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Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, School of Education & Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation, The University of Queensland

Jason Lodge, PhD is a psychological scientist and Associate Professor of Educational Psychology in the School of Education & Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation, University of Queensland.

Jason’s research concentrates on the application of the learning sciences to higher education. Specifically, he is interested in the cognitive and emotional factors that influence learning and behaviour and how research findings from the learning sciences can be better used to enhance design for learning, teaching practice and education policy. Jason is also interested in the ways technology is influencing learning, particularly in terms of the impact of technology on the development of professional ways of being, metacognition, critical thinking and expertise.


  • 2018–present
    Associate professor, University of Queensland
  • 2016–2017
    Senior Lecturer , University of Melbourne
  • 2014–2016
    Research Fellow (Learning Sciences), University of Melbourne
  • 2011–2014
    Lecturer, Learning, Griffith University
  • 2014–2014
    Sessional Lecturer, Psychology, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2010–2010
    Senior Research Associate, University of Queensland
  • 2010–2010
    Associate Lecturer, Psychology, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2004–2009
    Sessional Lecturer and Principal Tutor, Psychology, James Cook University


  • 2016 
    University of Sydney, Master of Learning Sciences and Technology
  • 2013 
    Monash University, Graduate Certificate in Business (Management)
  • 2012 
    James Cook University , PhD (Psychological Science)
  • 2011 
    Macquarie University , Master of Higher Education
  • 2009 
    James Cook University , Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary Teaching)
  • 2003 
    James Cook University , Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Australian Association for Research in Education
  • Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE)
  • Society for Learning Analytics Research

Research Areas

  • Higher Education (130103)
  • Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (17)
  • Learning Sciences (130309)
  • Educational Psychology (170103)
  • Educational Technology And Computing (130306)