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Dr Angela Murphy

Dr Angela Murphy
Name Angela Murphy
Position Manager (Learning Analytics)
Section Office for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching
Office Y385
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1844
Extension 1844
Qualifications PhD South Africa
Languages Afrikaans (accredited translator)
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 130299 )
  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )

Research interests
Mobile Learning
Digital technologies and learning innovations
Emotional intelligence
Cognitive thinking styles
Open Educational Resources

Industry affiliations
Member of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ascilite) since 2011
Member of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (ODLAA) since 2012
Member of the Australia New Zealand Mobile Learning Group (ANZ mLearn) since 2012

USQ Research affiliations

  • Australian Digital Futures Institute (ADFI)

Research most recent
Farley, H., Murphy, A. & Johnson, C. (2015 (accepted)) How Do Students Use Their Mobile Devices to Support Learning? A Case Study from an Australian Regional University. Journal of Interactive Multimedia in Education.

Murphy, A., Farley, H., Lane, M., Hafeez-Baig, A. & Carter, B. (2014). Mobile learning anytime, anywhere: What are our students doing? Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 18 (3), 331-345.

Conrad, D., McGreal, Murphy, A., Witthhaus, G., R., & Mackintosh, W. (2014). Formalising informal learning: Assessment and accreditation challenges within disaggregated systems. Open Praxis, 6(2), 125-133.

Research most notable
Farley, H., Murphy, A., & Bedford, T. (2014). Providing simulated online and mobile learning experiences in a prison education setting: Lessons learned from the PLEIADES pilot project. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 6(1). ISSN: 941-8647

Murphy A. (2015). Digital innovations to increase participation in internet restricted environments. In Redmond, P., Lock, J., & Danaher, P. (Eds.). Educational Innovations and Contemporary Technologies and Educational Developments, Practices and Effectiveness: Global Perspectives and Contexts. Palgrave Macmillan

Murphy, A. (2013). Open educational practices in higher education: institutional adoption and challenges. Distance Education, 34(2), 201-217. DOI:10.1080/01587919.2013.793641

Publications in ePrints

Jones, Janice K. and Farley, Helen and Murphy, Angela (2018) Virtual worlds as restorative environments. In: Authentic virtual world education: facilitating cultural engagement and creativity. Springer Nature, Singapore, pp. 45-59. ISBN 978-981-10-6381-7

Murphy, Angela and Farely, Helen and Dyson, Laurel Evelyn and Jones, Hazel (2017) Mobile learning in higher education in the Asia-Pacific region: harnessing trends and challenging orthodoxies. Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, 40. Springer Nature, Singapore. ISBN 978-981-10-4943-9

Murphy, Angela and Farley, Helen (2015) Easing into mobile learning. In: 32nd Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Conference: Globally Connected, Digitally Enabled (ASCILITE 2015), 29 Nov-2 Dec 2015, Perth, Australia.

Farley, Helen and Murphy, Angela (2015) Evaluation of mobile teaching and learning projects: introduction. In: Handbook of mobile teaching and learning. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp. 685-689. ISBN 978-3-642-54145-2

Farley, Helen and Murphy, Angela and Johnson, Chris and Carter, Brad and Lane, Michael and Midgley, Warren and Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and Dekeyser, Stijn and Koronios, Andy (2015) How do students use their mobile devices to support learning? A case study from an Australian regional university. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 15 (1). pp. 1-13.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 130299 )
  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )