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Personal profile

Biography

Michael Phillips is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, Monash University. His work focuses on the knowledge expert teachers develop when integrating educational technologies into their practice. Additionally, Michael researches the ways in which expert teachers make active decisions about their classroom technology integration. Michael’s research regularly involves collaboration with colleagues from Australia, the United States, Europe, Asia and the sub-continent.

These projects have resulted in a range of books, book chapters, peer reviewed journal articles and conference presentations including a Highly Commended Paper Award from the Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) and the Best Paper Award at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) conference in 2016 and 2019. Michael has also received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (2015), the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Programs that Enhance Learning (2016), the Monash Postgraduate Association Lecturer of the Year Award (2016) and the Dean's Award for Outstanding Research by an Early Career Researcher (2017).

Prior to joining Monash University in 2013 Michael was a senior teacher for 15 years in secondary schools. He is also an Associate Editor for the Australasian Journal of Technology in Education and his work enhancing the professional learning of ICT teachers in Victoria was recognised in December 2013 with an Outstanding Professional Service Award from the Council of Professional Teaching Associations of Victoria.

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Research interests

  • Shaping digital futures
  • Transforming teaching and learning
  • Pre- and in-service teachers decision-making in technology rich contexts
  • Epitemic Network Analysis
  • Quantitative Ethnography
  • Educational design

Research area keywords

  • digital
  • education
  • teacher knowledge
  • decision making
  • policy
  • Shaping digital futures

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Projects

Research Output

Describing increasing proficiency in teachers’ knowledge of the effective use of digital technology

Saubern, R., Urbach, D., Koehler, M. & Phillips, M., Apr 2020, In : Computers and Education. 147, 13 p., 103784.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Digitally recorded assessment feedback in a secondary school context: student engagement, perception and impact

Ryan, T., Henderson, M. & Phillips, M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Technology, Pedagogy and Education. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Navigating four billion videos: teacher search strategies and the YouTube algorithm

Fyfield, M., Henderson, M. & Phillips, M., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Learning, Media and Technology. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

What should teacher educators know about technology? Perspectives and self-assessments

Carpenter, J. P., Rosenberg, J. M., Dousay, T. A., Romero-Hall, E., Trust, T., Kessler, A., Phillips, M., Morrison, S. A., Fischer, C. & Krutka, D., Oct 2020, In : Teaching and Teacher Education. 95, 13 p., 103124.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Ann Thompson TPACK Paper Award

Phillips, Michael (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Phillips, Michael (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research by an Early Career Researcher

Phillips, Michael (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Monash Postgraduate Association - Lecturer of the Year

Phillips, Michael (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Reimagine Education

Phillips, Michael (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities

  • 3 Public lecture/debate/seminar

The influence of discipline on teachers’ knowledge and decision making

Michael Phillips (Contributor)

16 Jun 2020

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Monash Masterclass - Effective Online Education

Michael Phillips (Contributor)

12 Jun 2020

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

UnPaCKing Teachers knowledge: research traditions and trajectories from PCK and TPACK

John Loughran (Contributor), , Jan van Driel (Contributor), , Judith Harris (Contributor), , Amanda Berry (Contributor), , Michael Phillips (Contributor), & Rebecca Cooper (Contributor)

16 Nov 2017

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Press / Media

What the COVID-19 crisis means for students

Michael Phillips

9/04/20

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature

Teaching your kids from home

Michael Phillips

24/03/20

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Students want digital feedback

Tracii Ryan, Michael Henderson & Michael Phillips

24/04/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature

School devices v school books

Michael Phillips

1/04/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment