Senior Lecturer, School of Computing and Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong
- PhD (Location-based Services)
- BInfoTech (Software Engineering)
- Technology in early childhood
- Social implications of technology
- Technology and society
- Early childhood learning and training
- Smart boards
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Dr Holly Tootell is a senior lecturer in the School of Computing and Information Technology, University of Wollongong. Holly joined the University of Wollongong in January 2001. She has published and presented papers in many international conferences and journals in the field of Social Implications of Location-Based Technology. She previously co-chaired the RNSA Workshop on the Social Implications of National Security Measures. She is an experienced researcher in technical translation and the social impact of technology. Holly’s current area of research is technology use in early years education settings and is currently researching the experiences of early years educators from a socio-technical perspective. She has been awarded grants to develop interactive technology resources for preschool-aged children, working with a multidisciplinary research team.
At the University of Wollongong, Holly teaches many subjects in the Social and Digital Innovation major in the Bachelor of Information Technology. Subjects of expertise have included Social Informatics, Social Media and the Workplace, Corporate Social Responsibility and IT, IT and Citizens Rights, Information and Communication Security Issues, Information Technology and Innovation. She has also taught Case Studies in Information Technology, Organisational Issues in Information Technology, and Corporate Network Planning, and Principles of eBusiness. Holly has also delivered courses to the Sydney Business School, INTI College Sarawak, Malaysia, and to Singapore and Hong Kong partners.