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Dr Geoff Swan

Senior Lecturer

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5447
Email: g.swan@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO8.409  

Geoff is a Senior Lecturer in Science education for the School of Education.

Professional Associations

  • 1994 - Science Teachers Association of WA (STAWA)
  • 1984 - Australian Institute of Physics (AIP/WA AIP).

Research Interests

  • Physics education
  • Science education.

Qualifications

  • Bsc., The University of Adelaide.
  • Grad.Dip.Ed., The University of Adelaide.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, England, 1989.
  • BSc(Hons), The University of Adelaide, 1984.

Research Outputs

Conference Publications

  • Swan, G. (2017). Physics in a week. Innovation: Multiple dimensions in teaching and learning. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Teaching Learning Forum (1-5). Curtin University.

Conference Publications

  • Swan, G. (2012). An introduction to climate change. CD of Proceedings of the 20th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, incorporating the 37th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, 2012 (CD P1-4). Engineers Australia.

Journal Articles

Conference Publications

  • Wild, G., Swan, G., Hinckley, S. (2011). Computer based experiments for off-campus teaching and learning of AC electricity. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education. (357-363). Engineers Australia.
  • Wild, G., Swan, G. (2011). Optical Fibre Communications and Sensing System Experiments for Undergraduate Photonics Laboratories. Proceedings of SPIE: Smart Nano-Micro Materials and Devices (82042Q). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.903224.
  • Wild, G., Swan, G., Hinckley, S. (2011). A Fibre Bragg Grating Based Reed Switch for Optical Fibre Intrusion Detection Systems. IQEC/CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Conference Proceedings (136-138). Australian Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/IQEC-CLEO.2011.6194127.

Conference Publications

  • Wild, G., Swan, G., Hinckley, S. (2010). AC Electricity Experiments for Off-Campus Teaching and Learning. Proceedings of the 19th Australian Institute of Physics Congress (1p.). Australian Institute of Physics.
  • Swan, G., Wild, G. (2010). Evolution of an Experiment: Introduction to the Oscilloscope and Resonance in Pipes. Proceedings of the 19th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, incorporating the 35th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, 2010 (1p.). Australian Institute of Physics.
  • Wild, G., Swan, G. (2010). Acoustic education: Experiments for off-campus teaching and learning. Proceedings of 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010 (6p.). Australian Acoustical Society.

Journal Articles

  • Sharma, M., Swan, G., Mills, D., Pollard, J., Mendes, A., O'Byrne, J. (2009). Physics learning and teaching in Australian Universities. CAL-laborate International, 17(1), 26-40.

Conference Publications

  • Swan, G. (2009). Energy Security: An Australian Nuclear Power Industry. Proceedings of the 2nd Australian Security and Intelligence Conference (48-54). Centre for Security Research, Edith Cowan University.

Journal Articles

  • Sharma, M., Pollard, J., Mendez, A., Mills, D., O'Byrne, J., Scott, D., Hagon, S., Gribble, J., Kirkup, L., Livett, M., Low, D., Merchant, A., Rayner, A., Swan, G., Zadnik, M., Zealey, W. (2008). What does a physics undergraduate education give you? A perspective from Australian Physics. European Journal of Physics, 29(1), 59-72. https://doi.org/10.1088/0143-0807/29/1/006.

Conference Publications

  • Swan, G. (2008). Guest Physics Teaching. Proceedings of the Australian Institute of Physics 18th National Congress. (151-154). Australian Institute of Physics.
  • Swan, G. (2008). Nuclear Radiation: Properties, Characteristics, And Radiological Dispersal Devices.. Proceedings of the 1st AustralianSecurity and Intelligence Conference (111-119). Centre for Security Research, Edith Cowan University.

Conference Publications

  • Swan, G. (2005). Key to participation. Proceedings of 16th National Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics (1-4). Australian Institute of Physics.

Conference Publications

  • Swan, G. (2004). Online assessment and study. Proceedings of the 21st ASCILITE Conference Volume 2 (0). ASCILITE.

Conference Publications

  • Swan, G. (2003). Regular Motion. Interact Integrate Impact - Proceedings of the 20th Annual Confernece of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning and Technology (ASCILITE) (706-709). Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education.

Journal Articles

  • Veal, D., Swan, G., Maj, S. (2002). Measurement and Observations inside a PC. World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, 1, 13-16.

Conference Publications

  • Swan, G. (2002). Exploring Rotational Motion. Australian Institute of Physics 15th Biennial Congress 2002: Physics and Industry Working Together (). Casual Productions.
  • Swan, G. (2002). Quizzing with WebCT. Australian Institute of Physics 15th Biennial Congress 2002: Physics and Industry Working Together (). Casual Productions.

Conference Publications

  • Swan, G. (2001). Encouraging students to interact with angular quantities. Meeting at the Crossroads (149-152). Biomedical Multimedia.
  • Veal, D., Maj, S., Swan, G. (2001). Mathematics requirements on a computer technology unit. 2001 American Society for Engineering Education ( A S E E ) Annual Conference (CDROM). ASEE American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Veal, D., Maj, S., Swan, G. (2001). The use of an oscilloscope as an educative tool on a network installation and maintenance unit. 2001 American Society for Engineering Education ( A S E E ) Annual Conference (CDROM). ASEE American Society for Engineering Education.
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