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Dr Joe Ferguson



Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Emerging Talent


Faculty of Arts and Education


SoE Arts & Education


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2017
Master of Teaching, University of Melbourne, 2012



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The role of aesthetics in the teaching and learning of data modelling

J Ferguson, R Tytler, P White

(2021), pp. 1-22, International journal of science education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

The role of aesthetics in learning science in an art-science lesson

Shelley Hannigan, Per-Olof Wickman, Joseph Ferguson, Vaughan Prain, Russell Tytler

(2021), pp. 1-18, International journal of science education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

A return to cave painting? Doing education research as film-philosophy

Joseph Ferguson, John Cripps Clark

(2020), pp. 50-69, Methodological approaches to STEM education research, Newcastle upon Tyne, Eng., B1

book chapter

Methodological challenges in researching, teaching and learning student capabilities: The 'creativity' case

Russell Tytler, Vaughan Prain, Joseph Ferguson, John Cripps Clark

(2020), pp. 1-20, Methodological Approaches to STEM Education Research - Volume 1, Cambridge, Eng., B1

book chapter

Drawing to reason and learn in science

R Tytler, V Prain, G Aranda, J Ferguson, R Gorur

(2020), Vol. 57, pp. 209-231, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Revisiting Peirce's account of scientific creativity to inform classroom practice

J Ferguson, V Prain

(2020), Vol. 52, pp. 524-534, Educational Philosophy and Theory, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Student reasoning about the lever principle through multimodal representations: a socio-semiotic approach

L Xu, J Ferguson, R Tytler

(2020), pp. 1-20, International journal of science and mathematics education, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article

A representation construction pedagogy of guided inquiry for learning data modelling

R Tytler, J Ferguson, P White

(2020), Vol. 6, pp. 5-18, Learning: Research and Practice, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Video research: purposeful selection from rich data sets

J Ferguson, George Aranda, Russell Tytler, Radhika Gorur

(2019), pp. 124-139, Video-based research in education: cross-disciplinary perspectives, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter

Seeing through the eyes of the teacher? Investigating primary school teachers' professional noticing through a video-based research methodology

Lihua Xu, Wanty Widjaja, Joseph Ferguson

(2019), Vol. 42, pp. 470-484, International journal of research & method in education, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Students are not inferential-misfits: naturalising logic in the science classroom

J Ferguson

(2019), Vol. 51, pp. 852-865, Educational philosophy and theory, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Is 'learning' science enough? - A cultural model of religious students of science in an Australian government school

J Ferguson, B Kameniar

(2014), Vol. 36, pp. 2554-2579, International journal of science education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Reasoning about complexity - Software models as external representations

S Lynch,, J Ferguson

(2014), pp. 1-12, PPIG 2014 : Proceedings of The 25th Workshop of The Psychology of Programming Interest Group, Brighton, England, E1-1


Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Science Teacher Toolkit

Dr Peta White, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Joe Ferguson

  • 2021: $12,395
  • 2020: $53,803


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