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Dr Sarah Eagle

Dr Sarah Eagle

Dr Sarah Eagle
BA(Oxon), MSc(Bath), PhD(Bristol)

Research Associate
Senior Teaching Associate

Office 3.15a
Helen Wodehouse Building,
35 Berkeley Square, Clifton BS8 1JA
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3314159

Research summary

I am particularly interested in learning in informal contexts, and my doctoral research explored young children's experience with interactive digital technologies in the home. I drew on theories that put human communication at the heart of learning: my take on technologies is that they are designed artefacts that can support, or extend, or provide a context for human communication.

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Biography

I am a member of teaching staff at the Graduate School of Education, with particular responsibility for dissertation support for students studying for a Masters in Psychology of Education.

My academic career begain with a degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford, after which I carried out some research into quality of life of people with learning difficulties moving from long-stay hospitals into ordinary homes in Bolton, Lancashire. The research inspired me to apply for a postgraduate course in Housing Management at the University of Bristol. After some years in housing (in Housing Associations and small voluntary organisations ...

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Selected publications

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