BA Comm (Journalism), MA (Hon), Grad Cert, PhD
David Cameron is a Senior Lecturer in Communication. He currently teaches on-campus and online subjects in media production and journalism.
David’s professional background includes broadcast and online media production. He has worked as a program and production coordinator in the community radio sector and contributed to award-winning sports coverage, spoken word content, and overall station programming. As senior newsroom editor he helped establish National Radio News in 1997, a service that is still providing news coverage to Australia’s community radio stations.
David’s research and publication record spans a number of communication fields. He has explored the impact of new technologies on communication practice and education. His PhD examined shared conventions between educational drama and game-based learning. David’s recent research and publication has examined ways in which live performance and media arts interact with digital cultures to create new forms of multimodal and transmedia storytelling.
David currently teaches undergraduate students from all Communication degrees in the core subjects COM127 Introduction to Media Production and COM112 Digital Media.
David also teaches postgraduate subjects in journalism, and is supervising Masters students’ research projects.
David has an extensive background in development and innovation in university teaching. He was a Deputy Director in the University of Newcastle’s Centre for Teaching and Learning, and a Director in CSU’s Division of Learning and Teaching. In these roles he led teams responsible for designing and delivering high quality learning resources and experiences for students.
David’s research explores the impact of digital networked technology across a number of fields within the communication discipline. He is interested in connecting theoretical and practical understandings of the ways in which technology acts as a transformative agent in these fields, working in innovative and interdisciplinary methodologies drawn from communication studies, drama, education, digital ethnography, and game studies.
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David is a qualified LEGO Serious Play facilitator.
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