Angela is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow who is currently working on a three-year USQ-led Collaborative Research Network (CRN) project with ANU and UniSA to develop a Mobile Learning Evaluation Framework. This project will develop resources to support leaders and practitioners implement sustainable and transferable mobile learning initiatives within multiple higher education contexts.
Angela is a research psychologist with more than eight years research experience in the corporate, government and academic sectors. She is skilled at project management, research design, evaluation and complex data analysis.
Since July 2011, Angela has been working at the Australian Digital Futures Institute as a Research Fellow . During that time Angela collaborated on a the development and evaluation of a number of research projects around the use of digital learning technologies.
In 2012, she obtained a USQ Early Career Research grant to undertake an international research project called ORION which investigated the adoption of open educational resources and open educational practices in higher education. Her paper, Open educational practices in higher education: Institutional adoption and challenges, was awarded Best Paper presented at the 2013 Higher Education Summit in Sydney.
Angela was also involved in the development and implementation of a trial project to provide incarcerated students with access to digital learning technologies. Based on this trial, the project team were successful in secured funding from the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) to develop an alternative approach to online study for incarcerated students.