Associate Professor
Cushla Kapitzke

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Personal details


Education Policy, Globalisation, Governmentality studies, Literacy, Literacy education, Sociology of Education, copyrights, educational implications for intellectual property regimes, globalization, knowledge policy, sociology of public knowledge, the intellectual commons


Curriculum and Pedagogy, Sociology, Library and Information Studies

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (James Cook Uni. of North Qld)
  • MEd (James Cook Uni. of North Qld)
  • Cert of TechLib (Kelvin Grove C.A.E)
  • BA (James Cook Uni. of North Qld)
  • Certificate of Education (Townsville T.C.)

Professional memberships and associations


On moving to QUT in 2006, I taught for four years in the Faculty's Doctor of Education program (2006-2009).
I currently teach the entry unit for the Master of Education program, EDN610 Professional Dialogues in Education.
Other undergraduate and postgraduate subjects I have taught include:

  • Media & Technologies in Education

  • Technology, Media and Literacy

  • Language & Discourse in Education

  • Becoming a Qualitative Researcher

  • Digital information, Knowledge and Learning

  • Virtual Learning Communities for K–12 Education

  • Library to Cybrary: Education for the Information Age

I also deliver workshops and seminars on research design and scholarly publishing for the Centre for Learning Innovation, which is the organisational unit that manages and supports research for the Faculty of Education.


Selected publications

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Research projects