Aishah Bakhtiar

Aishah Bakhtiar, PhD Candidate


Program: Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies, Learning and Development

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Research interests: Primary areas of research interest include motivation and emotion regulation in the context of both solo and collaborative learning. Related lines of research include developing and evaluating tools for supporting students working in a computer-assisted learning environment, and examining methods for capturing self- and socially- regulated learning.


Bakhtiar, A., Webster, E., & Hadwin, A.F. (2017). Regulation and Socio-Emotional Interactions in a Positive and a Negative Group Climate. Metacognition and Learning, 1-34.

Warren, K. L., Bakhtiar, A., Mulrooney, B., Raynor, G., Dodd, E., & Peterson, C. (2015). Adults’ Detection of Deception in Children: Effect of Coaching and Age for Children’s True and Fabricated Reports of Injuries. Behavioral sciences & the law, 33(6), 784-800.

Courage, M., Bakhtiar, A., Fitzpatrick, C., Kenny, S., & Brandeau, K. (2015). Growing up multitasking: The costs and benefits for young children, Developmental Review, 35, 5-41.

Thorpe, C.M., Hallett, D., Murphy, M., Fitzpatrick, C.L., & Bakhtiar, A. (2012). Interval time place learning in young children. Behavioural Process, 91, 198- 201.

Selected Conference Presentations

Bakhtiar, A., Hadwin, A.F., Milford, T., & Edwards, R. (2017). Measuring Collaboration Challenges and We-I Dimension using a Collaborative Assessment Tool. Paper presented at the meeting of European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction. Tampere, Finland.

Starcheski, S., Davis, S.K., Bakhtiar, A., Webster, E., Miller, M., & Hadwin, A.F. (2017). Processes and targets of regulation in online collaborative assessments. Paper presented at the meeting of Canadian Society for the Study of Education. Toronto, Canada.

Bakhtiar, A., Hadwin, A., & Miller, M. (2016). Examining the role of perceptions of self and team motivation on individual knowledge contribution during collaboration. Paper presented at the meeting of EARLI Metacognition Special Interest Group. Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Hadwin, A., Webster, E., Bakhtiar, A., Caird, H. (2015). Challenges in teamwork: Examining the effects of four different planning scripts. Paper presented at the meeting of European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction. Limassol, Cyprus.

Bakhtiar, A., Hallett, D., & Fitzpatrick, C.L. (2013, June). Motivational characteristic differences between procedural and conceptual fraction learners. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(4), 276.

Hallett, D., Payne, S., Bakhtiar, A., & Fitzpatrick, C. (2012, June). LeFevre/Robinson Symposium: The varying relations between mathematical ability and working memory. Speech presented at the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Sciences. Kingston, ON. Canada.


2017 Term Sessional Lecturer Scholarship $1,500
2017 EARLI Mentoring Grant in Oulu, Finland EUR 2,000
2017 Anne McLaughlin Legacy Scholarship $1,225
2017 Robert Brock Swailes Memorial Scholarship $10,000
Nominated Vanier CGS Scholarship (University Nominated)
2014-2016 University of Victoria Graduate Award $20, 500
2011-2013 Memorial University of Newfoundland Graduate Award $16,000
2008-2011 Malaysian Government Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship $75,000
2011 Canadian Psychological Association Certificate of Academic Excellence  
2011 Bill McKim Best Honours Thesis Award  
2011 Memorial University Faculty of Science Dean’s List  
2011 Memorial University International Undergraduate Academic Excellence $3,000
Nominated Chancellor’s Leadership Undergraduate Award Nominee (Final 5)
2011 Silver Medal – Volunteer Incentive Program
2010 Memorial University International Student of the Year $1,500
2009 Sunshine Award for Exceptional Service to International Student Community at Memorial University
2007 International Student Admission Scholarship $3,000

Places I’ve been (partly for attending a conference)


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