry, 5-7th November, 2009, Kochi, India, pp. 198. (2009) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Hartley TF; Bowling W; Wilson K; Zhang J

2007Herbert N, 'Quantitative Peer Assessment: Can students be objective', Proceedings of the Ninth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2007), 30 Jan - 2 Feb 2007, Ballarat, Victoria, pp. 63-71. ISBN 1-920-68247-3 (2007) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2007Herbert N, Wang Z, 'Student timesheets can aid in curriculum coordination', Proceedings of the Ninth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2007), 30 Jan - 2 Feb 2007, Ballarat, Victoria, pp. 73-80. ISBN 1-920-68247-3 (2007) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2006Herbert N, 'Peer assessment: is it fair?', UniServe Science Symposium Proceedings: Assessment in Science Teaching and Learning, 28 September 2006, Sydney, Australia, pp. 62-68. ISBN 1 86487 865 7 (2006) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2005Clark N, 'Evaluating student teams developing unique industry projects', Proceedings of the Seventh Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2005), January 2005, Newcastle, Australia, pp. 21-29. ISBN 1-920682-24-4 (2005) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2005Clark N, Davies PG, Skeers R, 'Self and Peer Assessment in Software Engineering Projects', Proceedings of the Seventh Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2005), January 2005, Newcastle, Australia, pp. 91-100. ISBN 1-920682-24-4 (2005) [Refereed Conference Paper]

[eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Davies PG; Skeers R

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2004Clark N, 'Peer Testing in Software Engineering Projects', Computing Education 2004 Sixth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2004) Australian Computer Science Communications, January 2004, Dunedin, New Zealand, pp. 41-48. ISBN 1-920682-12-0 (2004) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2003Clark N, 'Peer group critiquing of software engineering projects', Proceedings of Improving Learning Outcomes Through Flexible Science Teaching, October 3, 2003, University of Sydney, NSW, pp. 14-19. ISBN 1 86487 490 2 (2003) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2002Clark N, 'Software engineering projects: working in teams', Proceedings of the Sixth IASTED International Conference: Software Engineering and Applications, 4-6 November 2002, Cambridge, USA, pp. 698-703. ISBN 0-88986-323-7 (2002) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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1997Collier PA, Leech SA, Clark N, 'A Validated Expert System for Decision-Making in Insolvency', A Validated Expert System for Decision-Making in Insolvency, 1997, Nagoya Congress Center, pp. 9-21. (1997) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Collier PA; Leech SA

1997Collier PA, Leech SA, Clark N, 'A Validated Expert System for Decision-Making in Insolvency', Proceedings of the Business Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 1997, Nagoya, Japan, pp. 9-21. (1997) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Collier PA; Leech SA

1997Leech SA, Collier PA, Clark N, 'A Cognitive Computational Model of Knowledge and Reasoning in Insolvency', Proceedings of the AIS Research Symposium 1997, 1997, Arizona State University West, pp. 10. (1997) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Leech SA; Collier PA

1997Leech SA, Collier PA, Clark N, 'A Model of Expertise in Insolvency', Programme and Collected Abstracts, 1997, Grazer Congress, pp. 1-150. (1997) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Leech SA; Collier PA

1997Leech SA, Collier PA, Clark N, 'A Model of Expertise in Insolvency', Proceedings of the European Accounting Association Conference, 1997, Graz, Austria, pp. 150. (1997) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Leech SA; Collier PA

1997Leech SA, Collier PA, Clark N, 'A Cognitive Computational Model of Knowledge and Reasoning in Insolvency', Proceedings of the AIS Research Symposium 1997, 1997, Phoenix Arizona, pp. 10. (1997) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Leech SA; Collier PA

Other Public Output

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016Acuna TL, Seen AJ, Herbert N, Powell S, Gehling R, et al., 'Unifying WIL in Science at the University of Tasmania', WIL in Science: Leadership for WIL Final Report 2016, Australian Council of Deans of Science, pp. 29-31. (2016) [Government or Industry Research]

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Co-authors: Acuna TL; Seen AJ; Powell S; Gehling R; Kingsley R; Haley S

Dr Herbert was awarded her PhD by prior publication in 2020, in recognition of her substantial contribution to the field of ICT curriculum design and development. Her thesis was a critical reflection of an ICT curriculum that was designed to increase the quantity of professionally competent graduates. Dr Herbert is interested in commencing supervision of PhD candidates in the field of computing education (460804) and has particular interest in research projects in the following areas:

  • ICT curriculum design and development
  • ICT skills (including SFIA) and professional graduates
  • Student engagement and course attrition