DR Jason Lodge

DR Jason Lodge


  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Technology
  • Higher Education
  • Learning Sciences
  • Psychological science (Cognition, cognitive neuroscience)



  • Dr Jason Lodge has expertise in psychological science, the learning sciences and higher education. His research focuses on the cognitive and emotional factors that influence student learning and the student experience in educational settings. He is predominantly interested in the ways changing communication channels introduced through technological innovations are influencing the development of metacognition, critical thinking, expertise and professional ways of being. Psychological factors he investigates include information processing, selective attention, fluency, motivation, emotion and memory. Dr Lodge also has specialist knowledge and experience in student attrition, educational technology, learning analytics, curriculum and educational design, assessment and evaluation.   


Member of

  • Higher Education Research & Development Society for Australasia. Member 2010 -
  • ASCILITE. Member - ASCILITE 2009 -
  • Association for Psychological Science. Member 2007 -
  • Australian Psychological Society. Member 1999 -


Selected publications



Education and training

  • GCertBus, Monash University
  • GCertEd, James Cook University of North Queensland
  • MHEd, Macquarie University
  • BPsych (Hons), James Cook University of North Queensland
  • MLS&T, University of Sydney 2012
  • PhD, James Cook University of North Queensland 2012

Awards and honors

  • Melbourne Graduate School of Education Teaching Excellence Award, 2016
  • Early Career Teaching Award, Australian Psychological Society, 2014



Available for supervision

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