Jean Underwood, formally Reader in Education at Leicester University, is now Professor of Psychology at Nottingham Trent University. She is currently co-editor of Computers & Education. She has worked for last three decades on the identifying the cognitive and social factors that facilitate and inhibit effective learning with and through digital technologies. This research has been partially funded under a number of UK-based national research initiatives and includes investigation into the value of integrated learning systems for numeracy and literacy learning; the impact of broadband connectivity on effective use of technology in schools and homes; and currently the impact of digital technologies on personalised learning. She has conducted similar studies with colleagues across Europe.
Underwood, J. (2003). Student Attitudes towards Socially Acceptable and Unacceptable Group Working Practices. British Journal of Psychology, 94, 319-337.
Ainsworth, S., Major, N. Underwood, J. & Grimshaw, S. (2003). REDEEM: Simple Intelligent Tutoring Systems from Usable Tools. In T. Murray, S. Blessing and S.Ainsworth, (eds.) Authoring Tools for Advanced Technology Learning Environments. Netherlands: Kluwer Academic, 1-26
Underwood, J. D.M. & Szabo, A (2004) Academic offences and e-learning: Individual propensities in cheating. British Journal of Educational Technology, 34 (4), 467-478.
Underwood, J. D.M.. & Dillon, G. (2004) Maturity Modelling: A framework for capturing the effects of technology. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 13 (2), 213-224.
Calcatterri, A., Antoinetti, A. & Underwood, J. (2004) Stylistic differences in surfing a history hypermedia. Computers & Education, 44(4), 441-458.
Underwood, J. D.M. (2005). Novice and expert performance with a dynamic control task: Scanpaths during a computer game. In G. Underwood (ed.) Cognitive Processes in Eye-Guidance. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Underwood, J. Banyard, P. & Twiner, A. (2006) Do enhanced communications technologies inhibit or facilitate self-regulated learning? European Journal of Education, 41(3/4), 473-490.
Underwood, J.D.M. (2007). Rethinking the Digital Divide. European Journal of Education, 42(2), 213-222
Underwood, J.D.M. (2007). Learning through digital technologies. BJEP Monograph Series II, 5, 1-10.
Underwood, J.D.M., Banyard, P.E. & Davies, M.N.O. (2007). Students in Digital Worlds: Lost in Sin City or Reaching Treasure Island? BJEP Monograph Series II, 5, 83-99.
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