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Personal profile


Roland Gesthuizen (Monash University) researches Science and Technology with particular interest in the Digital Origins of STEM, Science Education, and Digital Technologies. He is currently working on the Cognitive and Conative domains of STEM. Roland is Vice President of the Mag-Net association for STEM Educators and Editor of DLTV Digital Learning and Teaching Victoria Journal. Roland was an Internet pioneer, helping to design and build the first website to be used by an Australian school. He has a National ACCE Educator of the Year Award and an ISTE Making IT Happen Award.

External positions

Journal Editor, Digital Learning and Teaching Victoria

2017 → …

Board Member, Mag-Net Association of Online STEM Educators

2015 → …

Group Leader 1st The Basin, Scouts Australia

2010 → …

Research area keywords

  • maker culture
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • digital culture
  • Science Education
  • Technology education
  • STEM education

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Projects 2018 2020

Research Output 2009 2019

  • 1 Chapter (Book)
  • 1 Conference Paper
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Comment / Debate

Shared regulatory planning in Minecraft

Harrison, M. & Gesthuizen, R., Aug 2019, Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies. Tatnall, A. (ed.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Springer, 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Exploring social regulations in Minecraft

Gesthuizen, R., Harrison, M. & Latheef, I., 2018, Australian Council for Computers in Education 2018 Conference Proceedings. Bourne, D. & Cameron, L. (eds.). Gordon NSW Australia: ICT Educators NSW, p. 17-37 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Hanging out to build our own learning network

Rablin, A. & Gesthuizen, R., 9 Sep 2013, In : Australian Educational Computing. 28, 1, p. 29-45 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainability in an online community of practice: The case study of a group of secondary school educators in victoria

Hanewald, R. & Gesthuizen, R., 1 Jan 2009, In : Australian Journal of Teacher Education. 34, 5, p. 26-42 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review