IT-019 Information and Documentation, Information Technology - Learning, Education, Training and Research
Dr Jon Mason is a senior lecturer at Charles Darwin University (CDU) in Australia where he leads research into digital education futures. He also holds adjunct positions as a Professor within the Department of e-Learning at Korea National Open University, a Professor of Educational Technology at East China Normal University, and as a Project Consultant for the Advanced Innovation Center for Future Education at Beijing Normal University.
Prior to joining CDU, Dr Mason’s work was at the nexus of government services, education, and international standardization. He maintains a role as Australian Head of Delegation to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC36 (IT for Learning, Education, & Training), in which infrastructure supporting 'smart learning' is a current focus. Since 2012 he has been an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Asia Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE). In 2017, he was awarded the APSCE Early Career Researcher Award.
Jon is the regional editor for the International Journal of Smart Technology and Learning, a member of the editorial boards for Research & Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning and the Journal of Computers in Education. His research spans the learning sciences, smart technologies, big data, data literacies, question technologies, and student questioning skills.