Mike Keppell

Professor Mike Keppell is currently Director, The Flexible Learning Institute and Professor of Higher Education at Charles Sturt University, Australia. Prior to this, he worked from 2003 – 2007 at the Hong Kong Institute of Education as Associate Professor and Head of the Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology (LTTC). Before this, he was Head of the Biomedical Multimedia Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Science, The University of Melbourne, Australia from 1998-2002 and Head of the Interactive Multimedia Unit, Division of Distance and Continuing Education, Central Queensland University, Australia from 1994-1998. He has a background in learning and teaching, curriculum, evaluation, and more specifically, instructional design. His research focuses on blended learning, learning oriented assessment, authentic learning, learning spaces and transformative learning using design based research. He is currently President of ascilite. In 2007 he edited a book through IGI Global titled Instructional Design: Case Studies in Communities of Practice with authors from eight different countries.


Physical and Virtual Learning Spaces in Higher Education: Concepts for the Modern Learning Environment
Mike Keppell, Kay Souter, Matthew Riddle. © 2012. 358 pages.
Higher education is facing a renaissance in terms of its approaches to teaching and learning and the use of physical and virtual spaces. Physical and Virtual Learning Spaces in...
Distributed Learning Spaces: Physical, Blended and Virtual Learning Spaces in Higher Education
Mike Keppell, Matthew Riddle. © 2012. 20 pages.
This chapter examines distributed and personal learning spaces across the spectrum of physical, blended and virtual learning spaces in the higher education context. We suggest...
Mike Keppell. © 2010. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Technoliteracy, Discourse, and Social Practice: Frameworks and Applications in the Digital Age.
A Needs Analysis Framework for the Design of Digital Repositories in Higher Education
Sue Bennett, Dominique Parrish, Geraldine Lefoe, Meg O’Reilly, Mike Keppell, Robyn Philip. © 2009. 22 pages.
As the notion of learning objects has grown in popularity, so too has interest in how they should be stored to promote access and reusability. A key challenge to all repository...