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Professor Sally Barnes

Sally is a quantitative researcher with an interest in how appropriate technology can be used to enhance the learning process in both face-to-face and at a distance scenarios.

Research keywords

learning process, technology, child language, language acquisition, impact of technology on the classroom, teaching process, computer supported collaborative learning, distance education,


  • Sally has research links with the Instituto Informatica Educativa at the Universidad de la Frontera in Temuco Chile. Bristol and Temuco have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to try and develop their Masters programmes into a linked joint effort. The Instituto is responsible for running Enlaces the Chilean educational network.

Learned societies &
professional bodies

  • British Educational Research Association.
  • British Psychological Society (Graduate Member).