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Biography

Dr Tracii Ryan is a Research Fellow in the Faculty of Education at Monash University. With a background in psychology, Tracii’s research interests broadly relate to the motivations and outcomes associated with new media use. 

Tracii’s PhD thesis presented a mixed methods exploration of Facebook addiction, focusing primarily on potential pathways and symptoms. She has also presented and published research relating to:

 

  • Individual differences and preferences for social media use
  • The positive and negative aspects of social media use in adolescents
  • Uses and abuses of social media
  • Online research methods
  • The use of virtual worlds in higher education

 Tracii is currently working on research projects assessing the impact of assessment feedback.

Research area keywords

  • Social Media
  • New Media
  • Psychology
  • Personality
  • Individual Differences
  • Education
  • Technology use

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Research Output 2011 2019

Beyond the Iron Triangle: improving the quality of teaching and learning at scale

Ryan, T., French, S. & Kennedy, G., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Studies in Higher Education. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Conditions that enable effective feedback

Henderson, M., Phillips, M., Ryan, T., Boud, D., Dawson, P., Molloy, E. & Mahoney, P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Higher Education Research and Development. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Fear of missing out is associated with disrupted activities from receiving smartphone notifications and surface learning in college students

Rozgonjuk, D., Elhai, J. D., Ryan, T. & Scott, G. G., Oct 2019, In : Computers and Education. 140, 7 p., 103590.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Feedback modes matter: Comparing student perceptions of digital and non-digital feedback modes in higher education

Ryan, T. A., Henderson, M. & Phillips, M. D., 1 May 2019, In : British Journal of Educational Technology. 50, 3, p. 1507-1523 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Identifying the impact of feedback over time and at scale: opportunities for learning analytics

Ryan, T., Gašević, D. & Henderson, M., 2019, The Impact of Feedback in Higher Education: Improving Assessment Outcomes for Learners. Henderson, M., Ajjawi, R., Boud, D. & Molloy, E. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 207-223

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Prizes

Faculty of Education Grantstarter Award

Tracii Ryan (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2014 2019

  • 28 Peer review responsibility

International Health (Journal)

Tracii Ryan (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Child Development (Journal)

Tracii Ryan (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Higher Education (Journal)

Tracii Ryan (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Information, Communication and Society (Journal)

Tracii Ryan (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

The Educational and Developmental Psychologist (Journal)

Tracii Ryan (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Press / Media

In defence of technology in schools

Kelly-Ann Allen & Tracii Ryan

11/06/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature

Students want digital feedback

Tracii Ryan, Michael Henderson & Michael Phillips

24/04/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature

Year 12 students log off as exams loom

Tracii Ryan

15/10/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Women rejected these men on dating apps — then the abuse started

Tracii Ryan

22/08/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Facebook associated with social insecurity

Tracii Ryan

17/01/17

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment