I am passionate about building teachers and their students ability to embrace digital technologies in the classroom
Dr Sarah Prestridge is a senior lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University. Sarah specialises in teacher Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professional development and the infusion of ICT in educational settings. Sarah is also the Program Director for the Bachelor of Primary Education. Sarah has delivered extensive professional development training across the country in the field of ICT in education settings, a specific example includes her program "Engaging with the transforming possibilities of ICT" which has been designed and delivered to principals and school leadership teams. Sarah is continuing to embrace digital delivery in her learning and teaching, an example can be found here.
Sarah has delivered presentations extensively across Australia. She has embraced digital delivery presenting online presentations highlighting her research and fields of expertise. Examples of Sarah’s presentations include:
Principle research contributions are in the area of online professional development and teacher ICT beliefs and digital pedagogies. Sarah has extensive experience in teacher change theory, core processes of professional development and an understanding and application of technological environments to engage and direct constructive discourse, reflection and investigation. Sarah was involved in a major research project titled "National Teaching and Learning Project- Teaching Teachers for the Future" which involved 39 Australian Universities and focused on University education programs to assist Academics in developing their own competencies so that their coursework met the requirements of the Australian Curriculum General Capabilities (ICT) . Sarah’s research partnership highlights include:
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