Professor Gregor Kennedy
Gregor Kennedy is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) at the University of Melbourne and Director of the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education.
In his PVC role Gregor oversees the University's teaching, learning and assessment strategy, including the digital learning strategy, the use of academic and learning analytics, and the use of physical and virtual space in teaching and learning.
Gregor is a leading researcher higher education researcher, with a particular focus on teaching and learning and the use of educational technologies. 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 teaching and learning strategy, educational technology and higher education.