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Dr Leanne Ngo



Honorary Fellow


Faculty of Business and Law


Deakin Business School


Off-Campus (Home)


Staff to complete GCHE but not part of probation, Deakin University, 2015
Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2010
Bachelor of Computing, Deakin University, 2003

+61 3 924 68186


Dr Leanne Ngo is the Director of Teaching and Learning Innovations in the Department of Learning Innovations in the Faculty of Business and Law. Leanne has over 15 years of research, teaching and academic development and support experience in the application of technology and educational design in the practice of teaching and learning and curriculum development in higher education. She was part of the leading university team of a recently completed national OLT funded project, 'Realising the potential – Assessing professional learning through the integration of ePortfolios in Australian business education', for more information on project outcomes and useful resources please click

Her key research areas and work include evidencing student learning and professional capabilities using ePortfolios, designing learning experiences and spaces to maximise learning outcomes, and technology-enhanced curriculum innovations.

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Research interests

  • ePortfolio in Business Education
  • Digital Learning Innovations
  • Employablity


  • Special Interest Group -TELvisor, Member, Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE).
  • Organising Committee Member, ePortfolio Australia.
  • Member, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA).

Teaching interests

  • Personal Insights and Career development
  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • Information Systems


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Embedding digital literacy: towards transforming business education

S Tyrell, leanne Ngo, kerrie Bridson, michael Volkov

(2018), ASCILITE 2018 : Conference Proceedings of the 35th International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education : Open Oceans: Learning without borders, Geelong, Victoria, E1


Innovators or inhibitors? Accounting faculty resistance to new educational technologies in higher education

K Watty, J McKay, L Ngo

(2016), Vol. 36, pp. 1-15, Journal of Accounting Education, C1

journal article

Academic leaders' perspectives on adopting ePortfolios for developing and assessing professional capabilities in Australian business education

D Holt, N McGuigan, M Kavanagh, S Leitch, L Ngo, S Salzman, K Watty, J McKay

(2016), Vol. 32, pp. 1-18, Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, C1

journal article

ePortfolios in business education: a national study of ePortfolio implementation 2013 to 2015

K Watty, J McKay, L Ngo, D Holt, N McGuigan, S Leitch, M Kavanagh

(2016), Sydney, N.S.W., A6

research report/technical paper

Realising the potential: assessing professional learning through the integration of ePortfolios in Australian business education

K Watty, M Kavanagh, N McGuigan, S Leitch, D Holt, L Ngo, J McKay

(2016), Sydney, N.S.W., A6

research report/technical paper

Using mobile technology to enhance teaching

A O'Loughlin, S Barton, L Ngo

(2013), pp. 293-306, Handbook of mobile learning, New York, N.Y., B1

book chapter

Ubiquitous multicore (UM) methodology for multimedia

A Chonka, W Zhou, L Ngo, Y Xiang

(2009), Vol. 4, pp. 145-156, International Journal of Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering, Ojung-Dong, Republic of Korea, C1-1

journal article

Introducing a learning repository using a blended professional development approach

K Atkinson, G Fluker, L Ngo, M Dracup, P McCormick

(2009), pp. 35-39, ASCILITE 2009 : Same places, different spaces : Proceedings of the 26th ASCILITE conference, Auckland, New Zealand, E1


The multifaceted and ever-changing directions of information security - Australia get ready!

L Ngo, W Zhou

(2005), pp. 230-233, Third International Conference on Information Technology and Applications : 4-7 July 2005, Sydney, Australia : proceedings, Sydney, Australia, E1


Understanding transition towards information security culture change

L Ngo, W Zhou, M Warren

(2005), pp. 67-73, Proceeding of the 3rd Australian Computer, Network & Information Forensics Conference, Perth, Western Australia, E1


Security in the online e-learning environment

R Raitman, L Ngo, N Augar, W Zhou

(2005), pp. 702-706, 5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies : ICALT 2005 : proceedings : 5-8 July, 2005, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, E1


Relationships among different subjective measurements of consumer health information retrieval performance

Q Zeng, S Kogan, L Ngo, R Greenes

(2004), Vol. 107, pp. 1328-1332, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Realising the potential: Assessing professional learning through the integration of ePortfolios in Australian business education

Prof Kim Watty, Dr Dale Holt, Prof Marie Kavanagh, A/Prof Shona Leitch, Mr Nicholas McGuigan, Dr Leanne Ngo

OLT Seed Projects - Office for Learning and Teaching

  • 2016: $2,000
  • 2015: $51,500
  • 2013: $154,500

Industry and Other Funding

Research grant - ePortfolios in Business Education monograph

Prof Kim Watty, Dr Jade Mckay, Dr Leanne Ngo, Dr Dale Holt, Mr Nicholas McGuigan, A/Prof Shona Leitch, Prof Marie Kavanagh

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

  • 2016: $4,500


Associate Supervisor

Febrianti Widyahastuti

Thesis entitled: Studying the behavior of students' in online discussion forum to predict their performance

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology