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Dr Lucy Oliver

Honorary Research Fellow

 

Overview

I am a member of the Graduate School of Education's Centre for Research in Writing and part of an interdisciplinary team investigating aspects of language and literacy development. My research interests include writers' composing processes and the teaching of writing - in particular, how and why writers revise, teachers' identities as writers, students' understandings about writing, collaborative writing strategies and digital practices.

Qualifications

PhD: Education (Exeter); MSc: Research Methods (Exeter); PGCE: English and Drama (Leeds); MA: English Language and Literature (Oxon).

Research group links

Research

Research interests

My research interests include writers' composing processes and the teaching of writing - in particular, how and why writers revise, teachers' identities as writers, students' understandings about writing, collaborative writing strategies and digital practices.

Research projects

2015-17 (Arts Council) Teachers as Writers: The Value of Writers' Engagement in the Education Context to Improve Outcomes for Pupils, with Prof. Debra Myhill and Dr Anthony Wilson in collaboration with the Arvon Foundation and the Open University.

2014-15 (Babcock) Ways with Words: Integrating Grammar within Writing, with Prof. Debra Myhill.

2014-15 (Hackney Learning Trust) Prospero’s Island: Evaluation of a Punchdrunk Theatre in Education Initiative, with Prof. Teresa Cremin (OU), Prof. Joan Swann (OU), Dr Angela Colvert (Roehampton).

2014-15 (Open University) Teachers as Writers: a Review of the Literature, with Prof. Teresa Cremin.

2013-14 (Education Endowment Fund) Choice and Control: Improving Writing through Embedded Attention to Grammar, with Prof. Debra Myhill, Dr Ros Fisher, Dr Susan Jones, Dr Anthony Wilson.

Teaching

Supervision / Group

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