Home page Dr Nick Kelly, Senior Research Fellow in Design and Education. Key areas of interest are: design for online communities, early career teacher support, computational creativity, mathematics education, and situated design.


Online communities

Support for pre-service and early career teachers: Support needs of pre-service and early career teachers (more); teacher use of social media (more), TeachConnect (more).

Design principles for online communities: How to design online communities for teacher (more).

Computational creativity

Creativity in situated design: A paradigm for models of computational creativity (more), models of constructive interpretation (more).


Author of 1 book and over 30 published research papers and book chapters (more).

Short CV

Dr Nick Kelly is a Senior Research Fellow at the Science and Engineering Faculty at Queensland University of Technology, and an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Digital Futures Institute at the University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba. He has previously been a post-doctoral researcher at the CoCo Research Centre at Sydney University and the Faculty of Education at the Pontificia Universidad Católica in Santiago, Chile. He is currently a .

He is a project co-leader of the TeachConnect project and has conducted research on three ARC funded projects.

Dr Kelly is an international consultant in the fields of learning analytics, and online community design.

Dewy spider web - Dr Nick Kelly research in situated design
Spiders’ web with dew drops (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dewy_spider_web.jpg by user Fir0002 )

Home page of research for Dr Nick Kelly.

Senior Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. Research on teacher support, online communities and the cognition of creativity.