Mr Leigh Blackall

Position

Senior Coordinator, LEAP (Design)

School /
Work Unit

Design & Social Context Office

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 3422

leigh.blackall@rmit.edu.au

Location

101.07

City campus

College/Portfolio

College of Design and Social Context

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Key activities

As an Educational Developer , I support academics and senior advisers develop contemporary tertiary learning and teaching practices and projects within the College of Design and Social Context.

https://au.linkedin.com/in/leighblackall
http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Leigh_Blackall

Industry experience

Professional interests

My professional focus is on educational research and development, networked learning and flexible teaching and assessment. I primarily work in the tertiary education, training and communication sectors, offering consultation, professional development activities, course coordination and development and project leadership.

Employment history

2012 - 2014 Educational Designer La Trobe University

2012 Director of eLearning for the Centre for School Leadership Learning and Development, Charles Darwin University

2009-2012 Learning Commons Coordinator at the National Institute for Sport Studies, University of Canberra

2006-2009 Educational Developer, Otago Polytechnic

2002-2006 Teacher, consultant and producer, TAFE NSW

Publications

Blackall, L. (2014). Open Online Courses and Massively Untold Stories. Ascilite 2014 proceedings. Retrieved July 2, 2015 from http://ascilite2014.otago.ac.nz/proceedings/

Hannon, J., Bisset, D., Blackall, L., Huggard, S., Jelley, R., Jones, M., et al. (2013). Accessible, reusable and participatory: Initiating open education practices. Electric Dreams. Proceedings ascilite Sydney, 362-372.

Hayes, A., Sabine, S., Mann, S., Blackall, L., Aryani, A., Waugh, P., et al. (2013). Identity awareness and re-use of research data in veillance and social computing. Technology and Society (ISTAS), 2013 IEEE International Symposium on. IEEE.

Blackall, D., Blackall, L. T., & McNeil, B. (2012). Wikinews-a safe haven for learning journalism, free of the usual suspects of spin and commercial agendas.

Blackall, L., et al. (2012). Intellectual Property - proposed policy and procedures for ... Retrieved July 2, 2015, from https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Intellectual_Property_-_proposed_policy_and_procedures_for_Australian_research_and_education

Blackall, L., Hudson, F., & Mason, J. (2012). Open Data and Open Standards.

Blackall, L., et al. (2010). Open Education Practices: A User Guide for Organisations ... Retrieved July 2, 2015, from http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Open_Education_Practices:_A_User_Guide_for_Organisations

Salt, B., Atkins, C., & Blackall, L. (2008). Engaging with Second Life: real education in a virtual world. Retrieved January, 13, 2009.

Blackall, L. (2008). Open Educational Resources and Practices. TESL-EJ, 11(4), n4.

Blackall, L. (2005). Digital Literacy: how it affects teaching practices and networked learning futures-a proposal for action research in. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 2(10).