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Professor Mark Hackling

Professor Mark Hackling

Emeritus Professor

Contact Information Email: m.hackling@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO8.315
Staff Member Details
Email: m.hackling@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO8.315  

 

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Murdoch University, 1990.
  • Master of Applied Science, Western Australian Institute of Technology, 1981.
  • Diploma in Education, The University of Western Australia, 1972.
  • Bachelor of Science Honours, England, 1970.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • An immersive approach to developing reflective practice in teacher learning using 3-dimensional video,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2013,  2013 - 2016,  $25,000.
  • Advanced technologies for leading teaching and education practice,  The Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education ,  CRN - Grant,  2011 - 2016,  $850,738.
  • In Conversation: Investigating the creative benefits and challenges of collaboration across disciplines and art-forms,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2014,  2014 - 2015,  $23,224.
  • Professional development program to embed inclusive and explicit teaching practices in higher education first year units,  Office for Learning and Teaching,  OLT - Innovation and Development Grant,  2013 - 2015,  $106,000.
  • Authentic digital representation of creative works in education: Addressing the challenges of digitisation and assessment.,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2011 - 2015,  $516,760.
  • Exploring Quality Primary Education in Different Cultures:A Cross National Study of Teaching and Learning in Primary Science Classrooms ,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Discovery Projects,  2011 - 2014,  $148,435.
  • Evaluation of Fogarty EDvance Initiative,  Fogarty Foundation,  Fogarty EDvance Initiative - tender,  2012 - 2014,  $187,248.
  • Optimisation of STEM Education Support in Western Australian Schools,  Department of Commerce,  Department of Commerce - Tender,  2013 - 2014,  $89,153.
  • Semiotic resources in the Kindy mathematics classroom,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2013,  2013 - 2014,  $22,000.
  • NanoCity : Stage Two Nanotechnology Game Development,  The Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education ,  DIISRTE - Grant,  2013,  $93,425.
  • Nanotechnology Online game,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2012 (Round 1),  2012 - 2013,  $102,761.
  • Evaluation of the Science Component of the SA DECS Primary Mathematics and Science Strategy (Phase 3),  Department for Education and Child Development,  Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $68,254.
  • Evaluation of the Science Component of the SA DECS Primary Mathematics and Science Strategy (Phase 2),  Department for Education and Child Development,  Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $44,895.
  • Engaging Aboriginal Children and their teachers with science,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $62,157.
  • Evaluation of the Science Component of the SA DECS Primary Mathematics and Science Strategy,  Department of Education and Child Development SA,  Grant,  2010 - 2012,  $61,683.
  • Spice 2 Evaluation,  University of Western Australia,  Grant,  2010 - 2011,  $45,397.
  • Investigating the feasibility of using digital representations of work for authentic and reliable performance assessment in senior secondary school courses,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2007 - 2011,  $714,679.
  • High Achievers' Science Program for Aboriginal Students,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2008 - 2011,  $72,606.
  • Enhancing Classroom Discourse in Primary Science,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2009 - 2010,  $126,201.
  • SA Trial of Primary Connections,  Department for Education and Child Development,  Grant,  2009 - 2010,  $17,583.
  • The Status of School Science Laboratory Technicians in Australian Secondary Schools,  Department of Education, Science and Training,  Grant,  2007 - 2009,  $27,273.
  • Primary Connections: Stage 3b,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $54,545.
  • Primary Connections: Stage 3c,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $8,591.
  • Science by Doing Pilot Project,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $85,059.
  • SPICE Evaluation: Phase 1,  University of Western Australia,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $26,000.
  • Primary Connections: Linking science with literacy Stage 3,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $112,728.
  • Phase 1 of the Year 11 Quality Retention Project,  Sevenoaks Senior College,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $18,182.
  • Primary Science and Literacy Project,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2004 - 2006,  $148,000.
  • Primary Connections,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2006,  $54,545.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Hackling, M., (2015), Think piece: Preparing today's children for the workplaces of tomorrow: The critical role of STEM education. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 23(3), 61-63, Sydney, NSW.
  • Hackling, M., Byrne, M., Gower, G., Anderson, K., (2015), A pedagogical model for engaging Aboriginal children with science learning. Teaching Science, 61(1), 27-39, Deakin, ACT, Australia.
  • Hackling, M., Sherriff, B., (2015), Language-based reasoning in primary science. Teaching Science, 61(2), 14-25, Deakin, ACT, Australia.
  • Hackling, M., (2015), Preparing today?s children for the workplaces of tomorrow: The critical role of STEM education. International Journal of Innovations in Science and Mathematics Education, 23(3), 59-62, Sydney.
  • Pond, L., Konza, D., Hackling, M., (2014), Enhancing academic vocabulary knowledge through evidence-based instruction. The International Journal of Pedagogy and Curriculum, 20(3), 79-89, USA.
  • Norviewu-Mortty, E., Campbell-Evans, G., Hackling, M., (2014), A model for effectve leadership in disadvantaged rural schools in Ghana. Leading and Managing, 20(1), 63-79.
  • Fitzgerald, A., Hackling, M., Dawson, V., (2013), Through the viewfinder: Reflecting on the collection and analysis of classroom video data. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 12(1), 52-64, Alberta, Canada.
  • Hackling, M., Murcia, K., Ibrahim-Didi, K., (2013), Teacher orchestration of multimodal resources to support the construction of an explanation in a Year 4 Astronomy topic. Teaching Science, 59(1), 7-15, Deakin, ACT, Australia.
  • Brown, J., Murcia, K., Hackling, M., (2013), Slowmation: A multimodal strategy for engaging children with primary science. Teaching Science, 59(4), 14-20, Deakin: ACT.
  • Fitzgerald, A., Dawson, V., Hackling, M., (2012), Examining the Beliefs and Practices of Four Effective Australian Primary Science Teachers. Research in Science Education, 1-23, Netherlands, DOI: 10.1007/s11165-012-9297-y.
  • Hackling, M., Barratt-Pugh, C., (2012), Science of materials: A case study of intentional teaching in the early years. Teaching Science, 58(2), 12-17, Deakin, ACT.
  • Hackling, M., Smith, P., Murcia, K., (2011), Enhancing classroom discourse in primary science: The puppets project. Teaching Science, 57(2), 18-25, Deakin, ACT.

Conference Publications

  • Hackling, M., (2014), Challenges of conducting ethical video-based classroom research. Proceedings of the 2013 Australasian Ethics Network Conference, 1-5, Perth.
  • Hackling, M., Murcia, K., Ibrahim-Didi, K., Hill, S., (2014), Methods for multimodal analysis and representation of teaching-learning interactions in primary science lessons captured on video. Proceedings of the ESERA 2013 Conference: Science Education Research For Evidence-based Teaching and Coherence in Learning, 1-8, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  • Masek, M., Murcia, K., Morrison, J., Newhouse, P., Hackling, M., (2012), Learning in transformational computer games: Exploring design principles for a nanotechnology game. AARE 2012 Conference Proceedings & Program, 1-12, Sydney.
  • Mildenhall, P., Hackling, M., (2012), The Impact of a Professional Learning Intervention Designed to Enhance Year Six Students? Computational Estimation Performance. Mathematics Education: Expanding Horizons, Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 497-504, Adelaide.

Reports

  • Newhouse, P., Pagram, J., Paris, L., Hackling, M., Tarricone, P., Cooper, M., Campbell, A., (2013), Authentic digital representation of creative works in education: addressing the challenges of digitisation and assessment - Second Interim Report - Visual Arts & Design., Perth, W.A..
  • Newhouse, P., Pagram, J., Paris, L., Hackling, M., Ure, C., Cooper, M., Campbell, A., Tarricone, P., (2012), Authentic digital representation of creative works in education: addressing the challenges of digitsation and assessment - First Interim Report - Visual Arts & Design Courses., Perth, W.A..

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Teaching And Learning Physics In Thai Rajabhat Universities.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Status And Quality Of Continuous Assessment In Junior Secondary Science In Ghana.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Enhancing Teachers' Knowledge For Using Multiple Representatives In Teaching Chemistry In Nigerian Senior Secondary Schools
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Implementation Of Initiatives To Reform The Quality Of Education In Rural Ghanaian Junior High Schools
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Demystification And Reconceptualization Of The Intricate Web Of Metacognition.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Nature And Quality Of Pre-service Science Teacher Education In Lagos-state, Nigeria.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Looking Smart Is Not The Ultimate Goal: An Examination Of A Gifted And Talented Science Program
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Beliefs, Knowledge And Practices Of Effective Science Teachers.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Processing And Interpretation Of Feedback By Phd Candidates.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Status And Quality Of Teaching And Learning Of Secondary Science In Lagos State, Nigeria.
  • Teacher-class, Teacher-group And Student Interactions: Opportunities For Learning In Primary Science Classrooms
  • The Development, Implementation And Evaluation Of A Constructivist Learning Approach Based On Personal Construct Psychology
  • Master of Education,  Raising Teacher Sensitivity To Key Numeracy Competencies In The Early Years
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Investigation Of Nigeria Science Teachers' Beliefs And Their Pedagogical Content Knowledge, And How These Affect Science Teaching.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Learning To See, Seeing To Learn: The Learning Journey Of Three Pre-service Teachers In A Video Club Setting
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Language Process Errors In Year 9 Mathematics Problem Solving: A Multi-strategy Language-based Intervention.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Improving Classroom Discourse In Inquiry-based Primary Science Education
  • Science Laboratory Investigations In Year 9: Instruction And Assessment
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Facilitating Teacher Change: Evaluating An Australian Teacher Change Model In Secondary Education.
  • Master of Education,  The Impact Of Student Created Slowmation On The Teaching And Learning Of Primary Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Impact Of Professional Development On Science Teachers' Beliefs About Assessment And Their Assessment Practice.

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Principals' Strategies For Improving The Academic Achievement Of Students Of Disadvantaged Rural Junior High Schools In Ghana
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Enhancing The Teaching And Learning Of Computational Estimation In Year 6
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Enhancing Teaching Through Professional Learning: Case Studies Of Professional Learning To Improve Reading Instruction For Year 2 Students With Reading Difficulties In One Australian State.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Teaching And Learning Of Word Problems In Beginning Algebra: A Nigerian (lagos State) Study
  • Master of Education,  Alignment Of Intended Learning Outcomes, Curriculum And Assessment In A Middle School Science Curriculum.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Effectiveness Of Teacher Professional Learning: Enhancing The Teaching Of Fractions In Primary Schools.
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