My research and scholarship are in the areas of learning spaces, mobile learning, learners' experience of ICT for teaching and learning and capacity builidng. I am currently involved in a number of grants that are exploring these issues.
Trish is a Senior Lecturer in Higher Education with the Teaching and Educational Development Institute (TEDI) at the University of Queensland. Her career in education has spanned over three decades and she has worked at all levels from early childhood through to post-secondary and higher education.
Trish has a particular focus on integrating Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) into teaching and learning activities in higher education environments and has had extensive involvement in the design and support of innovative learning spaces at the University of Queensland.
Trish teaches in the USDC staff development program in the areas of learning spaces and ICT for teaching and learning and also occasionally teaches in the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education.
Trish has been presented with two UQ awards for programs that enhance learning (2009 & 2010) and has also received Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) awards for programs that enhance learning in 2010 & 2011.
Trish has had many educational development and research grants including two recently completed ALTC grants and is currently working on a new ALTC grant that is exploring online learners' use of technology and space. Her research interests include investigating online learners' experience of ICT for teaching and learning, staff and student capacity building, mobile learning and learning spaces.