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Dr Melissa Bond
10 Woburn Square
London
WC1H NS
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Appointment
  • EPPI-Reviewer Support Officer
  • IOE - Social Research Institute
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography

Melissa began working as an EPPI-Reviewer Support Officer at University College London in February 2020. Prior to this, she worked as a Research Associate as part of the ActiveLearn project at the University of Oldenburg, Germany, from 2017-2020. She successfully defended her PhD in July 2020, with the focus 'Facilitating student engagement through educational technology in K-12', supervised by Prof. Dr. Olaf Zawacki-Richter, receiving a Magna cum Laude. Melissa is also a Module Tutor in the Masters course 'Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods', as well as a Teaching Assistant in the online Master of Management of Technology Enhanced Learning course, offered by the University of Oldenburg.

Melissa studied a Bachelor of International Studies (History/Politics), a Diploma in Languages (German) and a Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) at the University of Adelaide, Australia. She worked for 10 years as a high school teacher in South Australia, predominantly of German, Humanities, English and IT, as well as a Coordinator of Humanities and Foreign Languages, Year 8 Coordinator and Acting Coordinator of IT. Melissa then completed a Graduate Certificate in eLearning from the University of New England, and graduated in 2016 with a Master of Education from the University of Adelaide. 

Melissa is a peer reviewer for many top journals, including Educational Research Review, Computers & Education, Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, British Journal of Educational Technology, Distance Education, eLeed Journal and the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Research Groups
Research Summary

Melissa is particularly interested in student engagement theory and the complex interplay of digital learning environments, teacher-student relationships, and learning activities. She is also particularly interested in systematic review methodology, international research collaboration, and the doctoral journey. She is currently working on the following projects:

  • IPPO online learning evidence snapshot
  • Mapping teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Educational technology and parent engagement in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • International collaboration in educational research
  • The experiences of women navigating doctoral education and motherhood (#DrMum)
  • EduArc: International Comparative Study of OER in distributed learning infrastructures

Teaching Summary

Current Courses
  • Teaching Assistant (Summer 2021/22) - Principles, Theory, and Practice of Technology Enhanced Learning (Masters course, University of Oldenburg)

Past Courses

  • Module Tutor (Autumn 2020) - Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods (Masters course, UCL)
  • Teaching Assistant (Winter 2020/21) - Principles, Theory, and Practice of Technology Enhanced Learning (Masters course, University of Oldenburg)
  • Instructor (June/July 2020) - Student Engagement and Digitalisation in Higher Education Mini Course
  • Teaching Assistant (Summer 2020) - Principles, Theory, and Practice of Technology Enhanced Learning (Masters course, University of Oldenburg)
  • Teaching Assistant (Summer 2019) - Principles, Theory, and Practice of Technology Enhanced Learning (Masters course, University of Oldenburg)
  • Teaching Assistant (Winter 2018/19) - Principles, Theory, and Practice of Technology Enhanced Learning (Masters course, University of Oldenburg)
  • Mentor (Summer 2018) - Foundations of Distance Education (Masters course, UMUC)

Academic Background
  DPhil   Carl von Ossietzky Universitat Oldenburg
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