Colin Jones

Colin Jones
Workshop instructor, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Associate Professor Colin Jones is a Senior Academic Developer in the Office for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching at the University of Southern Queensland . Located in the Academic Development team, Colin works in-situ alongside academics, supporting, promoting and modelling contemporary approaches to university teaching.

Colin was a Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at Queensland University of Technology and the University of Tasmania (2001-2015).

During the last 20 years, Colin has been a strong advocate for innovative approaches to enterprise and entrepreneurship education, and education more generally; holding Visiting Professor positions at the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David (Wales), Northeast Normal University (China) and Jilin Sport University (China), and visiting research positions at Liverpool John Moores University (England) and Tampa University (USA).

Colin currently acts as External Assessor to Griffith University for their HEA Program and has been a regular contributor to policy discussions at the United Nations (UNCTAD). Colin has also taught into several teach the teacher programs in the UK during the past 10 years. The focus of Colin’s research has focused on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and Firm Survival.

In 2005, Colin was recognised for Teaching Excellence at the (Carrick) Australian Awards for University Teaching and was recognised as a Principal Fellow of HEA (Advance HE) in 2019, and has being recognised on numerous occasions for teaching excellence institutionally. Col also acts as an Expert to TEQSA in the domain of entrepreneurship/business education.

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