Dr. Chester Keasberry

chester.keasberry@ubd.edu.bn

Lecturer, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences



Chester Keasberry recently joined UBD as a lecturer in the Design and Creative Industries programme at FASS. He graduated with a PhD in Learning Design and Technology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu, Hawaii. Alongside his doctoral pursuit, he worked as a liaison officer under the Brunei-US English Language Enrichment Programme for ASEAN, a five-year project supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MoFAT) of Brunei Darussalam and the United States Department of State that involved many countries of ASEAN. He has also spent time in Melbourne, Australia, where he pursued an MA in Communication and Media Studies at Monash University. In addition, he is an alumnus of UBD, having graduated with a BA in Education, majoring in the Teaching of English as a Second Language. During his undergraduate studies, he was fortunate enough to study at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom as part of a Study Abroad Programme. His research interests include the usage of social media in education, the design of technology and learning, English linguistics, and communication studies.

EDUCATION

PhD in Learning Design and Technology (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa)
MA in Communication and Media Studies (Monash University)
BA in Education (Universiti Brunei Darussalam)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Social Media in Education, Learning Design and Technology, English Language and Linguistics, Communication Studies