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Hannah Lewis – Bath Spa University

Personal statement

Hannah is a Lecturer in Educational Psychology at Bath Spa University and Programme Lead for BSc Educational Psychology . She has previously taught across a range of psychology and education modules, predominantly focusing on areas of developmental psychology and additional learning needs. Hannah is proactive in creating an inclusive and accessible learning environment for all students and is passionate about delivering sessions that are engaging and contemporary.

She completed both her undergraduate and postgraduate study at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Her PhD research explored the use of video game technology in the classroom, specifically for learners with dyslexia. During this time, she also worked on a number of Welsh Government funded research projects. These projects have focused primarily on improving the student experience, covering topics such as imposter syndrome, student transitions and peer mentoring interventions.

Her current research interests broadly include emotional regulation and escapism in gaming, technology-based support for children with additional learning needs, and inclusive and accessible research methods.

Academic qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Education, Psychology and Special Educational Needs (1st class), Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • PhD Educational Psychology, Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Professional memberships

  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
  • British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
  • British Education Research Association (BERA)

Teaching specialisms

  • Educational Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Issues and debates in special education
  • Supporting learners with additional learning needs
  • Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Equality and diversity

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