Assistant Director — Education and Technology
Liz has worked within education and technology for the last 19 years, a path that started as a language teacher in a school that mandated laptops for all students. Liz has held various positions in Australia, France, Singapore and Canada as a teacher, instructional/ curriculum designer, manager of educational software development, technology manager and consultant within universities and training organizations.
Liz has managed various organizational change projects – from repositioning a university’s international marketing office to wide-scale curriculum renewal across a university of over 30,000 students. She has published in areas such as educational technology and change management. Liz’s interests include change management, educational technology and learning activity design.
Heathcote, E & Dawson S P (in press), The Case for an Innovations Framework for Technology-Enabled Learning Environments. In Ho K., Scott R., Jarvis-Selinger S., Novak Lauscher H., Cordeiro J. (eds). Technology Enabled Knowledge Translation for eHealth. New York: Springer.
Dawson S P, Heathcote L & Poole G (2010) Harnessing ICT potential: The adoption and analysis of ICT systems for enhancing the student learning experience. International Journal of Educational Management, 24:2, pp. 116 – 128.
Lockyer L, Dawson S, & Heathcote L (2010). Web 2.0 in Higher Education : blurring social networks and learning networks. Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (pp. 2454-2461).
Dawson S, Bakharia A, & Heathcote E (2010). SNAPP : Realising the affordances of real-time SNA within networked learning environments. In L. Dirckinck-Holmfeld, V. Hodgson, C. Jones, M. de Laat, D. McConnell, & T. Ryberg (Eds.), 7th International Conference on Networked Learning (pp. 125-133).
Heathcote E & Dawson S P (2008), Have you heard? The role of rumour during organisational change processes, International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 8:2, pp. 273-284.
Heathcote, E, & Taylor, P G (2007). The potential contribution of change management literature to understand and support student transitions. HERDSA 2007 Enhancing Higher Education Theory and Scholarship. Adelaide, South Australia.
Heathcote, E (2006), Learning design templates – a pedagogical just-in-time support tool. In Proceedings of the JISC Online Conference, UK, Learning Design E-Book.
Heathcote, E & Dawson S (2005), Data mining for evaluation, benchmarking & reflective practice in a LMS. In G. Richards (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (pp. 326-333). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
Heathcote, E & Prakash, S (2004), What your learning management system is telling you about supporting your teachers, in Proceedings of the International Conference of Information Communication Technologies in Education (ICICTE, Athens).