Allen Thurston

Professor

  • Room 02.007 - 18-20 College Green - Block 20

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I would be interested in supervising students working in the area of cooperative learning, peer tutoring and improving literacy for students aged 3-18 years old.

20042020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

An efficacy randomized controlled trial of Reciprocal Reading in secondary schools

Thurston, A., Cockerill, M., Chiang, T-H., Taylor, A. & O'Keeffe, J., 03 Jun 2020, (Accepted) In : International Journal of Educational Research. p. 1-27 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

An efficacy randomized controlled trial of Reciprocal Reading in secondary schools: Scientific report

Thurston, A., Cockerill, M., Taylor, A., Chiang, T-H. & O'Keeffe, J., 01 Jun 2020

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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2 Downloads (Pure)

The influence of social relationships on outcomes in mathematics when using peer tutoring in elementary school

Thurston, A., Roseth, C., Burns, V. & Topping, K., 03 Jun 2020, (Accepted) In : International Journal of Educational Research Open. 100004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019
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1 Citation (Scopus)
28 Downloads (Pure)

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

The importance of social environment in preventing smoking: an analysis of the Dead Cool intervention.

Badham, J., McAneney, H., Dunne, L., Kee, F., Thurston, A. & Hunter, R. F., 28 Aug 2019, In : BMC Public Health. 19, 7 p., 1182.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
92 Downloads (Pure)

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)

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4 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
2018
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182 Downloads (Pure)

Peer Tutoring Manual (2018)

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

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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7 Citations (Scopus)
300 Downloads (Pure)
45 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
214 Downloads (Pure)

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

2 Citations (Scopus)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
213 Downloads (Pure)
352 Downloads (Pure)

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

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

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288 Downloads (Pure)
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160 Downloads (Pure)
88 Downloads (Pure)
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7 Citations (Scopus)
529 Downloads (Pure)

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

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832 Downloads (Pure)
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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12 Citations (Scopus)
211 Downloads (Pure)

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)

1 Citation (Scopus)

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)

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

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3 Downloads (Pure)
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3 Citations (Scopus)
586 Downloads (Pure)
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

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142 Downloads (Pure)

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