International Presenter 1994 ~ current
Speaker and presenter both in Australia and overseas (Read the full details here)
Instructional Designer ‘ aspire’ 2000 Sydney Olympics CD-ROM
Member of instructional and creative design team for ‘aspire’… the National Olympic Education Programme Resource Kit. This kit was issued to all Australian schools, educational institutions and public libraries, July, 1999.
Vice-Chancellor’s Award Nominations
Twice nominated for Vice-Chancellor’s Award, University of Wollongong, 1998 (Academic Teams and also General Staff)
Team member of the IMML
Instructional designer, multimedia constructor and programmer with the Interactive Multimedia Learning Laboratory (IMMLL) at the University of Wollongong. The team at the IMMLL, under the leadership of Doctor Barry Harper and Doctor John Hedberg, won many international and national awards for the following educational multimedia products: Investigating Lake Iluka, Exploring The Nardoo and Stagestruck. Awards received by the team include the BAFTA, EMMA and AIMIA awards.
ASCILITE National Award
Awarded “Best Student Project” for educational software application HyperKite by the Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, December 1996.
Technology Teacher of the Year
Awarded one of ten “Technology Teacher of the Year” awards by Apple Computer and the Sydney Morning Herald, December, 1995, on the basis of the innovative and instructional integrity of the educational software application, Prisoner of War.
IMML Gold Disc Award
What Happened To Sam? interactive multimedia software application co-authored with Paul Jenner and Laura Gant, awarded “Best Interactive Multimedia Software Package 1994″ (as developed by post-graduate students) by Interactive Multimedia Learning Laboratory staff at the University of Wollongong.
First freefall skydive
Completed first freefall skydive 3600 metres/12000 feet
Sydney Skydiving Centre, Wilton, NSW, October 9th, 1994.
Commonwealth Government Scholarship via Catholic Education Commission (1993)
NSW DET Scholarship
Awarded NSW Department of Education Teaching Scholarship 1977 to 1980.
Greenfield Memorial Prize
Greenfield Memorial Prize: Top Score in Christianity and Society, 1976 NSW Higher School Certificate.