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Luke K. Fryer

Associate Professor | Faculty of Education

Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

The University of Hong Kong

 

Phone:

(852) 3917 4774

Email:

LUKEFRYER @ YAHOO.COM

Address:

Centennial Campus | CPD 180

The University of Hong Kong 

Pokfulam Rd.

Hong Kong

 Motivation2Learn LAB

We address three central issues:

1. How students get interested at school.

2. How students' motivation and beliefs for learning can be sustainably supported.

3. Clarifying the strengths and weaknesses of educational technology.

 
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AIMS

Make interest research of greater practical use to educators by modelling the interconnections between specific classroom experiences and the development of students' personal interest in educational domains of learning. 

Key Project Outputs:

1. Fryer, L. K., Ainley, M. & Thompson, A. (2016). Modeling the links between students’ interest in a domain, the tasks they experience and their interest in a course: Isn’t interest what university is all about? Learning and Individual Differences. 50, 57-165.  do https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2016.08.011

2.  Fryer, L. K., Ainley, M., Thompson, A., Gibson, A., & Sherlock, Z. (2017). Stimulating and sustaining interest in a language course: An experimental comparison of Chatbot and Human task partners. Computers in Human Behavior, 75, 461-468. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.05.045

3. Fryer, L. K. & Ainley, M. (2019). Supporting interest in a study domain: A longitudinal test of the interplay between interest, utility-value, and competence beliefs. Learning and Instruction. 60, 252-262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2017.11.002

4. Fryer, L. K., Nakao, K. & Thompson, A. (2019). Chatbot learning partners: Connecting learning experiences, interest and competence. Computers in Human Behaviour. 93,279-289. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2018.12.023

5. Fryer, L. K. , & Bovee, H. N. (2020) Teaching for course interest. Studies in Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2020.1712692

Understanding and Supporting the Development of Interest in Classrooms
Learning Strategies Development

AIMS: 

 Expand current conceptions of students' learning strategies through novel research design/analyses and by integrating longstanding, overlapping models. 

Key Project Outputs:

1. Fryer, L. K. (2017). Building bridges: Seeking structure and direction for motivated learning strategy models. Educational Psychology Review. 29, 325-344. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10648-017-9405-7

2.  Fryer, L. K. (2017). (Latent) transitions to learning at university: A latent profile transition analysis of first-year Japanese students. Higher Education. 73, 519-537. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10734-016-0094-9     

3. Fryer, L. K. & Vermunt, J. D. (2018). Regulating approaches to learning: Testing learning strategy convergences across a year at university. British Journal of Educational Psychology. 88, 21-41. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12169

4. Fryer, L. K. &  Ginns, P. (2018). A reciprocal test of perceptions of teaching quality and approaches to learning: A longitudinal examination of teaching-learning connections. Educational Psychology. 8.1032-1049. https://doi.org/10.1080/01443410.2017.1403568.

5. Dinsmore, D. L., Fryer, L. K. & Parkinson, M. M. (2020). Handbook of strategies and strategic processing: Conceptualization, measurement, and analysis. New York: Routledge.

Learning with Bots

AIMS: 

Explore the growing (endless) potential of AI (bots) as learning partners.

Key Project Outputs:

 1. Fryer, L. K., & Carpenter, R. (2006). Bots as language learning tools. Language Learning and Technology, 10, 8-14. Permanent Online Location: llt.msu.edu/vol10num3/emerging/

2 .Fryer, L. K., Ainley, M., Thompson, A., Gibson, A., & Sherlock, Z. (2017). Stimulating and sustaining interest in a language course: An experimental comparison of Chatbot and Human task partners. Computers in Human Behavior, 75, 461-468. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.05.045

3. Fryer, L. K., Nakao, K. & Thompson, A. (2019). Chatbot learning partners: Connecting learning experiences, interest and competence. Computers in Human Behaviour. 93,279-289. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2018.12.023

4. Fryer, L. K., Thompson, A., Nakao, K., Howarth, M., & Gallacher, A. (2020). Supporting self-efficacy beliefs and interest as educational inputs and outcomes: Framing AI and Human partnered task experience. Learning and Individual Differences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2020.101850

5. Fryer, L. K., Coniam, D., Carpenter, R., and Lăpușneanu, D. (2020). Bots for language learning now. Language Learning and Technology. 24(3). 8–22. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10125/44719

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Faculty of Education,
The University of Hong Kong

The Centre for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
The University of Hong Kong