Dr Elena Zaitseva

Teaching and Learning Academy




Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Russia, PhD, Education Technology
Novosibirsk State University, Russian Federation, MA, History and Japanese Language


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

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

Journal article

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 TA, Zaitseva E, Cui V. 2014. A Longitudinal Study of Employability in a UK Outdoor Education Degree Programme using Fresher and Graduate Identities. Studies in Higher Education, DOI Author Url

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 Author Url

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, 2 :131-143 DOI


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

Internet publication

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


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 Publisher Url

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 Publisher Url

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 Publisher Url

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

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)

Conference publication

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

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 . Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, 4th IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES :735-737 DOI Author Url

Research Grants Awarded:

Explorance Faculty Grant Award, Exploring students’ perceptions of the inclusive curriculum: a student-staff collaborative research project on challenging the white curriculum, Phil Carey, Denise Lee, Emma Smith, Grant value (£): 10410, Duration of research project: 8 months. 2021

Explorance Faculty Grant Award, Bringing student voice to evaluation: using Q Methodology for creating a student-led question bank, Anna Law, Grant value (£): 10000, Duration of research project: 8 months. 2019

Advance HE, Exploring correlation between HEA accreditation and institutional UKES results, Grant value (£): 1000. 2016

HEFCE, Vice Chancellors Strategic Excellence Initiative: Harnessing Effective Engagement with Engagement Data, Clare Milsom, Virendra Mistry, Grant value (£): 25000, Duration of research project: 11 months. 2015

HEA, Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey: analysis of free text comments, Clare Milsom, Grant value (£): 12000, Duration of research project: 3 months. 2015

Other invited event:

Research workshop ‘BIG QUALIDATA: Tackling Analysis of Very Large Volumes of Qualitative Data in Social Science Research’, National Centre for Research Methods (University of Edinburgh), Invited talk ‘Uncovering ‘hidden’ discourses in student feedback with automated semantic analysis’ http://www.sociology.ed.ac.uk/events/other_events/2015_2016/big_qualidata_tackling_analysis_of_very_large_volumes_of_qualitative_data_in_social_science_research. 2016

Economic and Social Analysis Unit Research Seminar, Economic and Social Analysis Unit, Liverpool, Semantic analysis of large textual data sets.. 2015

Pedagogic Research Study Day, University of Northumbria, Invited talk: 'Making sense of student satisfaction: a longitudinal analysis of NSS open text comments using concept mapping software’. 2013