- PhD (Community Informatics, Knowledge Management)
- MInfoTech-Res (Hons)
- IT Governance
- Knowledge Management
- Information Technology Management
- Social Informatics
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Having joined the University of Wollongong in 1996 as a post-graduate student, Dr. Tibben commenced his academic career as lecturer with UOW in 2000. Dr Tibben is currently a Lecturer in the School of Computing and Information Technology at the University of Wollongong. Dr Tibben received his MInfofTech-Res (Hons) from the University of Wollongong in 1999 and also his PhD (Community Informatics, Knowledge Management) from the UOW in 2011. His PhD investigated community technology centers (CTCs) in regional NSW Australia. Previous to his current role, Will worked in broadcast technical training roles in the Pacific during the 1990s – 4 years with the Samoa Broadcasting Service and periodic assignments for Pacific Islands Broadcasting Association (PIBA). Prior to this Will worked for the ABC in both radio and television in Sydney for 12 years. He has researched and published in telecommunications policy in the Asia-Pacific and has participated as an individual member in the consumer representative organisation ACCAN (Australian Communications Consumers Action Network) and CTN (Consumers Telecommunications Network), two years as a board member (2000-2002). Will has also been active in the Pacific Islands chapter of the Internet Society (PICISOC) and held executive positions on its board from 2009-2012.