Damian Maher

Damian Maher


Dr Damian Maher is a senior lecturer in the School of International Studies and Education. His research focuses on educational technologies and how they can support teaching and learning. His research interests range from focusing on the use of the interactive whiteboard to ways mobile devices can be incorporated into lessons. He is also looking at some emerging technologies which include the 360-degree camera as well as Virtual and Augmented reality. The focus of part of Damian’s research is at a micro level where the practices of teachers and students as they undertake work in the classroom (and beyond) are of particular interest.

  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Mobile Pedagogies
  • Technology Enhanced Learning
  • Professional Learning Networks


Recent News

  • Post: Should mobile phones be banned in schools? We asked five experts

  • Projects

  • Project: Dialogue for Learning and the Role of Technology
  • Project: Technology Supported Professional Learning Networks
  • Project: Evaluating School-University Partnerships for Integrated STEM Learning

  • Recent Publications

  • Publication: 360 Degree Representation: Desktop Virtual Reality Combined with Analytics in the Primary School Classroom
  • Publication: Innovative Practices in Primary and Secondary School Learning Environments
  • Publication: Peer Mentoring for First-Year Pre-Service Teachers via a Blended Community to Support Literacy Development
  • Publication: Altered Realities: How Virtual and Augmented Realities Are Supporting Learning
  • Publication: Exploring Benefits and Challenges of Adopting Google Classroom in the Perspective of Higher Institution's Learners
  • Publication: Investigating Pre-Service Teachers' Informally-Developed Online Professional Learning Networks
  • Publication: Pre-Service Teachers' Digital Competencies to Support School Students' Digital Literacies
  • Publication: Pre-Service Teachers' Self-Initiated Use of Mobile Devices to Support Their Online Professional Learning Networking
  • Publication: The Professional Learning of Refugee Volunteer Teachers in Indonesian Refugee Learning Centres
  • Publication: The Wanago Program: An Innovative School-University STEM Partnership Program