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Ron Oliver

Professor Ron Oliver, Editor, Student Success

Professor Ron Oliver is Editor of the Student Success Journal with a specific role in determining content and the promotion of scholarship.

Professor Oliver has recently retired from Edith Cowan University where he served as the Deputy Vice- Chancellor (Teaching & Learning and International) and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) from 2007 to 2016. Ron’s background is in education and he has taught in schools, vocational and higher education. Throughout his teaching career he has pioneered the use of learning technologies to enhance student learning outcomes. He has researched widely in e-learning and has shared his work and ideas at  national and international conferences and forums across the years.  He served as Editor, Co-Editor or Editorial Committee Member on more than ten national and international journals.

Recognition for his innovative teaching, research and leadership includes an Australian Award for University Teaching (1997), a Carrick Institute Fellowship (2006), Fellowship of the Association for the Advancement for Computers in Education (2007), Fellowship ASCILITE (2009) and Foundation Fellow of STARS (2015).  Professor Oliver is also Vice-President of the Australian Learning and Teaching Fellows (ALTF).