Learning Design SIG

ASCILITE session

Eva Dobozy
Curtin University

Leanne Cameron
Southern Cross University

Panos Vlachopoulos
Macquarie University

Catch this session

Tuesday 5 December, 3.45pm – 4.45pm
Stream 2
Room R113


The Learning Design Special Interest Group (LD SIG) aims to develop a supportive environment for learning design researchers and learning designers in Australia and beyond who are engaged in, or wish to engage with the emerging field of Learning Design. Come and share the latest developments in Learning Design.

About the authors

Eva Dobozy

Associate Professor Eva Dobozy is the Deputy Dean, Learning and Teaching at the Curtin Business School, Curtin University, leading program and pedagogical innovations and the development of templatable learning designs for reuse in a variety of disciplines, which she refers to as ‘blue print designs’ or ‘transdisciplinary pedagogical templates (TPTs). She is currently the Vice-President of the Western Australian Institute of Educational Research, the Australian representative and executive member of the International Council for Educational Media (ICEM) and the recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Professional Service Award from the Professional Teaching Council of Western Australia. Furthermore, Associate Professor Dobozy is the co-founder and leader of the ASCILITE Learning Design SIG.

Leanne Cameron

Leanne Cameron is currently working at Southern Cross University as Lecturer, Design, Digital & Technologies Education in the School of Education. It was over 10 years ago while working with Macquarie University’s E-Learning Centre of Excellence that her work in the area of Learning Design began. She has managed three OLT research projects researching various aspects of Learning Design and she continues to research and publish in the field. Her most recent publication, ‘How learning designs, teaching methods and activities differ by discipline in Australian universities’ was included in the final volume of the Journal of Learning Design this year.

Panos Vlachopoulos

Associate Professor Panos Vlachopoulos is Associate Dean, Quality and Standards, Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University. Panos is an academic educator, with 15 years of international experience in the area of Higher Education Development. He has led large scale curriculum development projects in the UK, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Greece and Australia. He developed a learning design methodology for team-based curriculum design, a framework for reflection in professional learning and has taught for numerous years in areas of Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching. Panos is a member of numerous professional organisations (including Ascilite) and a reviewer for journals in technology-enhanced learning and higher education studies. His current research focuses on online learning design, social network analysis, reflective practice and digital professional skills.