Thomas Cochrane


is an Academic Advisor and Senior Lecturer in educational Technology at AUT University's Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLAT). In 2011 he was awarded as an Ascilite Fellow. His research interests include mobile learning, web 2.0, and communities of practice. His PHD thesis was titled: 'Mobilizing Learning: Transforming pedagogy with mobile web 2.0'. Thomas has managed and implemented over 50 mobile learning projects, with a recent focus upon Android and iOS smartphones and the iPad as catalysts to enable student-generated content and student-generated learning contexts, bridging formal and informal learning environments. He has over 100 peer reviewed publications, receiving best paper awards at Ascilite 2009, ALT-C 2011, ALT-C 2012, and has been invited to keynote at several international educational technology conferences including: the 2012 Australian Moodle Moot, the 2012 m-Libraries conference in the UK, the launch of UWS massive iPad project in February 2013, the 2014 IBSA VET Practitioners Conference in Melbourne, and an invited speaker at EdMedia2014 (Tampere, Finland). Thomas is a musician and has been a loudspeaker designer, audio engineer, youth pastor, and lecturer in audio engineering and music production.


last update: September 2015


Articles published on IXD&A:

Designing Creative Learning Environments, pp. 125 - 144, abstractdownload