Mr Brent Gregory

Lecturer - UNE Business School

Brent Gregory

Phone: +61 2 6773 3578

Email: bgregory@une.edu.au

Biography

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Brent Gregory is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in Business Management and Growth. Prior to entering Academia his key area of research related to the attributes of successful business and in particular the key success factors for owner operated businesses. As a result he has devoted much of his professional career to guiding business on how to operate their businesses to better achieve their goals. He has also served on numerous regional development and community organisations.

Qualifications

BFA, DipFinMgt, GCHE, FCA

Teaching Areas

Teaching areas and award
Undergraduate Level

AFM101      Introduction to Financial Accounting
AFM217      Financial Management 1

Postgraduate Level

AFM406               Introductory Accounting

Research Interests

Research interests are centred around our rapidly changing business environment and businesses can thrive in the new environment. Currently two areas of most focus are

1) the role of the micromultinationals in developing regional communities.

2) using data to signpost actions action areas. In particular

  • Using big data to improve business decisions,
  • Identification of the key success factors for those studying accounting and examining the role that technology can play in accelerating the acquisition of accounting skills.

Publications

Conference Papers

Gregory, B., Gregory, S., Flintoff, K., Schutt, S., Linegar, D., Alderton, R., . . . Jegathesan, J. (2011). How are Australian higher education institutions contributing to change through innovative teaching and learning in virtual worlds? Paper presented at the ascilite 2011: Changing demands, changing directions, Hobart, Australia

Gregory, B., Gregory, S., & Gregory, M. (2013). Machinima for immersive and authentic learning in higher education. Paper presented at the Electric Dreams: 30th ascilite Conference, Sydney, Australia

Gregory, B., Uys, P., & Gregory, S. (2014). The role of instant feedback in improving student understanding of basic accounting concepts. Rhetoric and reality: critical perspectives on education in a 3D virtual world. Paper presented at the ascilite 2014: 31st annual Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education conference, Dunedin, New Zealand

Gregory, S., & Gregory, B. (2011). Do virtual worlds have a role in increasing student engagement as measured by their higher academic grades? Paper presented at the CreateWorld 2011, Brisbane, Australia

Gregory, S., Gregory, B., Grenfell, J., Thomas, A., Smith, K., Warren, I., . . . Wood, D. (2010). Australian higher education institutions transforming the future of teaching and learning through 3D virtual worlds. Paper presented at the 27th Annual ascilite Conference, Sydney, Australia

Gregory, S., Gregory, B., Hearns, M., Flintoff, K., Jegathesan, J., Ellis, D., . . . Grant, S. (2013). Virtual worlds in Australian and New Zealand higher education: Remembering the past, understanding the present and imagining the future. Paper presented at the Electric Dreams: 30th ascilite Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Gregory, S., Gregory, B., Orwin, L., Stupans, I., Scutter, S., Warren, I., . . . Farley, H. (2012). Sustaining the future through virtual worlds. Paper presented at the ascilite 2012: 29th annual Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education conference - Future challenges, sustainable futures, Wellington, New Zealand.

Gregory, S., Gregory, B., Stockes-Thompson, F., Cox, R., Crowther, P., Atkins, C., . . . Jacka, L. (2014). Rhetoric and reality: critical perspectives on education in a 3D virtual world. Paper presented at the ascilite 2014: 31st annual Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Memberships

  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Ascilite