Ameena Leah Payne

Ameena Leah Payne
Deakin University · School of Education

Master of Education

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Introduction
I’m studying at Deakin University pursuing my doctorate in education and am funded by the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE). A few things I’m interested in are learner analytics, assessment design and technology-enhanced feedback – not to mention equitable education.
Additional affiliations
July 2019 - present
Swinburne University of Technology
Position
  • Consultant
Education
February 2019 - December 2019
Swinburne University of Technology
Field of study
  • Learning and Teaching (Higher Education)

Publications

Publications (18)
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This article is a collective response to the 2020 iteration of The Manifesto for Teaching Online. Originally published in 2011 as 20 simple but provocative statements, the aim was, and continues to be, to critically challenge the normalization of education as techno-corporate enterprise and the failure to properly account for digital methods in tea...
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This conceptual article asserts the importance of building and sustaining trust between higher education students and practitioners within the online environment. Instilling trust can construct sustainable learning environments that are abundant with collaborative inquiry and dialogue. In this article, we highlight and investigate the conceptual co...
Chapter
The chapter is guided by the question, 'In what ways might screencast feedback & ipsative assessment design enhance relational & cognitive aspects of learning & teaching?' The conceptual chapter serves as a clarion call for intentionally designed & implemented feedback technology & processes that may empower students & instructors. I ask readers t...
Research Proposal
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As part of my Deakin University Doctor of Philosophy (Education), my proposal for my research project seeks to understand and interrogate how power is negotiated and shared through feedback interactions in online higher education. Committee: Name | Role Ameena Payne | PhD student A/Prof Rola Ajjawi | Principal researcher/co-supervisor Prof Margare...
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Discussion forums offer the opportunity for students to socialise, give help & get help - as a community of practice. They allow instructors to defy constraints of rote & disembodied digitised environments. Discussion forums are more important than you might think. They’ve been shown to increase critical thinking skills & encourage greater reflect...
Poster
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In 2020, positive ratings for student engagement sat at a mere 33% overall for online learners (The Social Research Centre, 2021). A critical issue in the uptake to online higher education has been a lack of adequate support, interaction and engagement with instructors (Martin, 2020). Pedagogical deficiencies are highlighted in digital learning env...
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Online educators must establish the kinds of trust that are uncommon in didactic, mechanical pedagogies. This conceptual paper asserts the importance of building and sustaining trust between higher education students and their instructors within the online environment. Instilling trust can construct sustainable learning environments that are abunda...
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Through the lens of the ‘Community of Inquiry’ education experience (Vaughan & Garrison, 2006), this practice report provides guidance and examples for online instructors to engage students within discussions in the digital realm. Five elements will be discussed: embedding multi-media, affiliative humour and storytelling, Socratic questioning, ‘ref...
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More than 430,000 students are aged 25 years and older. That’s 39.1% of the total domestic higher education enrolment, and mature-age students account for 22% of first-year undergraduates. Mature-age, online students are identified as the most vulnerable to not completing their degree. That happens to about 43% of them compared to 30% of those age...
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Today’s learners are entering the digital learning environment with a variety of pre-existing knowledge, aptitudes, opinions, values and capabilities which impact how they engage with and construe information. This conceptual article offers suggestions to higher education institutions and educators on ways to improve the learning environment for...
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According to the Australian Government Department of Education and Training (2017b), the number of fully online students grew from 17.5% in 2010 (Stone & O'Shea, 2019, p. 57) to 26% in 2019 (Department of Education, Skills and Employment, 2020). However, positive ratings for engagement are 62% less overall for online learners (The Social Research C...
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An updated and revised version of this manuscript has been accepted and is in press for publication (1 April 2022) in Academic Voices: A Conversation on New Approaches to Teaching and Learning in the post-COVID World, published by Elsevier: https://www.elsevier.com/books/academic-voices/singh/978-0-323-91185-6
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Higher education institutions (HEIs) have been required to abruptly move their education online in response to recent events. Technology has always existed as a disrupter. Prior to these challenging events, the twenty-first century was already bringing an increased emergence of new digital tools which have begun to profoundly change higher educatio...
Method
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Qualitative case study methodology enables researchers to conduct an in-depth exploration of intricate phenomena within some specific context. By keeping in mind research students, this website presents a comprehensive guide to to the case study methodology for all disciplines. The website contains information on key theorists and authors, practica...

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Projects (5)
Project
Conceptual and empirical work that focuses on teacher preparation and development, teacher evaluation and teacher leadership.
Project
A collection of publish works that aim to improve the online student experience.
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Online educators must establish the kinds of trust that is unsupported through didactic, mechanical pedagogies. This conceptual paper asserts the importance of building and sustaining trust between higher education (HE) students and their instructors within the online environment. The themes explored in this paper highlight and investigate the conceptual construct of trust, its antecedents and proposes a framework for building trust in the online learning environment.