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Teaching and Learning Academy

Dr Elena Zaitseva

Dr Elena Zaitseva

Telephone: 0151 231 8672



Zaitseva E, Milsom C. 2016. In their own words: Analysing students’ comments from the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey

Thompson S, Zaitseva E. 2014. Reward and Recognition: Student Led Teaching Awards Report Reward and Recognition: Student Led Teaching Awards Report

Journal Articles

Drysdale M, McBeath M, Johansson K, Dressler S, Zaitseva E. 2015. Psychological Attributes and Work-Integrated Learning: An International Study Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning,

Stott T, Zaitseva E, Cui V. 2014. Stepping back to move forward? Exploring Outdoor Education students' fresher and graduate identities and their impact on employment destinations STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION, 39 :711-733 >DOI >Link

Zaitseva E, Milsom C, Stewart M. 2013. Connecting the dots: Using concept maps for interpreting student satisfaction Quality in Higher Education, 19 :225-247 >DOI

Yorke M, Zaitseva E. 2013. Do cross-sectional student assessment data make a reasonable proxy for longitudinal data? ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION, 38 :957-967 >DOI >Link

Vinson D, Nixon S, Walsh B, Walker C, Mitchell E, Zaitseva E. 2010. Investigating the relationship between student engagement and transition Active Learning in Higher Education, 11 :131-143 >DOI

Internet Publications

Zaitseva E, Stewart M. 2014. Triangulation in institutional qualitative data analysis: clarity from viewing through multiple lenses?


Milsom C, Stewart M, Yorke M, Zaitseva E. 2014. Stepping Up to the Second Year at University Academic, Psychological and Social Dimensions Milsom C, Stewart M, Yorke M, Zaitseva E. Routledge 9781317564980


Zaitseva E, Clifford E, Nixon S, Deja E, Murphy A. 2011. Communication as Performance: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Staff-Student Partnerships Little S. Staff-Student Partnerships in Higher Education :123-138 Continuum Intl Pub Group. London 9781441187154

Whatley J, Zaitseva E, Zakrzewska D. 2008. Student Motivation in International Collaboration: To Participate or Not to Participate?. Orvis KL, Lassiter ALR. Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning: Best Practices and Principles for Instructors Information Science Publishing. Hershey • New York 978-1-59904-753-9

Bell F, Zaitseva E, Zakrzewska D. 2007. Evaluation: A Link in the Chain of Sustainability Lambropoulos N, Zaphiris P. User-centered design of online learning communities :186-214 IGI Global. Information Science Publishing, London 9781599043586

Whatley J, Bell F, Shaylor J, Zaitseva E, Zakrzewska D. 2005. CAB - Collaboration across Borders: Peer Evaluation for Collaborative Learning Eli B. Cohen . Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology 2 :33-48 Informing Science Press. Informing Science Institute, Santa Rosa, California, 95409 USA 9788392233701

Zaitseva E, Darwent S, Thompson S. Implications for student support Stepping up to the Second Year at University: Academic, psychological and social dimensions (Research into Higher Education)

Zaitseva E, Milsom C, Stewart M. Shifting perspectives Stepping up to the Second Year at University: Academic, psychological and social dimensions (Research into Higher Education) :24-38

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Bell F, Keegan H, Zaitseva E. 2008. Designing virtual student mobility E O'Doherty . The Fourth Education in a Changing Environment Conference :59-67

Zaitseva E, Bell F, Whatley J. 2004. International educational collaboration: Student reactions to peer evaluation at a distance Kinshuk X, Looi CK, Sutinen E, Sampson D, Aedo I, Uden L, Kahkonen E. IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES, PROCEEDINGS, 4th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies :735-737 >DOI >Link

Engagement & Impact

Other invited event:

Title of event: Pedagogic Research Study Day, Location: University of Northumbria, Description: Invited talk: 'Making sense of student satisfaction: a longitudinal analysis of NSS open text comments using concept mapping software’

Title of event: Economic and Social Analysis Unit Research Seminar, Location: Economic and Social Analysis Unit, Liverpool, Description: Semantic analysis of large textual data sets.

Title of event: Research workshop ‘BIG QUALIDATA: Tackling Analysis of Very Large Volumes of Qualitative Data in Social Science Research’, Location: National Centre for Research Methods (University of Edinburgh), Description: Invited talk ‘Uncovering ‘hidden’ discourses in student feedback with automated semantic analysis’