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Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (March 2005) pp. 127–139
It is often claimed that computers have the potential to engage and motivate children in ways that conventional classroom teaching does not. Children are assumed to have a natural aptitude and enthusiasm for computers; and the Internet is seen to...
‘No one in our family ever went to college’: Parents’ orientations towards their children’s post-secondary education and future occupations
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 93, No. 1 (2019) pp. 13–22
This article presents an analysis of parents’ expectations and aspirations regarding their children’s education and future occupations. Drawing on interviews with parents from disadvantaged communities in Ireland, we consider parents’ perceptions of ...