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Dr Jeremy Pagram

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6331, Mobile: 0417 097599, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML16.230
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6331
Mobile: 0417 097599
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML16.230  


Jeremy is a Senior Lecturer for the School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Arts and Associate Director for the Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies.

Research Interests

  • e-learning in remote areas and diverse cultural contexts,
  • digital assessment.
  • study using technology in remote areas

I am currently a senior researcher in the Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies (CSaLT) at ECU and the associate director for that centre. I have had extensive research experience, and includes work using portable computers, e-learning, and remote and international education.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Curtin University of Technology, 2000.
  • Master of Education, Curtin University of Technology, 1990.
  • Grad Dip in Educational Computing, Curtin University of Technology, 1988.
  • Bachelor of Education, Western Australian Institute of Technology, 1985.
  • Diploma of Teaching, Nedlands College, 1982.
  • Associate Diploma in Industrial Arts, Western Australian Institute of Technology, 1982.


Recent Research Grants

  • A Study on the Integration of Information and Communication Technologies in Learning and Teaching English at Tertiary Level in Vietnam,  Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training,  VIED - Scholarship,  2016 - 2019,  $60,000.
  • ICT competency framework: Challenges for English language teachers in the Mekong Delta Universities,  Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training,  VIED - Scholarship,  2016 - 2018,  $120,000.
  • Perceptions of blended learning in English language teaching in Vietnam,  Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training,  VIED - Scholarship,  2015 - 2018,  $60,000.
  • Digital forms of assessment for externally set tasks in senior secondary courses: Pilot project.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Scheme - 2016 Open Round,  2016 - 2018,  $102,822.
  • 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 - 2016,  $95,250.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Evaluation of the Bush Schools Network (BSN),  Catholic Education Office of WA,  Grant,  2008 - 2010,  $52,000.
  • 100 Schools Project,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2003 - 2009,  $502,727.
  • Digitally based formats for alternative external assessment for post-compulsory courses of study in WA,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $60,000.
  • Balga Senior High School ICT Evaluation 2006,  Balga Senior High School,  Grant,  2006 - 2007,  .
  • Strategic Partnerships in ICT Teacher Development Project,  Australian Curriculum Studies Association Inc,  Grant,  2005 - 2006,  $19,091.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Pagram, J., (2013), Findings and Conclusions. Digital Representations of Student Performance for Assessment, 197-211, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Sense Publishers, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-6209-341-6_8.

Journal Articles

  • Gulatee, Y., Vonganusith, V., Pagram, J., Cooper, M., (2016), Examining student ICT ownership, use and preferences towards electronically delivered learning resources in Nakhon Phanom University and Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University. Nakhon Phanom University Journal, 6(2), 7-15, Thailand, Nakhon Phanom University.
  • Newhouse, P., Cooper, M., Pagram, J., (2015), Bring Your Own Digital Device in Teacher Education. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 31(2), 64-72, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/21532974.2015.1011292.
  • Lim, CP., Tondeur, J., Nastiti, H., Pagram, J., (2014), Educational Innovations and Pedagogical Beliefs: The case of a Professional Development Program for Indonesian Teachers. Journal of Applied Research in Education, 18(1), 1-14, Brunei, Educational Technology Centre, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

Conference Publications

  • Pagram, J., Cooper, M., (2017), Education Student Perceptions and Primary Teacher Preparedness to Teach Design and Technology in a Western Australian Context. Technology & Engineering Education: Fostering the Creativity of Youth Around the Globe, 1-11, Millersville, USA, Millersville University.
  • Jin, H., Pagram, J., Cooper, M., (2017), Pre-service teachers’ preparedness to use ICT: A Western Australian perspective. Technology: An holistic approach to education, 90-102, Christchurch, New Zeland, Technology Environmental Mathematics and Science (TEMS) Education Research Centre.
  • Pagram, J., Jin, H., Cooper, M., (2017), Pre-service Primary Teachers’ Preparedness to teach Design and Technology: A Western Australian Perspective. Technology: An holistic approach to education, 244-253, Christchurch, New Zeland, Technology Environmental Mathematics and Science (TEMS) Education Research Centre.
  • Newhouse, P., Cooper, M., Pagram, J., (2016), What if pre-service teacher education had a BYODD policy?. Australian Council for Computers in Education 2016 Conference: Refereed Proceedings, 147-153, Brisbane, Queensland, Australian Council for Computers in Education.
  • Campbell, A., Pagram, J., Cooper, M., (2016), Culture pad: Linking indigenous communities to schools and education through use of mobile technologies. Australian Council for Computers in Education 2016 Conference Refereed Proceedings, 9-15, Red Hill, Queensland, The Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education.
  • Pagram, J., Cooper, M., (2015), The Shop is Open but the Customers are Staying Away: Student Perceptions towards Design and Technology in a Western Australian Context. 20/20 Vision: Learning from the last 20 years and looking forward to the next 20, 1-14, Hamiltion New Zealand, Technology Education New Zealand.
  • Pagram, J., Cooper, M., Vonganusith, V., Gulatee, Y., (2015), Tom Yum Tech: An International Examination of University Student ICT Ownership and Use for Study in Both Thailand and Australia. International Conference on Education Innovation Conference Proceedings, 41-50, Chiang Mai, Thailand , Higher Education Forum (HEF).
  • 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, Global Science & Technology Forum, DOI: 10.5176/2251-1814_EeL13.31.


  • Newhouse, P., Pagram, J., Paris, L., Hackling, M., Tarricone, P., Cooper, M., Campbell, A., (2013), Authentic digital representation of creative works in education: addressing the challenges of digitisation and assessment - Second Interim Report - Visual Arts & Design., Perth, W.A., Edith Cowan University.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Education,  Tablet Pc Use In Teaching And Learning: A Case Study
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Teacher Professional Development In An Online Learning Community: A Case Study In Indonesia
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  E-learning Implementtion Strategies For An Ict Challenged Environment: Case Of The University Of Ghana, Legon.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Outcomes Of New Teachers Being Reflective.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Learning In A Pre-service Teacher Residency Program
  • A Small Scale Investigation Into Thai Teachers Teaching English As A Foreign Language In Thai Primary Schools
  • Computers In Education-teaching Learning And Administration: The South African Experience
  • Personal Attributes Of Quality Technical Education And Training Teachers In Singapore
  • Doctor of Education,  Adults Learn Differently. A Case Study Of How Adults Are Taught At The Marketing Institute Of Singapore.
  • The Use Of Scaffolding Through Think-alouds And Reciprocal Teaching In The Teaching Of Reading Comprehension To Lower Secondary Students In Two Singaporean Schools
  • The Pulse Of Change: E-education And Other Reforming Influences On Vocational Education And Training
  • Cultural Acclimatisation: Foreign Students Studying In A Private Educational Institution In Singapore
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Journeys Towards Expertise In Technology-supported Teaching
  • A Report On The Implementation Of New Technology In A Distance Education Unit At Edith Cowan University
  • Applying The Technology Integration Micro Model (timm) In Higher Education Learning And Teaching Practice
  • Improving The Learning Experience Of External Students, Through The Use Of Multimedia The Web And Tactile Learning Materials
  • Development Of An Instrument, Designed To Determine Pre-primary Teacher?s Attitudes To Computer Use In Their Programs
  • Learning Styles: A Case Study From The United Arab Emirate
  • Education In The Arab-islamic World
  • Doctor of Education,  What Motivating And Inhibitors Impact On Adults To Participate In Web-based Learning?

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Comparative Pairs Judgements For High-stakes Practical Assessments
  • A Computer-supported Efl Course: A Pilot Study For The Professional Education Of Pre-service Teachers In Higher Education Practice In Thailand

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Education,  Impact Of A Professional Development Program On Teachers? Belief: A Collective Case Study Of Six Indonesian Schools
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  A Sociocultural Approach To The Study Of An Ict Curriculum Fro At-risk Students In Singapore
  • Master of Education,  A Primary School Internship Model: Graduate Teacher Performance As Perceived By Employing Principals
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Investigation Into The Feasibility Of Using Digital Representations Of Students' Work For Authentic And Reliable Performance Assessment In Applied Information Technology.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Utilising Voice Recognition Software To Improve Reading Fluency Of Struggling Adolescent Readers
  • Master of Education,  Coaching Parents Of Children With Adhd: A Western Australian Study
  • Doctor of Education,  The Professional Development Of Tourist Police In Thailand: An Investigation Into English Communication Competency.
  • Master of Education,  Evaluating The Effect Of The Digital Divide Between Teachers And Students On The Meaningful Use Of Information And Communication Technology In The Classroom.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Performance Enhancement Of The Task Assessment Process Through The Application Of An Electronic Performance Support System.
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