Professor Peta Wyeth

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Office of the Deputy Dean


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Deputy Dean
Faculty of Science,
Office of the Deputy Dean
Head of School, Computer Science
Faculty of Science,
School of Computer Science


Educational Technology, Human Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Serious Games


Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, Design Practice and Management

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


  • PhD (University of Queensland)


Professor Peta Wyeth has been a leader in educating future Information Technology (IT) professionals for the past 15 years. As Academic Program Director, Information Technology (2015-2019), she managed the design, development, delivery and evaluation of QUT's IT degree programs. Peta is a recognised as a national leader for creating employability for IT graduates, implementing strategies to produce high quality project-based learning experiences and work integrated learning with IT programs. Learning and teaching leadership is demonstrated through a commitment to implementing innovative teaching practices (e.g.  process-based approaches to learning and assessment), in combination with teaching interactions that centre around treating students with respect, emphasising thinking rather than memorising and producing classes that are well organised.

Peta has 18 years lecturing experience working as an academic in both Australia and the United Kingdom. During this time she has taught across a range of topics within the computer science discipline and have been the coordinator for large classes of over 250 students as well as small project based classes.

Teaching discipline: Computer Science


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