19982020
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Personal profile

Biography

I have worked in both private and government secondary schools as a teacher of senior physics, mathematics and ICT for 25 years and more recently as a physics preservice teacher educator.

Research interests

Physics education with a focus on researching inquiry based activities and pedagogy which assist in developing a strong conceptual understanding of key physics ideas at a secondary level.

Projects 2007 2020

Research Output 1998 2018

Innovation 1- Contemporary mathematics and science integrated into PSTs' units of study

Corrigan, D., Lancaster, G., Cooper, R., Do, N., Burke, J. & Twist, K-A., Sep 2018, Reconceptualising Maths and Science Teaching and Learning. Dinham, S., Tytler, R., Corrigan, D. & Hoxley, D. (eds.). 1st ed. Camberwell Vic Australia: ACER Press, p. 45-60 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Outreach education: Enhancing the possibilities for every student to learn science

Panizzon, D., Lancaster, G. & Corrigan, D., 2018, Navigating the Changing Landscape of Formal and Informal Science Learning Opportunities. Corrigan, D., Buntting, C., Jones, A. & Loughran, J. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 151-170 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Science and STEM education

Corrigan, D. & Lancaster, G., Aug 2018, Science Education for Australian Students: Teaching Science from Foundation to Year 12. Fitzgerald, A. & Corrigan, D. (eds.). 1st ed. Crows Nest NSW Australia: Allen & Unwin, p. 302-319 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Towards building science teachers understandings of contemporary science practices

Lancaster, G., Corrigan, D. J., Fazio, L. A., Burke, J. L. & Overton, D. T., 2017, In : IAFOR Journal of Education. 5, 1, p. 25-38 13 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Investigation of a reflective pedagogy to encourage pre-service physics teachers to explore argumentation as an aid to conceptual understanding

Lancaster, G. & Cooper, R., 9 Feb 2016, In : Il Nuovo Cimento C. 38, p. 1-9 9 p., 102.

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