Associate Professor Rob Ellis

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Associate Professor Rob Ellis

Associate Professor Rob Ellis is the Director of eLearning and Learning Space at the University and reports to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education). He is responsible for the strategic management of shared physical and virtual learning and teaching space at the University.

Phone: +61 2 9351 3781


  • Committee work shaping the planning, renewal, management and evaluation of shared learning and teaching space across the University
  • Director of Sydney eLearning, the University's commitment to sustainable, quality assured and integrated virtual learning space
  • Capital Project Governance for shared learning and teaching space: Learning Networks Project, eLearning and Teaching Networks Program with University ICT.


DVC (Education) representative

  • Senior Executive Group (Finance and Infrastructure) committee
  • Senior Executive Group (Space Management) sub-committee
  • Enterprise Learning and Teaching Networks sub-committee (Chair)
  • Faculty eLearning Representative Group (Chair)
  • Capital Project Committees
    • Australian Institute of Nanotechnology
    • Teaching and Learning Networks

Director of Sydney eLearning

Capital Program Governance
  • Enterprise Learning and Teaching Networks -
    Including TLC program, establishment of learning hubs, and renewal of formal teaching space and the University Library. Funded by the Australian Government and the University of Sydney $42M.
  • Enterprise eLearning Systems annual capital program -
    Chair of Project boards: Learning Management System, student portal and mobile, streaming, ePortfolios, Audio Visual in teaching spaces, Learning Hubs.
Research and Teaching
  • Research affiliate in Institute of Teaching and Learning, supervising PhD students and teaching.
  • Member of Learning Technology and Learning Science research network in CoCo, Faculty of Education.