My Research

My research takes into account my eclectic background and my two major interests: end-user computing and teaching & learning. 

2014 Projects

Projects for 2014 include:

  1. What is flipped learning? An investigation of definitions
  2. Management of end-user computing and end-user development - a new model
  3. The Rhetoric-Reality Gap: Meeting student expectations of assessment feedback
  4. Social Media in the workplace: How does it affect employees and employers in the 21st century
  5. Using Role Play to enhance Management Education
  6. Business Simulations: Games or Education?

Publications

Journal Articles

Barker, S & Fiedler, B 2011, "Developers, decision makers, strategists or just end-users? Redefining end-user computing for the 21st century", Journal of Organizational and End User Computing, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 1-14

Barker, S & Crichton, J 2008, Assessing and evaluating intercultural teaching and learning: an information management case study, Journal of International Education in Business, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 29-42.

Conference Papers

Barker, S, Fiedler, B & Johnson, P 2008, Paperless Assignments: Moving forward or marking time?, in the proceedings of the 2008 ASCILITE Conference, Melbourne, Dec 2008

Barker, S 2008, Engaging students in Graduate Qualities through assessment, in the proceedings of the 2008 ATN Assessment & Evaulation Conference, Adelaide, Nov 2008

Barker, S 2007, 'End User Computing and End User Development: Definitions for the 21st Century' in the proceedings of the 2007 Information Resources Management Association International Conference, May 19-22, 2007 in Vancouver, Canada

Barker, S 2004, ‘Using online facilities to support face-to-face teaching’, in the proceedings of the OLT 2004 Online Learning and Teaching Conference, Brisbane, 3 November 2004, pp1-8.

Barker, S 2003, 'Introducing group work and communication skills for external students: an analysis of the use of asynchronous online tools', in the proceedings of the 20th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, Adelaide, December 2003.

Barker, S 2003, 'Online Discussion Boards: Impacting the Learning Experience', in the proceedings of the Fifth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2003), Adelaide, February 2003, pp53-58

Barker, S 2002, 'Training Business Students to be End-Used Developers: Are Case Studies the Best Option?' in the proceedings of the 2002 Information Resources Management Association International Conference, May 19-22, 2002 in Seattle, Washington

Barker, S 2002, 'Developing External Students’ Graduate Qualities: How Can Current Practice Be Improved?' in the proceedings of the 2nd International Lifelong Learning Conference, 16-19th June, 2002 in Rockhampton, Queensland

Monday,A & Barker, S 2002, 'Developing Quality Graduates Through Graduate Qualities', in the proceedings of the 2002 Information Resources Management Association International Conference, May 19-22, 2002 in Seattle, Washington

Barker, S & Monday, A 2000, "Business Students in Information Systems: Wizards or Apprentices?" in the proceedings of the Fourth Australasian Computing Education Conference, 4th-6th December, 2000, pp6-13

Book Chapters

Barker, S 2005, 'Business Students as End-User Developers: understanding information literacy skills required' in Technology Literacy Uses in Learning Environments, Carbonara, D (ed.), IRM Press.

Monday, A & Barker, S 2005, 'Developing Graduate Qualities Through Information Systems and Information Technology Literacy Skills' in Technology Literacy Uses in Learning Environments, Carbonara, D (ed.), IRM Press.

Barker, S, 2003, 'Business Students as End-User Developers: simulating “real-life” situations through case study approach' in Current Issues in IT Education, McLean, T (ed.), IRM Press, 2003

Monday, A & Barker, S 2003, 'Developing Graduate Qualities' in Current Issues in IT Education, McLean, T (ed.), IRM Press, 2003

 

 

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