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Janette Agg

BSc, Grad Dip Computing, GradCertHigherEd , GradDipEd(Sec)(Monash), MMgt(Tech) (Melbourne)

MACHI, 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.



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Research Interests

  • Education
    • critical pedagogy
    • communities of practice
    • design for learning
    • e-learning and distance education
    • neuroplasticity and technology in education
  • Information Systems
    • database design
    • design rationale
    • web design
    • web-based information systems
  • Health Informatics
    • electronic health records
    • health information systems
    • privacy and confidentiality of health data
    • representation of health knowledge
  • Organisations
    • project management
    • online collaboration
    • managing change and diversity
    • personal knowledge management
    • online ethics and privacy

     


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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

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)

  • Monash University, 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, Sion Campus
    • Teacher (Year 8 Maths & Science, Year 7 ICT), Semester 1, 2013

  • Monash University, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences, Berwick Campus
    • HSC1081 Foundations of Public Health - Sessional Tutor, Semester 1, 2013

  • Marist-Sion College, Warragul
    • Casual Relief Teacher, 2012
  • Monash University, 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
  • Monash University, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences
    • Course Co-ordinator, Postgraduate Program in Health Informatics, 2006 - 2010
    • Lecturer, 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
      • McClelland College

  • 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
  • Monash University, 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
    • Sessional Lecturer, 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.

  • Other
    • 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.

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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.

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Work Places - After 2000

Work Places - Pre-2000

  • ANZ Bank
  • Systems Analyst/Programming Contracts
    • Commonwealth Employment Service - Job Bank Project
    • National Australia Bank
    • Australian Card Services
    • MMBW
    • Australian Eagle Insurance
    • Royal Insurance
    • Australian National Line
    • Computer Technology
  • 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

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