Course Directors

Dr Kay Oddone

B.Bus (HRM) Grad. Dip. Ed (pre-service) Grad. Dip. Religious Education M. Ed Teacher Librarianship Grad. Cert. ICT in Education PhD QUT

Course Director (Teacher Librarianship)
off campus

Kay Oddone has over twenty years’ experience in the fields of education and librarianship. Having taught at all levels from Prep to Post-Grad, she has spent the past five years working in higher education in several different roles including lecturer and learning designer. Her research interests include personal learning networks, networked and connected learning, critical and digital literacies and critical digital and open pedagogies.

ETL 401 Introduction to Teacher Librarianship

ETL 503 Resourcing the Curriculum

Personal Learning Networks; Networked Learning; Connected Learning; Connectivism; Digital Literacies; Critical Literacies; Open Pedagogies; Critical Digital Pedagogies

  • ALIA Associate Member
  • Sept 2016 – Present: Co-Facilitator and Presenter: Open Network Learning

Scholarly publications

Oddone, Kay, Hughes, Hilary E., & Lupton, Mandy (2019) Teachers as connected professionals: A model to support professional learning through personal learning networks. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning.

Lupton, Mandy, Oddone, Kay, & Dreamson, Neal (2019) Students’ professional digital identities. In Bridgstock, Ruth S. & Tippett, Neal (Eds.) Higher Education and the Future of Graduate Employability: A Connectedness Learning Approach. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Selected Professional publications

Oddone, K. (2021). Storytelling with data: Evidence-based advocacy. Access, (35), 3.

Oddone, K. (2020). Professional learning for connected educators: Linking, stretching and amplifying. Metaphor, (3), 14.

Oddone, K. (2020). Looking for silver linings: Educating about privacy and security in our increasingly online world. SCIS Connections, (114). Retrieved from

Oddone, K. (2019). Even better than the real thing? Introducing virtual reality and augmented reality to learning. SCIS Connections, (110). Retrieved from

Oddone, K. (2018b). Supercharge students' digital literacy skills with content curation. SCIS Connections, (105). Retrieved from

Oddone, K. (2016a). The importance of school libraries in the Google age. SCIS Connections, (98). Retrieved from

Oddone, K. (2016b). Information and critical literacy on the web. SCIS Connections, (96). Retrieved from

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