Dr Elizabeth Heck

Research Assistant

Elizabeth Heck has a background in secondary media education, short filmmaking, and community media practice. She completed her PhD in social learning in community media, arts and cultural organisations, and has an interest in amplifying marginalised voices through storytelling and community media education.

Additionally, Dr Heck has research interests in media and digital literacy, both in and out of school contexts. She is actively involved with the Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM Queensland) and has presented at various state and national conferences in media arts education and community media practice.

In her current role, Dr Heck undertakes research into big data, digital literacy, data literacy, assessment, ITE, inclusive education, and professional learning. She contributes to her research across student, teacher and community learning. Dr Heck is a member of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR).

P +617 3861 6269

E elizabeth.heck@acu.edu.au

L Level 4, 229 Elizabeth St, Brisbane QLD 4000, Australia

Research interests

  • Social learning systems and communities of practice
  • Media arts and education
  • Inclusive Education
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Data literacy and use
  • Teacher education: initial and continuing
  • Libraries and Public Institutions (GLAM sector)
  • Community education



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