The Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of Ron Oliver, Edith Cowan University, Australia.
The Award of AACE Fellow has been made to is Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) Ron Oliver in recognition of his outstanding contributions to AACE through his activities in ED-MEDIA - World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications.
Ron Oliver is Professor (Chair) and Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) in the Faculty of Education and Arts at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. He has used technology extensively for many years to engage and motivate his students. He has actively researched with instructional technologies for many years and has considerable experience in the design, development, implementation and evaluation of technology-facilitated learning materials. His particular interests include authentic learning and task-based learning, and the sharing and reuse of technology-facilitated learning activities. With his students and colleagues, he has written over 200 refereed papers and is published in many of the leading journals in the eLearning field.
Ron has been involved with AACE and ED-MEDIA since the very start of the conference series and has served on the Executive Committee, a presenter, and Keynote Speaker. He has authored numerous papers in AACE publications and has edited several special issues of AACE journals.