AsPr Peter Hubber

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor of Education (Science Education)

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

peter.hubber@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46408

Research interests

The Role of Representation in Teaching and Learning Science
ICT in Science Education

Teaching interests

Secondary Science Curriculum Units: ESS444/744 and ESS415/ESS755

Conferences

Hubber, P. (2013). Engaging students in new technologies using a representation construction pedagogy, Paper presented at the Higher Education Teaching & Learning Assciation (HETL) conference, January 13-15, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Hubber, P. & Chittleborough, G. (2012). Empowering teachers through a professional learning program that focussed on a representation intensive pedagogical approach, in Unknown (ed.), NARST 2012: ReImagining Research in 21st Century Science Education for a Diverse Global Community: Proceedings of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching annual international conference, NARST, Indianapolis, Indiana. Tytler, R. & Hubber, P. (2012). Learning science through engaging with its representational practices, in Unknown (ed.), AERA2012: Non Satis Scire to know is not enough: Proceedings of the 2012 American Educational Research Association Meeting, American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada, April Hubber, P. & Chittleborough, G. (2011). A professional learning program based on a representation intensive pedagogical approach. Paper presented at the Australasian Science Education Research Association (ASERA) conference, Adelaide, July. Tytler, R. & Hubber, P. (2011). Learning science through representational generation/negotiation. Paper presented at the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA) conference, Lyon, France, December. Hubber, P. & Chittleborough, G. (2011). A professional learning program based on a representation intensive pedagogical approach. Paper presented at the Australasian Science Education Research Association (ASERA) conference, Adelaide, July. Tytler, R. & Hubber, P. (2011). Learning science through representational generation/negotiation. Paper presented at the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA) conference, Lyon, France, December.

Publications

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2017

Representational issues in teaching ideas about matter

A/Prof Peter Hubber

(2017), pp. 143-154, GIREP EPEC 2015 : Key Competences in Physics Teaching and Learning Selected Contributions from the International Conference GIREP EPEC 2015, Wroc¿aw Poland, 6¿10 July 2015, Berlin, Germany, E1

conference

Reflections on quality teaching in primary science classrooms in diverse cultural settings

Dr Gail Chittleborough, Prof Joerg Ramseger, Prof Chao-Ti Judy Hsiung, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler

(2017), pp. 245-265, Quality teaching in primary science education: cross-cultural perspectives, Cham, Switzerland, B1

chapter

Implications for practice and teacher education

Prof Russell Tytler, A/Prof Peter Hubber

(2017), pp. 293-308, Quality teaching in primary science education: cross cultural perspectives, Cham, Switzerland, B1

chapter
2016

Quality teaching in Australian and German primary science classrooms: characterising difference to help identify quality

Dr Gail Chittleborough, Ines Freitag-Amtmann, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler

(2016), pp. 240-248, Comparative didactics and curriculum research - comparative research into didactics and curriculum, Bad Heilbrunn, Germany, B1

chapter

Making use of students’ research journals as instruments for detecting students’ reasoning in co-constructing scientific concepts in a German and Australian primary school

Ines Freitag-Amtmann, Dr Gail Chittleborough, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr George Aranda

(2016), pp. 298-309, Comparative Didactics and Curriculum Research - Comparative Research into Didactics and Curriculum, Bad Heilbrunn, Germany, B1

chapter
2015

Teacher change in implementing a research developed representation construction pedagogy

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Gail Chittleborough

(2015), pp. 1049-1058, Proceedings of the GIREP-MPTL Conference 2014, Palermo, Italy, E1

conference

Constructing representations to learn science

Prof Russell Tytler, A/Prof Peter Hubber

(2015), pp. 159-181, Using multimodal representations to support learning in the science classroom, Berlin, Germany, B1

chapter
2014

Representation construction: A directed inquiry pedagogy for science education

A/Prof Peter Hubber

(2014), pp. 201-221, Inquiry-Based Learning for Faculty and Institutional Development, Bingley, UK, B1

chapter
2013

Increasing learner engagement of learning technologies and science TPACK through representational challenges

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Esther Loong

(2013), pp. 83-112, Increasing student engagement and retention in e-learning environments : Web 2.0 and blended learning technologies, Bingley, England, B1-1

chapter

Material world: learning and teaching chemistry

Dr Gail Chittleborough, A/Prof Peter Hubber

(2013), pp. 185-207, Learning and teaching primary science, Melbourne, Vic., B1

chapter

Teacher perspectives of a representation construction approach to teaching science

A/Prof Peter Hubber

(2013), pp. 135-149, Constructing representations to learn in science, Rotterdam, Netherlands, B1

chapter

Models and learning science

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler

(2013), pp. 109-133, Constructing representations to learn in science, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, B1

chapter

Implications for the future

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof Vaughan Prain, A/Prof Peter Hubber, A/Prof Bruce Waldrip

(2013), pp. 185-192, Constructing representations to learn in science, Rotterdam, Netherlands, B1

chapter

A representation construction approach

Prof Russell Tytler, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Vaughan Prain

(2013), pp. 31-50, Constructing representations to learn in science, Rotterdam, Netherlands, B1

chapter

Assessment

A/Prof Bruce Waldrip, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Vaughan Prain

(2013), pp. 151-170, Constructing representations to learn in science, Rotterdam, Netherlands, B1

chapter

Reasoning in science through representation

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof Vaughan Prain, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Filocha Haslam

(2013), pp. 83-107, Constructing representations to learn in science, Rotterdam, Netherlands, B1

chapter

Structuring learning sequences

Prof Russell Tytler, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Vaughan Prain

(2013), pp. 51-65, Constructing representations to learn in science, Rotterdam, Netherlands, B1

chapter

Reasoning in science through representation

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof Vaughan Prain, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Filocha Haslam

(2013), pp. 83-108, Constructing representations to learn in science, Rotterdam, Netherlands, B1

chapter
2011

Learning science through engaging with its epistemic representational practices

Prof Russell Tytler, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Annie Maj Johansson, Per-Olof Wickman, Prof Vaughan Prain, Jim Carolan, A/Prof Bruce Waldrip, Richard Duschl

(2011), pp. 1-15, ESERA 2011 : Ebook Proceedings Of The ESERA 2011 Conference : Science learning and Citizenship, Lyon, France, E1

conference
2010

Student outcomes from engaging in open science investigations

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Linda Hobbs, Prof Russell Tytler

(2010), Vol. 56, pp. 8-12, Teaching science : journal of the Australian Science Teachers Association, Canberra, A.C.T., C1

journal

Teaching and learning about force with a representational focus : pedagogy and teacher change

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Filocha Haslam

(2010), Vol. 40, pp. 5-28, Research in science education, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Supporting ICT based pedagogies in science in rural school settings

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Gail Chittleborough, Dr Coral Campbell, Dr Wendy Jobling, Prof Russell Tytler

(2010), Vol. 25, pp. 12-16, Australian educational computing, Belonnen, A.C.T., C1-1

journal
2009

An explicit representational focus for teaching and learning about animals in the environment

Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Filocha Haslam, Prof Vaughan Prain, A/Prof Peter Hubber

(2009), Vol. 55, pp. 21-27, Teaching Science, Canberra, ACT, C1

journal
2007

Technology and teachers in rural schools: creating future advantage

Dr Coral Campbell, Dr Gail Chittleborough, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler

(2007), pp. 140-144, Sustainable, Responsible, Global: Proceedings of CONASTA 56 and ICASE 2007 World Conference on Science and Technology Education, Perth, W.A., E1

conference

Technology and teachers in rural schools : diversity and similarity

Dr Gail Chittleborough, Dr Coral Campbell, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler

(2007), pp. 29-42, SiMERR 2007 : Proceedings of the 'Narrowing the gap: addressing educational disadvantage' conference : SiMERR National Conference University of New England, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, E1

conference

The usefulness of a science degree : the "lost voices" of science trained professionals

Susan Rodrigues, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Linda Hobbs, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof David Symington, Ms Jane Edwards

(2007), Vol. 29, pp. 1411-1433, International journal of science education, London, England, C1

journal

Sharing good teaching practice: Practical strategies to integrate ICT into the classroom

Dr Gail Chittleborough, Dr Coral Campbell, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler

(2007), pp. 1-4, CONASTA 56 and ICASE 2007 : Proceedings of CONASTA 56 and ICASE 2007 World Conference on Science and Technology Education : Sustainable, responsible, global, Perth, Australia, E1

conference

Educating for the future : technological advantages?

Dr Coral Campbell, Dr Gail Chittleborough, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler

(2007), pp. -, NARST 2007 : Restructuring science education through research : Proceedings of the National Assocation for Research in Science Teaching, Annual International Conference, New Orleans, La., E1-1

conference
2006

Year 12 students' mental models of the nature of light

A/Prof Peter Hubber

(2006), pp. 355-361, GIREP 2006 : Modelling in physics and physics education : GIREP Conference 2006 : August 20 ¿ 25, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, E1-1

conference

Year 12 students' mental models of the nature of light

A/Prof Peter Hubber

(2006), Vol. 36, pp. 419-439, Research in science education, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal
2005

Exploration of Year 10 students' conceptual change during instruction

A/Prof Peter Hubber

(2005), Vol. 6, pp. 1-27, Asia-Pacific forum on science learning and teaching, Hong Kong, C1

journal

Secondary students` perceptions of a constructivist-informed teaching and learning environment for geometric optics

A/Prof Peter Hubber

(2005), Vol. 51, pp. 26-29, Teaching science, Canberra, A.C.T., C1

journal
2004

Conceptual change models of teaching and learning

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler

(2004), pp. 34-51, Art of teaching science, Crows Nest, N.S.W., B1

chapter

Grants

Australian Competitive Grants

The role of representation in learning science

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof Vaughan Prain, A/Prof Bruce Waldrip, A/Prof Peter Hubber

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2009: $115,728
  • 2008: $91,582
  • 2007: $100,304

EqualPrime: A cross national study of quality teaching and learning in primary school science classrooms

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Mark Hackling, Dr Gail Chittleborough, Dr Karen Murcia, Prof Joerg Ramseger, Prof Hsiao-Lan Chen, Prof Chao-Ti Hsiung

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2014: $16,500
  • 2013: $47,496
  • 2012: $27,690
  • 2011: $84,652

Enhancing the Quality of Science Learning through a Representation-intensive Pedagogy

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof Vaughan Prain, A/Prof Garry Hoban, A/Prof Peter Aubusson, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Gail Chittleborough

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2014: $19,826
  • 2013: $19,882
  • 2012: $61,386

Developing digital pedagogies in inquiry science through a cloud-based teaching and learning environment

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler, Daniel Pikler, Peter Laver

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2016: $37,756
  • 2015: $80,344
  • 2014: $83,825
  • 2013: $43,904

Other Public Sector Funding

Delivery of the Switched on Secondary Science Professional Learning program

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Gail Chittleborough, Dr Wendy Jobling, Dr Laura Barraza, Dr Coral Campbell

  • 2012: $55,445
  • 2011: $150,716
  • 2010: $23,845

Design of the Switched on Secondary Science Professional Learning Program (SOSSPL)

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Coral Campbell, Dr Gail Chittleborough, Dr Wendy Jobling, Dr Laura Barraza

  • 2010: $35,760

Evaluation of the National Partnerships (Teacher, Quality, Supply and Retention) Initiatives for the Victorian school workforce

Prof Brenton Doecke, Prof Russell Tytler, Prof Christine Halse, Dr Brian Doig, Prof Julianne Moss, A/Prof Damian Blake, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Coral Campbell, Dr Anne-Marie Morrissey, A/Prof Bernadette Walker-Gibbs, Dr Wendy Kortman, Mr Alan Marshall, Ms Barbara Preston, Dr Jodie Kline, Dr Glenn Auld, Dr Linda Hobbs

  • 2013: $190,500
  • 2012: $25,500
  • 2011: $52,800

Primary Science Specialist Professional Learning Program

Dr Coral Campbell, Dr Gail Chittleborough, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Laura Barraza, Dr Wendy Jobling, Mr John Cripps Clark, Dr Sandra Herbert

  • 2012: $40,866
  • 2011: $95,354

Pilot Tech Next Mid-Year intake - selection, recruitment & placement of participants (Phase 1) & course delivery (Phase 2)

A/Prof Damian Blake, Prof Russell Tytler, Prof Chris Hickey, A/Prof Alex Kostogriz, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Brenton Doecke, Dr Gaye Williams, Dr Gail Chittleborough

  • 2012: $439,514

2013 Primary Science Specialists Professional Learning Program

Dr Coral Campbell, Prof Russell Tytler, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Wendy Jobling, Dr Laura Barraza, Dr John Cripps Clark, Dr Sandra Herbert, Dr Linda Hobbs

  • 2013: $78,086

2013-14 Primary Science Specialists Professional Learning Program

Dr Coral Campbell, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Wendy Jobling, Dr Laura Barraza, Dr John Cripps Clark, Dr Sandra Herbert, Dr Linda Hobbs, Prof Russell Tytler

  • 2015: $1,600
  • 2014: $35,162
  • 2013: $82,045

Primary Mathematics and Science Specialist Professional Learning Program February/March 2015

Dr Gail Chittleborough, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Coral Campbell, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Lihua Xu, Dr John Cripps Clark, Dr Peta White

  • 2015: $6,818

Secondary STEM Catalysts: professional learning program

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Coral Campbell, A/Prof Colleen Vale, Dr John Cripps Clark, Dr Linda Hobbs, Dr Peta White, Dr Gaye Williams

  • 2017: $147,573
  • 2016: $48,403

Evaluation of Growing Tall Poppies Program: a science experience for year 10 students

A/Prof Peter Hubber

  • 2017: $24,640

Industry and Other Funding

Using ICT to Support Literacy and Numeracy in Rural Schools

Prof Russell Tytler, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Coral Campbell, Dr Gail Chittleborough, Dr Elizabeth Stacey

  • 2007: $20,000
  • 2006: $30,000

Research and Evaluation of the STELR Proof of Concept Program

A/Prof Peter Hubber, A/Prof Damian Blake

  • 2009: $19,940

Proposal for evaluation of the BHP Billiton science awards

Prof Russell Tytler, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Coral Campbell, Dr Gail Chittleborough

  • 2010: $13,000
  • 2009: $15,000

Developing digital pedagogies in inquiry science through a cloud-based teaching and learning environment

A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Russell Tytler, Daniel Pikler, Peter Laver

  • 2015: $26,360
  • 2014: $26,080
  • 2013: $24,040

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program: Alignment with the Australian Curriculum and Australian Qualifications Framework

A/Prof Mary Dixon, Dr Claire Charles, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Julianne Moss

  • 2014: $4,291
  • 2013: $38,621

Wenona School: STEM research

Prof Russell Tytler, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Dr Gaye Williams

  • 2016: $60,180
  • 2015: $35,670

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2017

Joseph Ferguson

Thesis entitled: A Video-Based Analysis of Science Students' Computer-Mediated Abductive Reasoning

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2016

Edgar Caballero-Aspe

Thesis entitled: The Mexico Alaska Youth Interchange Case Study: an Educative Experience Promoting Action and Continuity

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2014

Thanh Nguyen

Thesis entitled: Teaching undergraduate physics: Changing practices in Australia and Vietnam

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education