Irena White

School of Education Flinders University, Australia


Irena White School of Education Flinders University
In a career spanning 30 years, Irena White’s most recent senior management roles have focused on promoting collaboration between educators, technology support services and management in higher education. Her other roles have included management of national research projects; instructional design of elearning resources; establishment of online learning communities; organisation of national conferences, events and international study tours, and presentations at national and international education technology conferences.

Irena’s experience also includes the development of functional specifications for learning management systems and web services, training needs analysis and procurement and evaluation of online learning programs and resources for national and international clients.

My Sessions

Modelling the complexity of technology adoption in higher education teaching practice: Connecting the actors and the factors

Blue Room

This presentation demonstrates how an interactive computer simulation is being used to model the dynamic complexity of supporting mainstream adoption of elearning innovations in universities. These are innovations that originate in faculties and have proven to be effective in teaching and learning. Previous studies of technology adoption in universities relied on case studies and surveys […]

Strategic Leadership