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Mrs Janette Grenfell

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Visitor

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

Research interests

Immersive interfaces for art education teaching and learning in mixed reality virtual and real world environments
Immersive MUVEs ( Multi User Virtual Environments) to enhance student engagement and participation through collaboration,role playing and simulations in Art education.
Digital technologies in art education
E-learning and distance education
Teaching with emerging technologies
Visual literacies

Affiliations

Member of the College of Distinguished Deakin Educators (2007)
Foundation member Australian Institute of Art Education (1972)
Member Art Education Australia
Member Art Education Victoria. (1990)
Invited Member DEHub: Innovation in distance education, Virtual Worlds Working Group. 2010-
Member Regional and Rural Education and Communities Research Group. CREFI. School of Education. Deakin University.
Earlychildhood Emerging Researchers Group School of Education . Deakin University.
Art Education Teaching and Research Group

Teaching interests

Jenny teaches in the following Visual art Discipline and Art education units in Early Childhood, Primary, Post Primary and Post Graduate courses in the School of Education.
She is Unit Chair of a number of these units.
ECE306 Young Children's Art and Drama
EEA 211 Navigating the Visual World
EEA212 Visual Culture: Image, Meaning and Context.
ECA409 Teaching the Arts in Primary Schools
ECA410 Primary Arts Education Focussed Study : Visual art
ECA431 Arts Education Discipline Study 1 : Visual Art. The Middle Years
ECA432 Arts Education Discipline Study 2: Visual Art. VCE
ECA433 Arts Education Discipline Study 3: Experiencing the Visual arts
ECA434 Arts Education Discipline Study 4: Concepts and Bases of Art
EEA710 Individuals and Social Contexts: The Arts
ECP711 The Arts in early Childhood and Primary Education

Conferences

Grenfell,J. (2011) "The best of all worlds: Immersive interfaces for Art Education Teaching and Learning in mixed reality Virtual and Real World Environments" Refereed paper accepted Canada International Conference on Education CICE Toronto Canada April 4-7 2011 Grenfell,,J. (2010) Through the Looking Glass: Teaching and Learning in Blended Immersive Multiuser Virtual and Real World Environments. A paper presented at the Enhancing Learning Experiences in Higher Education : International Conference 2-3 Dec 2010 University of Hong Kong ( Accepted for publication in Conference proceedings) Grenfell.J, (2010). Teaching Art Education in Blended Immersive Multiuser Virtual and Real World Environments. A paper presented at the South-East Pacific InSEA Regional Conference of Art Education, Melbourne, Australia, October 14-16, 2010 Grenfell, J. and Warren, I. (2010) Virtual Worlds to Enhance Student Engagement, The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, vol, 6, no. 1, pp. 25-39 Grenfell, J. and Warren, I. (2010) Virtual Worlds to Enhance Student Engagement A paper presented at the Sixth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society Free University Berlin, Germany, January 15-17 http://www.2010.techandsoc.com/index.html Grenfell,J. (2009) Student Participation in Immersive Virtual and Real Life Art Education. A paper presented at the 10th Biannual Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Art Educators (ANZAAE) Conference 2009 Dunedin New Zealand April 20-24 Grenfell,J., (2008) A postcard from second life: developing a virtual world teaching and learning environment . A paper presented at Create World Conference Griffith University Brisbane QLD. http://createworld2008.edublogs.org/ Grenfell,J., (2008) Discover Your Second Life. Paper presented at the Australasian Virtual Worlds Conference 2008 , a mixed reality environment with people attending in both the real and virtual environments, at Swinburne University of Technology. Melbourne November 28 & 29 2008. http://avww08.eventbrite.com/ Grenfell,J., (2008) Arts Education in a Virtual Universe . A postcard from Second Life, A paper presented at the Deakin Teaching and Learning Conference hosted by the Deakin Institute of Teaching and Learning Melbourne. Book Chapter Grenfell,J.,(2012).Immersive Interfaces for Art education Teaching and Learning in mixed reality Virtual and real World Environments in Gaul Emil, Krpti Andrea, Pataky Gabriella, Ills Anik Editors. (2012): A MŰVSZETOKTATS TEREI. Tanulmnyok a vizulis nevels nemzetkzi szakirodalmbl. Nemzeti Tanknyvkiad, Budapest (Title in English: SPACES OF ART EDUCATION. International Studies On Art Education). National Textbook Publishing House, Budapest. Grenfell,J.,& Warren,I., (2011) Through the Looking Glass: Immersive Interfaces for Participant Engagement in Blended E-Learning Environments in Holt, D, Segrave,S,, & Cybulski,J. (eds). Professional Education Using E-Simulations: Benefits of Blended Learning Design, IGI Global Publishers 701 E Chocolate Avenue, Suite200.Hershey PA 17033-1240. USA

Professional activities

Teaching and Learning Committee Faculty of Arts and Education (2008)
Teaching and learning Committee ,School of Education (2008)
Teaching and Learning Coordinators Committee School of Education (2008)
Deakin University Academic Programs Committee ( 2007)
Deakin University Vice-Chancellors Prizes Committee
Faculty Board (2007)

Awards

2003 WJC Banks Award for Distinguished Contribution to Teaching and Learning.
2006 Deakin Nominee for ALTC Citation for Excellence in Teaching
2007 Appointed Teaching Scholar
2008 Fellow College of Distinguished Deakin Educators

Projects

Evaluating effective art teaching strategies in an augmented reality and multi user virtual environments.

Publications

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2015

Blended Learning and the Flipped Classroom: The affordances of cloud based, located, and virtual world environments to support student learning

J Grenfell

(2015), Vol. 19, pp. 333-344, WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGS OF THE 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT ENVIRONMENTS, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC, E1

conference

The affordances of blended learning in a higher education flipped art classroom

J Grenfell

(2015), pp. 238-247, ECEL 2015 : Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on e-Learning, Hatfield, England, E1

conference
2014

Blended learning and art education: student participation in a collaborative, authentic assessment project

J Grenfell

(2014), pp. 1-12, InSEA 2014: Proceedings of the 34th World Congress of the International Society for Education through Art, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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2013

Immersive interfaces for art education teaching and learning in virtual and real world learning environments

J Grenfell

(2013), Vol. 93, pp. 1198-1211, Procedia - social and behavorial sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The best of all worlds: Immersive interfaces for art education in virtual and real world teaching and learning environments

J Grenfell

(2013), Vol. 35, pp. 38-53, Australian art education, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal
2012

Sustaining the future through virtual worlds

S Gregory, B Gregory, M Hillier, L Jacka, S Schutt, D Ellis, F Stokes-Thompson, D Wood, Y Masters, H Farley, L Orwin, I Stupans, S Scutter, I Warren, C Steel, P Neuendorf, M Bower, C Miller, S Mathews, D Butler, M Hearns, J Garcia, J Jegathesan, R Brown, G Meredith, E Muir-Cochran, K Flintoff, S Grant, C Atkins, B Gaukrodger, A Giovanangeli, K Le Rossignol, I Larson, A Cram, D Linegar, X Wang, T Muir, J Grenfell, B Cleland, E Piallat, A Williams, L Hay, N Gu, A McCarthy, S Simoff, A Bogdanovych

(2012), pp. 361-368, ascilite 2012 : Future Challenges, Sustainable Futures : proceedings of the 2012 Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education conference, Wellington, N. Z., E1

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Immersive interfaces for art education teaching and learning in virtual and real world learning environments

J Grenfell

(2012), pp. 1-15, WCLTA 2012 : Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Brussels, Belguim, E1-1

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2011

Through the looking glass : immersive interfaces for participant engagement in blended e-learning environments

J Grenfell, I Warren

(2011), pp. 271-291, Professional education using e-simulations : benefits of blended learning design, Hershey Pa., B1

chapter

Immersive interfaces for art education teaching and learning in mixed reality virtual and real world environments

J Grenfell

(2011), pp. 1-8, InSEA 2011 : Proceedings of the World Congress 2011, Budapest, Hungary, E1-1

conference

How are Australian higher education institutions contributing to change through innovative teaching and learning in virtual worlds?

B Gregory, S Gregory, D Wood, Y Masters, M Hillier, F Stokes-Thompson, A Bogdanovych, D Butler, L Hay, J Jegathesan, K Flintoff, S Schutt, D Linegar, R Alderton, A Cram, I Stupans, O McKeown, G Meredith, D McCormick, F Collins, J Grenfell, J Zagami, A Ellis, L Jacka, J Campbell, I Larson, A Fluck, A Thomas, H Farley, N Muldoon, A Abbas, S Sinnappan, K Neville, I Burnett, A Aitken, S Simoff, S Scutter, X Wang, K Souter, D Ellis, M Salomon, G Wadley, M Jacobson, A Newstead, G Hayes, S Grant, A Yusupova

(2011), pp. 475-490, ASCILITE 2011 : Changing demands, changing directions : Proceedings of the Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Conference, Hobart, Tasmania, E1-1

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2010

Virtual worlds to enhance student engagement

J Grenfell, I Warren

(2010), Vol. 6, pp. 25-40, The international journal of technology, knowledge and society, Champaign, Ill., C1

journal

Australian higher education institutions transforming the future of teaching and learning through 3D virtual worlds

S Gregory, B Gregory, M Campbell, H Farley, S Sinnappan, S Kennedy-Clark, D Craven, D Murdoch, M Lee, D Wood, J Grenfell, A Thomas, K Smith, I Warren, H Dreher, L McKeown, A Ellis, M Hillier, S Pace, A Cram, L Hay, S Grant, C Matthews

(2010), pp. 399-415, ascilite 2010 : curriculum, technology & transformation for an unknown future : Proceedings of the Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Conference, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

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Through the looking glass : teaching and learning in blended immersive multiuser virtual and real world environments

J Grenfell

(2010), Proceedings of the Enhancing Learning Experiences in Higher Education International Conference, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, E1-1

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Grants

Other Public Sector Funding

Investigating kindergarten participation rates in the Geelong Region

Dr Coral Campbell, Mrs Janette Grenfell

  • 2012: $13,129
  • 2011: $10,452

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2004

Laura Dickinson

Thesis entitled: Arts Curriculum Reform: Social and Cultural Reproduction in Victorian Schools

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education