Dr Tracii Ryan is a Research Fellow at the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (Melbourne CSHE) at The University of Melbourne. Her research expertise bridges the disciplines of education and psychology.
Since 2011, she has been actively researching in two key areas: teaching and learning in higher education and the psychological outcomes of technology use. Tracii received her PhD in Psychology in 2015, and her thesis presented a mixed methods study of Facebook addiction. In her role with the Melbourne CSHE, Tracii conducts and manages various higher education-related research projects and activities, in areas such as technology-enhanced learning, self-regulated learning, assessment and feedback, student wellbeing, and graduate researcher experience and outcomes. She also co-supervises several graduate researchers, with projects focused on student engagement in online learning and cultural diversity experiences in higher education.
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Fear of missing out is associated with disrupted activities from receiving smartphone noti..
Feedback modes matter: Comparing student perceptions of digital and non-digital feedback m..
Identifying the impact of feedback over time and at scale: Opportunities for learning anal..
Displaying the 31 most recent scholarly works by Tracii Ryan.
The importance and meaning of session behaviour in a MOOC
PG de Barba, D Malekian, EA Oliveira, J Bailey, T Ryan, G Kennedy
Journal article | 2020 | Computers & Education
One of the main challenges for online learners is knowing how to effectively manage their time. Highly autonomous settings, such a..
Fear of missing out is associated with disrupted activities from receiving smartphone notifications and surface learning in college students
D Rozgonjuk, JD Elhai, T Ryan, GG Scott
Journal article | 2019 | Computers & Education
© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Digital technologies, such as smartphones and tablets, can be useful in academic settings by allowing browsing..
Feedback modes matter: Comparing student perceptions of digital and non-digital feedback modes in higher education
Tracii Ryan, Michael Henderson, Michael Phillips
Journal article | 2019 | British Journal of Educational Technology
Assessment feedback is increasingly being provided in digital modes, from electronic annotations to digital recordings...
A cross-disciplinary evaluation of digitally recorded feedback in higher education
M Phillips, T Ryan, M Henderson
Conference Proceedings | 2019 | ASCILITE 2017 - Conference Proceedings - 34th International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education
Research demonstrates that assessment feedback created using audio, video, and screencast recordings can offer advantages over tex..
Social comparison orientation mediates the relationship between neuroticism and passive Facebook use
Dmitri Rozgonjuk, Tracii Ryan, JK Kuljus, K Täht, Graham G Scott
Journal article | 2019 | Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace
Passive Facebook use, which involves engaging in non-socially orientated behavioron the popular social networking site,..
How Social Are Social Media? A Review of Online Social Behaviour and Connectedness
T Ryan, KA Allen, DLL Gray, DM McInerney
Journal article | 2017 | Journal of Relationships Research
The use of social media is rapidly increasing, and one of the major discussions of the 21st century revolves around how the use of..
Multimodal feedback is not always clearer, more useful or satisfying
M Phillips, M Henderson, T Ryan
Conference Proceedings | 2016 | ASCILITE 2016 - Conference Proceedings - 33rd International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education: Show Me the Learning
Feedback comments on summative assessment tasks are an important part of students’ learning experience. Recently, researchers have..
Multidiscipline role-play in a 3D virtual learning environment: Experiences with a large cohort of healthcare students
M McDonald, T Ryan, J Sim, J James, P Maude, S Scutter, D Wood
Conference Proceedings | 2012 | ASCILITE 2012 - Annual conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Tertiary Education