Recent Doctoral Successes

Some of the recent PhD / D Couns Psych / DocEd successes by researchers associated with LANTERN

See below for listings of the researchers and their theses. There are also some subpages in this Former Students drop-down menu item.

Alphabetical Listing

  • Abbasi, Dalal (2016). The experiences of Saudi female teachers using technology in primary schools in Saudi Arabia. (PhD Education).
  • Al-Aji, Suha (2007). Second language acquisition and formal instruction: the case of third person singular. (PhD Education).
  • Alenaizi, Hussain (2016). Disability and Kuwaiti society: a critical realist approach to participatory research in contemporary Kuwaiti society. (PhD Education).
  • Al Otaibi, Hind (2009). The impact of using computers in EFL reading classrooms at COLT. (PhD Education).
  • Andrews, Jane (2005). Educating teachers in language testing and assessment on a master’s degree programme. (PhD Education). (see her professional profile).
  • Attia, Mariam (2011). Teacher cognition and the use of technology in teaching Arabic to speakers of other languages. (PhD Education). (Further details can be found under the heading Wider Membership).
  • Breen, Paul. (2014). Teachers in transition: Developing actions, knowledge, and practice in the EAP classroom. (PhD Education).
  • Chahal, Parneet  (2014). A narrative exploration of the lived experiences of street-connected young people in India. (Doctorate in Counselling Psychology).
  • Corcoran, Su (2016). Leaving the street? Exploring transition experiences of street connected children and youth in Kenya. (PhD Education).
  • Cudworth, Emily (2014). Making sense of breast cancer: narrative study. (Doctorate in Counselling Psychology).
  • Davies, Derek (2010). Exploring group learning in Higher Education using discourse analysis(Ed.D).
  • De Stefani, Magdalena (2012). Exploring the possible: Empowering English language teachers in provincial Uruguay through blended learning.  (PhD Education). (Further details can be found under the heading Wider Membership)
  • Dawson, Susan (2016). The language learning lives of English for Academic Purposes learners: from puzzlement to understanding and beyond in inclusive practitioner research. (PhD Education).
  • Echávarri, Jaime. (2016). ICT and education policies in developing contexts: The case of teachers in Mexico. (PhD in Development Policy and Management).
  • Fay, Richard (2004). Stories of emergent cultures of distance learning and collaboration: Understanding the CELSE-Hellenic Open University Project. (PhD Education). (Further details can be found in Richard’s profile in the LTE blog).
  • Fritz, Thomas (2007). The acquisition of stress by adult learners of English.  (PhD Education).
  • Halldórsdóttir, Tanya (2014).  Stories of our sister selves: How educated yemeni women experience the storylines available to them. (PhD Education).
  • Harvey, Lou (2014). Language learning motivation as ideological becoming: dialogues with six english-language learners. (PhD Education).
  • Hou, Helen (2012). Exploring the role of an online learning community in supporting preservice English language teacher’s school placement in a Chinese normal university. (PhD Education)
  • Hyo-shin Lee, Teresa (2003). The professional development of Korean English teachers in secondary schools through peer collaboration. (PhD Education).
  • Javier, Eljee. (2015).  Narratively performed role identities of visible ethnic minority, native English speaking teachers in TESOL. (PhD Education).
  • Kaneva, Dimitra (2015). Understanding the experiences and engagement of children labelled as having English as an additional language in different school contexts: The case of primary to secondary school transition. (PhD Education).
  • Kariotaki, Sophia (2013). Under the shadow of recession: a narrative study of young Greek graduates’ experience of recession. (Doctorate in Counselling Psychology)
  • Khadrah, Samar (2007). NS-NNS interactions during text-based synchronous computer-mediated communication.  (PhD Education).
  • Kostoulas, Achilleas (2014). A complex systems perspective on English Language Teaching: a case study of a language school in Greece. (PhD Education).
  • Lee, WooJoo (2009). Views and experiences of English language education for young learners in South Korea. (PhD Education).
  • Liu, Tzu-Hsuan (2009). Teachers’ narrative understandings of the Taiwanese Foreign English Teachers Recruitment Project. (PhD Education).
  • Motteram, Gary (2007). Crossing material boundaries: A cultural-historical case study of elearning materials development in China. (PhD Education). (Further details can be found in Gary’s profile in the LTE blog).
  • Mira, Ola (2004). The influence of socio-cultural background and literary experience on the reading of Egyptian postgraduate students of English.  (PhD Education).
  • Pérez-Gracia, Elisa (2016).  Implementation of the intercultural axis in CLIL primary education: assessment through teachers’ planning and textbooks.  (PhD Education).
  • Reraki, Maria (2015). Dyslexia friendly practices in Greek primary EFL classrooms.  (PhD Education).
  • Sangani, Abdul-Hamid (2009). How reflective practice impacts on English writing teachers in a particular context in Iran. (PhD Education).
  • Smith, Paul (2013). Academic literacy practices: plausibility in the essays of a diverse social science cohort. (PhD Education). (Further details can be found under the heading Wider Membership). 
  • Toledo, Gloria (2005). Factors that influence implementation of information and communication technology for English as a Foreign Language in a Mexican educational context.  (PhD Education).
  • Torres, Sandra (2006). Towards an understanding of the relationship between teachers? beliefs and their thinking about the use of generic tools in language education: three case studies in a Colombian context.  (PhD Education).
  • Zhou, Xiaowei (2010). A narrative exploration of the UK academic acculturation experiences of students from Mainland China. (PhD Education). (Further details can be found under the heading Wider Membership).
  • Zhu, Xiaomei (2003). Teacher development: Implications for English major reform in China for the 21st Century. (PhD Education).

Calendar listing

2016

Abbasi, Dalal (2016). The experiences of Saudi female teachers using technology in primary schools in Saudi Arabia. (PhD Education).

Alenaizi, Hussain (2016). Disability and Kuwaiti society: A critical realist approach to participatory research in contemporary Kuwaiti society. (PhD Education).

Corcoran, Su (2016). Leaving the street? Exploring transition experiences of street connected children and youth in Kenya. (PhD Education).

Dawson, Susan (2016). The language learning lives of English for academic purposes learners: From puzzlement to understanding and beyond in inclusive practitioner research. (PhD Education).

Echávarri, Jaime (2016). ICT and education policies in developing contexts: The case of teachers in Mexico. (PhD in Development Policy and Management).

Pérez-Gracia, Elisa (2016).  Implementation of the intercultural axis in CLIL primary education: assessment through teachers’ planning and textbooks. (PhD Education).

2015

Javier, Eljee. (2015).  Narratively performed role identities of visible ethnic minority, native English speaking teachers in TESOL. (PhD Education).

Kaneva, Dimitra. (2015). Understanding the experiences and engagement of children labelled as having English as an additional language in different school contexts: The case of primary to secondary school transition. (PhD Education).

Reraki, Maria (2015). Dyslexia friendly practices in Greek primary EFL classrooms. (PhD Education).

2014

Breen, Paul. (2014). Teachers in transition: Developing actions, knowledge, and practice in the EAP classroom. (PhD Education).

Chahal, Parneet  (2014). A narrative exploration of the lived experiences of street-connected young people in India. (Doctorate in Counselling Psychology).

Cudworth, Emily. (2014). Making sense of breast cancer: narrative study. (Doctorate in Counselling Psychology).

Halldórsdóttir, Tanya (2014).  Stories of our sister selves: How educated yemeni women experience the storylines available to them. (PhD Education).

Harvey, Lou (2014). Language learning motivation as ideological becoming: dialogues with six english-language learners. (PhD Education).

Kostoulas, Achilleas (2014). A complex systems perspective on English Language Teaching: a case study of a language school in Greece. (PhD Education).

 2013

Smith, Paul (2013). Academic literacy practices: plausibility in the essays of a diverse social science cohort. (PhD Education). (Further details can be found under the heading Wider Membership). 

Kariotaki, Sophia (2013). Under the shadow of recession: a narrative study of young Greek graduates’ experience of recession. (Doctorate in Counselling Psychology).

2012

De Stefani, Magdalena (2012). Exploring the possible: Empowering English language teachers in provincial Uruguay through blended learning (Further details can be found under the heading Wider Membership)

Hou, Helen (2012). Exploring the role of an online learning community in supporting preservice English language teacher’s school placement in a Chinese normal university. (PhD Education).

2011

Attia, Mariam (2011). Teacher cognition and the use of technology in teaching Arabic to speakers of other languages. (Further details can be found under the heading Wider Membership).

2010

Davies, Derek (2010). Exploring group learning in Higher Education using discourse analysis. (Ed.D)

Zhou, Xiaowei (2010). A Narrative exploration of the UK academic acculturation experiences of students from mainland China. (PhD Education). (Further details can be found under the heading Wider Membership).

2009

Al Otaibi, Hind (2009). The impact of using computers in EFL reading classrooms at COLT. (PhD Education).

Lee, WooJoo (2009). Views and experiences of English language education for young learners in South Korea. (PhD Education).

Liu, Tzu-Hsuan (2009). Teachers’ narrative understandings of the Taiwanese foreign English teachers recruitment project. (PhD Education).

Sangani, Abdul-Hamid (2009). How reflective practice Impacts on English Writing Teachers in a particular context in Iran. (PhD Education).

2007

Al-Aji, Suha (2007). Second language acquisition and formal instruction: The case of third person singular. (PhD Education).

Fritz, Thomas (2007). The acquisition of stress by adult learners of English. (PhD Education).

Khadrah, Samar (2007). NS-NNS interactions during text-based synchronous computer-mediated communication. (PhD Education).

Motteram, Gary (2007). Crossing material boundaries: A cultural-historical case study of elearning materials development in China. (PhD Education). (Further details can be found in Gary’s profile in the LTE blog).

2006

Torres, Sandra (2006). Towards an understanding of the relationship between teachers? beliefs and their thinking about the use of generic tools in language education: three case studies in a Colombian context. (PhD education).

2005

Andrews, Jane (2005). Educating teachers in language testing and assessment on a master’s degree programme. (PhD Education). (See her professional profile).

Toledo, Gloria (2005). Factors that influence implementation of information and communication technology for English as a Foreign Language in a Mexican educational context. (PhD Education).

2004

Fay, Richard (2004). Stories of emergent cultures of distance learning and collaboration: Understanding the CELSE-Hellenic Open University Project.  (PhD Education). (Further details can be found in Richard’s profile in the LTE blog).

Mira, Ola (2004). The influence of socio-cultural background and literary experience on the reading of Egyptian postgraduate students of English. (PhD Education).

2003

Hyo-shin Lee, Teresa (2003). The professional development of Korean English teachers in secondary schools through peer collaboration. (PhD Education).

Zhu, Xiaomei (2003). Teacher development: Implications for English major reform in China for the 21st Century.