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Assoc Prof Linda Galligan

Assoc Prof Linda Galligan
Name Linda Galligan
Position Associate Professor (Mathematics)
Section School of Agricultural, Computational and Environmental Sciences
Office D122
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2263
Extension 2263
Qualifications DipEd Qld , BA Qld , BEdSt Qld , MEd(Hons) USQ , MAppLing USQ , PhD QUT
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Higher Education ( 130103 )
  • Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130208 )
  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130209 )

Research interests
Embedding numeracy in nursing
Language and Mathematics
Cross-cultural differences in mathematics education
Adult/academic numeracy
Technology in mathematics Education

Professional memberships
Member of the Australian College of Educators
Queensland College of Teachers

Industry affiliations
Member of the Mathematics Education Group of Australasia
Member of Adult Learning Mathematics

Currently teaching courses/programs
MAC1901 Maths for Teachers
MAT1008 Building Professional Nursing Attributes B

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
25 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
6 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Mathematics and Statistics Discipline Coordinator
Academic Liaison: School of Agricultural Computational Environmental Sciences

Research most recent
Galligan, L, & Hobohm, C. (2015). Investigating students' academic numeracy in 1st level university courses. Mathematics Education Research Journal 27 (20 pp.129-145.
Galligan, Linda and Hobohm, Carola (2013) Students using digital technologies to produce screencasts that support learning in mathematics. In: 36th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA36): Mathematics Education: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow , 7-11 Jul 2013, Melbourne, Australia.
Galligan, L., Hobohm, C. and Loch, B (2012) Tablet technology to facilitate improved interaction and communication with students studying mathematics at a distance. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 31 (4). pp. 363-385. ISSN 0731-9258

Research most notable
Galligan, Linda (2013) A systematic approach to embedding academic numeracy at university. Higher Education Research and Development, 32 (5). pp. 734-747. ISSN 0729-4360

Publications in ePrints

Redmond, Petrea and Gutke, Hannah and Galligan, Linda and Howard, Angela and Newman, Tara (2017) Becoming a female leader in higher education: investigations from a regional university. Gender and Education, 29 (3). pp. 332-351. ISSN 0954-0253

Galligan, Linda (2016) Creating words in mathematics. Australian Mathematics Teacher, 72 (1). pp. 21-30. ISSN 0045-0685

Downs, Nathan and Parisi, Alfio and Galligan, Linda and Turner, Joanna and Amar, Abdurazaq and King, Rachel and Ultra, Filipina and Butler, Harry (2016) Solar radiation and the UV index: an application of numerical integration, trigonometric functions, online education and the modelling process. International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2 (1). pp. 179-189. ISSN 2148-9955

Hine, Gregory and Reaburn, Robyn and Anderson, Judy and Galligan, Linda and Carmichael, Colin and Cavanagh, Michael and Ngu, Bing and White, Bruce (2016) Teaching Secondary Mathematics. Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria. ISBN 9781107578678

Coupland, Mary and Dunn, Peter K. and Galligan, Linda and Oates, Greg and Trenholm, Sven (2016) Tertiary mathematics education. In: Research in Mathematics Education in Australasia 2012-2015. Springer, Singapore, pp. 187-211. ISBN 978-981-10-1417-8

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