University of the West of Scotland

Publications

Liz Boyle's Recent Publications

Journal Papers

Boyle, E., Connolly, T.M, Hainey, T., Hancock, F. and Boyle, J. (accepted). "Engagement in digital entertainment games: a systematic review", Computers and Human Behaviour.

Hainey, T., Connolly, T.M., Stansfield, M.H., and Boyle, E.A. (2011). "The Differences in Motivations of Online Game Players and Offline Game Players: A Combined Analysis of Three Studies at Higher Education Level", Computers and Education, Vol. 57, Issue 4, pp. 2197-2211.

Hainey, T., Connolly, T.M., Stansfield, M.H., and Boyle, E.A. (2011). "Evaluation of a Games to Teach Requirements Collection and Analysis in Software Engineering at Tertiary Education Level", Computers and Education, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp 21-35.

Boyle, E.A., Connolly, T.M. and Hainey, T. (2011). "The Role of Psychology in Understanding the Impact of Computer Games", Entertainment Computing, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 69-74.

Boyle, E., Connolly, T.M., MacArthur, E., Hainey, T., Hancock, F. and Boyle, J. (submitted). "Engagement in computer games: a literature review", Media Psychology.

Connolly, T.M., Boyle, E., MacArthur, E., Hainey, T., Hancock, F. and Boyle, J. (submitted). "Games-based Learning: a literature review", Computers and Education.

Connolly, T.M., Boyle, E.A., Stansfield, M.H., and Hainey, T. (2006) "The Potential of Online Games as a Collaborative Learning Environment" , Journal of Advanced Technology for Learning(accepted). [Abstract]

Duff, A., Boyle, E. A. & Dunleavy, K. (2004). Personality, approach to learning, emotional intelligence, work attitude and academic performance of psychology students in higher education. Personality and Individual Differences, 36, 8, 1907-1920.

Boyle, E. A., Duffy, T. and Dunleavy, K. (2003). The validity of Vermunt"s inventory of learning styles in a Scottish Higher education setting. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 73, 267-290.

Boyle, E. A., Anderson, A. H., & Newlands, A. (1994) The Effects of Visibility on Dialogue and Performance in a Cooperative Problem Solving Task. Language and Speech, 37, 1, 1-20.

Totterdell, P and Boyle, E (1990). The evaluation of adaptive systems. In D Browne, P Totterdell and M Norman (Eds.) Adaptive User Interfaces, 161‑194, Academic Press: London.

Totterdell, P, Boyle, E, Mayes, T and McEachen, P (1989). Designing for user benefit ‑ a methodological cautionary tale. Ergonomics, 32 (11), 1469‑1482.

Edited Books

Connolly, T.M., Stansfield, M.H. and Boyle, E. (Editors) (2009). "Games-based Learning Advancement for Multisensory Human Computer Interfaces: Techniques and Effective Practices". IGI Global Publishing: Hershey. ISBN: 978-1-60566-360-9.

Edited Chapters in Books

Hainey, T., Connolly, T.M., Stansfield, M., and Boyle, E.A. (2011). "The Use of Computer Games in Education: A Review of the Literature". In Handbook of Research on Improving Learning and Motivation through Educational Games: Multidiciplinary Approaches (Eds: Felicia, P.). Idea-Group Publishing: Hershey. ISBN: 1609604954.

Hainey, T., Connolly, T.M., Stansfield, M., and Boyle, E.A. (2011). "ARGuing for multilingual motivation in Web 2.0: an evaluation of a large-scale European pilot". In Handbook of Research on Improving Learning and Motivation through Educational Games: Multidiciplinary Approaches (Eds: Felicia, P.). Idea-Group Publishing: Hershey. ISBN: 1609604954.

Boyle, E. and Connolly, T.M. (2009). "Games for Learning: Does Gender Make a Difference?". Games-based Learning Advancement for Multisensory Human Computer Interfaces: Techniques and Effective Practices (Eds: Connolly, T.M., Stansfield, M.H. and Boyle, E.). Idea-Group Publishing: Hershey. ISBN: 978-1-60566-360-9.

Conference Papers

Hainey, T., Connolly, T.M., Boyle, E. and Stansfield, M.H. (2011). "Motivations for Playing Computer Games in Relation to Gender: A Comparative Analysis of Three Studies at Higher Education", 5th European Conference on Games-based Learning (ECGBL), 20-21 October 2011, Athens, Greece.

Hainey, T., Connolly, T.M., Boyle, E. and Stansfield, M.H. (2011). "Motivations for Playing Computer Games at Tertiary Education Level: A Comparison of Further Education and Higher Education Computing Students", 5th European Conference on Games-based Learning (ECGBL), 20-21 October 2011, Athens, Greece.

Hainey, T., Connolly, T.M., and Boyle, E.A. (2010). "The Differences in Motivations of Online-Game Players and Off-Line Game Players: A Combined Analysis of 3 Studies at Higher Education Level", 4th European Conference on Games-based Learning (ECGBL), 21-22 October 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Hainey, T., Connolly, T.M., and Boyle, E.A. (2010). "A Refined Evaluation Framework for Games-based Learning", 4th European Conference on Games-based Learning (ECGBL), 21-22 October 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Hainey, T., Connolly, T.M., and Boyle, E.A. (2010). "Motivations for playing computer games in relation to learner types: an analysis of two studies at Further Education Level", 4th European Conference on Games-based Learning (ECGBL), 21-22 October 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Hainey, T., Connolly, T.M., and Boyle, E.A. (2009). "Development and evaluation of a game to teach requirements collection and analysis in software engineering at tertiary education level", 3rd European Conference on Games-based Learning (ECGBL), 12-13 October 2009, Graz, Austria.

Hainey, T., Connolly, T.M., and Boyle, E.A. (2009). "A Survey of Students' Motivations for Playing Computer Games: A Comparative Analysis of Three Studies in Higher Education", 3rd European Conference on Games-based Learning (ECGBL), 12-13 October 2009, Graz, Austria.

Boyle, E. and Connolly, T.M. (2008). "A Review of Explanations of Enjoyment in Playing Computer Games", 2nd European Conference on Games-based Learning (ECGBL), 16-17 October 2008, Barcelona, Spain.

Connolly, T.M., Boyle, E. and Hainey, T. (2007). "A Survey of Students' Motivations for Playing Computer Games: A Comparative Analysis", 1st European Conference on Games-based Learning (ECGBL), 25-26 October 2007, Paisley, Scotland.

Connolly, T.M., Boyle, E., and Hainey, T. (2006) "Can Computer Games Motivate Next Generation Learners" A Survey of Students' Reasons for Playing Computer Games", 10th International Conference of Motivation, 28-30 September 2006, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany. [Abstract].

Connolly, T.M., Boyle, E., Stansfield, M.H. and Hainey, T. (2006) "Can Computer Games Help Next Generation Learners" A Survey of Students' Reasons for Playing Computer Games", 13th International Conference of the Association of Learning and Teaching ALT-C 2006: the next generation, 5-7 September 2006, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Abstract]

Boyle, E. A. & Anderson, A. (2004) Achievement goals, cognitive and meta-cognitive strategy use and academic performance in British students. BPS Scottish Conference in Pitlochry, December 2004.

Boyle, E. A. & Anderson, A. (2004) Achievement goals, cognitive and meta-cognitive strategy use and academic performance in British students. International Conference on Motivation. Lisbon, September 2004.

Susilowati, K., Boyle, E. & MacLaren, I. (2004) An Investigation of Students" Reflectivity in Online Discussion Forums. presentation ALT-C 2004: Blue skies and pragmatism - learning technologies for the next decade, at the Association for Learning Technology, Exeter, September.

MacLabhrainn, I., Susilowati, Boyle, E. (2004) CPD by e-Learning: the challenge of reflective practice & assessment, presentation ALT-C 2004: Blue skies and pragmatism - learning technologies for the next decade, at the Association for Learning Technology, Exeter, September.

Roberts, S., Boyle, E. A. & Terras, M. (2004) Reading abilities of dyslexic students in Higher Education. 6th British Dyslexia Association Conference, University of Warwick.

Boyle, E. A. & Anderson, A. (2003) Achievement goals, cognitive and meta-cognitive strategy use and academic performance in British students. BPS Scottish Conference in Perth, December 2003.

Boyle, E. A., MacDonald, J. Aked, J. Main, D. & Dunleavy. K. (2003) Thinking styles and social problem solving. ELSIN Conference, Hull. July 2003.

Duff, A, Boyle, E. A., and Dunleavy, K. (2002) Personality, approach to learning, emotional intelligence, work attitude and academic performance of psychology students in higher education. Presentation at the ELSIN 2002 Conference on Learning Styles. Ghent, June2002.

Duffy, T. Boyle, E and Dunleavy, K. (2002) Identification of appropriate aspects of ASSIST to be included in a "Motivational Interview" approach. Presentation at the ELSIN 2002 Conference on Learning Styles. Ghent, June2002.

Boyle, E. A., Duff, A and Dunleavy, K. (2002) The relationship between Learning Style, Personality and Academic Performance of Social Science Students in Higher Education. Presentation at the 10th International Conference on Thinking in June 2002

Duff, A., Boyle, E. A., and Dunleavy, K. (2002) Personality, approach to learning, emotional intelligence, work attitude and academic performance of psychology students in higher education. Presentation at the ELSIN 2002 Conference on Learning Styles. Ghent, June2002.

Duffy, T. Boyle, E and Dunleavy, K. (2002) Identification of appropriate aspects of ASSIST to be included in a "Motivational Interview" approach. Presentation at the ELSIN 2002 Conference on Learning Styles. Ghent, June2002.

Boyle, E. A., Duffy, T and Dunleavy, K. Changes in Learning Style in Higher Education. European Congress of Psychology, July 2001.

Boyle, E. A., Duffy, T and Dunleavy, K. (2001) CFA of Vermunt"s Inventory of Learning Styles. International Conference on Communication, Problem-solving and Learning, June 2001.

Boyle, E. A., Duffy, T and Dunleavy, K. A comparison of Entwistle"s and Vermunt"s learning styles inventories. The British Psychological Society Centenary Conference, March 2001.

Boyle, E. A., Duffy, T. and Dunleavy, K. (2000) The validity of Vermunt"s inventory of learning styles in a Scottish Higher education setting. The British Psychological Society Conference, April 2000.

Boyle, E. A. (1999) Employability Skills in Higher Education. in Conference Proceedings, University of Paisley, 3rd Enterprise and Learning Conference, Nov, 1999.

Boyle, E. A. and Mooney, H. (1999) Attitudes to learning and the internet in Higher Education. Conference Proceedings: Pegg 99: Intelligent Computer and Communications Technology. July 1999.

Reports

Kelly, B., Boyle, E. and Truswell, E. (2003) Learning for all: creating an inclusive classroom environment. Report funded by North Lanarkshire Council Education Department.

Boyle, E. A., Gilhooly, M., Lightbody, P., Caldwell, S. and Nicholson, K. (1998) A Curricular Audit of Health Promotion in a Glasgow Secondary School.