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International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2011) pp. 60–71
Little attention has been paid to the role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in enabling schools to work together in joint enterprise partnerships. This article reports on a school-based enterprise initiative which involved both primary...
European Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 29, No. 2 (May 2006) pp. 145–161
This paper reports on the evaluation of a major programme which is using telecommunications to link teachers and pupils both across the political boundary between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and across the boundaries of "mainstream" ...
Computers & Education Vol. 29, No. 4 (1997) pp. 153–161
Computer conferencing can aid in conflict resolution by developing discourse skills. This article examines conflict resolution and computer conferencing as a channel for discourse and describes three computer conferences involving secondary school...
Building Bridges Online: Issues of Pedagogy and Learning Outcomes in Intercultural Education Through Citizenship
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 86–94
This article indicates that there are four key drivers for school-based use of collaborative software; a. The speed at which ‘social software’ has been taken up by young people outside school which has led some educationists to review the potential...
College Quarterly Vol. 18, No. 1 (2015)
In this paper the authors will review research on international projects which have used communications technologies, primarily email and web-based video conferencing, to bring learners together across geographic, political, religious and cultural...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 866–871
Government Departments of Education in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland emphasise the need to integrate ICT into the schools' curriculum. The training of teachers and student teachers is vital to the success of this integration. This...
ELT Journal Vol. 53, No. 4 (1999) pp. 270–79
Explores the results obtained from using a computer network for real-time synchronous discussion in a course for students of English as a foreign language. Found that computer conferencing had noticeable effects on students' motivation for language...
European Journal of Education Vol. 48, No. 1 (March 2013) pp. 178–192
Countries with similar levels of economic development often implement different education ICT policies. Much of the existing research attributes such differences to economic and political factors. In this paper, we examine the development of ICT...
"Whatever You Say, Say Nothing": Student Perceptions of Online Learning and Community in Northern Ireland
Irish Educational Studies Vol. 31, No. 4 (2012) pp. 451–465
While there has been extensive research on online communities of enquiry, little work has been done on the extent to which cultural factors can inhibit student participation. In this study of a "blended" model of learning in which students attended...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1796–1799
The right to information mediated through technology was highlighted by the World Summit on the Information Society and the resulting October 2006 consultation on e-learning hosted by UNESCO, which will now coordinate this action line. E-learning...
Irish Educational Studies Vol. 24, No. 1 (March 2005) pp. 105–118
The Laptop Integration in Teacher Education project provided laptop computers for a cohort of students undertaking a one-year Initial Teacher Training course at the University of Ulster for the award of Post Graduate Certificate in Education. The...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 3 (July 2014) pp. 1–18
This article reports on a school-based ICT initiative, called Dissolving Boundaries (DB) which links primary, (pupils aged 5-11), post-primary (pupils aged 12-18) and special schools (pupils aged 5-18) in partnerships across the border between...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2545–2547
Abstract: The internet has made it much easier to get to know cultures different from our own. But is this really happening? Are we just mixing with more people similar to ourselves? Should intercultural or multicultural courses be part of academic...
The Global Classroom: Advancing Cultural Awareness in Special Schools through Collaborative Work Using ICT
European Journal of Special Needs Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (June 2004) pp. 225–240
This paper reports research on cross-national collaboration through Information and Communications Technology (ICT) within the statutory curricula of 10 special schools in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Working in north-south paired...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 19, No. 3 (October 2010) pp. 327–343
Research on the place of digital collaborative learning in schools has established its extensive use for the provision of online courses (Stevens, 2007), for learning within schools (Orech, 2009) and as a means of promoting inter-cultural education (...