Mr Simon

Mr Simon O'Mallon

Lecturer in Design & Technology

College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

Education

Department of Education

Room/Location: 3.04 Education, Bendigo

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, Visual Art; Canberra School of the Arts, Grad Dip Arts, Visual Art; Australian National University, Canberra, Grad Dip, Adult Education. Masters in Design, University of South Australia.

Role

Academic

Membership of professional associations

Guest. Design & Technology Teachers Association Vic. DATTA Vic.

Area of study

Adult education

Brief profile

Simon O'Mallon brings the diversity of a Designer/Maker and experience as a professional educator to his teaching. Simon's MA Design research focused on Intuition in the creative process, and the psychology and physiology of creativity.

Teaching units

Graduate Diploma in Technology Education

Grad Dip Tech Ed Practicum Coordinator

Design & Technology, Ba Ed.

Recent publications

2008 Training Technology Teachers in the New Millennium. Griffith University. Qld.

2006 Surviving your Practice, OHS&W workshop presentations. Jam Factory Centre for Craft and Design SA

2006 Surviving your craft practice in a global environment. University of South Australia. Adelaide SA

2005 Surviving your Practice, OHS&W workshop presentation. Craftsouth Centre fororlds Collide, part2. E-Dayz 05. E-learning conference, Online education services, DFEEST

2005 Creativity and Sustainable Arts/Craft Practice. Governor’s Leadership Foundation Festival Centre, Adelaide SA

2005 When Two Worlds Collide. Nuts + Bolts 2005 # 1. Australian Graphic Design Association. Adelaide SA

2005 Learning Styles and Creative Problem Solving, pathways to better learning. TAFE SA, 2005 Student Forum. Croydon Campus SA

Recent Boards and Committees

2006-7 Institute Consultative Committee, Australian Education Union representative, Marleston Campus Tafe SA, Institute of the South

2006-7 Quality Assurance Group, Fashion Industry Training Services, TAFE SA

2004-7 Vice Chair, Jam Factory Centre for Craft & Design Board

Jam Factory Centre for Craft & Design Board SA

2005 Acting Chair Jam Factory Centre for Craft & Design Board SA

2006-7 President, Craftsouth, Centre for Contemporary Craft & Design SA

2004-5 President Elect: Craft South Centre for Contemporary Craft & Design  

Professional Practice : Selected Exhibitions

April 18, 2008uth Centre for Contemporary Craft and Design members exhibition, Leigh Street exhibition space, Adelaide, SA

2004 ‘In Step with Time’, Museum of South Australia, SA. Exhibition Coordinator, & Exhibitor

2003 ‘United Notions’, Jam Factory Gallery 1, Adelaide, SA

2003 ‘Top to Toe’, National Gallery of Victoria, Ian Potter Centre. Vic.

2003 ‘In the Making”, Masters in Design exhibition, J111 Gallery Underdale, Uni. SA

2001 ‘A life in the Balance’, SALA Week exhibition, Gaff Gallery, Port Adelaide SA (South Australian Living Artists’ Week)

Professional Association/Memberships:

Australian Vocational Education & Training Research Association

Australian Vocational Education & Training Research Association

CraftSouth, Centre for Contemporary Craft & Design SA.