Lily began working at VU following her completion of the Bachelor of Business and promoted to Senior Lecturer after achieving her Master of Business. She became an Honorary Professor in July 2017. Lily has also worked in administrative and accounting roles in the private sector.

Lily is passionate about teaching and aims to provide a learning experience which is educational, enjoyable and enduring. Her understanding of VU's students and her ability to motivate and inspire many students, have culminated in a number of awards. These include the prestigious Australian Awards for University Teaching in which she was a finalist; an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning; and recipient of the Vice-Chancellor's Peak Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Lily has embarked on a PhD in e-learning and its impact on student learning outcomes. She has presented her findings at conferences nationally as well as in the US and Europe. Her research has been published in international peer-reviewed journals.


Journal articles

Wong, L, Tatnall, A & Burgess, S (forthcoming), 'A Framework for Investigating Blended Learning Effectiveness', Education + Training

Wong, L 2013, 'Student Engagement With Online Resources And Its Impact On Learning Outcomes', Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, vol.12, pp.129-146

Wong, L 2012, 'Student Attitudes Towards E-Learning: The First Year Accounting Experience', Journal of Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, vol.9, pp. 195-207

Wong, L, Manning, K & Tatnall, A 2011, 'Aspects of e-Learning in a University', International Journal of Actor-Network Theory and Technological Innovation, vol .2,no. 4, pp. 43-52

Wong, L 2010, 'The e-Learning Experience - Its Impact On Student Engagement And Learning Outcomes', Global Business Anthology, pp. 115-126

Conference presentations

Informing Science and IT Education Conference, Porto, July 2013

Informing Science and IT Education Conference, Montreal, June 2012

American Accounting Association Conference, San Francisco, July 2010

Business & Economic Society International Conference, Bahamas, January 2010

Informing Science and IT Education Conference, Italy, July 2010

Professional membership

  • Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants - CPA
  • Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)
  • American Accounting Association
  • Informing Science and IT Education (InSITE)

Areas of expertise

  • Accounting education
  • Impact of technology on student learning outcomes
  • Innovations in teaching to improve the student learning experience

Contact details

+61 (3) 9919 4617