Emma Asprey

Personal statement

Dr Emma Asprey is a Senior Lecturer in Education at BSU (1998-2002 and 2011-present) and leads computing and online learning on the PGCE. Her teaching focuses on the ways in which learning and teaching can be extended and enriched through the use of technology.

Her PhD (2019) "An investigation into the use of collaborative online documents to promote critical reflection in trainee teachers" investigated the nature of trainee teachers’ critical reflections in collaborative online reviews, the contribution made by interactions with a university tutor and the affordances of the technology used.

She has also carried out research into the impact of DCSF Computers for Pupils funding on children’s learning and lives and those of their families, published as video case studies on DVD (2007).

Emma is a member of the Bath Spa University Centre for Research in Scientific and Technological Learning and Education (CRiSTLE) research group which aims to inform and improve scientific and technological engagement across educational settings. She is also a member of a multidisciplinary team carrying out research into "The Learning Sciences in Initial Teacher Education – responding to the Core Content Framework' for the Wellcome Trust."

Academic qualifications

PhD, FHEA, Google Certified Teacher, MSc, BA (QTS).

Teaching specialism

Initial Teacher Education, Computing, Teachers as Researchers, Teaching in a Diverse Society.

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