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Dr Rebecca Nicholson

Lecturer

Department: Computer and Information Sciences

Rebecca Nicholson

Rebecca is a Lecturer in the School of Computer and Information Sciences.  Rebecca is interested in the use of technology in Education, specifically the potential of technology to support authentic and creative pedagogies.  Her work takes a participatory action research approach, collaboratively teaching, designing and evaluating technologies alongside teachers in the classroom.    

Rebecca’s current work examines the potential role of technology in supporting authentic and collaborative learning both in Computer Science and Medicine.  Past work has explored the role of technology to support authentic learning in the performing arts classroom. 

Rebecca is also interested in Music and Theatre technologies, particularly how to support teaching about and with these in the classroom.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Emergency Remote Education in Nigeria: Challenges and Design Opportunities, Nicholson, R., Strachan, R., Dele-Ajayi, O., Fasae, K. 19 Jan 2024, Proceedings of the CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’24), New York, US, ACM
  • The realities of evaluating educational technology in school settings, Venn-Wycherley, M., Kharrufa, A., Lechelt, S., Nicholson, R., Howland, K., Almjally, A., Trory, A., Sarangapani, V. 1 Apr 2024, In: ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction
  • Participatory Design Goes to School: Co-Teaching as a Form of Co-Design for Educational Technology, Nicholson, R., Bartindale, T., Kharrufa, A., Kirk, D., Walker-Gleaves, C. 29 Apr 2022, CHI '22, New York, US, ACM
  • Tangible Lighting Proxies: Brokering the Transition from Classroom to Stage, Nicholson, R., Kirk, D., Bartindale, T. 14 Feb 2021, Tangible Lighting Proxies: Brokering the Transition from Classroom to Stage, New York, NY, ACM


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