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About the Author
Mobile Learning is authored by Leonard Low, an E-Learning Designer at the University of Canberra’s Teaching and Learning Centre.
In his previous role as Educational Technology Strategist at the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) Centre for Educational Excellence, Leonard was
- A.C.T. Representative on the E-Standards Experts Group (EEG).
- Lead Researcher for the EEG’s Standards for M-Learning project.
- Involved with a number of Australian Flexible Learning Framework (AFLF) projects including Flexways, Toolbox Champions, and as a consultant for the New Practices and Innovations national projects.
- Community Representative on the Board of Directors for the Hindmarsh Education Centre (the education branch of the A.C.T.’s juvenile detention facility)
- A regular contributor to AFLF’s National Networks Community, both as a Forum member and a Presenter, has written for The Knowledge Tree, and regularly conducts presentations and workshops on a variety of topics in flexible learning around Australia.
Leonard also previously worked as Quality Manager for Catalyst Interactive, a company specialising in commercial e-learning solutions, where he was also a member of the team that developed a comprehensive, interactive e-learning training package for the Department of Defence’s AIR-87 Project (the Eurocopter Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter). Leonard has a degree in Computer Science from the Australian National University, as well as qualifications in training and management.
- Winner of the Best Paper award at the 2006 Queensland University of Technology Online Learning & Teaching conference
- Recipient of a 2006 CIT Staff Achievement Award
- Finalist in the 2007 Edublog Awards
In his spare time, Leonard enjoys modern partner dancing, scuba diving, horse riding, kayaking, motorbikes, art, poetry, music, and drama.