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Dr Martin Cooper


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6273, Mobile: 0439 318 761, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML16.234
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6273  
Mobile: 0439 318 761  
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML16.234  


Martin in a Lecturer for the School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Arts.

Professional Associations

  • Educational Computing Association of Western Australia 

Research Interests

  • Information and communication technology use in Education
  • Digital representations of students performance (digital assessment)
  • Bring your own digital device (BYOD) in tertiary and school settings
  • Indigenous student engagement through the use of mobile technology

Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University of Technology .


Recent Research Grants

  • Culture Pad: Linking indigenous communities to schools and education through the use of mobile and online technologies.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2014 (Round 1),  2014,  $95,250.
  • An evaluation of the use of ICT at John Willcock College in 2011.,  John Willcock College,  John Willcock College - Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $3,500.
  • Early Support Program for Design and Technology and Home Economics Teachers: Professional Mentoring Program for Re-training Teachers,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2009 - 2011,  $49,053.
  • Evaluation of the Bush Schools Network (BSN),  Catholic Education Office of WA,  Grant,  2008 - 2010,  $52,000.
  • Using Formative Assessment to Prepare Students for Digital High Stakes Summative Assessment in Languages Other Than English,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,  2009,  $14,849.
  • Enhancing Year 12 Student Achievement. Phase 1 (Instrument Development),  Mount Lawley Senior High School,  Grant,  2008 - 2009,  $4,545.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Cooper, M., (2013), Italian Studies. Digital Representations of Student Performance for Assessment, 126-167, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Journal Articles

  • Newhouse, P., Cooper, M., (2013), Computer-based oral exams in Italian language studies. ReCALL, 25(3), 321-339.
  • O'Rourke, J., Cooper, M., Gray, C., (2012), Is Being ?Smart and Well Behaved? a Recipe for Happiness in Western Australian Primary Schools?. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 4(3), 139-152, Canada, DOI: 10.5539/ijps.v4n3p139.
  • Tondeur, J., Cooper, M., Newhouse, P., (2010), From ICT coordination to ICT integration: a longitudinal case study. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 26(4), 296-306, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2729.2010.00351.x.
  • O'Rourke, J., Cooper, M., (2010), Lucky to be happy: A study of happiness in Australian primary students. Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 10(2010), 94-107, Australia.
  • Cooper, M., Pagram, J., (2009), Online learning materials: How are they being used?. Inti Journal Special issue, n/a(n/a), 48-57, Malaysia.

Conference Publications

  • Pagram, J., Cooper, M., (2013), Towards BYOD: Examining Education student readiness for a policy of Bring Your Own Digital device at ECU. International Conference on Education & e-Learning. Annual. Proceedings , 47-50, Singapore, DOI: 10.5176/2251-1814_EeL13.31.
  • Pagram, J., Cooper, M., (2012), Cross-cultural probing: an examination of university student ICT ownership and use of e-learning materials in Thai and Australian Contexts. Conference Proceedings: International Conference - Innovative Research in a Changing and Challenging World, 328-40, Tasmania, Australia.
  • Awidi, I., Cooper, M., Pagram, J., (2011), Partnership in strategic positioning for e-learning implementation. INTED 2011 Proceedings: 5th International Technology, Education and Development Conference, 5(7-9 March, 2011), 3550-3559, Valencia, Spain.
  • Pagram, J., Cooper, M., (2011), E-Yearning: An examination of the use and preferences of students using online learning materials. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computers in Education ICCE 2011, 712-716, Chiang Mai.
  • Cooper, M., Pagram, J., (2009), Online Learning materials: How are they being used. Conference Proceedings, 1(nov 16-18), 1-10, Kuching Malaysia.

Research Student Supervision

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  E-learning Implementtion Strategies For An Ict Challenged Environment: Case Of The University Of Ghana, Legon..

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Emotional Intelligence And Significant-other Attachment Transference: Factors Affecting Early Career Teachers..
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