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Associate Professor Paul Newhouse

Director of CSaLT

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6469, Email: p.newhouse@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML16.228
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6469
Facsimile: +61 8 9370 6397
Email: p.newhouse@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML16.228  

 

Paul is an Associate Professor in the School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Arts and Centre Director for the Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies.

Professional Associations

  • 2001 - Educational Computing Association of WA (ECAWA)

Research Areas and Interest

  • Educational computing - particularly portable computing in schools
  • Assessment
  • Technology education
  • Computer-supported learning environments

Qualifications

  • Grad Dip of Business, Curtin University of Technology.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University of Technology, 1998.
  • Master of Applied Science, Curtin University of Technology, 1988.
  • Grad Dip of Mathematics Education, Curtin University of Technology, 1985.
  • Teachers Higher Certificate, Other WA higher ed institution, 1983.
  • Graduate Diploma in Computing, Curtin University of Technology, 1982.
  • Diploma in Education, The University of Western Australia, 1978.
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Western Australia, 1977.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Transforming exams across Australia: Processes and platform for e-exams in high stakes, supervised environments,  Office for Learning and Teaching,  OLT - Innovation and Development Grant,  2016 - 2018,  $500,000.
  • Digital forms of assessment for externally set tasks in senior secondary courses: Pilot project.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Scheme - 2016 Open Round,  2016 - 2018,  $102,822.
  • Culture Pad: Linking indigenous communities to schools and education through the use of mobile and online technologies.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2014 (Round 1),  2014 - 2016,  $95,250.
  • Authentic digital representation of creative works in education: Addressing the challenges of digitisation and assessment.,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2011 - 2015,  $516,760.
  • Multi-modal digital assessment using iPads within the school environment: enhancing formative and summative assessment, and student and parent involvement.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2013,  2013 - 2015,  $16,916.
  • Evaluation of Fogarty EDvance Initiative,  Fogarty Foundation,  Fogarty EDvance Initiative - tender,  2012 - 2014,  $187,248.
  • Metacognition conceptual learning and online research tool,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2013,  2013 - 2014,  $21,000.
  • Investigating a challenge-based model for the development of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) in K-12 Classrooms using IPADS. ,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2012 (Round 1),  2012 - 2013,  $24,782.
  • Nanotechnology Online game,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2012 (Round 1),  2012 - 2013,  $102,761.
  • NanoCity : Stage Two Nanotechnology Game Development,  The Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education ,  DIISRTE - Grant,  2013,  $93,425.
  • An evaluation of the use of ICT at John Willcock College in 2011.,  John Willcock College,  John Willcock College - Grant,  2011,  $3,500.
  • Investigating the feasibility of using digital representations of work for authentic and reliable performance assessment in senior secondary school courses,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2007 - 2011,  $714,679.
  • Evaluation of the Bush Schools Network (BSN),  Catholic Education Office of WA,  Grant,  2008 - 2010,  $52,000.
  • 100 Schools Project,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2003 - 2009,  $502,727.
  • Evaluation of the Use of ICT at John Willcock College,  John Willcock College,  Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $3,500.
  • Balga Senior High School ICT Evaluation 2006,  Balga Senior High School,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  .
  • Digitally based formats for alternative external assessment for post-compulsory courses of study in WA,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $60,000.
  • Strategic Partnerships in ICT Teacher Development Project,  Australian Curriculum Studies Association Inc,  Grant,  2005 - 2006,  $19,091.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Newhouse, P., (2016), Digital forms of assessment in schools: supporting the processes to improve outcomes. Learning, Design, and Technology: An International Compendium of Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy., 29p., Switzerland, Springer International Publishing, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-17727-4_41-1.
  • Newhouse, P., (2015), Making learning visible through digital forms of assessment. Teaching and Digital Technologies: Big Issues and Critical Questions, 214-228, Port Melbourne, Australia, Cambridge University Press.
  • Newhouse, P., (2015), When does technology improve learning?. Teaching and Digital Technologies: Big Issues and Critical Questions , 197-213, Port Melbourne, Australia, Cambridge University Press.
  • Newhouse, P., (2013), Literature Review and Conceptual Framework. Digital Representations of Student Performance for Assessment, 9-28, The Netherlands, Sense Publishers.
  • Newhouse, P., (2013), Applied Information Technology. Digital Representations of Student Performance for Assessment, 49-98, The Netherlands, Sense Publishers.

Journal Articles

  • Newhouse, P., Cordery, Z., Cooper, M., (2017), Programmable toys and free play in early childhood classrooms. Australian Educational Computing, 32(1), 1-14, Frankston VIC, ACCE.
  • Tarricone, P., Newhouse, P., (2016), A study of the use of pairwise comparison in the context of social online moderation. Australian Educational Researcher, 43(3), 273-288, Dordrecht, Netherlands, Springer Netherlands, DOI: 10.1007/s13384-015-0194-z.
  • Tarricone, P., Newhouse, P., (2016), Using comparative judgement and online technologies in the assessment and measurement of creative performance and capability. International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, 13(1), Article no. 16, Springer Netherlands, DOI: 10.1186/s41239-016-0018-x.
  • Newhouse, P., (2016), STEM the boredom: engage students in the Australian Curriculum using ICT with problem-based learning and assessment. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 26(1), 44-57, Springer , DOI: 10.1007/s10956-016-9650-4.
  • Newhouse, P., Cooper, M., Pagram, J., (2015), Bring Your Own Digital Device in Teacher Education. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 31(2), 64-72, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/21532974.2015.1011292.
  • Newhouse, P., (2015), Measuring the meaningful use of ICT in schools: a learning environments attributes approach. International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 7(4), 309-325, Olney, Bucks, United Kingdom, Inderscience Publishers, DOI: 10.1504/IJTEL.2015.074187.
  • Newhouse, P., (2014), Programming in the Australian Curriculum: a rationale and a place. Journal for Computing Teachers, Summer 2014(2014), 11-17.
  • Newhouse, P., (2014), Using digital representations of practical production work for summative assessment. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 21(2), 205-220, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/0969594X.2013.868341.
  • Newhouse, P., Tarricone, P., (2014), Digitizing practical production work for high-stakes assessments. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 40(2), 1-17, Canada, Canadian Network for Innovation in Education.
  • Newhouse, P., (2014), Using digital portfolios for high-stakes assessment in visual arts. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 9(3), 475-492, London, World Scientific Publishing Co..
  • Newhouse, P., (2013), Computer-based exams in schools: Freedom from the limitations of paper?. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 8(3), 431?447, Singapore, World Scientific Publishing Company.
  • Newhouse, P., (2013), Computer-Based Practical Exams in an Applied Information Technology Course. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 45(3), 263-286.
  • Newhouse, P., Cooper, M., (2013), Computer-based oral exams in Italian language studies. ReCALL, 25(3), 321-339.
  • Newhouse, P., (2013), Learning with portable digital devices in Australian schools: 20 years on!. The Australian Educational Researcher, online first(online first), online first, DOI: 10.1007/s13384-013-0139-3.
  • Newhouse, P., (2013), Using digital technologies to improve the authenticity of performance assessment for high-stakes purposes. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, article in press(article in press), article in press, United Kingdom, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/1475939X.2013.851031.

Conference Publications

  • Newhouse, P., Tarricone, P., (2017), Using Pairwise Comparisons in the Online Social Moderation of Performance Assessment. Companion Volume of Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference 2017, 407-414, Perth, Australia, ACM Publications , DOI: 10.1145/3041021.3054154.
  • Newhouse, P., (2016), Pre-service teachers need more than online and flipped learning. Australian Council for Computers in Education 2016 Conference: Refereed Proceedings, 140-146, Brisbane, Queensland, Australian Council for Computers in Education.
  • Newhouse, P., Cooper, M., Pagram, J., (2016), What if pre-service teacher education had a BYODD policy?. Australian Council for Computers in Education 2016 Conference: Refereed Proceedings, 147-153, Brisbane, Queensland, Australian Council for Computers in Education.
  • Newhouse, P., Tarricone, P., (2016), Online moderation of external assessment using pairwise judgements. Australian Council for Computers in Education 2016 Conference: Refereed Proceedings, 132-139, Brisbane, Queensland, Australian Council for Computers in Education.
  • Newhouse, P., (2014), Digital portfolios for summative assessment. Conference Proceedings of the Australian Computers in Education Conference 2014, 260-267.
  • Newhouse, P., Lane, J., Cooper, M., Twining, P., (2014), Redefining education: sustaining 1 to 1 computing strategies in Western Australian schools. Conference Proceedings of the Australian Computers in Education Conference 2014, 345-351.
  • Newhouse, P., (2013), Digital Representation of Visual Artworks for High-Stakes Assessment. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computers in Education 2013, 832-839, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia, Uhamka Press.
  • Newhouse, P., (2013), ICT in the Australian curriculum. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Computers in Education 2013, 914-919, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia, Uhamka Press.
  • Newhouse, P., (2012), Authentic digital representation of creative works for assessment. Australian Computers in Education Conference 2012: Refereed Conference Proceedings, 7, Perth, Australia, Australian Council for Computers in Education.
  • Sari, E., Pagram, J., Newhouse, P., (2012), Go online and have a chat with your colleagues: a new image of teacher professional learning in Indonesia. Australian Computers in Education Conference 2012: Refereed Conference Proceedings, 8, Perth, Australia, Australian Council for Computers in Education.
  • Newhouse, P., (2012), Digital forms of assessment: aligning with pedagogic and curriculum intentions. Australian Computers in Education Conference 2012: Refereed Conference Proceedings, 1-7, Perth, Australia, Australian Council for Computers in Education.
  • Masek, M., Murcia, K., Morrison, J., Newhouse, P., Hackling, M., (2012), Learning in transformational computer games: Exploring design principles for a nanotechnology game. AARE 2012 Conference Proceedings & Program, 1-12, Sydney, Australian Association for Research in Education.
  • Newhouse, P., (2012), Effective School Leadership for Return on Investment in ICT. Australian Computers in Education Conference 2012: Refereed Conference Proceedings, 7, Perth, Australia, Australian Council for Computers in Education.

Reports

  • Newhouse, P., Pagram, J., Paris, L., Hackling, M., Tarricone, P., Cooper, M., Campbell, A., (2013), Authentic digital representation of creative works in education: addressing the challenges of digitisation and assessment - Second Interim Report - Visual Arts & Design., Perth, W.A., Edith Cowan University.
  • Gray, J., Newhouse, P., Lock, G., Konza, D., Campbell-Evans, G., Budgen, F., Shean, M., (2013), Evaluation of the Fogarty EDvance Initiative: Stage 1., Perth, W.A., Edith Cowan University.
  • Newhouse, P., Pagram, J., Paris, L., Hackling, M., Ure, C., Cooper, M., Campbell, A., Tarricone, P., (2012), Authentic digital representation of creative works in education: addressing the challenges of digitsation and assessment - First Interim Report - Visual Arts & Design Courses., Perth, W.A., Edith Cowan University.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Examination Of The Capabilities Required By University Tutors In Online Learning Environments And The Factors Affecting The Relative Importance Of These Capabilities
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Construction Of A Business English Curriculum, Relevant To The Workplace, And Making Use Of Word Processing In A Place Of Handwriting.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Lost In Translation? - The "integration Of Theory And Practice" As A Central Focus For Senior Schooling Physical Education Studies
  • Master of Education,  Evaluating The Effect Of The Digital Divide Between Teachers And Students On The Meaningful Use Of Information And Communication Technology In The Classroom.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Investigation Into The Feasibility Of Using Digital Representations Of Students' Work For Authentic And Reliable Performance Assessment In Applied Information Technology.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Investigation Into Student And Teacher Perceptions Of, And Attitudes Towards, The Use Of Information Communications Technologies To Support Digital Forms Of Summative Performance Assessment In The Applied Information Technology And Engineering Studies Courses In Western Australia
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Performance Enhancement Of The Task Assessment Process Through The Application Of An Electronic Performance Support System.

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Teacher Professional Development In An Online Learning Community: A Case Study In Indonesia
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Journeys Towards Expertise In Technology-supported Teaching

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Use Of A Genre Approach To Teach Western Scientific Report Writing In A Thai Undergraduate Efl Program: A Comparison Of Two Modes.
  • Master of Education,  Tablet Pc Use In Teaching And Learning: A Case Study
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