Dr. David Elliott
Role: Online Learning Manager
Dr. David Elliott is the Online Learning Manager at HEARnet Learning. Originally from both a tertiary and secondary teaching background, David holds a PhD in Education from Monash University. His thesis dealt with digital literacy learning in secondary school students, with a focus on game-based pedagogies and the opportunities for rich, constructivist learning experiences offered by emerging digital media.
Since this time, David has worked in digital educational product development for a range of tertiary providers, including Monash University, the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), and Swinburne Online.
His professional and research interests focus on best practice in the use of digital technologies in enhancing outcomes and engagement, educational product design which balances a student-centered approach with rich digital literacy practices, and the ongoing interrogation of multimedia pedagogies as opportunities for transformative and restorative work in legacy teaching and learning spaces.