Mike has been an academic developer and designed institution-wide professional development with a focus on learning design via the creation of award winning educational resources that integrate into curriculum.
Professor Mike Keppell has worked at six universities, held formal leadership roles across all institutions, and been a full Professor since 2007. With a strong research and scholarship background in higher education, educational technology and innovative learning design, he has edited three books, authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications, and worked on research projects valued at $AUS16M.
Mike offers international recognition and academic thought leadership in the areas of personalised learning, blended learning, learning spaces, learning design, higher education pedagogy, learning-oriented assessment, authentic learning, educational technology, leadership and transformative learning using design-based research.
A champion of the formation of strong collaborative partnerships, Mike has led numerous multinational research, innovation and development groups and cross-institutional projects. He served on the ASCILITE Executive from 2000–2011 as Board Member (6 years), Treasurer (3 years) and President (3 years) and was granted Life Membership in 2011 – one of 10 offered in the last three decades.