Learning Sciences Research Institute (LSRI)

LSRI Postgraduate Researchers

Current researchers
NameResearch Topic
Yohan Rubiyantoro Early years professional development in Indonesia
Yan Long Fathers in early years education in China
Caroline Marie Anderson The experiences of university students with differing epistemic beliefs in response to an intervention designed to support them in constructing arguments from multiple online documents
Rachael Lehner-Mear Mothers and the primary school homework experience
Jiahong Liao Teaching of Chinese characters in the UK
Karen Pinney Using rubrics to support the development of self-regulated learning for first year undergraduate tourism students
Gemma Rolfe Primary computing three years on: How can we change the teaching of computational thinking within a primary school?
Emma Stringfellow Professional vision in fMRI interpretation


Previous researchers
NameResearch Topic
Jamilah Mohammed Alamri Exploring perceptions of the interpersonal relations and then nature of online communication between instructors and students: A mixed method case study of women in a Saudi institution
Abdullah Alturki Towards a framework for the expansion of mobile computing in learning in Kuwait higher education: Challenges and opportunities
Kothar Al Harrasi Teaching of writing in Omani higher education
Elaine Arici From e-learning to e-culture: A mentoring model for CPD implementation
Ralph Bartell Collaborative knowledge building through multi-path video construction
Patricia Benn The adoption of a virtual learning environment in a teacher education college: the processes and tensions
Rafael Marques De Albuquerque Digital game education: designing interventions to encourage players’ informed reflections on their digital gaming practices
Andy Coverdale Digitally mediated doctoral practices, identities and agencies
Ahmet Durgungoz Teachers’ use of social media: Exploring implications of interpersonal relations between  teachers and middle school students in Turkey
Sheila Evans Social metacognitive regulation:How do designed student responses support problem solving
Helen Frost A reconceptualisation of higher education marketing: An aid to recruitment for marginalised courses and marginalised students from a UK elite institution perspective
Giulia Gelmini Drawing and reciprocal questioning enhance collaborative story-telling
Jacob Habgood The effective integration of digital games and learning content
Maddy Halliwell Optimizing the integration of visual resources with lecturers' spoken expositions during lecture slideshows in undergraduate psychology
Jonathan Halls Children’s use of teleological explanations about the natural world
Elaine Haywood Can children create mind maps as planning tools for writing?
Claudia Igbrude Use Your Own Device (UYOD) based guidelines as a mechanism to enable sustainable mobile learning in a higher education institution
Nurjanah Binti Mohd Jaafar How do non native speakers of English read multi-representational texts?
Tim Jay Explaining individual differences in strategy variability amongst secondary school mathematics students
Natasa Lackovic Image-Based Concept Inquiry (IBCI) in higher education: Digital pictures supporting the development of abstract concept understanding
Yuet Ha (Angel) Leung Information literacy skills: Hong Kong primary teachers' perceptions of the role of the teacher librarian
Sarah Lewthwaite Accessibility and digital inclusion methodological developments in user involvement and participatory R=research: The use of technologies by adults with severe learning disabilities
Bo Man Wong Teachers' experience of using the online learning platform in the Vocational Training Council
Jessica Mason Narrative interrelation: A cognitive model of intertextuality and its application to the study of literature
Sherriden Masters Evaluating the impact of anonymity on classroom discussion
Matthew MCFall Exploring wonder and learning
Terry O'Brien Exploring the mappings between the symbolic and approximate number systems
Dimitrios Panagiotopoulos Drawing in anatomy education: Exploring its role in teaching and assessment
Cherry Poussa Designing and evaluating virtual persuasive agents in providing social support for web-based learning self-efficacy in nurse education
JingJing Ruan Teaching of Chinese intercultural communicative competence in UK secondary school contexts
Riad Saba Language learning in virtual worlds
Ipek Saralar How can technology enhanced learning improve Turkish middle school students’ understanding of three dimensional geometry?
Yin Juan Shao (Peggy) Mobile group blogging in learning
Carmen Tomás-García The role of text segmentation in authentic foreign language learning
Wang Tong E-Learners and learner support for tertiary english language online education in China
Marije Van Amelsvoort Collaborative argumentation based learning
Robert Whyte Designing computing interventions to support the development of children’s literacy skills
Ulises Xolocotzin Emotion understanding during computer-supported collaboration
Yang Yang Social software supported children's education out of school: Informality and transition of learning
Haci Yapici Using photography for stimulating children to develop a sense of cultural diversity through international school twinning
Xin Zhou  International teacher morale in China  


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