Doctor Jose Hanham

Doctor Jose Hanham

Aca (secondary Education),
Secondary Education (soe)

Secondary Education Specialist,
Secondary Education (soe)

Biography

Dr. Hanham is a trained history teacher and researcher in educational psychology. His research areas are group-based learning with adolescents, instructional design, and mentoring in vulnerable populations.

Dr. Hanham carries out empirical research in primary and secondary schools within the NSW Public and Catholic education systems. He also conducted research in partnership with community organisations (Shine for Kids - Mentoring of young people in juvenile justice). Dr. Hanham holds an adjunct position at Thompson Rivers University, Canada, where he has carried out research on the mentoring of students from First Nations backgrounds.  

Findings from Dr. Hanham’s research programs have been published in leading educational journals, including Educational Psychology Review and Learning and Instruction.

He has a background in both sophisticated quantitative methods (e.g., structural equation and multilevel modelling) and qualitative methods (e.g., observation analysis and interviews).

Dr. Hanham is currently the Academic Course Advisor in the Master of Teaching (Secondary) program and was previously the Academic Course Advisor for the undergraduate pathways to teaching programs. He is a lecturer for two units: i) Adolescent Development and Teaching ii) The Brain and Learning (online unit).

As an academic of Australian/New Zealand Maori heritage, Dr. Hanham regularly contributes to Indigenous media programs (e.g., Tangata Whenua "People of the Land").

For a full list of my current publications

Research Gate https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jose_Hanham

Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=BGye5i4AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4300-0866

This information has been contributed by Doctor Hanham.

Qualifications

  • PHD University of New South Wales

Interests

  • Martial Arts, Greek Bouzouki, Reggae Music

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Secondary Education (soe)
  • Secondary Education (soe)

Contact

Email: J.Hanham@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 47360 194
Mobile:
Location: J.G.07
Penrith (Kingswood)
Website:

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 102081 Adolescent Development and Teaching, 2015
  • 102207 The Brain and Learning, 2015

Publications

Chapters in Books

  • McCormick, J., Alavi, S. and Hanham, J. (2015), 'The importance of context when applying social cognitive theory in organizations', Handbook of Research on Management Ideas and Panaceas, Edward Elgar 9781783475599.
  • Hanham, J. and McCormick, J. (2010), 'Friendship and the development of schools students' collaborative learning skills', Friendships; Types, Cultural, Psychological and Social Aspects, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 9781616680084.

Journal Articles

  • Tracey, D. and Hanham, J. (2017), 'Applying positive psychology to illuminate the needs of adolescent males transitioning out of juvenile detention', International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, vol 61, no 1 , pp 64 - 79.
  • Hanham, J. and Tracey, D. (2017), '[In Press] Evolution of mentoring relationships involving young male offenders transitioning from a juvenile justice centre to the community', Youth Justice, .
  • Hanham, J., Leahy, W. and Sweller, J. (2017), 'Cognitive load theory, element interactivity, and the testing and reverse testing effects', Applied Cognitive Psychology, vol 31, no 3 , pp 265 - 280.
  • Hanham, J. and McCormick, J. (2016), '[In Press] A multilevel study of self-beliefs and student behaviors in a group problem-solving task', Journal of Educational Research, .
  • Leahy, W., Hanham, J. and Sweller, J. (2015), 'High element interactivity information during problem solving may lead to failure to obtain the testing effect', Educational Psychology Review, vol 27, no 2 , pp 291 - 304.
  • Hanham, J., Ullman, J., Orlando, J. and McCormick, J. (2014), 'Intentional learning with technological proxies : goal orientations and efficacy beliefs', Australian Journal of Education, vol 58, no 1 , pp 36 - 49.
  • Kalyuga, S. and Hanham, J. (2011), 'Instructing in generalized knowledge structures to develop flexible problem solving skills', Computers in Human Behavior, vol 27, no 1 , pp 63 - 68.
  • Hanham, J. and McCormick, J. (2009), 'Group work in schools with close friends and acquaintances : linking self-processes with group processes', Learning and Instruction, vol 19, no 3 , pp 214 - 227.
  • Hanham, J. and McCormick, J. (2008), 'Relationships between self-processes and group processes with friends and acquaintances', Issues in Educational Research, vol 18, no 2 , pp 118 - 137.

Conference Papers

  • Reyna, J., Meier, P., Hanham, J., Vlachopoulos, P. and Rodgers, K. (2017), 'Learner-generated digital media (LGDM) framework', International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain.
  • Hanham, J. and McCormick, J. (2009), 'Motivational processes of school friendship and acquaintance groups', Motivation and Cognition Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..

Other Publications

  • 2017, 'Evaluating the Impact of Online Tutoring (YourTutor): Final Report', Research Report
  • 2017, 'Microsoft Partnership Project with WSU: Final Report', Research Report
  • 2014, 'The Experience of Young People Transitioning from Juvenile Justice Back into the Community: Final Report', Research Report

Research

Current Projects

Title: Microsoft Surface Evaluation Project (24332.15366 - changed to)
Years: 2016-10-20 -
ID: P00024219
Western Researchers: Chwee Beng Lee and Jose Hanham
Funding:
  • Microsoft Pty Ltd
Title: Evaluating the impact of online tutoring (YourTutor)
Years: 2016-11-15 -
ID: P00024466
Western Researchers: Chwee Beng Lee and Jose Hanham
Funding:
  • YourTutor Pty Limited
Title: Research evaluation of the impact of a game-based App on high school students' learning
Years: 2017-07-24 - 2018-01-15
ID: P00024169
Western Researchers: Chwee Beng Lee, Jose Hanham, Lynde Tan and Nathan Berger
Funding:
  • Trap Ed Pty Ltd

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