Personal details

Name
Adjunct Associate Professor Neal Dreamson
Position(s)
Adjunct Associate Professor
Faculty of Education,
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Discipline *
Education Systems, Cultural Studies, Curriculum and Pedagogy
Phone
+61 7 3138 3920
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

Doctor of Design by research (Online User Experience Design) (Swinburne Institute of Technology), PhD in Intercultuality (University of Queensland), Master of Multimedia (Monash University), Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) (Monash University)

Professional memberships
and associations

Dreamson is an adjunct associate professor in Faculty of Education, QUT. He as an associate professor is currently working in Department of Technology and Society, The State University of New York, Korea. He learned two doctoral degrees (a PhD in intercultural education 2016 and a DDES in interactive user experience design 2007). He has taught Digital literacies/pedagogies, Technologies, and Cultural studies. His research expertise is a socio-cultural-philosophical approach to technology integration, cultural diversity, and digital citizenship. His recently published books are Reinventing Intercultural Education (Routledge, 2016), Pedagogical Alliances Between Indigenous and Non-Dualistic Cultures (Routledge, 2018), and Critical Understanding of Digital Technology in Education: Meta-connective approaches (Routledge, 2019). For more information, see this page. His current work is to pedagogicalise inter-connective and -cultural experiences.

Keywords

Cultural and religious study, Educational philosophy, Online learning and teaching, ICT in Education, Research methodology, Indigenous education, Design and technology education

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Through his interdisciplinary research and engagement in Cultural/Religious Studies, Intercultural/Indigenous education, and Digital Technology/Pedagogy, he has articulated a meta-connective methodology for diversity, inclusivity, and connectivity.

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Associate Professor Neal Dreamson.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2019
Details
In recognition of Dreamson¿s expertise in cultural diversity education research and contributions to the journal as a reviewer and an associate editor, he was appointed as a co-editor of Multicultural Education Review (MER) in January 2019.
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2017
Details
Dreamson has been awarded a grant of $65,000 funded by the Australia-Korea Foundation (AKF), Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Australian Government, for their project entitled, Sustainable and reciprocal English teacher relationship building. This two-year project involves building a sustainable and reciprocal teaching relationship between teachers in Australia and Korea in teaching English in multicultural contexts through intragroup professional development, intergroup cultural exchange activities, and collaborative public engagement.
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2017
Details
With his paper titled, Culturally Inclusive Global Citizenship Education: Metaphysical and Non-Western Approaches, Dreamson received a Research Travel Award from the 2017 KAME International Conference titled, 'Working Together for a Better Multicultural Society', Seoul, May 17 - 19, 2017.
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2016
Details
Research Supervision Award - Outstanding International HDR Supervision
Type
Funding Award
Reference year
2016
Details
2012 Vice-Chancellor's Performance Fund awards

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Cross-Cultural Interface Design and its Pedagogical Implications for Design Education in an Islamic Higher Education Context
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Andy Yeh
  • CULTURALLY INCLUSIVE EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY: TEACHERS' BELIEFS AND PRACTICES RELATED TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN KOREA AND AUSTRALIA
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Lyndal O'Gorman
  • Impact of Digital Game-Based Learning to Support Students: Cognitive Skills Development for English Language Learning in Vietnam
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Hitendra Pillay
  • An investigation into the impact of upskilling Higher Secondary teachers coding skills on their classroom pedagogies in the context of authoring mobile apps?
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Vinesh Chandra
  • LEARNER ENGAGEMENT IN A COLLECTIVISTIC CULTURE: A CASE STUDY OF MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES (MOOCS) IN THAILAND
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Mandy Lupton
  • Developing Vocal Competence for Teaching Music in the Primary School
    Professional Doctorate, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Andy Yeh, Associate Professor Michael Dezuanni
  • English Language Learners Mobile Use in Class - Coding the Virtual Dialogue
    Masters by Research, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Andy Yeh

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)

Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)