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Associate Professor (Digital Futures), University of Southern Queensland

Dr Helen Farley is an Associate Professor (Digital Futures) at the Australian Digital Futures Institute at the University of Southern Queensland, working there since 2010. Prior to that, she was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology, and a Lecturer (Learning Technologies) at the Teaching and Educational Development Institute at the University of Queensland. Helen has published extensively on educational technologies, particularly immersion and presence in virtual worlds, authentic movement in 3D virtual environments and the use of gaming consoles for learning. Her current research is focused on improving digital literacies in incarcerated students through the use of digital technologies for learning.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Digital Futures, University of Southern Queensland


  • 2007 
    University of Queensland, PhD