About Us

About Learning Innovations

Building Capacity for Enhanced Learning (BCEL) – Learning Innovations aims to work with academic staff in the Deakin Business School and Deakin Law School, and across Departments, courses and unit teams to help drive the digital frontier by developing personalised, engaging, relevant and quality curricula, whether in the cloud or in location, that prepares graduates for employability. The focus in this endeavour is on engaging students in active learning, and is always aimed at improving student learning outcomes.

Learning Innovations work collaboratively with central teaching and learning group (Deakin Learning Futures) to ensure that our strategic agenda is aligned to that of the University. At the highest level, Learning Innovations is focused on delivering on the Deakin promise for learning to offer “brilliant education where you are and where you want to go.”

Faculty Learning Innovations team are located at the Burwood and Waterfront campus, and can deliver academic capacity building opportunities via structured and customised programs, workshops and sessions to small and large groups. Faculty Learning Innovations team also provide just-in-time and drop-in support on all three campuses as well as on the phone, virtually on a one-on-one basis, in a timely fashion as, and when, particular developmental needs arise.

Contact and Location Details

Please contact us at bl-learninginnovations@deakin.edu.au or 03 5227 3303. Our office hours are Monday to Friday – 9am to 5pm.

We are located at:
Burwood Melbourne Campus – Building LB, Level 5, Room 225 (LB5.225)
Geelong Waterfront Campus – Building AD, Level 3, Room 107-01, (AD3.107-01)

Learning Innovations Team

Associate Professor Jamie Mustard Associate Dean, Teaching & Learning (F)
Maria LentiniDigital Education Designer (B)
Dr Leanne NgoLecturer of eLearning (B)
Vivek VenkiteswaranLearning Designer (B)
Induwara RA Wasala Mudiyanse RalahamillCasual Digital Learning Support (B)
Dr Bhavani SridharanLecturer in Higher Education (B)
James BuchanLearning Designer (F)

BCEL – Building Capacity @ Deakin Business + Law