Stewart Martin

Professor Stewart Martin

Professor of Education

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education

Summary

Stewart's research developed from secondary school headship and more than 30 years experience in mainstream education. He has acted as an educational consultant to organisations in both the public and private sectors in the UK, the Netherlands and Canada. He joined the University of Hull in 2012. Stewart is a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an External Examiner for Ph.D and Ed.D at a number of universities. He is a member of the Editorial Board for Educational Research and Evaluation and visiting professor at Future University, Japan; Macau University of Science and Technology, China; and Bern University of Teacher Education, Switzerland.

Undergraduate

Stewart's research informs his teaching on a range of modules and courses that include Research Methods, Technology Enhanced Learning or Learning and Teaching.

Book

Technology-enhanced and collaborative learning: Affordances, approaches and challenges

S. Martin, & M. Notari (Eds.), (2017). Technology-enhanced and collaborative learning: Affordances, approaches and challenges

Book Chapter

Lessons from the Great Underground Empire: Pedagogy, computers and False Dawn

Martin, S. (2014). Lessons from the Great Underground Empire: Pedagogy, computers and False Dawn. In A. Tatnall, & B. Davey (Eds.), Reflections on the history of computers in education, 1-25. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-55119-2_1

A critical analysis of the theoretical construction and empirical measurement of cognitive load

Martin, S. (2017). A critical analysis of the theoretical construction and empirical measurement of cognitive load. In R. Z. Zheng (Ed.), Cognitive load measurement and application: A theoretical framework for meaningful research and practice, 29-44. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315296258-3

Identity, citizenship, and moral constructs from the virtual self

Martin, S. (2015). Identity, citizenship, and moral constructs from the virtual self. In K. Terry, & A. Cheney (Eds.), Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for Optimal Learning, 217-237. IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8847-6.ch010

Journal Article

A situation that we had never imagined: Post-Fukushima virtual collaborations for determining robot task metrics

Martin, S., Naamani, C., & Vallance, M. (2015). A situation that we had never imagined: Post-Fukushima virtual collaborations for determining robot task metrics. International Journal of Learning Technology, 10(1), 30-49. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJLT.2015.069453

Research interests

Postgraduate supervision

Stewart welcomes PhD applications for study in the following areas: - Human cognition - Theoretical or practical aspects of cognitive load theory and/or its measurement or use in education or training - The use of learning/teaching strategies or 'styles' - The use of digital technology in measuring learning or achievement, assessment or feedback or for broader psychometric studies - The practical applications of virtual or immersive worlds - Using immersive virtual hardware technologies (eg Oculus Rift, Morpheus, etc) especially in the exploration of presence, 'flow' or engagement - Studies exploring citizenship and/or individual, cultural or religious identity - Educational and organisational change resulting from the introduction of technology Completed PhD's Stewart has extensive experience of successfully supervising at undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels, including professional doctorates and students working at PhD level. Completed doctoral research supervisions The Impact of Synchronous Inter-networked Teacher Training in ICT Integration. (Japan) Towards Being a Learning Organisation: A Business Excellence Approach. (Singapore) Students' Perceptions of and Performance in Online Learning: An Examination of the Community of Inquiry Model. (Singapore) The Impact of Knowledge Management Practices in Improving Student Learning Outcomes. (Singapore) Effective Leadership Behaviours of Private Secondary School Principals. (Hong Kong) Current PhD supervisions English as a Foreign Language Writing Classroom and Weblog: The Effect of Computer Mediated Communication on Attitudes of Students and Implications for EFL Learning (China) Lifelong Learning in Eastern and Western Culture Organisations (Singapore) The Effect of Using a Learning Management System (LMS) on Students at King Khalid University in Saudi Arabia, Faisal Mohammad Assiri (Saudi Arabia) The Effectiveness of Using Social Media as a Learning Tool on Students' Outcomes in Saudi Higher Education. Osama Alsayed Bugulah (Saudi Arabia) The Impact of Using Wiki Technology to Support Self Regulated Learning in Academic Context at Princess Nora University, Saudi Arabia. Safyah Saleh Aldayel (Saudi Arabia) The Informal Learning Experiences of Adult Players in a Simulated Game Environment, Louise Anne Shorthouse (UK) The Relationships between Individual Learning Styles and Learning Strategies when using Electronic Materials for Practising EFL Listening (China) To What Extent can HyperStudio be used to Enhance Social Interaction in Secondary Schools? (Saudi Arabia) Towards Entrepreneurship Culture Identities: A Study of Malaysian Malay's Ethnicity, Izzat Ismail (Malaysia)