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Garry Falloon

Associate Professor
The University of Waikato

Garry teaches, supervises, and researches in digital technologies and eLearning. He is PI for a government project exploring student thinking using tablet devices collaboratively in inquiry and problem based curriculum. Recently he has investigated using coding apps for thinking development in BYOD classrooms. Past research includes exploring app design, school-scientist partnerships, virtual classrooms in distance learning, online learning design, and digital learning objects in schools.

Subjects: Education

Biography

Garry is presently involved in post-graduate teaching, supervision, and research in digital technologies and eLearning at Waikato University. He is principal investigator for a 2 year Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) project exploring student thinking development when using tablet devices collaboratively within inquiry and problem based learning scenarios in the primary school. The most recent phase of this study has investigated using coding apps for building computational skills in BYOD and iPad-supported classrooms.

Past research activities include exploring the effect of app design on student learning pathways, technology-facilitated school-scientist partnerships, the use of synchronous virtual classrooms in supporting distance students, online learning environment design, and the design and use of digital learning objects in schools.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    eEducation
    Online learning
    Digital technology use in schools and tertiary education
    Research methodologies (mixed methods)
    Educational leadership
    Science education (schools)
    Technology education (schools)

Personal Interests

    Squash
    Walking
    Fitness

Books

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 Featured Title - Apps, Technology and Younger Learners - 1st Edition book cover