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Damien Clark

BComp CQU, MComp USQ, CertIVTAE
Senior Curriculum/Ed Tech Developer
Learning Design and Innovation Directorate
(07) 4923 2742
Rockhampton North
Building 19 - G.07
About Me

My name is Mr Damien Clark and I have worked for CQUniversity for 20 years, 18 years of which as an academic. During my tenure, I have fulfilled a number of roles, from technologist, working as a System Administrator to Lecturer with the former School of Computing Sciences, to Educational Designer with central Learning and Teaching, and for the past two years, an Education-Technology Innovation specialist with the Flexible Learning and Innovations Projects Team.
I’m a creative, a tinkerer, a problem-solver, and a privacy advocate.

General
Background

I have worked for CQUniversity for 20 years, 18 years of which as an academic. During my tenure, I have fulfilled a number of roles, from technologist, working as a System Administrator to Lecturer with the former School of Computing Sciences, to Educational Designer with central Learning and Teaching, and for the past two years, an Education-Technology Innovation specialist with the Flexible Learning and Innovations Projects Team.

Universities Studied At

CQUniversity

University of Southern Queensland

Awards

  • Pro Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (2011)
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (2011)
  • Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (2011)
  • Vice-Chancellor's Award for Good Practice in Learning and Teaching (2014)
  • Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Learning and Teaching (2014)
  • AAUT National Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2016)
  • Finalist – ASCILITE: Excellence in Learning Analytics (2015)
  • CQUniversity Student Voice Awards - Commendation (2015, 2016 & 2017)

Previous teaching

Information Technology / Computer Science

  • System Administration
  • Operating Systems
  • Data Communications and Networks
  • Networks
  • Digital Telecommunications and Networks Information Security
  • Network Security

Education

  • Design for Learning

Professional Experience

  • System Administrator (1996 - 2002)
  • Lecturer Information Technology (2002 - 2007)
  • Educational Designer (2007 - present)
  • Education Technology Innovation Specialist (2018 - present)

Professional Memberships

  • System Administrators Guild of Australia (SAGE-AU) (2000 - 2007)

Key Achievements

  • CQuniversity's first High Performance Computing Facility (2001 - 2007)
  • Machinima for Engaging Learning Design (2007 - 2008)
  • Moodle 1.9 Project (2009)
  • Graduate Attributes Project (2010 - 2012)
  • DeHUB Grant - $113,000 (2011 - 2013)
  • Self and Peer Assessment Project (2011 - present)
  • Early Alert Student Indicators (EASICONNECT) Project (2009 - present)
  • Moodle Activity Viewer Project (2013 - present)

Computer Software

CQUniversity

  • Co-developer Graduate Attributes Mapping and Alignment System (2010 - 2012)
  • Co-developer Self & Peer Assessment System (SPA) (2011 - present)
  • Co-developer Early Alert Student Indicators (EASICONNECT) (2011 - present)
  • Moodle Activity Viewer (MAV) (2013 - present)
  • Buzzer.click (2015 - 2016)
  • Strategic Course Assessment Planning (2017 - present)
  • Online Realtime Clinical Assessment System (ORCAS) (2017 - present)
  • Offline Digital Clinical Assessments using PDF (2016 - 2017)
  • Moodle Course Searcher (2016)

Student Projects

  • QTIPA - Question and Test Interoperability - Parameterised Questions (2004 - 2005)
  • QTICAM - Question and Test Interoperability - Computer Assisted Marking (2005 - 2007)

Personal Open Source Contributions

Javascript Libraries and Tools
PHP Libraries and Tools
Node Red IoT Contributions

Consultancy Work

  • Rockhampton City Council (2002)

Research Interests
Education

Curriculum and Pedagogy - Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development

Education

Education Systems - Higher Education

Information And Computing Sciences

Information Systems - Decision Support and Group Support Systems

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