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

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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

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

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
92 Downloads (Pure)
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4 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)
2018
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7 Citations (Scopus)
300 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

2017
Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
214 Downloads (Pure)
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)
213 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. & Urbanska, K., 03 Apr 2017, The Campbell Collaboration 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
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288 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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7 Citations (Scopus)
529 Downloads (Pure)
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
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12 Citations (Scopus)
211 Downloads (Pure)
2015
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3 Citations (Scopus)
586 Downloads (Pure)
2014

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

1 Citation (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

47 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Counselling for sight loss: Using systematic case study research to build a client informed practice model

Thurston, M., McLeod, J. & Thurston, A., May 2013, In : British Journal of Visual Impairment. 31, 2, p. 102-122 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Risks to patient confidentiality when communicating health information to blind and partially sighted patients.

Thurston, A. & Thurston, M., 2013, In : Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development. 24, 1, p. 22-40 18 p., 24(1).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Outcomes and process in reading tutoring

Topping, K. J., Thurston, A., McGavock, K. & Conlin, N., 01 Sep 2012, In : Educational Research. 54, 3, p. 239-258 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Cooperative learning in science: Intervention in the secondary school

Topping, K. J., Thurston, A., Tolmie, A., Christie, D., Murray, P. & Karagiannidoud, E., 01 Apr 2011, In : Research in Science and Technological Education. 29, 1, p. 91-106 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Improving attainment across a whole district: school reform through peer tutoring in a randomized controlled trial

Tymms, P., Merrell, C., Thurston, A., Andor, J., Topping, K. & Miller, D., Sep 2011, In : School Effectiveness and School Improvement. 22, 3, p. 265-289 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Peer tutoring in reading in Scotland: Thinking big

Topping, K., Miller, D., Thurston, A., Mcgavock, K. & Conlin, N., 01 Apr 2011, In : Literacy. 45, 1, p. 3-9 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Cooperative Learning in Science: Follow-up from primary to high school

Thurston, A., Topping, K. J., Tolmie, A., Christie, D., Karagiannidou, E. & Murray, P., Mar 2010, In : International Journal of Science Education. 32, 4, p. 501-522 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Peer tutoring in reading: The effects of role and organization on two dimensions of self-esteem

Miller, D., Topping, K. & Thurston, A., 2010, In : British Journal of Educational Psychology. 80, 3, p. 417-433 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Social effects of collaborative learning in primary schools

Tolmie, A. K., Topping, K. J., Christie, D., Donaldson, C., Howe, C., Jessiman, E., Livingston, K. & Thurston, A., Jun 2010, In : Learning and Instruction. 20, 3, p. 177-191 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Citations (Scopus)

Socio-emotional effects of the transition from sight to blindness,

Thurston, M., Thurston, A. & McLeod, J., 2010, In : British Journal of Visual Impairment. 28, 2, p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Tutoría entre iguales recíproca y virtual para la mejora de habilidades lingüísticas en español e inglés

Duran, D., Blanch, S., Thurston, A. & Topping, K., 01 May 2010, In : Infancia y Aprendizaje. 33, 2, p. 209-222 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2009

A randomized trial of paired tutoring in elementary schools: effects on self-esteem

Miller, D., Topping, K. & Thurston, A., 01 Jan 2009, In : Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. 1, 1, p. 1645-1647 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

International on-line reciprocal peer tutoring to promote modern language development in primary schools

Thurston, A., Duran, D., Cunningham, E., Blanch, S. & Topping, K., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Computers and Education. 53, 2, p. 462-472 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Supporting group work in Scottish primary classrooms: Improving the quality of collaborative dialogue

Christie, D., Tolmie, A., Thurston, A., Howe, C. & Topping, K., 01 Mar 2009, In : Cambridge Journal of Education. 39, 1, p. 141-156 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Effects of continuing professional development on group work practices in Scottish primary schools

Thurston, A., Christie, D., Howe, C. J., Tolmie, A. & Topping, K. J., 01 Jan 2008, In : Journal of In-service Education. 34, 3, p. 263-282 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of group work training on science attainment in rural and urban schools

Thurston, A., Topping, K. J., Christie, D., Donaldson, C., Howe, C. J., Jessiman, E., Livingston, K. & Tolmie, A., 01 Jan 2008, In : Research in Science and Technological Education. 26, 1, p. 31-45 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Group work in elementary science: Towards organisational principles for supporting pupil learning

Howe, C., Tolmie, A., Thurston, A., Topping, K., Christie, D., Livingston, K., Jessiman, E. & Donaldson, C., 01 Oct 2007, In : Learning and Instruction. 17, 5, p. 549-563 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Citations (Scopus)
2004
24 Citations (Scopus)