Our great group of researchers, members,  thesis students and collaborators


Director Co-Director

Niki Davis

Cheryl Brown

Senior Research Fellows

Julie Mackey


Annelies Kamp




 Dr Arin Basu  Professor Tim Bell  Professor Mark Billinghurst
Des Breeze Te Hurinui Clark Jacqui Cowan
Nicki Dabner Mushtak Dawood Associate Professor Jo Fletcher
Nick Ford Anne-Marie Hunt Professor Jeanette King
Dr Vera Leier Dr Valerie Sotardi Dr Susan Tull
Sue Wilson Dr Lia de Vocht van Alphen Dr Stuart Wise
 Pinelopi Zaka

Thesis Students

  • Saili Aukuso, NZ PhD candidate: Emergent bilinguals and the digital world
  • Jo Beaumont-Bates, , NZ PhD candidate: ePortfolios in early childhood education
  • Aleta Chowfin, NZ MEd student: e-Learning with refugee children
  • Todd Cochrane, NZ PhD candidate: How can multi-user virtual environments be used effectively in vocational education?
  • Del Costello, NZ MEd student: Say again! Aviation English in a CALL World.
  • Nicki Dabner, NZ PhD candidate: Digital safety and responsible use within a primary school ecosystem in Aotearoa/New Zealand
  • Danielle Dubien, Canadian Commonwealth PhD candidate: OER practices in higher education
  • Leona Harris, NZ PhD candidate: Emergent bilinguals and the digital world
  • Sara Farshad Nia, NZ PhD candidate: ESOL teachers use of ICT
  • Carolyne Obonyo, Kenyan PhD candidate: Mobile learning in initial teacher education
  • Chris Petrie, NZ MEd student: Teaching Computational Thinking and music composition concurrently

Collaborators & Alumni

UC e-Learning Research Lab