Dr Kate Highfield

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Dr Kate Highfield


Dr Kate Highfield is an experienced teacher and researcher with an interest in how technology impacts on learning, pedagogy and play. Having held a range of roles across universities and in research translation, Kate is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Canberra, where she researches the impact of technology as a tool with young children, parents and educators. Kate’s research focuses on the use of technology in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM), with a focus on touch technologies and tech-toys, including Interactive Screens, mobile devices, robotics, and media.

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