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"What do we know now that we didn't know ten years ago? That learning and knowledge are the result of multiple, intertwining forces: content, context, and community."

John Seely Brown, 1999



Mason, J., Perry, W. & Radford, A. (2008). Processes, Systems and Tools supporting Recognition of Prior Learning survey - Final Report. Australian Flexible Learning Framework

Mason, J. (2007). ‘Standards, Services, Models, and Frameworks: Trends in ICT Infrastructure for Education and Research’, in Junichi Yoshida & Hiroyuki Sasabe (eds.), Next Generation Photonics and Media Technologies, pp. 143-150, PWC Publishing: Chitose, Japan

Leeson, J. & Mason, J. (2007). ‘The Open Agenda and Organisational Alignment’, Supplementary Proceedings, The 15th International Conference on Computers in Education, Vol. 1, pp. 189-194. PDF

Mason, J. & Galatis, H. (2007). ‘Theory and practice of application profile development in Australian education and training’, Proc. Int’l Conf. on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications 2007, pp.43-52

Curyer, S., Leeson, J., Mason, J., & Williams, A. (2007). ‘Developing e-portfolios for VET: Policy issues and interoperability’, Australian Flexible Learning Framework 

Norris, D., Lefrere, P., & Mason, J. (2006). ‘Making Knowledge Services Work in Higher Education’, EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 5 pp. 84–101.

Norris, D., Mason, J., & Lefrere, P. (2006). ‘Mapping Knowledge Nodes, Networks, and Domains’, EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 5 (HTML only)

Mason, J. & Galatis, H. (2005). Sustaining Momentum –
Directions for Interoperability in the VET Sector, Australian Flexible Learning Framework

Mason, J. (2005, May). Making Sense of Metadata: A Potential Application of Sense-Making Methodology.
Paper presented at a non-divisional workshop held at the meeting of the International Communication Association, New York City.

Kraan, W. and Mason, J. (2005). ‘Issues in Federating Repositories – A Report on the First International CORDRA™ Workshop’, D-Lib Magazine, Vol.11 No 3.

Mason, J. (2005). ‘From e-learning to e-knowledge, in Madanmohan Rao (ed.) Knowledge Management Tools and Techniques, pp. 320-328. Elsevier, London

Norris, D., Mason, J. and Lefrere, P. (2004). ‘Experiencing Knowledge’, Innovate - Journal of Online Education, Vol 1(1).

Mason, J. (2004). Interview for The Knowledge Tree, Edition 6. Australian Flexible Learning Framework

Blinco, K., Mason, J., McLean, N. and Wilson, S. (2004). ‘Trends and Issues in E-Learning Infrastructure Development’ – A White Paper for alt-i-lab 2004 prepared on behalf of DEST (Australia) and JISC-CETIS (UK).

Campbell, L.M., Blinco, K. and Mason, J. (2004). ‘Repository Management and Implementation’ – A White Paper for alt-i-lab 2004 prepared on behalf of DEST (Australia) and JISC-CETIS (UK).

Mason, J. (2004). ‘Context and Metadata for Learning, Education, and Training’, in R. McGreal (ed.) Online Education Using Learning Objects, RoutledgeFalmer, London. 

Mason, J. (2004). ‘Educational Metadata in Transition: an Australian Case Study’, in G. E. Gorman (ed.), Metadata Applications and Management – International Yearbook of Library and Information Management, 2003-2004. Facet Publishing, London

Hand, T., Higgs, P. E., Higgs, P. L., Iannella, R., MacNamara, D., Mason, J., & Meredith, S. (2003). Framework for Rights Enabled Learning Object Trial – New Practices in Flexible Learning (Final Report), Australian National Training Authority, Sydney

Mason, J. (2003). An Overview of Government-Sponsored E-Learning Activities in Australia, Proceedings, Global Standards: e-Learning and Corporate Education and Development, Korean Society for Corporate Education, Seoul, pp. 161-179

Norris, D., Mason, J., Robson, R., Lefrere, P., & Collier, G. (2003). A Revolution in Knowledge Sharing. EduCause Review September, Vol. 38 (5) pp. 14-26

Robson, R., Norris, D., Lefrere, P., Collier, G., & Mason, J. (2003). Share and Share Alike: The E-Knowledge Transformation Comes to Campus. EduCause Review Online

Mason, J. & Lefrere, P. (2003). Trust, Collaboration, e-Learning, and Organisational Transformation, Proceedings, Elearn International, Edinburgh. Published in International Journal of Training and Development, December 2003, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 259-270(12) Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 

Mason, J. (2003). ‘Secret Standards Business’, EduCause in Australasia, Adelaide

Norris, D., Mason, J., & Lefrere, P. (2003). E-Knowledge Comes to Campus, Strategy Innovation Series, League for Innovation in the Community College, USA
Norris, D., Mason, J., & Lefrere, P. (2003). ‘An Expeditionary Approach to E-Knowledge’, EduCause in Australasia, Adelaide

Mason, J. & Ward, N. (2003). ‘The Learning Federation Metadata Application Profile’, in Learning Technology, Online Newsletter of the IEEE Learning Technology Task Force

Norris, D., Mason, J., & Lefrere, P. (2003). Transforming E-Knowledge, Society for College & University Planning, USA

Mason, J. (2003). ‘Perspectives on Trans-Cultural Issues in e-Learning’, Initiatives 2003 – Symposium de Versailles, Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie

Friesen, N., Mason, J., & Ward, N. (2002). Building Educational Metadata Application Profiles, Dublin Core Metadata Initiative annual conference, Florence, Italy

Mason, J. (ed.) (2002). Papers for the Global Summit in Online Knowledge Networks, limited, March 2002, Adelaide, Australia

Sutton, S. and Mason, J. (2001). The Dublin Core and Metadata for Educational Resources, Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, pp. 25-31. National Institute of Informatics, Japan

Mason, J., Adcock, G., & Ip, A. (2000). ‘Modeling Information to Support Value-Adding: EdNA Online’, WebNet Journal – Internet Technologies, Application & Issues, Vol.2, No.3, pp. 38-45 Charlottesville, VA: AACE

Mason, J. (2000). ‘EdNA – An Historical Snapshot’, Proceedings of the Annual Postgraduate Students' Conference, Faculty of Education, the University of Melbourne, Dec 1998.

Mason, J. (2000). ‘Aligning Architectures for Learning - The Design and Practice of Online Educational Culture’, Proceedings of the DVET Postgraduate Students' Conference, Faculty of Education, the University of Melbourne, July 1999

Mason, J., Dellit, J., Trask, J., & White, G., (1999). ‘Toward a New Educational Culture – Matching Human Networks with the Technical Architecture’, in G. Cumming, T. Okamoto, & L. Gomez (Eds.) Advanced Research in Computers and Communications in Education – New Human Abilities for the Networked Society, Proceedings of ICCE99, Chiba, Japan, Vol I, pp. 608-615, Ohmsha, The Netherlands: IOS Press

Hart, G. & Mason, J. (1999). ‘Computer-Facilitated Communications in Transition’, in C. Feynten & J. Nutta (eds.) Virtual Instruction – Issues and Insights from an International Perspective, pp. 147-171, Colorado: Libraries Unlimited, Inc.

Currie, M. F., Ip, W. C., Mason J., & Morrison, I. (1999). ‘The use of metadata in distance education: EdNA and the development of standards’, in Open, Flexible and Distance Learning: Challenges of the New Millennium, Collected papers from the 14th Biennial Forum of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA), Deakin University, Geelong, pp. 87 - 92

Ip, A., Currie, M., Morrison, I., & Mason, J. (1999). ‘Metasearching or Megasearching: Toward a Data Model for Distributed Resource Discovery’, Hong Kong Web Symposium

Mason, J., Dellit, J., Adcock, G., & Ip, A. (1999). ‘EdNA Online and the Propagation of Value-Add’. Proceedings of AusWeb 99, April, 1999, pp. 369-378, Southern Cross University

Dellit, J. & Mason, J. (1999). ‘Doing IT for Educational Benefit’, Proceedings of EduCause in Australasia 99, April, 1999

Trask, J., Mason, J., & Dellit, J. (1999). ‘Building Networks for Mutual Benefit: Education Network Australia and the Pursuit of Added Value’, Proceedings of the PAN Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning - Empowerment through Knowledge and Technology. Brunei, Darussalam, March 1-5, 1999. Case-Studies Vol III

Mason, J. and Ip, A. (1998). ‘EdNA, Higher Education and Metadata Implementation’, in R. M. Corderoy (ed.), Conference Proceedings, ASCILITE'98 FlexibilITy: The next wave? Pp. 487-494. Wollongong, NSW: University of Wollongong

Mason, J. (1998). ‘Groupware, Community, and Meta-Networks: The Collaborative Framework of EdNA (Education Network Australia)’, in Toru Ishida (ed.), Community Computing and Support Systems, LNCS 1519, pp. 126-137, Springer-Verlag

Mason, J. & Dellit, J. (1998). ‘Collaboration, Co-operation and Cultural Change: EdNA’s Potential – Planning for Progress, Partnership and Prophecy’ in C.McBeath and R.Atkinson (Eds.), Planning for Progress, Partnership & Profit. Proceedings EdTech98 pp. 137-141. Perth: Australian Society for Educational Technology    
Nishida, T., Bowker, G., Mason, J., Miyashita, T., Nagao, K., Nishimura, T., Ohguro, T., Sidhu, C., Sumi, Y., van den Besselaar, P. & Yokozawa, M. (1998), ‘Methodology for Large Scale Experimentation: A Discussion Report’ in Toru Ishida (ed.), Community Computing and Support Systems, LNCS 1519, pp. 11-15, Springer

Mason, J. (1998). ‘Communities, Networks, and Education’, Proceedings of the 7th International World Wide Web Conference, Brisbane, Australia. Computer Networks and ISDN Systems 30 ix-xi. Elsevier Science: Amsterdam

Mason, J., (1997). ‘Building an Overview - Fitting IT into the Educational Setting’. in J. L. Morrison (Ed.), Technology Tools for Today’s Campuses [CD ROM]. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Corporation

Mason, J., Nott, M., Fung, J., Hart, G., & McTigue, P. (eds.) (1997). Doing IT at Melbourne: Papers, Case-Studies and Resources, The University of Melbourne

Mason, J., & Riddle, M. (1997). ‘Computer Mediated Communications: for Dabblers or Practitioners?’ presented at WebNet97, Toronto, November 1997, pp. 329-333, AACE, Charlottesville.

Mason, J. & Hart, G. (1997). ‘Computer Mediated Communications: Alleviator or Alienator?’ presented at CAUSE in Australasia 97, Melbourne, April 14-16 pp. 387-394.

Mason, J. & Hart, G. (1997). ‘Effective Use of Asynchronous Virtual Learning Communities’, Virtual Communities 9, the University of Sydney, February 1997

Misson, R. & Mason, J. (1997). ‘Extending the Meaning of Literacy’, in J. Mason, M. Nott et al., op. cit., pp. 129-134

Hart, G. & Mason, J. (eds.) (1996). The Virtual University? Symposium Proceedings and Case-studies. The University of Melbourne ISBN 0 7325 1428 2

Hart, G. & Mason, J. (1996). ‘Towards a Model Website at the University of Melbourne: Pedagogy and Pragmatics’ CD-ROM proceedings from Universities of the 21st Century, Singapore, August 1996

Mason, J. (1996). ‘Determining the scope of online delivery at a traditional research-based university’, in J. G. Hedberg, J. R. Steele, & S. McNamara (eds.) Learning Technologies: Prospects and Pathways. pp. 77-81, proceedings from EDTECH 96, The University of Melbourne  

Mason, J. & Fisher, A. (1996). ‘Introducing Mice and Menus’, EQ Australia, Curriculum Corporation, Issue 1 pp. 22-24, Melbourne

Mason, J. & Fisher, A. (1996). ‘Origins and Development of Computer Literacy for the 90s, an Inservice for Teachers’, ASCILITE 95, The University of Melbourne

Mason, J. (1995). ‘Issues for Teacher Education’, Ausweb95, The First Australian World wide Web conference, Southern Cross University


Contributions to:

Blinco, K. & Wilson S. (eds). (2005) IMS Query Services White Paper, IMS Global Learning Consortium

Duval, E., Hodgins, W., Sutton, S., & Weibel, S. (2002.) ‘Metadata Principles and Practicalities’, D-Lib, Vol 8(4)

IEEE 1484.4-2007, ‘IEEE Trial-Use Recommended Practice for Digital Rights Expression Languages (DRELs) Suitable for eLearning Technologies’

McLean, N. & Lynch, C. (2004). Interoperability between Information and Learning Environments – Bridging the Gaps, A Joint White Paper on behalf of the IMS Global Learning Consortium and the Coalition for Networked Information

McNaught, C., Phillips, R., Rossiter, D., & Winn, J. (1999) Developing a Framework for a Useable and Useful Inventory of Computer-facilitated Learning and Support Materials in Australian Universities, DETYA, Evaluations & Investigations Program 99/11, Commonwealth of Australia

Millea, J., Green, I. & Putland, G. (2005). Emerging Technologies: A Framework for Thinking ACT Department of Education and Training