Meredith Hinze is Manager eLearning/eTeaching at the University of Melbourne. Meredith specialises in learning design with technology, innovative pedagogies and the application of technology enhanced learning. She is passionate about empowering academic staff through providing professional development support. Her special interests include social media and digital communications and their application in teaching and learning, mobile technologies and digital equity. She has a background in teaching digital media and communications at both undergraduate and graduate level and over 15 years experience as an IT & Web Manager. She is currently researching into the professional identity and role of the learning designer/learning technologist.