Michael is an Adjunct Academic at the School of Arts and Humanities.
Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2013.
Recent Research Grants
The effect of digitally supported schema acquisition on middle school students' problem-solving achievement, CingleVue Pty Ltd, Scholarships to Support Industry Engagement PhD Project,
2019 - 2024, $120,000.
Research and Development of Transformative Assessment within a Learning Management System, CingleVue Pty Ltd, CingleVue - Grant,
2013 - 2014, $29,224.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Berg, V., Rogers, S., McMahon, M., Garrett, M., Manley, D., (2020), A Novel Approach to Measure Executive Functions in Students: An Evaluation of Two Child-Friendly Apps. Frontiers in Psychology, 11(16 July 2020), Article number 1702, DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01702.
McMahon, M., Garrett, M., (2016), A Classification Matrix of Examination Items to Promote Transformative Assessment. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 27(3), 267-287, Chesapeake VA, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
Berg, V., McMahon, M., Rogers, S., Garrett, M., Manley, D., (2019), The eFun App: A New Tool to Measure Executive Functions to Support Learning in a Child-Friendly, Valid and Engaging Way. EdMedia 2019 proceedings, 76-85, Waynesville, United States of America, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Bense, K., Garrett, M., Tolefe, G., (2017), What it takes to successfully implement an enterprise software system: a case study of a large school district in New South Wales, Australia. INTED2017 Proceedings, 9919-9926, Online, IATED Academy.
Bense, K., Brooker, M., Garrett, M., (2016), Improving the monitoring of student performance: the development of an enterprise learning and instructional support (ELIS) platform. ICERI2016 Conference Proceedings, 4069-4077, online only, IATED Academy, DOI: 10.21125/iceri.2016.1958.
McMahon, M., Garrett, M., (2016), Mind vs. Machine: A comparison between human analysis and autonomous natural language processing in the classification of learning outcomes. Proceedings of EdMedia 2016--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, 1(28-30 June), 635-643, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
McMahon, M., Garrett, M., (2016), Evaluation of a learning outcomes taxonomy to support autonomous classification of instructional activities. Show Me The Learning. Proceedings ASCILITE 2016 Adelaide, 421-430, online only, University of South Australia.