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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.

Keywords

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

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Research Output 2011 2019

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

Social comparison orientation mediates the relationship between neuroticism and passive Facebook use

Rozgonjuk, D., Ryan, T., Kuljus, J. K., Täht, K. & Scott, G. G., 2019, In : Cyberpsychology: journal of psychosocial research in cyberspace. 13, 1, 19 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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The challenges of feedback in higher education

Henderson, M., Ryan, T. & Phillips, M., 5 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

What makes for effective feedback: staff and student perspectives

Dawson, P., Henderson, M., Mahoney, P., Phillips, M., Ryan, T., Boud, D. & Molloy, E., 2 Jan 2019, In : Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. 44, 1, p. 25-36 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Conditions that support effective assessment feedback in higher education

Henderson, M., Ryan, T., Phillips, M., Boud, D., Dawson, P., Molloy, E. & Mahoney, P., 2018, Research and Development in Higher Education: (Re)Valuing Higher Education. Wache, D. & Houston, D. (eds.). Hammondville NSW Australia: Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, Vol. 41. p. 92-101 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Faculty of Education Grantstarter Award

Tracii Ryan (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2014 2019

  • 27 Peer 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

International Health (Journal)

Tracii Ryan (Peer reviewer)
2019

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

Computers and Education (Journal)

Tracii Ryan (Peer reviewer)
2018

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

Press / Media

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

Women neglect families to check Facebook status, says expert.

Tracii Ryan

19/11/16

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment