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 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 Kerrie Bridson Associate Dean, Teaching & Learning (B)
Dr Leanne Ngo Director, Teaching and Learning Innovations (B)
Dr Harsh Suri Senior Lecturer Learning Futures (B)
Vivek Venkiteswaran Digital Resource Coordinator (B)
Maria Lentini Digital Education Designer (B)
James Buchan Learning Designer (F)
Tristan Kirby Senior Educational Developer (B)
Jonathan Rogers Interactive Learning Designer (B)
Victor Wong Interactive Designer (B)
Tesfalem Gdey Learning Designer (B)
Michael Westcott Video Producer (F)
Anna Grbin Learning Design Officer (F)
Sharon Pittaway Senior Lecturer (B)
Dhara Sanghvi Casual Digital Learning Support (B)

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