Useful Resources


  • Journal Papers
    Cochrane, T. (2005). Interactive QuickTime: Developing and evaluating multimedia Learning Objects to enhance both face to face and distance e-learning environments. Inter Disciplinary Journal of Knowledge and Learning Objects, 1(1), 32-54. Cochrane, T. (2007). Developing interactive multimedia Learning Objects using QuickTime. [Internet]. Computers in Human Behavior, 23, 2596-2640. Cochrane, T. (2009). Mobilizing Learning: Intentional Disruption. Harnessing the potential of social software tools in higher education using wireless mobile devices. International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation, 3(4. Special edition: Developing Themes in Mobile Learning), 399 - 419. Cochrane, T. (2010). Exploring Mobile Learning success factors. ALT-J, Research in Learning Technology, 18(2), 133-148. Cochrane, T., & Bateman, R. (2009). Transforming Pedagogy Using Mobile Web 2.0. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 1(4), 56-83. Cochrane, T., & Bateman, R. (2010). Smartphones give you wings: Pedagogical affordances of mobile web 2.0. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 26(1), 1-14. Cochrane, T., Flitta, I., & Bateman, R. (2009). Facilitating Social Constructivist Learning Environments for Product Design Students Using Social Software (Web2) and Wireless Mobile Devices. [Journal]. DESIGN Principles and Practices: An International Journal, 3(1), 15pp. Flitta, I., Cochrane, T., & Bateman, R. (2009). Using Smartphones and Mobile Web 2.0 to Create a Mobile Computing Platform for Tertiary Education. Scope: Contemporary Research Topics (Learning and Teaching), November 2009, 18-27.
  • Book Chapters
    Cochrane, T. (2007). B2.2 Mobile Teaching Styles. In A. Burns, J. Smith & S. Towers (Eds.), Creating Mobile Learning (pp. 15). New York: Peter Lang Publishers. Cochrane, T. (2009). Mobile Web2.0: Bridging Learning Contexts. In S. Caballe, F. Xhafa, T. Daradoumis & A. A. Juan (Eds.), Architectures for Distributed and Complex M-Learning Systems: Applying Intelligent Technologies (pp. 123 - 151). Hershey, PA 17033, USA: IGI Global. Cochrane, T. (2009). Contemporary Music Students and Mobile technology. In J. Odonoghue (Ed.), Technology Supported Environment for Personalised Learning: Methods and Case Studies (pp. 429 - 454). Hershey, PA 17033, USA: IGI Global. Cochrane, T. (2010). Exploring the Pedagogical Affordances of Mobile Web 2.0. In L. Chao (Ed.), Open Source Mobile Learning: Mobile Linux Applications (Vol. In Pre-Press). Hershey, PA 17033, USA: IGI Global.


One-Line Bio

Academic Advisor (eLearning & Learning Technologies)


Dr Thomas Cochrane is an Academic Advisor and Senior Lecturer in educational Technology at AUT University's Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLAT). He was recently awarded as an Ascilite Fellow Previously Thomas Cochrane was an Academic Advisor (elearning and Learning Technologies) with Unitec from 2004 to 2011. His research interests include mobile learning, web 2.0, and communities of practice. His PHD thesis was titled: "Mobilizing Learning: Transforming pedagogy with mobile web 2.0". Thomas has managed and implemented over 35 mobile learning projects, with a recent focus upon Android and iOS smartphones and the iPad as catalysts to enable student-generated content and student-generated learning contexts, bridging formal and informal learning environments. He has over 70 peer reviewed publications, receiving best paper awards at Ascilite 2009 and ALT-C 2011, and has been invited to keynote at educational conferences including: the New Zealand Moodle Moot 2011, and the inaugural 2011 Technology for Teaching and Learning Summit in Melbourne Australia.
Thomas is a musician and has been a loudspeaker designer, audio engineer, youth pastor, and lecturer in audio engineering and music production.

BE, BD, GDHE, MTS, Mcomp, PHD (Monash).


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