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University of Strathcyde
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3073–3079
In his keynote address to the 15th annual Ed-Media Conference, Larry Cuban criticised the policy on computers in schools. Cuban claimed that computers had made a minimal impact on teaching and learning and much of this impact re-enforced existing...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 12, No. 3 (2003) pp. 291–312
The Victorian period produced a diverse and rich range of historical source materials including census returns, photographs, film, personal reminiscences, music, cartoons, and posters. Recent changes to the history curriculum emphasise the...
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 33, No. 2 (June 2008) pp. 87–99
The momentum gathering behind authentic learning/critical skills raises fundamental issues concerning teaching and learning. This article discusses some of the more general arguments surrounding authentic learning with particular reference to an in...
Educational Media International Vol. 39, No. 3 (2002) pp. 307–15
Considers the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in the classroom and discusses the impact of five multimedia programs relating to themes within Scottish history on teaching and learning in Scottish elementary and secondary...
Connecting Authentic Activities with Multimedia to Enhance Teaching and Learning, an Exemplar from Scottish History
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 24, No. 2 (February 2010) pp. 21–27
Much of the current focus on maximizing the potential of ICT to enhance teaching and learning is on learning tasks rather than the technology. These learning tasks increasingly employ a constructivist, problem-based methodology especially one based...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2407–2410
Multimedia provides historians with a powerful tool to combine in one platform a wide range of primary and secondary sources. Evaluation of two CD ROMs used in Scottish Schools demonstrates that careful selection of these sources enhances both...
Helping Trainee Teachers Realize the Potential of Information and Communication Technology: A Case Study from Scottish History
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 4 (December 2010) pp. 435–456
Due to the paucity of software in subjects such as history, it can be difficult for teacher educators in countries with small education markets to provide a vision to trainee teachers as to how they might integrate information and communication...
Topics: Cognition, Training, Teachers, Literacy, Educational Technology, Multimedia, Software, Social Studies, Curriculum, Culture, Schools, Learning Objects, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Creativity, Classrooms, Databases, Middle School Education, Students
Auld Rekie and the Dear Green Place-How Multi-Media Helps Pupils Analyse Life in Victorian Edinburgh and Glasgow
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia
The Victorian period produced a diverse and rich range of historical source materials including census returns, photographs, film, personal reminiscences, music, cartoons and posters. Recent changes to the History curriculum emphasise the...
Journal of Interactive Media in Education Vol. 2009, No. 1 (2009)
The subject based curriculum attracts lively debate in many countries being accused of fragmenting teaching and learning, erecting artificial barriers and failing to teach the skills required in the twenty first century (Hazlewood 2005). Cross...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4152–4166
The impact of ICT on education has become a highly contentious area with both its theoretical base and impact increasingly questioned. Rather than discussing the actual impact on teaching and learning, educational administrators and politicians now...