Thomas Cochrane

Academic Advisor & Senior Lecturer, AUT, New Zealand


Thomas Cochrane is an Academic Advisor and Senior Lecturer in educational Technology at Auckland University of Technology’s Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLAT). In 2011 he was awarded as an Ascilite Fellow http://www.ascilite.org.au/index.php?p=awards (please contact Speaker for this reference)

His research interests include mobile learning, web 2.0, and communities of practice. Thomas has managed and implemented over 50 mobile learning projects, with a recent focus upon Android and iOS smartphones and the iPad as catalysts to enable student-generated content and student-generated learning contexts, bridging formal and informal learning environments. He has over 100 peer reviewed publications.

My Sessions

An overview of AJET publication and review processes

Red Room

Join one of the Associate editors of the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology for a session that will explain how you can contribute to AJET as author or reviewer. The session will outline the AJET editorial process, including the screening and peer review processes, and highlight important characteristics of publishable research articles. This session will […]

Business Solutions

Augmented Reality: Connecting the classroom and the community

Yellow Room

This paper discusses the first stages of a student lead undergraduate research project that looks into the feasibility of augmenting their designs within the community of Manukau, South Auckland, New Zealand. Through the perspective of the students of Visual Communication Design, new technologies usually associated with the concept of augmented reality were explored in order […]

Innovation in Learning and Teaching