Dr Christopher Stewart

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 5064
Fax +61 2 9351 7726

Selected grants

2004

  • A study of the effect on student learning of integrating on-line problems and assignment questions i; O'Byrne J, Sharma M, Stewart C; Science Faculty Education Research group (SCIFER), University of Sydney/Faculty Grant.

2001

  • Interactive learning with a classroom communication system; O'Byrne J, Khachan J, Sharma M, Stewart C; Faculty of Science/Teaching Improvement Fund.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Wilson, R., Gokalp, M. (2013). Can a Syllabus Change Impact on Students' Perceptions of Science? Fragmented and Cohesive Conceptions of Physics. EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 9(1), 33-44. [More Information]
  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Wilson, R., Gokalp, M. (2013). Student Approaches to Learning in Physics – Validity and Exploration Using Adapted SPQ. International Journal of Environmental & Science Education (IJESE), 8(2), 241-253. [More Information]
  • Sharma, M., Johnston, I., Johnston, H., Varvell, K., Robertson, J., Hopkins, A., Stewart, C., Cooper, I., Thornton, R. (2010). Use of interactive lecture demonstrations: A ten year study. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, 6(2), 020119-1-020119-9.

Conferences

  • Wilson, R., Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Georgakis, S. (2011). The relationship between school curriculum and university students' conceptions of their subject. 7th International Conference on Education (ICE 2011), Athens, Greece: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.
  • White, F., Lloyd, H., Kennedy, G., Stewart, C. (2005). An investigation of undergraduate students' feelings and attitudes towards group work and group assessment. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.
  • Taylor, C., Peat, M., Stewart, C. (2005). The student-staff partnership: Pooling our expertise to develop a user-friendly skills web site. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.
  • Taylor, C., Peat, M., Stewart, C. (2004). LifeLongEarning - Enhancing the employability of graduates: increasing the awareness of staff and students to the needs of the employers. UniServe Science First Year Experience Discussion Forum, Sydney: Uniserve Science.
  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Prosser, M. (2004). On the use of phenomenography in the analysis of qualitative data. 2003 Physics Education Research Conference.
  • Stewart, C., George, A., Peat, M. (2004). Supporting Beginning Teachers To Support Student Learning In Large First Year Science Classes. 8th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference - 'Dealing With Diversity', Brisbane, Queensland: Queensland University of Technology.
  • Sharma, M., Cooper, I., Stewart, C. (2003). Enhancing cross faculty teaching using web-based activities, Advanced in Technology-Based Education: Toward a Knowledge-Based Society. 2nd International Conference on Multimedia and Information & Communication Technologies in Education.
  • Batmanian, L., Lingard, J., Prosser, M., Stewart, C., Sharma, M. (2003). Understanding student learning: A comparison of students' perceptions of learning in two different disciplines. Graduates for the world. A Vice-Chancellors' teaching and learning showcase of scholarly reflection & inquiry, Sydney Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Sharma, M., Khachan, J., Chan, B., Stewart, C., Hogg, K., O'Byrne, J. (2002). A classroom communication system for large first year physics classes. 15th Australian Institute of Physics Congress 2002, Australia: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C. (2002). Disintegration in the learning of physics at university. AAPT Summer Meeting.
  • Whymark, A., Stewart, C., Sharma, M., Prosser, M. (2002). Does the new NSW HSC physics syllabus let students think about their physics knowledge differently. AIP 15th Biennial Congress, Australia: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Sharma, M., Khachan, J., Chan, B., Stewart, C., Hogg, K., O'Byrne, J. (2002). Interactive lecturing using a classroom communication system, in Proceedings of Research and Development into University Science Teaching and Learning Conference. Research and Development into University Science Teaching and Learning Conference.
  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Prosser, M. (2002). Just how different are they? Learning Physics in the wake of the new HSC syllabus changeover. 15th Australian Institute of Physics Congress 2002, Australia: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Sharma, M., Leung, A., Whymark, A., Stewart, C., Prosser, M. (2002). The use of qualitative analysis to measure changhes in student perception of physics as a result of changes in HSC syllabus. 15th Australian Institute of Physics Congress 2002, Australia: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Sharma, M., Khachan, J., Chan, B., Stewart, C., O'Byrne, J. (2002). Using two-step problems to enhance student learning when using PRS. AAPT Summer Meeting.
  • Stewart, C., Sharma, M., Prosser, M., Logan,, P. (2002). What do they think they're doing? First-year students learning experiences. AAPT Winter Meeting.
  • Stewart, C., Sharma, M., Prosser, M., Logan,, P. (2001). An investigation of first year physics students' approaches to learning. AAPT Summer Mtg.
  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Nagarajan, M., James, B. (2001). Student expectations of the laboratory program. AAPT Summer Mtg.
  • Stewart, C., Sharma, M., Peat, M., Taylor, C., Quinnell, R., Prosser, M., Logan, P. (2001). The HSC syllabus changeover and first-year student experiences in physics and biology. Proceedings of Research and Development into University Science Teaching and Learning, Sydney: Uniserve Science.

Other

  • Taylor, C., Peat, M., Stewart, C. (2003), Enhancing the employability of science graduates: increasing the awareness of students and staff to the needs of employers.
  • Taylor, C., Peat, M., Stewart, C., Fernandez, A. (2003), Enhancing the Employability of Science Graduates: a Faculty of Science initiative.
  • Stewart, C., Sharma, M., May, E., Peat, M., Quinnell, R., Taylor, C., Prosser, M., Logan, P. (2001), How can we measure changes in students' approaches to learning and conceptions of a subject?.

2013

  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Wilson, R., Gokalp, M. (2013). Can a Syllabus Change Impact on Students' Perceptions of Science? Fragmented and Cohesive Conceptions of Physics. EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 9(1), 33-44. [More Information]
  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Wilson, R., Gokalp, M. (2013). Student Approaches to Learning in Physics – Validity and Exploration Using Adapted SPQ. International Journal of Environmental & Science Education (IJESE), 8(2), 241-253. [More Information]

2011

  • Wilson, R., Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Georgakis, S. (2011). The relationship between school curriculum and university students' conceptions of their subject. 7th International Conference on Education (ICE 2011), Athens, Greece: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

2010

  • Sharma, M., Johnston, I., Johnston, H., Varvell, K., Robertson, J., Hopkins, A., Stewart, C., Cooper, I., Thornton, R. (2010). Use of interactive lecture demonstrations: A ten year study. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, 6(2), 020119-1-020119-9.

2005

  • White, F., Lloyd, H., Kennedy, G., Stewart, C. (2005). An investigation of undergraduate students' feelings and attitudes towards group work and group assessment. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.
  • Taylor, C., Peat, M., Stewart, C. (2005). The student-staff partnership: Pooling our expertise to develop a user-friendly skills web site. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.

2004

  • Taylor, C., Peat, M., Stewart, C. (2004). LifeLongEarning - Enhancing the employability of graduates: increasing the awareness of staff and students to the needs of the employers. UniServe Science First Year Experience Discussion Forum, Sydney: Uniserve Science.
  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Prosser, M. (2004). On the use of phenomenography in the analysis of qualitative data. 2003 Physics Education Research Conference.
  • Stewart, C., George, A., Peat, M. (2004). Supporting Beginning Teachers To Support Student Learning In Large First Year Science Classes. 8th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference - 'Dealing With Diversity', Brisbane, Queensland: Queensland University of Technology.

2003

  • Sharma, M., Cooper, I., Stewart, C. (2003). Enhancing cross faculty teaching using web-based activities, Advanced in Technology-Based Education: Toward a Knowledge-Based Society. 2nd International Conference on Multimedia and Information & Communication Technologies in Education.
  • Taylor, C., Peat, M., Stewart, C. (2003), Enhancing the employability of science graduates: increasing the awareness of students and staff to the needs of employers.
  • Taylor, C., Peat, M., Stewart, C., Fernandez, A. (2003), Enhancing the Employability of Science Graduates: a Faculty of Science initiative.
  • Batmanian, L., Lingard, J., Prosser, M., Stewart, C., Sharma, M. (2003). Understanding student learning: A comparison of students' perceptions of learning in two different disciplines. Graduates for the world. A Vice-Chancellors' teaching and learning showcase of scholarly reflection & inquiry, Sydney Australia: University of Sydney.

2002

  • Sharma, M., Khachan, J., Chan, B., Stewart, C., Hogg, K., O'Byrne, J. (2002). A classroom communication system for large first year physics classes. 15th Australian Institute of Physics Congress 2002, Australia: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C. (2002). Disintegration in the learning of physics at university. AAPT Summer Meeting.
  • Whymark, A., Stewart, C., Sharma, M., Prosser, M. (2002). Does the new NSW HSC physics syllabus let students think about their physics knowledge differently. AIP 15th Biennial Congress, Australia: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Sharma, M., Khachan, J., Chan, B., Stewart, C., Hogg, K., O'Byrne, J. (2002). Interactive lecturing using a classroom communication system, in Proceedings of Research and Development into University Science Teaching and Learning Conference. Research and Development into University Science Teaching and Learning Conference.
  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Prosser, M. (2002). Just how different are they? Learning Physics in the wake of the new HSC syllabus changeover. 15th Australian Institute of Physics Congress 2002, Australia: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Sharma, M., Leung, A., Whymark, A., Stewart, C., Prosser, M. (2002). The use of qualitative analysis to measure changhes in student perception of physics as a result of changes in HSC syllabus. 15th Australian Institute of Physics Congress 2002, Australia: Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).
  • Sharma, M., Khachan, J., Chan, B., Stewart, C., O'Byrne, J. (2002). Using two-step problems to enhance student learning when using PRS. AAPT Summer Meeting.
  • Stewart, C., Sharma, M., Prosser, M., Logan,, P. (2002). What do they think they're doing? First-year students learning experiences. AAPT Winter Meeting.

2001

  • Stewart, C., Sharma, M., Prosser, M., Logan,, P. (2001). An investigation of first year physics students' approaches to learning. AAPT Summer Mtg.
  • Stewart, C., Sharma, M., May, E., Peat, M., Quinnell, R., Taylor, C., Prosser, M., Logan, P. (2001), How can we measure changes in students' approaches to learning and conceptions of a subject?.
  • Sharma, M., Stewart, C., Nagarajan, M., James, B. (2001). Student expectations of the laboratory program. AAPT Summer Mtg.
  • Stewart, C., Sharma, M., Peat, M., Taylor, C., Quinnell, R., Prosser, M., Logan, P. (2001). The HSC syllabus changeover and first-year student experiences in physics and biology. Proceedings of Research and Development into University Science Teaching and Learning, Sydney: Uniserve Science.

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