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Assoc Prof Linda Galligan

Assoc Prof Linda Galligan
Name Linda Galligan
Position Head of School and Dean (Mathematics, Physics and Computing)
Section School of Mathematics, Physics and Computing
Office D210
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2263
Extension 2263
Email
Qualifications DipEd Qld , BA Qld , BEdSt Qld , MEd(Hons) USQ , PhD QUT
Homepage https://eportfolio.usq.edu.au/view/view.php?id=4340
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Linda Galligan is an Associate Professor with the Faculty of Health Engineering and Sciences at USQ and is currently Head of the School of Mathematics, Physics, and Computing. She has taught first year mathematics and statistics courses and has strong links with schools providing mathematics programs and activities for students and teachers. Her research includes language and mathematics, and student preparation for numeracy demands of university. More recently her focus has been on technology enhanced learning, and is a current member of the Technology Enhanced Learning Research Collaborative at USQ.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Higher Education ( 130103 )
  • Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130208 )
  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130209 )
  • Medicine ( 390110 )
  • Mathematics And Numeracy Curriculum And Pedagogy ( 390109 )
  • Higher Education ( 390303 )
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy ( 390100 )
  • Education Systems ( 390300 )

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

Professional memberships
Queensland College of Teachers

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

Currently teaching courses/programs
MAC2901 Maths for Teachers
MAC8901 Issues in Teaching Mathematics

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
30 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
6 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Head of School of Mathematics, Physics and Computing

Research most recent
Galligan, Linda and Axelsen, Megan (2022) Online learning in adults learning mathematics: Literature review. Adults Learning Mathematics: An International Journal. pp. 1-13. ISSN 1744-1803
Galligan, Linda and Coupland, Mary and Dunn, Peter K. and Hernandez Martinez, Paul and Oates, Greg (2020) Research into teaching and learning of tertiary mathematics and statistics. In: Research in mathematics education in Australasia 2016–2019. Springer, Singapore, pp. 269-292. ISBN 978-981-15-4268-8
Galligan, L. & Hobohm, C. (2018) Mathematics screencasts for teaching and learning, in Using Mobile Technologies in the Learning of Mathematics, N. Calder, K. Larkin, and N. Sinclair, (Eds), Springer International Publishing AG, Cham.
Galligan, L., Hobohm, C. & Peake, K. (2017) Using an evaluative tool to develop effective mathscasts. Mathematics Education Research Journal 29(3): p. 329-348.
Galligan, L., Creating words in mathematics. Australian Mathematics Teacher, 2017. 72(1): p. 21-30.


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

Shaik, Thanveer ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9730-665X and Tao, XiaohuiORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0020-077X and Li, YanORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4694-4926 and Dann, ChristopherORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7477-0305 and McDonald, JacquieORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0863-5997 and Redmond, PetreaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9674-1206 and Galligan, LindaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8156-8690 (2022) A Review of the Trends and Challenges in Adopting Natural Language Processing Methods for Education Feedback Analysis. IEEE Access, 10. pp. 56720-56739.

Pickstone, Leigh and Sharma, EktaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3692-382X and King, RachelORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3302-0919 and Galligan, LindaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8156-8690 and Langlands, TrevorORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7679-6891 (2022) Connecting community online and through partnership: A reflective piece. International Journal for Students as Partners, 6 (2). pp. 114-120.

Villanueva, Juliet Aleta R. and Redmond, PetreaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9674-1206 and Galligan, LindaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8156-8690 (2022) Manifestations of Cognitive Presence in Blended Learning Classes of the Philippine K–12 System. Online Learning Journal, 26 (1). pp. 19-37. ISSN 2472-5749

Galligan, Linda ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8156-8690 and Axelsen, MeganORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8858-2049 (2022) Online learning in adults learning mathematics: Literature review. Adults Learning Mathematics: An International Journal. pp. 1-13. ISSN 1744-1803

Brown, Alice ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0306-729X and Lawrence, JillORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4163-8698 and Basson, MaritaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9731-1128 and Axelsen, MeganORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8858-2049 and Redmond, PetreaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9674-1206 and Turner, JoannaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4106-6295 and Maloney, Suzanne and Galligan, LindaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8156-8690 (2022) The creation of a nudging protocol to support online student engagement in higher education. Active Learning in Higher Education. pp. 1-15. ISSN 1469-7874

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Higher Education ( 130103 )
  • Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130208 )
  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130209 )
  • Medicine ( 390110 )
  • Mathematics And Numeracy Curriculum And Pedagogy ( 390109 )
  • Higher Education ( 390303 )
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy ( 390100 )
  • Education Systems ( 390300 )


Research topics