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Doctoral student presents at Berlin Conference

Mar
03

Jamil

Jamilah Alamri is making an oral presentation at the prestigous AACE 'Global Conference on Learning and Technology' in Berlin.  Her paper is entitled '(In)formality in social media discourse: The case of Saudi higher education'

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Paper on Tree of Life

Jan
21

An international collaboration funded by the US National Science Foundation explores how museums represent evolution and made some suggestions for redesign based upon psychological research. This paper is available as open access.

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Personal Inquiry Paper

Dec
12

Journal of the Learning Sciences published as open access today our paper which summarises the ESRC TEL three year project on Personal Inquiry. It was a joint project between the LSRI and the Open University and many members of the LSRI were involved in this project. Its available here 

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Two New Doctors of Learning Sciences

Dec
08

A winter graduation today we saw two members of our community offically gain their doctorates - Congratulations to Dr Matthew McFall (Thesis: Using heritages and practices of wonder to design a primary-school based intervention)  and to Dr Terry O"Brien (Exploring the mapping beween the symblic and approximate number systems).

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Visiting Fellow in China

Oct
05

Charles Crook is collaborating with East China Normal University, having been awarded support from the China Ministry of Education to be a Visiting Scholar

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Key note at the Mahara conference

Jul
22

Gordon Joyes together with colleagues Judith Waite (University of Nottingham) and Lisa Gray (JISC) delivered the opening key note for the 2014 Mahara conference – this covered research into large scale implementation of e-Portfolios in the UK, Australia and New Zealand and research into the application of a toolkit for implementation at the University of Nottingham.

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LSRI Graduate Appointed to Lectureship

Jul
20

Congratulations to Natasa Lackovic (recent LSRI doctoral graduate) on her appointment to a Lectureship in Education at Lancaster University

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Paper in Learning and Instruction

Jun
21

A new paper co-authored by Shaaron Ainsworth published today. Nitz, S., Ainsworth, S. E., Nerdel, C., & Prechtl, H. (2014). Do student perceptions of teaching predict the development of representational competence and biological knowledge? Learning and Instruction, 31, 13-22. This paper resulted from a student exchange when Sandra Nitz visited Shaaron in the summer of 2011. The author accepted version is available here and the full version via the publisher.

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Keynote Address

May
19

Charles Crook was keynote speaker at the 18th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education

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Doctoral Student Sucess

May
12

Congratulations to Dimitrios Panagiotopoulos and Rafael De Albuquerque who have both recieved prizes from international organistions to attend Doctoral Workshops. Dimi will be attending the International Conference of the Learning Sciences in Boulder Colarado and Rafael will attend "Self-Regulation in the Digital World " In Tuebingen.

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