Allen Thurston

Professor

  • Room 02.007 - 20 College Green

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

20042019
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Research Output 2004 2019

2019
interdependence
classroom
Group
self-regulation
self-esteem
1 Citation (Scopus)
smoking
school grade
school
student
arms control
primary school
assistant
research planning
diagnostic
comprehension

Protocol: An efficacy randomized controlled trial of Reciprocal Reading in high schools

Cockerill, M., Thurston, A. & Taylor, A., 25 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Educational Research. 97, p. 99-106 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school
comprehension
assistant
research planning
literacy
Open Access
File
Social Environment
Smoking
imidazole mustard
Northern Ireland
Logistic Models
PISA study
gender
school
economics
statistics

Using cooperative learning in reading to promote academic talk with students aged 12-16 years old

Thurston, A. & Cockerill, M., 01 Jan 2019, Promoting academic talk in schools: Global practices and perspectives . Gillies, R. (ed.). Routledge, p. 98-111 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

cooperative learning
student
classroom
learning
school
cooperative learning
school grade
literacy
student
tutor
2018
Open Access
File
Information Storage and Retrieval
Cerebral Palsy
Pain
Population
Opioid Analgesics

Pain medication dispensed for persons with cerebral palsy: a population-based data-linkage study

Garcia Jalon, E., Maguire, A., Perra, O., Kerr, C., Gavin, A., O'Reilly, D. & Thurston, A., Mar 2018, p. 30. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Information Storage and Retrieval
Cerebral Palsy
Neurology
Medicine
Pain

Peer Tutoring Manual (2018)

Thurston, A. & Cockerill, M., Mar 2018, 6th ed. Queen's University Belfast. 44 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
interdependence
data analysis
cooperative learning
classroom
teacher

Video-based interventions for promoting positive social behaviour in children with autism spectrum disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Keenan, C., Thurston, A. & Storey, C., 2018, (In preparation) The Campbell Collaboration.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Zippy's Friends Evaluation report and executive summary

Sloan, S., Gildea, A., Miller, S. & Thurston, A., May 2018

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
evaluation
pupil
coping
methodology
teacher

How a Concept Map-based Self-regulated Learning Tool Can Be Used In Statistics Education: A Case Using ANOVA

Filiz, M., Thurston, A. & Miller, S., 2017, (Accepted).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

education statistics
learning
student
analysis of variance
website
1 Citation (Scopus)
school
teachers' behavior
cooperative learning
social behavior
self-regulation
Open Access
File
Randomized Controlled Trials
Education
Publications
Professional Education
Quality of Health Care

Using Randomised Controlled Trials in Education

Connolly, P., Biggart, A., Miller, S., O'Hare, L. & Thurston, A., Jul 2017, Sage. 200 p. (BERA/SAGE Research Methods in Education)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

education
coverage
innovation
teacher
science

Using Spaced Learning for Secondary Science Exam Revision: A Design and Feasibility Study of the SMART Spaces Programme

O'Hare, L., Stark, P., McGuinness, C., Thurston, A., Biggart, A. & Gittner, A., 01 Nov 2017, ICERI2017 Proceedings: 10th Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation Seville, Spain. IATED, p. 1573 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Video-based interventions for promoting positive social behaviour in children with autism spectrum disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Keenan, C., Thurston, A. & Urbanska, K., 03 Apr 2017, The Campbell Collaboration 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
File
Open Access
File
Western Europe
development project
commissioned research
threat
school
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
kindergarten
elementary school
tutor
comprehension
inclusion

Peer tutoring: Cross-age Paired Reading

Thurston, A. & Cockerill, M., 01 Sep 2016, 4th ed. Belfast: Queen's University Belfast. 35 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Open Access
File
teacher
1 Citation (Scopus)
primary school
smoking
cancer
evaluation
school

Talk of the Town: Evaluation Report and Executive Summary

Thurston, A., Roseth, C., O'Hare, L., Davison, J. & Stark, P., May 2016, Education Endowment Foundation. 72 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Texting Parents: Evaluation Report and Executive Summary

Miller, S., Davison, J., Sloan, S., Gildea, A. & Thurston, A., 14 Jul 2016, Education Endowment Foundation. 81 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
school
cooperative learning
1 Citation (Scopus)

Improving Fidelity to Treatment During Randomised Controlled Trials in Schools by Engaging Teachers in the Design Process during a Developmental Study

Cockerill, M. & Thurston, A., 2015, Collaborative Learning: Developments in Research and Practice. Gillies, R. M. (ed.). Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

teacher
school
reform
school reform
subscription

Peer assisted learning in health education.

Thurston, A., Feb 2015, Evidence-based Education in the Health Professions: Promoting best practice in the learning and teaching of students. London: Radcliffe, p. 251-274 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

health promotion
learning
learning success
costs
interaction

Physically Active Lessons: Evaluation Report

Miller, S., Gildea, A., Sloan, S. & Thurston, A., Mar 2015, Belfast: The Centre for Effective Education. 47 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Reciprocal Peer Tutoring in Irish Medium Schools

Thurston, A. & Thurston, C., Jun 2015, Belfast: Queen's University Belfast. 12 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
mathematics
school
Teaching
teacher
learning
3 Citations (Scopus)
File
family therapy
social research
therapist
grant
justice
parents
evaluation
interdependence
social development
2014

A Pilot Study of Reciprocal Peer Tutoring in Irish Medium Schools

Thurston, A. & Keenan, C., 01 Nov 2014, Belfast: Queen's University Belfast. 12 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
mathematics
school
media education
teacher
primary school

Cross-age tutoring in kindergarten and elementary school settings: a systmeatic review and meta-analysis

Shenderovich, Y., Thurston, A. & Miller, S., 16 Jun 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Meta-Analysis
Reading
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Program Development
Mathematics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Disability, power and equality in the school

Thurston, A., 2014, In : International Journal of Disability, Development and Education. 61, 2, p. 105-107 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Evaluations of Elementary Science Programs: A Best-Evidence Synthesis

Slavin, R. E., Lake, C., Hanley, P. & Thurston, A., Sep 2014, In : Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 51, 7, p. 870-901 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

science
evaluation
evidence
cooperative learning
Teaching

Improving Reading and Math Achievement Across a Whole District

Thurston, A., Tymms, P., Merrell, C. & Conlin, N., Jul 2014, Proven Programs in Education: Classroom Management and Assessment. Corwin, p. 116 120 p. 5

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Meta-analysis of the influence of experimental design on effect size in peer tutoring outcomes in elementary, middle and high school settings.

Thurston, A., Zeneli, M., Roseth, C. J. & Miller, S., 05 Apr 2014, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

school
cooperative learning
2 Citations (Scopus)
Reading
school
teaching practice
Health Services Accessibility
Aptitude