Associate Professor Michael Sankey is currently the Director of Learning Transformations at Western Sydney University and is also the Director of the ACODE Learning Technologies Leadership Institute. His research focuses on e-learning pedagogies, leadership in technology enhanced learning and teaching, benchmarking in higher education,the use of social media in learning and teaching and how blended learning environments can enhance student learning opportunities, particularly when studying online. He has worked in higher education for over 26 years and is an active member of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE), the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), a life member of the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA).
Fields of Interest
Technology enhanced learning, leadership, academic professional development, curriculum renewal, e-learning pedagogies, instructional design, quality systems, benchmarking, multimodal design, social media, learning analytics, distance and online learning, visual & multi literacy and learning styles.