- Dr Jason Watson
- Senior Lecturer
Science and Engineering Faculty,
School of Information Systems
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- Other Information and Computing Sciences
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PhD ' Methodologies to build monitoring functionality. (University of Huddersfield)
Social Media, Co-creation, Health Informatics, Knowledge Management, Social Technology, Information Technology, Information Systems, e-learning, Social Science, Social Enterprises
Jason Watson currently leads a research team investigating how Social Technologies are reshaping contemporary organisations in the Science and Engineering Faculty at Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
His degrees are in Electronic and Information Engineering and Monitoring of Computer-Based Training over Computer Networks. He has worked as a researcher and lecturer in both the UK and Australia.
Dr Watson is well published in the field of technology and education and successfully instigated and completed research projects as principle investigator in these areas. He has achieved more than $1M dollars (Australian) in research funding to date.
In 2006, Dr Watson was recognised for teaching excellence by appointment as a University Teaching Fellow to provide consultancy on learning innovation and teaching strategies around the QUT.
In 2007, Dr Watson began to broaden his interests to include university administration and undertook the role of Assistant Dean (International) for a period of three years where after demonstrating a track record for leadership in International Development he received a Vice-Chancellors Outstanding Performance Award in 2008.
In 2010, Dr Watson returned to the School of Information Systems in the newly formed Faculty of Science and Engineering to coordinate Digital Environments education and to progress research into Social Technologies.
Teaching discipline: Information Systems
- Watson J, Hardaker G, (2005) Steps Towards Personalised Learner Management System (LMS): SCORM Implementation, International Journal of Information and Learning Technology p56-70
- Edwards S, Watson J, Nash R, Farrell A, (2005) Supporting explorative learning by providing collaborative online problem solving (COPS) environments, OLT Conference 2005 p81-89
For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.