Research Publications for Robert S (Rob) Torrens
Research is a vital function of the Waikato's School of Science and Engineering. There are many active research groups within the School, spanning a wide range of topics.
Use our Online Phonebook to contact our current staff members.
Khoo, E. G. L., HIght, C., Torrens, R., & Ranger, G. (2015). Tracing software learning and application from formal into informal workplace learning of CAD software. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE2015) (pp. 515-524). Conference held at Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia: Deakin University, Victoria, Australia.
Hight, C., Torrens, R., Khoo, E., & Cowie, B. (2015). Software literacy within tertiary education: Findings from a 2-year project. In WCELfest 2015: Sharing our Stories-Reflecting on Learning & Technology. Conference held at The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Khoo, E. G. L., Hight, C., Torrens, R., & Cowie, B. (2015). Copy, cut, and paste: How does this shape what we know?: Copy, cut, and paste: How does this shape what we know?. Teaching & Learning Research Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.tlri.org.nz/
Johnson, E., Khoo, E. G. L., Hight, C., Forbes, D., & Torrens, R. (2015). Exploring eLearning practices across the disciplines in a university. In Digital Learning Symposium.
Khoo, E., Hight, C., Torrens, R., & Duke, M. (2014). “It runs slow and crashes often”: Exploring engineering students’ software literacy of CAD software. In Proceedings of the AAEE2014 Conference (pp. 1-9). Wellington, New Zealand: Australian Association for Engineering Education.
Hight, C., Khoo, E., Cowie, B., & Torrens, R. (2014). Is software literacy reshaping the 'digital divide'?. In Media Literacy in Digital Age - Cultural, Economic and Political Perspective. Conference held at Centre for Croatian Studies, Zagreb University.
Khoo, E., Hight, C., Cowie, B., & Torrens, R. (2014). Software literacy as part of pedagogy: How does PowerPoint shape what you do and does it matter?. In WCELfest14. Conference held at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Khoo, E., Hight, C., Cowie, B., & Torrens, R. (2014). Copy, cut and paste: How does this shape up with what we know?. In AARE-NZARE Conference. Brisbane, Australia. Retrieved from https://thinkbusiness.conference-services.net/
Singh, A. P., Gabbitas, B., Torrens, R., Yang, F., & Mukhtar, A. (2014). Mechanical properties of Ti-6Al-4V rods produced by powder compact extrusion. In TMS Annual Meeting (pp. 605-612). Held in San Diego, CA, USA: Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. Retrieved from http://www.programmaster.org/
Khoo, E. G. L., Hight, C., Cowie, B., Torrens, R., & Ferrarelli, L. (2014). Software literacy and student learning in the tertiary environment: PowerPoint and beyond. In DEANZ Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.