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Professor of Digital Learning, Macquarie University

Garry is presently Professor of Digital Learning and the Fairfax Foundation Chair of Teacher Education at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia

Past research activities include exploring the effect of app design on student learning pathways, technology-facilitated school-scientist partnerships, the use of synchronous virtual classrooms in supporting distance students, online learning environment design, and the design and use of digital learning objects for learning. Presently Garry is engaged in school-based research on 3D printing and Makerspaces, building computational thinking in the early years, and using apps for developing science procedural and conceptual understandings and communicating outcomes from science inquiries in the middle school.

He teaches in Macquarie University’s HDR and teacher education programs, and is engaged with the NSW Department of Education’s Hub Schools initiative


  • –present
    Professor of Digital Learning, Macquarie University


  • 2005 
    Curtin University, PhD