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Jane received a BSc. (Hons) degree in psychology in 1999 and was awarded her Ph.D in Social Psychology in 2004 from Glasgow Caledonian University. Her broad area of research is the psychology of internet behaviour (‘cyberpsychology’) and her research interests include computer-mediated communication (CMC), gender and language, online identities and self-presentation, social networking and learning and teaching in Higher Education. Jane worked in a variety of roles across the university following her doctoral studies including Elearning Support Tutor for Staff (School of Life Sciences), Academic Development Tutor (School of Health) and Research Fellow (Caledonian Academy) before taking up a full-time lectureship in the Department of Psychology in August 2007. She completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in 2010.
Currently teaching on the following courses:
Level 1 Psychology: An Introduction (Module Leader)
Level 3 Social Psychology (Lecturer)
Level 3 Personality and Individual Differences (Lecturer)
Level 4 Cyberpsychology (Module Leader)
CPD course in Cyberpsychology (GCU London and Glasgow)
Supervision of Honours-level dissertation projects (cyberpsychology/social psychology) and Level 3 Advanced Research Methods projects
Higher Education Academy Psychology Network funded project ‘Who-Wants-An-Interactive-Lecture: Embedding the use of personal response systems to enhance the student learning experience’ (with David Bell).
Caledonian Scholar Project – ‘Design, implementation and evaluation of a blended-learning module in Cyberpsychology’.
The Facebook Gender Gap: Femininity, Need for Affiliation and Compulsive Use (Pilot project with Dr Kerri McPherson).
Jane is also writing a book on ‘Cyberpsychology and Gender’ with Dr Sarah Williams (University of Southampton), which is scheduled for publication by Palgrave Macmillan in 2011.
Guiller, J. & McPherson, K. (in preparation). The Facebook gender gap: Femininity, need for affiliation and compulsive use. To be submitted to Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking.
Guiller, J. & Bell, D. (in preparation). Use of a Personal Response System to enhance the student learning experience of large lectures: Developing the ‘Clicker’ Attitudes Scale for Students (CASS). To be submitted to Learning and Instruction.
Guiller, J. (in preparation). "It’s a Girl!": Predicting Gender from Students’ Electronic Discourse. To be submitted to Computers in Human Behavior.
Francino, F. & Guiller, J. (in press). Is That Your Boyfriend? An experiential and theoretical approach to understanding gender-bending in virtual worlds. To be published in Peachey, A. & Childs, M. (Eds.). Reinventing Ourselves: Contemporary Concepts of Identity in Virtual Worlds, 2011, Springer.
Guiller, J., Ross, A. & Durndell, A. (2008). Peer interaction and critical thinking: face-to-face or online discussion? Learning and Instruction, 18, 187-200.
Trinder, K., Guiller, J., Margaryan, A., Littlejohn, A. & Nicol, D. (2008). Learning from Digital Natives: Bridging Formal and Informal Learning. Report for the Higher Education Academy.
Guiller, J., Durndell, A., Ross, A. & Thomson, K. (2007). Issues surrounding use of online discussion groups on traditional undergraduate psychology modules. Psychology Learning and Teaching, 6(2), 130-138.
Guiller, J. & Durndell, A. (2007). Students’ linguistic behaviour in online discussion groups: Does gender matter? Computers in Human Behavior, 23(5), 2240-2255.
Guiller, J. & Durndell, A. (2006). "I totally agree with you": Gender interactions in educational online discussion groups. Journal of Computer-Assisted Learning, 22(5). 368-381.
Recent Conference Presentations
Guiller, J. & Bell, D. (2010). Who-wants-an-interactive-lecture: Embedding use of personal response systems in large lectures. Paper presented at Psychology Learning and Teaching (PLAT) 2010, Edinburgh Napier University, July 2010.
Guiller, J. (2010). Students' avatar creation and experience of learning in a virtual world. Paper presented at Psychology Learning and Teaching (PLAT) 2010, Edinburgh Napier University, July 2010.
Bromby, M. & Guiller, J. (2010). A Rather Tasty Annotated Bibliography: IPR and other such tricky things. Paper presented at British and Irish Law, Education and Technology Association (BILETA), University of Vienna, Austria, March 2010.
Guiller, J. (2009). Student Performance and Strategies for Multiple Choice Assessment on an Introductory Psychology module. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference for the Teaching of Psychology, Vancouver, 24-26 July 2009.
Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society
Member of the British Psychological Society Social Psychology Section
Member of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Division 2)
Reviewer for British Journal of Educational Psychology, Psychology of Music, Learning and Instruction and Sex Roles
Member of the Psychology Ethics Sub-Committee
Member of the Psychology Academic Quality Committee
School of Life Sciences ELearning Representative
Invited member of the School of Life Sciences Learning Facilities Group
Member of the GCU Blended Learning Implementation Group (BLIG) and the School of Life Sciences rep on the Learning, Teaching and Development Working Group