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Associate Professor Graeme Lock

Associate Dean

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6529, Email: g.lock@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML17.144
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6529
Facsimile: +61 8 9370 6690
Email: g.lock@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML17.144  

 

Graeme is an Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) for the School of Education.

Professional Associations

  • 2011 - American Educational Research Association
  • 2009 - Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia
  • 2005 - Australian Teacher Education Association
  • 1989 - Australian Council for Educational Leaders
  • 1988 - Australian Association for Research in Education

Research Interests

  • Educational leadership
  • Rural education
  • Curriculum development and implementation
  • Educational policy

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education, Nedlands College.
  • Master of Education, Other WA higher ed institution.
  • Graduate Certificate in Learning Technologies, Curtin University of Technology, 2002.
  • Post Grad Dip of Education, Other WA higher ed institution, 1989.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 1984.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Building positive school communities through participatory action research,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2015 (Round 2),  2015 - 2017,  $156,169.
  • Evaluation of Fogarty EDvance Initiative,  Fogarty Foundation,  Fogarty EDvance Initiative - tender,  2012 - 2014,  $187,248.
  • The Burden of Compliance: The Implications and Unintended Consequences for School Leaders,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2013,  $26,230.
  • Principals as Literacy Leaders (PALL) - AISWA,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2011 - 2013,  $209,091.
  • A study for an objective measure of effort to understand test performance: Psychometric intelligence, effort intensity, and reaction time,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2012 (Round 1),  2012 - 2013,  $18,312.
  • Evaluating Contextualised Professional Learning for School and Teacher Leaders,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $49,997.
  • Investigating Building a Career Pathway Using the AITSL Teacher Standards,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2012,  $12,940.
  • Principals as Literacy Leaders,  Australian Primary Principals Association Incorporated,  Grant,  2009 - 2011,  $534,800.
  • Developing Strategies at the Pre-service Level to Address Critical Teacher Attraction and Retention Issues in Australian Rural, Regional and Remote Schools ,  Office for Learning and Teaching,  OLT - Competitive Grants,  2010 - 2011,  $23,250.
  • The Western Australian Department of Education's Remote Teaching Service Mentoring Project,  Department of Education WA,  Grant,  2011,  $13,799.
  • Renewing Rural and Regional Teacher Education Curriculum,  Office for Learning and Teaching,  OLT - ALTC Priority projects,  2009 - 2011,  $9,776.
  • Evaluating Contextualised Professional Learning for Educational Leaders,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2010,  $25,410.
  • Renewing Rural Teacher Education: Sustaining Schooling for Sustainable Futures,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Discovery Projects,  2008 - 2010,  $9,000.
  • Evaluation of the Innovative Design for Enhancing Achievement in Schools (IDEAS) Program in 10 Government Secondary Schools,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2009,  $57,782.
  • Teaching and Leading in Remote Schools: Cases from the Kimberley Region in Western Australia,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2009,  $18,667.
  • Reflective practice, professional learning and educational partnerships: Effecting change in classroom settings,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $108,833.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Books

  • Reid, J., White, S., Green, B., Lock, G., Cooper, M., Hastings, W., (2012), TERRAnova: Renewing Teacher Education for Rural and Regional Australia. Volume 2: Case Study Reports., 2, , 369, Charles Sturt University, NSW., Charles Sturt University.
  • Dempster, N., Konza, D., Robson, G., Gaffney, M., Lock, G., McKennariey, K., (2012), Principals as literacy leaders: Confident, credible and connected., 105, Kingston, ACT, Australian Primary Principals Association.
  • Reid, J., White, S., Green, B., Lock, G., Cooper, M., Hastings, W., (2012), TERRAnova: renewing Teacher Education for Rural and Regional Australia. Volume 1: Project Report., 258, Charles Sturt Universiity, Bathurst, New South Wales, Charles Sturt University.

Journal Articles

  • Morris, J., Lummis, G., Lock, G., (2017), Questioning art: Factors affecting students' cognitive engagement in responding. Issues in Educational Research, 27(3), 493-511.
  • Lummis, G., Morris, J., Lock, G., (2016), The Western Australian Art and Crafts Superintendents? advocacy for years k-12 Visual Arts in education. History of Education Review, 45(1), 115-130, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., DOI: 10.1108/HER-12-2014-0045.
  • Lummis, G., Morris, J., Lock, G., Odgaard, J., (2015), Where Western Australian Graduate Diploma of Education Primary Students Source their Information on Sustainability. The Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 40(10), 51-65, Joondalup, WA, Edith Cowan University, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2015v40n10.4.
  • Ellis, M., Lock, G., Lummis, G., (2015), Parent-Teacher Interactions: Engaging with Parents and Carers. The Australian Journal of teacher Education, 40(5), 160-174, Australia, Edith Cowan University.
  • Lock, G., Lummis, G., (2014), Complying with school accountability requirements and the impact on school leaders. The Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(2), 58-69, Australia, Edith Cowan University, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2014v39n2.7.
  • Barnes, B., Lock, G., (2013), Student Perceptions of Effective Foreign Language Teachers: a Quantitative Investigation from a Korean University. The Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 38(2), 19-36, Australia, Social Science Press.
  • Kline, J., White, S., Lock, G., (2013), The Rural Practicum: Preparing a Quality Teacher Workforce for Rural and Regional Australia. Journal of Research in Rural Education, 28(3), 1-13, United States, University of Maine College of Education and Human Development.
  • Trinidad, S., Broadley, T., Terry, E., Boyd, D., Lock, G., Sharplin, E., Ledger, S., (2013), Regional Resilience: Pre-Service Teacher Preparation to Teach in the Bush. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 23(2), 43-52, Australia, Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia.
  • Pilkington, K., Lock, G., (2013), Innovative Designs for Enhancing Achievement in Schools: The Western Australian Experience. Leading and Managing, 19(1), 89-102, Australia, The Australian Council for Educational Leaders.
  • Lock, G., Budgen, F., Lunay, R., Oakley, G., (2012), Welcome to the Outback: The Paradoxes of Living and Teaching in Remote Western Australian Schools. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 22(3), 117-135, Australia, Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia.
  • Lock, G., Budgen, F., Oakley, G., Lunay, R., (2012), The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Principal: Tales from Remote Western Australia. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 22(2), 65-77, Australia, Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia.
  • Pilkington, K., Lock, G., (2012), Education Direct: An Alternative Entry Pathway to Pre-service Teacher Education. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 37(8), 32-45, Australia, Social Science Press.
  • Gaffney, M., Dawson, L., Lock, G., (2012), Supporting primary school principals as literacy leaders: The role of literacy achievement advisors. Leading and Managing, 18(2), 62-78, The Australian Council for Educational Leaders.

Conference Publications

  • Lummis, G., Morris, J., Lock, G., (2016), Building positive secondary school communities through participatory action research. Proceedings AARE National Conference 2016, 11p., Australian Association for Research in Education.
  • Morris, J., Lummis, G., Lock, G., (2016), Lessons Learnt From the History of Primary Visual Arts Education. Proceedings AARE National Conference 2016, 13p., Australian Association for Research in Education.
  • Morris, J., Lummis, G., Lock, G., (2014), Diagnostically assessing Western Australian Year 11 students' engagement with theory in Visual Arts. Proceedings of the Joint Australian Association for Research iin Education and New Zealand Association for Research in Education Conference 2014, 1-14.

Reports

  • Gray, J., Newhouse, P., Lock, G., Konza, D., Campbell-Evans, G., Budgen, F., Shean, M., (2013), Evaluation of the Fogarty EDvance Initiative: Stage 1., Perth, W.A., Edith Cowan University.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Education,  Alignment Of Intended Learning Outcomes, Curriculum And Assessment In A Middle School Science Curriculum.
  • Master of Education,  Developing A Common Understanding Of A Teacher Competency Framework Through Video Analysis: Experiences Of Middle School Literacy Teachers.
  • Master of Education,  A Primary School Internship Model: Graduate Teacher Performance As Perceived By Employing Principals
  • Master of Education,  A Study Of Feelings Of Alienation Among Relief Teachers Servicing Western Australian Government Metropolitan Primary Schools
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Perspectives On Differentiation In Practice: An Interpretive Study From Teaching Japanese As A Second Language In Western Australian Secondary Schools
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Parent-teacher Interactions: A Study Of The Dynamics Of Social Influence.

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Investigation Into Mentor Teacher-preservice Teacher Relationship And Its Contribution To Development Of Preservice Teachers' Professional Identity
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Exceptional Connections: A Cross-cultural Exploration Of The Actual Teacher Behaviours That Contribute To Positive Relationships With Gifted Secondary Students And Secondary Students With Emotional/behavioural Disorders.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Transformational Learning In A First Year Western Australian Bachelor Of Education Primary Course
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Assessing Western Australian Year 11 Students' Engagement With Responding In Visual Arts
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Curriculum Leadership Role Of Middle Managers In Middle Schools.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Western Australian Graduate Diploma Of Education (primary) Students' Perceptions Of Sustainability
  • 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.
  • 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,  The Sustainment Of Early Childhood Teachers In The Classroom.
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