Sarah K. Davis, PhD Student

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Program: Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies

Research interests: Self-regulated learning, mental health, learning analytics, student success, measurement and evaluation

Dissertation topic: Examining how university students leverage self-regulated learning to optimize their mental health around academic tasks

Email address: skdavis(at)uvic.ca

 Publications


Edwards, R. L., Davis, S.K., Hadwin, A.F., & Milford, T.M. (2017). Using predictive analytics in a self-regulated learning university course to promote student success. Proceedings of the Seventh International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference      (pp. 556-557). New York: ACM.

Davis, S.K. (2016). Uncommon women: Pirates. Fremont, CA: Scobre Educational

Conference Presentations


Davis, S. K., Edwards, R. L., Miller, M. & Aragon, J. (2018, Mar). Considering context and comparing methodological approaches in implementing learning analytics at the University of Victoria. Practitioner extended abstract presented at the 2018 Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference, Sydney, Australia. View the video of this session.

Davis, S. K., Edwards, R. L., Miller, M., Aragon, J. & Starcheski, S. J. (2018, Feb). The role of instructors in using learning analytics to support student success. Paper presented at the 2018 Educational Developers Caucus Conference, Victoria, B.C.

Edwards, R.L., Davis, S.K., Hadwin, A.F., & Milford, T.M. (2017, Aug). Exploring factors in student engagement that predict low versus high academic performance. Paper presented at the European Association of Research in Learning in Instruction, Tampere, Finland, 2017.

Davis, S.K., Edwards, R.L., Hadwin, A.F., & Milford, T.M. (2017, May). An exploratory study of a trimodal distribution of student achievement in an undergraduate self-regulated learning course. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference – Canadian Educational Research Association division, Toronto, Ontario.

McCardle, L.D., Davis, S.K., & Hadwin, A.F. (2017, May). Self-regulated learning in response to challenge: Between-person differences in authentic tasks. Paper presented at Canadian Society for the Study of Education –  Canadian Association for Educational Psychology division, Toronto, Ontario.

Starcheski, S. J., Davis, S.K., Bakhtiar, A., Webster, E., Hadwin, A.F. (2017, May). Processes and targets of regulation in online collaborative assignments. Part of Promoting Adaptive Regulation in Collaborative Learning Contexts Symposium presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of  Education – Canadian Association for Educational Psychology division, Toronto, Ontario.

Edwards, R. L., Davis, S.K., Hadwin, A.F., & Milford, T.M. (2017, Mar). Using contextualized predictive analytics in a self-regulated learning university course to promote student success. Poster Session at the Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Davis, S.K. (2017, Mar). Mental health and learning. Graduate Student Mixer at Ideafest, Victoria, BC.

Bahktiar, A., & Davis, S.K. (2016, Aug). Capturing students’ adaptation in SRL processes over time using a self-report and event-based measure. Poster Session at the International Conference on Motivation, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Davis, S.K. (2016, Aug). Examining how mental health affects self-regulated learning in adolescence. Presentation at the International Conference on Motivation PhD Summer School on Motivation and Emotion, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Davis, S.K. (2016, May). Examining the relation between subthreshold anxiety and self-regulated learning. Round table session at the Canadian Committee of Graduate Students in Education at Congress, Calgary, AB.

Forthcoming Contributions


BOOK CHAPTERS (2)

Davis, S. K. & Hadwin, A. F. Mental health and well-being & self-regulated learning: An integrated approach for university student success. In E.N. Gonida & M. Lemos (Eds.) Motivation in education at a time of global change: Theory, research, and implications for practice, Vol. 20. Emerald Press (Chapter in preparation).

 Hadwin, A.F., Davis, S.K., Bakhtiar, A., & Winne, P. H. Academic challenges as opportunities to learn to self-regulate learning. (Chapter in preparation).

CONFERENCE POSTERS AND PRESENTATIONS (4)

Hadwin, A. F., Bakhtiar, A.P, & Davis, S. K. Promoting and researching SRL as strategic and adaptive responses to new situations and challenges. Paper accepted to present as part of An Integrative and Comparative Analysis of Approaches to Developing Undergraduates’ Learning Skills Symposium at the 2018 American Educational Researchers’ Association conference in New York, USA.

 Davis, S. K., Hadwin, A. F., & Sharma, P. A self-regulated learning approach to optimizing mental health around academic challenges. Paper accepted to present as part of Current Approaches to Research on Mental Health and Learning Symposium at the 2018 annual meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education – Canadian Association for Educational Psychology division, Regina, Saskatchewan.

Webster, E., Hadwin, A. F., & Davis, S. K. Planning and emotion regulation during collaborative tasks. Paper accepted to present as part of Processes Matter? Exploring the Role of Motivation and Emotions in the Process of Learning Symposium at the 2018 biannual meeting of the International Conference on Motivation, Aarhus, Denmark.

Davis, S. K., Hadwin, A. F., & Edwards, R. L. Self-regulated learning and mental health in university students. Poster presentation accepted to present at the 2018 biannual meeting of the International Conference on Motivation, Aarhus, Denmark.

 MANUSCRIPTS (5)

Bakhtiar, A., Hadwin, A.F., Milford, T., & Davis, S.K. Does social loafing matter? Examining efficacy beliefs and task participation in online collaboration (Manuscript submitted).

McCardle, L.D., Davis, S.K., & Hadwin, A.F. Self-regulated learning in response to challenge: Between-person differences in authentic tasks. (Manuscript submitted).

Mittelmeier, J., Edwards, R. L., Davis, S. K., Nguyen, Q., Murphy, V., Brummer, L., & Rienties, B. “A double-edged sword. This is powerful, but it could be used destructively”: Perspectives of early career researchers on learning analytics (Manuscript submitted).

Davis, S.K., Edwards, R. L., Hadwin, A.F., & Milford, T.M.  Is success the opposite of failure? Exploring differences in student achievement in an undergraduate learning to learn course.  (Manuscript in preparation).

Edwards, R. L., Davis, S. K., Hadwin, A. F., & Milford, T. M., Exploring factors in student engagement that differentiate between low and high academic performance. (Manuscript in preparation).

Awards


2017

2017

2017

2017

2015-2018

$3 950

$1 300

Recommended

$200

$15 000

Ian Cameron Scholarship in Educational Measurement & Evaluation
Don Knowles Memorial Scholarship

SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship National Competition

Canadian Educational Research Association Student Travel Award

UVic Graduate Award

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