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Overview
Key publications
Research funding
Supervising & teaching
Career

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Political sociology
  • Digital culture
  • Education
  • Educational outcomes of vulnerable youth

Available to supervise research students

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About John Martino

Dr John Martino has taught in a range of settings and institutions for more than two decades.

He is an active researcher with a special interest in information technology and new media (video games) and their impact on young people and society. He has a special interest in the militarisation of society and the use of new forms of technology in order to promote peace and to counter the growing weaponisation of forms of new media which target young people.

Dr Martino has been successful in winning both internal Victoria University and external research grants. He has published in the fields of educational policy and the political sociology, technology and education. His interests include the study of militarisation, emergent technologies and the education of young people. In 2008 he was awarded an Australian Teaching and Learning Council national award for his “Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning”.

Qualifications

  • PhD

Key publications

Year Citation
2015 Martino, J. (150626). War/Play Video Games and the Militarization of Society (1). New York: Peter Lang.

Year Citation
2012 Martino, J. (120101). Video games and the militarisation of society: Towards a theoretical and conceptual framework Paper presented at IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (pp. 264-273).

doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-33332-3_24

Research funding for the past 5 years

Funding details for this researcher are currently unavailable.

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

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Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 PhD Principal supervisor
3 PhD Associate supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (1) Principal supervisor
PhD (3) Associate supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
2 PhD Principal supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (2) Principal supervisor

Key academic roles

Dates Role Department / Organisation
Dec 2018 - Dec 2019
Course Chair Master of Education
College of Arts & Education
Dates Role & Department/Organisation
Dec 2018 -
Dec 2019
Course Chair Master of Education
College of Arts & Education

Awards

Year Award
2010

BHERT Award: Connected Lives: Deploying VET Technology Skills Programme - Business Higher Education Round Table

2008

ALTC Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning - Austrlian Learning and Teaching Council