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Katrina Falkner

Associate Professor and Head at School of Computer Science, the University of Adelaide.
Katrina Falkner is an Associate Professor and Head at School of Computer Science, the University of Adelaide. Katrina is a leading researcher in computer science education. In 2010, she established the Computer Science Education Research (CSER) Group at the University of Adelaide, which has been conducting extensive research supporting the specific educational requirements of Computer Science as a discipline and the use of technology within education at-scale. Katrina is the winner of a number of significant awards including 2012 Endeavour Executive Award, 2008 Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation, and 2008 Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence in Teaching. Katrina has attracted in excess of $2.9 million in funding across her research fields in computer science education and distributed systems, and manages a sizable research team of 13 (research associates, software developers, and HDR students).

In 2014, the CSER Group, in collaboration with Google, launched the CSER Digital Technologies MOOC, designed to support Australian Primary School Teachers within the upcoming challenge of the Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies learning area.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, March 12
 

10:00am AEDT

Opening Keynote: Digital Technologies – The new literacy 00 Ryan AuditoriumKatrina Falkner

12:15pm AEDT

12:45pm AEDT

 


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