Dr Claire Hawkins

Name: Dr Claire Hawkins
Department: Children, Education and Communities
Current position: Senior Lecturer
Email: hawkinsc@edgehill.ac.uk
Location: Ormskirk Main Campus, Faculty of Education

Biography

Claire teaches on the computing modules in the Department for Children, Education and Communities for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  Prior to this Claire was a Senior Lecturer in ICT/ Computing Education for the Secondary Department, Faculty of Education.  She has also held the role of Course Leader for undergraduate and postgraduate Information and Communications Technology courses with QTS*; Course Leader for the Computer Science with QTS* undergraduate course; and Year 3 Leader for the BA/ BSc (Hons) Secondary Education with QTS* programme. Claire came to Edge Hill University from teaching ICT at secondary level. Before becoming an ICT teacher, she worked in business developing and delivering services, training and consultancy.

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • MA
  • PGCE
  • BSc (Hons)

Interests

  • Cyberbullying
  • Participatory research.

Research interests:

Research on cyberbullying in secondary schools using youth participatory research approaches.

Research groups:

  • CREATE Research Network
  • Sensory Methods Research Group

Publications:

  • Beer, P., Hallett, F., Hawkins, C. and Hewitson, D. (2017) Cyberbullying levels of impact in a special school setting. The International Journal of Emotional Education, 9 (1). pp. 121-124
  • Simmons, C and Hawkins, C (2015) Teaching Computing. Sage: London
  • Hawkins, C. (2012) ‘Student perspectives on learning with wikis.’ Teacher Education Advancement Network: Individual Papers.
  • Simmons, C and Hawkins, C (2009) Teaching ICT. Sage: London

Knowledge Transfer and Enterprise

Conference Presentations

  • Hawkins, C (2018) ‘Using youth voice to construct a new definition for cyberbullying’. 10th Annual Conference for Research in Education. September 2018.
  • Hawkins, C & Rawlinson, M (2008) ‘I’ve never done that before!” Embedding skills development in level 6 for non-traditional students’. 1st Widening Participation Research Centre Conference. May 2008.
  • Hawkins, C & Rawlinson, M (2007) ‘If I only had the time: supporting part-time undergraduates with skills development in a busy curriculum’ CLTR Conference, Edge Hill University.  Workshop. May 2007.