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Dr Jason Zagami

Dr

Jason Zagami

Senior Lecturer
School of Education and Professional Studies
+61 (0)7 5552 8454 (Work)
G30 3.25, Gold Coast Campus

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BIO

Dr Jason Zagami is a senior lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Studies of Griffith University on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia where he teaches and conducts research in: Innovations in educational technologies with a focus on the identification of emerging trends, educational gaming (including VR, AR and VWs), student co-creation of secondary worlds, and neural/cognitive activity measurement; and Computer Science Education (K12) with a focus on curriculum implementation approaches involving higher-order thinking skill development, concept development through visualisation and manipulation (including visual programming), concept development through use of manipulables (Robotics, Drones and IOT), and challenges for female participation in Computer Science education. Jason has many years' of experience in K-12 computer education and tertiary teacher education, has been the recipient of an Outstanding National Achievement by a Teacher and Queensland Computer Educator of the Year awards. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Innovator, past president of the Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE), past president of the Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education (QSITE), editor of the Australian Educational Computing (AEC) journal, and president of the Australian College of Educators (Gold Coast region).

GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

  • Member
    Griffith Institute for Educational Research2014 - 2019

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Coordinator of Community Partnerships
    Griffith University, School of Education and Professional Studies, Australia2015 - 2017

DEGREES

  • Doctor Of Philosophy
    Queensland University of Technology

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