Auckland, New Zealand
PhD (Murdoch), MComp, PGDComp, GDHE, BSc (Comp Sc & Info Sys)
Vickel Narayan a learning and teaching consultant at the Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLAT) at the Auckland University of Technology. Vickel recently completed his PhD that investigated using a design-based research approach how mobile and social media tools could be embedded in the learning process to enable learner autonomy for heutagogic learning.
Vickel has a keen interest in Web 2.0 technologies and its potential to engage students and teachers in the teaching and learning process. He is particularly interested in exploring mobile Web 2.0 tools for creating, nurturing and maintaining virtual communities, social connectedness, fostering social constructivism, student generated content and context.