Research Publications for Dilani G S Gedera

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  • Gedera, D. G. S. P., Bright, S., & Fester, A. (2017). Using ePortfolios for integrated learning. In Mahara Hui 2017. Conference held at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.

  • Zalipour, A., & Gedera, D. (2017). The use of interactive video discourse in making digital teaching development toolkit. In Association for Visual Pedagogies Conference. Conference held at Aalborg University, Rendsburggade 14 (CREATE) & Kroghstræde 3, Aalborg, Denmark. Retrieved from

  • Gedera, D. G. S. P. (2016). Designing for learner success (D4LS) at Otago Polytechnic: From an e-learning designer’s perspective. Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning, 20(2), 55-65.

  • Gedera, D. G. S. P. (2016). Designing for learner success: Through an e-learning designer’s eyes. In N. Wright (Ed.), DEANZ Conference Proceedings. There and back: Charting flexible pathways in open, mobile and distance education Conference Proceedings (pp. 160-162). Conference held at Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • Zalipour, A., Gedera, D., & Tharratt, S. (2016). Closely knit [Short film]. Hamilton, New Zealand: New Tiger Media.

  • Gedera, D. S. P., & Williams, P. J. (Eds.) (2016). Activity Theory in Education Research and Practice. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers. Retrieved from

  • Gedera, D. G. P. (2016). The application of Activity Theory in identifying contradictions in a university blended learning course. In D. S. P. Gedera, & P. J. Williams (Eds.), Activity Theory in education: Research and Practice (pp. 53-69). The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

  • Gedera, D., Williams, J., & Wright, N. (2015). Identifying factors influencing students’ motivation and engagement in online courses. In C. Koh (Ed.), Motivation, Leadership and Curriculum Design: Engaging the Net Generation and 21st Century Learners (pp. 13-23). SpringerLink. doi:10.1007/978-981-287-230-2_2

  • Gedera, D. G. S. P. (2014). Students’ experiences of learning in a virtual classroom. International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology (IJEDICT), 10(4), 93-101. Retrieved from

  • Gedera, D. G. S. P. (2014). Tool mediation and learner engagement: an Activity Theory perspective. In Ascilite: Rhetoric and Reality, critical perspectives on educational technology (pp. 42-48). Denedin: Ascilite. Retrieved from

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