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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

  • , Murdoch University, 1990.
  • , Western Australian Institute of Technology, 1981.
  • , The University of Western Australia, 1972.
  • , 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.
  • Semiotic resources in the Kindy mathematics classroom,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2013,  2013 - 2014,  $22,000.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Nanotechnology Online game,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2012 (Round 1),  2012 - 2013,  $102,761.
  • NanoCity : Stage Two Nanotechnology Game Development,  The Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education ,  DIISRTE - Grant,  2013,  $93,425.
  • 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.
  • 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 (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.
  • 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.
  • Science by Doing Pilot Project,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $85,059.
  • Primary Connections: Stage 3c,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $8,591.
  • Primary Connections: Stage 3b,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $54,545.
  • Primary Connections: Linking science with literacy Stage 3,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $112,728.
  • SPICE Evaluation: Phase 1,  University of Western Australia,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $26,000.
  • Phase 1 of the Year 11 Quality Retention Project,  Sevenoaks Senior College,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $18,182.
  • Primary Connections,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2006,  $54,545.
  • Primary Science and Literacy Project,  Australian Academy of Science,  Grant,  2004 - 2006,  $148,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Tytler, R., Hsiao-Lan, SC., Hackling, M., Ramseger, J., (2019), A video study of quality teaching and learning in three countries. Video-Based Research in Education: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives, 34-49, Abingdon, UK, Routledge.
  • Hackling, M., Aranda, G., Freitag-Amtmann, I., (2017), Variations in whole class, small group and individual student work within and across cultures. Quality teaching in primary science education: Cross-cultural perspectives, 79-91, Switzerland, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-44383-6_4.
  • Won, M., Hackling, M., Treagust, DF., (2017), Secondary science teacher education in Australia. Model science teacher preparation programs: An international comparison of what works, 229-248, Charlotte, United States of America, Information Age Publishing.
  • Hackling, M., Romain, G., Aranda, G., (2017), Reflections on video-based cross-cultural classroom research methodologies. Quality teaching in primary science education: Cross-cultural perspectives, 267-289, Switzerland, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-44383-6_11.
  • Ibrahim-Didi, K., Hackling, M., Ramseger, J., Sherriff, B., (2017), Embodied strategies in the teaching and learning of science. Quality teaching in primary science education: Cross-cultural perspectives, 181-221, Switzerland, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-44383-6_8.
  • Hackling, M., Chen, H., Romain, G., (2017), Social and cultural factors framing the teaching and learning of primary science in Australia, Germany and Taiwan. Quality teaching in primary science education: Cross-cultural perspectives, 19-47, Switzerland, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-44383-6_2.

Journal Articles

  • Smith, PM., Hackling, M., (2016), Supporting teachers to develop substantive discourse in primary science classrooms. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 41(4), 151-173, Perth, Western Australia, Edith Cowan university, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2016v41n4.10.
  • Hackling, M., Sherriff, B., (2015), Language-based reasoning in primary science. Teaching Science, 61(2), 14-25, Deakin, ACT, Australia, Australian Science Teachers Association.
  • 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, Institute for Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education.
  • 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, Australian Science Teachers Association.

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.
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Teacher-class, teacher-group and student interactions: Opportunities for learning in primary science classrooms
  • Doctor of Philosophy: 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
  • Doctor of Philosophy: 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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