Associate Professor Michael Sankey is the Director, Learning Environments and Media at the University Southern Queensland.
He specialises in elearning pedagogies, learning technologies, multimodal design, visual and multiliteracies.
He has worked in Higher Education for some 26 years and is particularly interested in how constructively aligned and aesthetically enhanced learning environments can better transmit concepts to students, particularly those from diverse backgrounds.
In recent years his research has focused on how students interact with technologies online, particularly in relation to accessing learning resources. His other passion area is photography, particularly the democratisation of the photographic medium, largely facilitated by the advent of digital imaging.
In addition to his role at USQ, Michael is the Director of the ACODE Learning Technologies Leadership Institute. This is a major initiative of ACODE that is run bi-yearly for those aspiring to become leaders in the area of technology enhanced learning.