Adjunct Associate Professor
Paul Shield

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Teacher Education & Leadership


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Adjunct Associate Professor
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Teacher Education & Leadership


Computer education, Computer studies curriculum design, Information systems design, Quantitative Research Methods


Curriculum and Pedagogy, Specialist Studies in Education

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


  • MAppSc (Queensland Inst. of Technology)
  • DipEd (University of Queensland)
  • BEdSt (University of Queensland)
  • BAppSc (Queensland Inst. of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education (QSITE) - Past president and honorary life member

  • Australian Council Computers in Education (ACCE) - Founding member and past secretary

  • Computers Studies Syllabus Advisory Committee (BSSS/QSA) - Inaugural member and past Chair (15 years)


Paul Shield presently teaches in two postgraduate and one undergraduate research method units. He is also a member of the Educational Doctorate teaching team. He specialises in quantitative methods and has a keen interest in developing innovative pedagogies to overcome the conceptual threshold students seem to have in this area.
He also teaches in units that focus on the application of ICTs to teaching and learning and has an interest in using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to support teaching and learning.

  • 2005: Winner QUT innovation award

  • 2005: Nominated QUT teaching award

  • 2002: QUT Teaching and Learning grant. Use of streaming media technologies to enhance learning – member of 3 person team.

Selected publications

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