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Durham University

School of Education

Staff Profile

Dr Louise Gascoine

Assistant Professor in the School of Education

Contact Dr Louise Gascoine

Affiliate of the Durham University Evidence Centre for Education

Biography

Louise has a mixed method research background and her interests focus on metacognition, pupil views of learning and wellbeing in education. She is also interested in systematic reviewing and the evaluation of educational interventions. Louise is currently Principal Investigator on an EEF funded evaluation of ReflectED that spans both the University of York and Durham University. 

Louise graduated from the University of St Andrews with MA Honours Geography in 2005. After gaining SEN school based experience and completing a Certificate in Psychology, she trained to teach secondary Geography at Newcastle University (QTS, 2008). She then completed her M.Ed in Practitioner Enquiry (part-time) with distinction, whilst teaching in a wide variety of school settings in North East England. Louise was awarded a Durham Doctoral Studentship for PhD study in the School of Education (completed 2016), her PhD focussed on developmental trends in metacognitive awareness using Pupil Views Templates (PVTs) and included a systematic review of methods used to measure or assess metacognition.

Supervises

Research Projects

Publications

Journal Article

Chapter in book

  • Wall,K., Higgins,s., Hall,E. & Gascoine, L. (2018). What does learning look like? A mixed methods approach to the analysis of cartoon story boards to investigate student perceptions of learning something new. In Good Question: Arts-based Approaches to Collaborative Research with Children and Youth. Emme,M. & Kiova,A The Canadian Society for Education through Art. 211-228.
  • Wall, K., Higgins, S., Hall, E. & Gascoine, L. (2017). What does learning look like? Using cartoon story boards to investigate student perceptions (from 4 to 15) of learning something new. In Good Question: Arts-based Approaches to Collaborative Research with Children and Youth. Emme, Michael & Kirova, Anna Victoria, BC: The Canadian Society for Education through Art. 211-227.

Book review

  • Mitchell, C. (2012). Doing Visual Research. International Journal of Research & Method in Education 35: 326-328.

Conference Paper

Report