Dr Alison MacKenzie leads research under this theme which focuses on education in schools, further and higher education, and on how to improve educational opportunities and outcomes.
Our research encompasses issues relating to curriculum, pedagogy, assessment inclusion and identity and includes, for example, the effectiveness of literacy and numeracy programmes, peer tutoring and cooperative learning, teacher education, the nature of identity and authorship in higher education, teaching English to speakers of other languages, digital literacy studies, applied linguistics, children's rights and Applied Behaviour Analysis. As in other strands, research is informed by a diverse and innovative research methods and methodologies including random control trials, interventions and programme evaluations, participatory action research, writing practices and knowledge, and systematic reviews.
|Aimee Smith||Devon Ramey||Joe Allen||Mel Engman|
|Aoibheann Brennan-Wilson||Dina Belluigi||Karen Kerr||Nichola Booth|
|Alison MacKenzie||Ian Cantley||Karen Orr||Nicole Craig|
|Allen Thurston||Ian Collen||Karola Dillenburger||Pamela Cowan|
|Amanda Taylor-Beswick||Ibrar Bhatt||Katerina Dounavi||Patrick Stark|
|Andrew Biggart||Jannette Elwood||Laura Dunne||Sarah Miller|
|Caroline Linse||Ciara Keenan||Laura Lundy||Sheila McConnellogue|
|Carl Bagley||Jennifer Roberts||Liam O'Hare||Sultan Turkan|
|Catherine Storey||William McClune||Maria Cockerill||Sin Wang Chong|