Petrea Redmond


Petrea Redmond is aProfessor in Digital Pedagogies and the Associate Head of School, Research in the School of Education at the University of Southern Queensland. 70% of the students enrolled at the university study online. Her research is situated in interrelated fields of educational technology including: Online engagement; Online presence; Teaching presence; Cognitive presence; Using technology to keep seriously ill learners connected to school; Cyberbullying; Critical thinking; Mobile learning; Online collaboration; Online communities of practice; Gender and STEM; Teacher development; ICT integration (P - 12); ICT integration (higher education and vocational education); ICT professional development; Online mentoring; eLearning; Blended learning and teaching; Online learning and teaching; Teaching and learning in higher education; Teacher Education; Pre-service teacher training and development; Makerspaces; TPACK; and Community of Inquiry. She has published and co-published in several international refereed books, journals and conference proceedings. Petrea has received 6 outstanding conference paper awards at international conferences; along with faculty, university and national awards for research and teaching. Petrea was also a lead editor and associate editor for Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET). She is currently the Associate Chair, Consultative Council, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) and is on the Executive committee for Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE).