School of Engineering, Information Technology and Physical Sciences

Dr Grant Meredith

Grant Meredith

Position Lecturer of Multimedia and Computer Games
Office T158 (Mt Helen)
Phone +61 3 5327 9808
Emailg.meredith@federation.edu.au

Qualifications

  • PhD (Arts)
  • Bachelor of Computing (1st Class Honours)
  • Bachelor of Info Tech (with Distinction)
  • Diploma of Information Technology
  • Cert IV of Multimedia
  • Cert IV of Web Design
  • Cert IV of Information Technology
  • Cert IV of Training and Assessment
  • Cert II of Information Technology

Biography

Dr Grant Meredith received his Bachelor of Information Technology (with Distinction), Bachelor of Computing (Honours) and Ph.D. degrees from Federation University (FedUni). Previous to working at the University he had various careers ranging from sales, security and through to multimedia development. Grant started his academic career by teaching multimedia-based courses and developing programs at a vocational level at the School of Mines campus. While studying his Honours degree in 2005 Grant started working as a sessional staff member teaching and tutoring IT courses. Shortly after that he started working full at the School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences. These initial courses included the likes of: Introduction to Multimedia; Web-development; Interactive Design; and Web-based Instructional Design.

While working at the University Grant has filled a number of leadership roles within his associated Schools/Faculty including: IT Discipline Coordinator; IT First year/Transition Coordinator; various Program Coordinator roles and was an Associate Dean (Student Retention & Success) for four years. Currently Grant is the Chair of the Information Technology Industry Advisory Group, Chair of his School’s Academic Progress Committee an deputy Chair of the University’s Human Research Ethics Committee. Grant has supervised and assisted many final year Capstone students teams over the years to successful outcomes. He has taught frequently in China (PRC) since 2012 and has also presented there on topics of research and learning & teaching. Grant has a passion for teaching which has lead him to being named numerous times in the UniJobs list of lecturers in Australia. Of late grant has been teaching in the areas of: IT Project Management; Capstone projects; Games Design; the Digital Revolution & IT Problem Solving. He is a multi-disciplinary researcher and leads the Technologies for Empowering People for Participation in Society (TEPPS) programme aims to enable the lives of people the world over through the radical design of software and hardware solutions. He researches in the areas of assertive technologies, ethics/equality, learning & teaching and emerging technologies.

Teaching areas

  • IT problem solving
  • The digital revolution
  • IT project management
  • Games design
  • Capstone projects

Extended research profile