Shirley Alexander

Professor Shirley Alexander

Biographical note
is Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Teaching, Learning and Equity) at the University of Technology, Sydney. Professor Alexander is responsible for leading the achievement of the University’s key priorities in teaching and learning, student focus, equity and diversity. As Professor of Learning Technologies Shirley has worked at UTS for the past eighteen years, having previously held the positions of Director of the Institute for Interactive Media and Learning, and Dean of the Faculty of Education.

She has an international reputation for her research on the use of information and communication technologies in education. She attended her first ASCILITE conference in 1989 and has been a regular presenter and attendee since. She was a member of the Australian Universities Teaching Committee (AUTC) from 2000-2004, and is currently a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, and is Chair of the Academic Board of NSW TAFE Higher Education.