Janette Agg BSc, Grad Dip Computing, GradCertHigherEd , GradDipEd(Sec)(Monash), MMgt(Tech) (Melbourne)
Cert IV in TAE Summary
Educator and researcher. From 2014, Secondary School Science, Maths and IT teacher. In 2013, teaching associate at Monash University, sessional tutor at the University of Melbourne, and part-time Maths/Science teacher at Catholic College Sale. In 2012, IT Teacher at GippsTAFE, Yallourn and Teaching Associate in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, Gippsland. Previously Lecturer in Health Informatics at Monash University and Academic Advisor in the Community Based Practice Program of the MBBS Course. Also worked as a software developer and systems analyst for more than 15 years with roles involving the development of information technology in financial, insurance and government organisations. Academic roles at the University of Western Sydney, Monash University, Melbourne Business School, Monash Malaysia, and The University of Melbourne. Subjects covered include Project Management, Information Systems and Health Informatics. Earlier role as a Training Coordinator in electronic commerce in the corporate world. Particularly strong skills in data analysis, database design, information systems design, education and training, web development, team communication, and project management. Research interests include learning design, representation of health knowledge, technology and education, social technologies, and online communities of practice.
communities of practice
design for learning
e-learning and distance education
neuroplasticity and technology in education
web-based information systems
electronic health records
health information systems
privacy and confidentiality of health data
representation of health knowledge
managing change and diversity
personal knowledge management
online ethics and privacy
PhD Support Sites
Academic - Qualifications
Bachelor of Science, Monash University, 1976 (Mathematics major)
Graduate Diploma in Computing, Monash University, 1979
Master of Management (Technology), Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne, 1996
Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, Monash University, 2008
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, GippsTAFE, 2010. Upgrade 2012.
Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary), Monash University, 2011
Academic - Professional Membership
Academic Summary - secondary teaching in IT, Maths and Science. Also undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and course development in a range of education, information technology, business and healthcare subject areas including: health informatics, health promotion, information systems, project management, electronic health record, research methods, electronic commerce, knowledge management, database concepts, human computer interaction, systems analysis and design and programming.
Trafalgar High School, Trafalgar, Victoria
Casual Relief Teacher, 2019
IT, Maths and Science Teacher, 2018
Year 8 Mathematics
Year 8 Science
Year 10 Science
Year 7 Computing, Spreadsheets & Scratch Programming (https://scratch.mit.edu/about), Semester 2
Year 8 Computing, BYOB Programming (https://snap.berkeley.edu/), Semester 2
Year 8S Computing - Advanced Spreadsheets & Mobile App Development, Semester 2
Year 9 Gamemaker Programming, Semester 2
Year 9S Computing - Algorithms, Semester 2
Year 10/11 VCE Unit 2 Computing, Semester 2
Year 9 Mathematics, Semester 2
Maths and Science Teacher, 2017
Year 7 Mathematics
Year 8 Mathematics
Year 9 Mathematics
Year 10 Mathematics
Year 10/11 VCE Unit 1 & 2 Environmental Science
Casual Relief Teacher, 2016
Science, Maths and IT Teacher, 2015
Year 7 Science
Year 9 Science
Year 8 Mathematics
Year 9 Mathematics
Year 10/11 VCE Unit 1 & 2 Information Technology
Year 12 Form Group
St Paul's Anglican Grammar School, Warragul
IT Teacher, 2014
Year 8 IT Games Programming
Year 9 IT Games Programming
Year 11 VCE Unit 1&2 Information Technology
Year 12 VCE Unit 3&4 Software Development
CISCO CCNA Routing and Switching (Term 2 leave replacement)
Faculty of Business and Economics, Gippsland Campus
Teaching Associate, Semester 2, 2013
ETG1002 Business Statistics
AFG2851 Accounting Information Systems and Financial Modelling
The University of Melbourne,
School of Engineering, Computing and Information Systems
Sessional Tutor, ISYS90050 IT Project and Change Management, Semester 1, 2013
Catholic College Sale,
Teacher (Year 8 Maths & Science, Year 7 ICT), Semester 1, 2013
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, Berwick Campus
HSC1081 Foundations of Public Health - Sessional Tutor, Semester 1, 2013
Casual Relief Teacher, 2012
Faculty of Education, Gippsland Campus
Teaching Associate, Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary)
EDF4004 Curriculum and Assessment, Off-Campus 2012
EDF4006 Professional Engagement, Off-Campus 2012, 2013
GippsTAFE Yallourn, Casual IT Teacher
Cert III in Information Technology
ICAS3031B Provide Advice to Clients 2011, 2012
Cert IV in Information Technology
BSBCMN304B Contribute to Personal Skill Development and Learning 2011, 2012
ICAS4022B Determine and Action Client Computing Problems 2012
ICAS4106B Action and Complete Change Requests 2012
ICAICT4041C Determine and Confirm Client Business Requirements 2012
ICAS4033B Assist with Policy Development for Client Support Procedures 2012
ICAICT418A Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment 2012
ICAPMG401A Support small scale IT projects 2012
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences
Course Co-ordinator, Postgraduate Program in Health Informatics, 2006 - 2010
Health Informatics Education, Monash Institute of Health Services Research, 2004 - 2010
CPE7601 Healthcare Information Systems, 2007 - 2010
CPE7602 Developing Health Information Systems, 2007 -2010
CPE7603 Contemporary Issues in Health Informatics, 2004 - 2010
CPE7604 Health Information Systems Management, 2006 - 2010
CPE7605 Electronic Health Record, 2006 - 2010
CPE7606 Project Management for Health Professionals, 2007 - 2010
CPE7607 Representation and Management of Health Knowledge 1, 2004 - 2008
CPE7608 Health Informatics Research Methods 2, 2004 - 2008
CPE7609 Health Informatics Research Project, 2004 - 2008
Administrator and Facilitator of HIECOP, Health Informatics Education Community of Practice
Academic Advisor, MBBS 2nd Year,
Community-Based Practice Program, Health Promotion Project, 2009
Doveton Community Care Unit
SEADS (South-East Alcohol & Drug Services)
SECASA (South-Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault)
Southern Health AAS (Acute Ambulatory Services)
RDNS Specialist Palliative Care Program (Royal District Nursing Service)
Wellington Secondary College, Student Health & Wellbeing
Monash University, Faculty of Information Technology,
Mobile Health Research Group, Digital Pen and Paper Project
Research Associate, 2009
Design and implementation of research respository using Confluence wiki-based software
Faculty of Information Technology
Sessional Lecturer, Health Information Systems, School of Network Computing (Distance Education), 2001, 2002.
CPE7601 Healthcare Information Systems
CPE7602 Developing Health Information Systems
Monash University Malaysia (Block Mode), 2000.
BEW2621 Commercial Aspects of Electronic Commerce
Sessional Lecturer (Distance Education), jointly with Faculty of Business and Economics, Gippsland, 2000.
BEG1601 Introduction to Electronic Commerce
BEG9671 Information Technologies and Processes
Sessional Tutor, Graduate Diploma in Computing, Department of Systems and Information Management, 1999.
Sessional Tutor, Graduate Diploma in IT, Systems Analysis and Programming, 1991 & 1993
COT114 Operating Systems, 1991
SFT750 Cobol Programming, 1991
SFT7600 Software Development, 1993
Sessional Tutor, Graduate Diploma in Data Processing and Bachelor of Applied Science, 1987 - 1988
Systems Analysis and Programming
Case Study Supervisor
Sessional Tutor, Graduate Diploma in Data Processing, Systems Analysis and Programming, 1982 - 1983
The University of Melbourne, Faculty of Science,
Department of Information Systems
Guest Lecturer, 615-656 Knowledge Management Systems, 2006.
Supervisor, 615-373 Industrial Project, 2002, 2004.
Centre for Adolescent Health (CAH) website development
Drummond Street Relationship Centre reporting database
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Research Division database
St Kilda AIDS Clinic database design
Victorian Legal Aid web-enabled evaluation form
Wallara Support Services website development
Sessional Tutor & Guest Lecturer, 615-252 Electronic Commerce, 2001, 2002.
Sessional Tutor & Guest Lecturer, 615-348 Human Computer Interaction, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.
Sessional Tutor, 615-372 Project Management, 2002, 2004.
Sessional Tutor, 615-230 Database Concepts, 2001
The University of Melbourne,
Melbourne Business School
Sessional Tutor, MBA Information Systems Lab Classes, 1995, 1997, 1998.
Trainer, Tradegate ECA, 1999 - 2000.
Academic - Presentations and Conferences
Online Social Networks 2001 (OSN2001), Host/facilitator, E-learning & Effective Online Communication
Dealing with Diversity in Tutorials, Sessional Staff Professional Development Presentation, Department of Information Systems, The University of Melbourne (2001)
Interaction Design Group, Department of Information Systems, The University of Melbourne (2001, 2002, 2003, 2005) - PhD Progress
ACIS 2002, Melbourne, Victoria - Doctoral Consortium - Design Representations for Effective Work
DIS Doctoral Consortium, The University of Melbourne, 2003 - The Research Process
HIC 2004, Brisbane, Queensland - Online Community for Health Informatics Education
MED2031 Lecture to 2nd Year Medical Students on Management of Health Knowledge and Online Communities of Practice, 2004 - 2008
Presentation to MARA Students, Monash University, 2004 - Knowledge Management for Medical Students
OZCHI 2005, 21-25 November, Canberra, ACT - Doctoral Consortium & Short Paper Presentation
IRMA 2007, Vancouver, BC, Canada - Enhancing Block Mode Teaching with Online Discussions.
MedInfo 2007, Brisbane, Australia - Session Chair.
Academic - Publications
Agg, Janette. "Enhancing Block Mode Teaching with Online Discussions", In
Proceedings of IRMA 2007, Vancouver, Canada, 19-23 May 2007. Agg, Janette and McPhee, Wendy. "Planning an Online Community of Practice for Health Informatics Education.", In
HIC 2004: Twelfth National Health Informatics Conference, pages: 132-136. Walduck, Karin (Editor); Cesnik, Branko (Editor). Brunswick East, Vic.: Health Informatics Society of Australia, 2004. Agg, Janette. "Harvesting Versus Creating: Effective Web Design Rationale", In
Proceedings of OZCHI 2005: 19th Conference of the Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group (CHISIG) of Australia, pages 1-5, Bentley, Todd (Editor); Balbo, Sandrine (Editor), CHISIG, 2005.
Academic - Training Courses, Seminars & Workshops Attended
The Virtual Thesis, University of Melbourne, 1995.
Introduction to QSR NVivo 2 Workshop, QSR International, 2002.
Introduction to QSR N6 Workshop, QSR International, 2002.
WebCT Vista training, 2004, Monash University.
TeamSite Content Management System, 2004, Monash University.
HIC 2005, Melbourne, Australia.
HIC 2006, Sydney, Australia.
Foundations: Research & Teaching @ Monash University, 2006, Monash University.
Educational Design and Online Assessment Workshop, 2007, Monash University.
Vice-Chancellor's Showcase of Teaching Excellence, Monash University, 2007.
Education.au - A Vision for the Future, 2 October 2007.
Grant Sarra's Strategic Indigenous Awareness Workshop, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, 2009
Monash University, Bachelor of Health Sciences Curriculum Development Workshop, 2011.
Cert IV in Training and Assessment, GippsTAFE, 2010. Upgrade 2011.
Advanced Online Facilitation Workshop, Nancy White, Dec 2011. Gippsland Secondary Science Educators Conference, 2011.
Introduction to Moodle, 2011.
Moodle Advanced Workshop, 2011.
Moodle Training Webinar - Assignments, 2012.
InDesign CS6 - Intro Training, Atomic Learning, 2012.
Dreamweaver CS6 - Intro Training, Atomic Learning, 2012.
Codeacademy, PhP Programming, Nov 2013.
Lego Mindstorms Robotics, Techxellent Training, Nov 2013.
Arduino Geekout. Arduino Beginners, Dec 2013. Anaphylaxis Training,
Allens Training Pty Ltd, Jan 2014 First Aid Certificate, Level 2, HLTAID003,
Allens Training Pty Ltd, Dec 2014 Anaphylaxis Training Refresher, 2018
OH & S Online Courses, 2018
Learning How to Learn
McMaster University, Coursera, 2018 Python 3 -
Grok Learning, 2018 CUST Training - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Histories and Cultures, 2018
Other - Training Courses and Conferences
Macromedia Dreamweaver MX, 2008.
Scripting for Multi-Media,
Kathy Mueller & Mark Morrison, 1995. The Filmmaker and Multimedia Conference: Narrative and Interactivity, 1995.
CIRCIT The Information Superhighway - Vision to Reality, September 1995.
Multimedia in Education, September 1995.
LBMS System Engineer Overview, LBMS, 1994.
PMW/w for Windows, Infact, 1994.
DB2/SQL Advanced Workshop for Performance, Tangent Computer Services, 1993.
Problem Solving and Decision Making, Kepner Tregoe, 1992.
Object Oriented Programming for Windows 3.0, Pearcey Centre for Computing, 1991.
Getting Started with Microsoft Word, 1991.
SAS Basics for Mainframe Users, SAS Software, 1987.
Freelance Journalism, Council of Adult Education, John Pinkney, 1986.
OSIV/X8 JCL, FACOM Australia, 1981.
AIM ADL, FACOM Australia, 1981.
Fortran Programming, Caulfield Institute of Technology, 1978.
Self Defence and Personal Safety Course,
Personal Safety Concepts, 2002. Intermediate Star, Royal Lifesaving Society, 1967.
Grade III Music Theory, London College of Music, 1964.
Safety Cyclist, Caulfield South State School, c. 1961.
Academic - Committees
DIS Website Committee, Department of Information Systems, The University of Melbourne, 2002.
Postgraduate Research Representative, Department of Information Systems, The University of Melbourne, 2002.
Chair, Organising Committee, DIS Doctoral Consortium, The University of Melbourne, 2003.
Monash University, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Postgraduate Coursework Committee, 2006 - 2008.
Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Strategic Operations Group, 2006, 2007.
Member of the Editorial Board,
Electronic Journal of Health Informatics, 2006 - 2012.
Online Consulting and Facilitation
Consultant and Facilitator,
Rheingold Associates, 1999-2002, 2007 Conference Facilitator, Online Social Networks 2001,
GroupJazz & Rheingold Associates, 2001 Chat and Bulletin Board Host,
Blue Barn Interactive, 1999-2000 Host of Mind Conference,
Brainstorms, 1998-2002 (volunteer) Host of #4Nurses,
TalkCity, 1997-2000 (volunteer) My Writing
A short story entitled "Virtually Impossible", published in A Modern Woman and Other Crimes, Artemis Publishing, Melbourne, 1994, under the name Elizabeth Townson, the name of both my great grandmother and my great great grandmother who emigrated to Australia in 1852, and my great great great grandmother from Lancaster, England who had died sometime before they left.
Editorial Assistant for
Computerworld Newsweekly, Australian edition, 1991. Recommended Reading
Work Places - After 2000
Work Places - Pre-2000
Systems Analyst/Programming Contracts
Commonwealth Employment Service - Job Bank Project
National Australia Bank
Australian Card Services
Australian Eagle Insurance
Australian National Line
Computer Sciences of Australia
Vic Rail - VICRES System
Australia Post - PFS System
Victorian Department of Education - GENIUS System
Collingwood Technical College
Stastra, Page & Associates
ASCOM Pty Ltd
IS World Resources
Qualitative Research Software
Search Site (Australian)
Health Informatics Links
E-Learning Training Links
Web Design and Development Links
Genealogy (Family History) Links
Genealogical Society of Victoria
Australians at War
National Library of Australia - Trove
Australian Historic Newspapers 1803-1954
Australia, National - National Archives of Australia
Australia, National - WWII Nominal Roll
Australia, National - WWI AIF Project - Australian Anzacs in the Great War 1914-1918
Australia, NSW - First Fleet Online Database
Australia, NSW - NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Australia, QLD - QLD Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Australia, Tasmania - Tasmanian Archives - Name Index
Australia, Victoria - Genealogical Society of Victoria
Australia, Victoria - The Springvale Necropolis
Australia, Victoria - Assisted British Immigration
Australia, Victoria - Unassisted Passenger Lists
Australia, Victoria - Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Australia, Western Australia - Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
New Zealand - Births, Deaths and Marriages Online
UK - British National Archives - Documents Online UK - British History Online - Didsbury
UK - Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society
GENUKI - UK & Ireland Genealogy
History of the Island of Antigua
World - LDS Family Search Site
Web Sites for Genealogists by Cora Num
Cool Tools (free versions)
Favourite Places - Current
Favourite Places - Past
Favourite Places - Canada
Australian News Media
Useful Australian Links
Family, Friends and Associates
Academic & Business
Dr Bryan Alexander, Futurist, Educator, Speaker, Writer
Dr Janice Croggon, Historian, Sovereign Hill, Ballarat
Assoc Prof Kerry Fitzmaurice, La Trobe University
Professor Terri Griffith, Santa Clara University
Associate Professor Simon Milton, University of Melbourne
Dr Melanie Plesch, University of Melbourne
Professor Amanda Sinclair, Melbourne Business School
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