I am an Education Focussed Lecturer and Co-Head of the Computing and Education research group in the School of Computer Science Engineering at UNSW. I investigate novel software and artificial intelligence-based systems to support educators, enhance student engagement and improve learning experiences in computing education. My research is embedded in open-source education projects such as SplashKit, and more notably Formatif, used at several Australian and New Zealand universities.
I also work in academic integrity of higher education, and focus on student-friendly approaches to retaining integrity. I am an:
Previously, I was a Research Fellow at the Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A²I²) in Defence working on stochastic system modelling and insight generation, and has many years of experience teaching a wide range of computing courses at various universities in Australia.
Research areas include constructive alignment pedagogy, formative feedback, artificial intelligent tutor support systems, learning management systems, learning analytics.