Professor Gregor Kennedy
Gregor Kennedy is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Educational Innovation) at the University of Melbourne and a Professor in the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education.
In his PVC role Gregor leads the University's strategy in curriculum innovation, technology-enhanced teaching, learning and assessment, MOOCs, academic and learning analytics, and the use of physical and virtual space in teaching and learning.
Gregor has spent over 15 years conducting and overseeing research and development in educational technology in higher education. His current research interests include students’ motivation and self-regulation; interaction and engagement in digital learning environments; understanding confusion and the provision of feedback to students engaged in digital tasks, the use of 3D immersive simulation for learning; and the use of learning analytics for improved learning design, teaching and student support. Gregor has published widely in these areas, is the past editor the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology and serves on a number of editorial boards. He is a regular invited and keynote speaker at national and international conferences on educational technology and higher education.