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Dr Jelena Popov
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  • Lecturer (Teaching)
  • IOE - Education, Practice & Society
  • UCL Institute of Education
My first degree is in Psychology. I am interested in how psychological concepts and ideas can be used in the real world to examine learning, work and creativity. I am particularly interested in socio-cultural and activity theory perspectives on learning and work. 
Research Summary
I am a Lecturer (Teaching) at UCL. My research interests include: 

- Learning at work and in informal contexts: learning in internships, transitions of young people to work, Ai-enabled learning of professionals and the impact of algorithm-based technologies on work

- Creativity and innovation in organisations and institutions and individuals across the lifespan 

- Practice-based perspectives on research methodology; research methods in applied fields such as Psychotherapy 

Teaching Summary

I am a module leader in the following modules: 


Creativity and Education (3rd year module) (2017- ongoing) 

How People Learn (1st year module)  (2018-2022) 


Introduction to Research Methods (2022 - ongoing)

Qualitative data analysis (2022 -ongoing)

Quantitative data analysis  (2022 -ongoing)

I am also a member of the senior leadership team on the BA Education, Society and Culture where I work on admission and marketing matters. 

01-OCT-2020 Lecturer (Teaching) EPS University College London, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2017 – 30-SEP-2020 Senior Teaching Fellow EPS University College London, United Kingdom
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