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International Journal on School Disaffection Vol. 4, No. 2 (2007) pp. 14–21
How welcome parents and carers feel at their children's school seems likely to have a significant influence on the degree to which they and their children engage with its educational programme. The ethos of the school and the nature of the classroom ...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 26, No. 8 (November 2010) pp. 1583–1591
The proliferation of instruments reporting learning/cognitive style with school pupils is of particular interest, because most research on them focuses on applications in higher education, training and the adult workplace, where criticisms of their...
International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Vol. 3, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 53–70
Digital technology is able to modify deep-rooted views (Martin & Vallance, 2008) and facilitate identity articulation (Bers, 2001). During adolescence young people are developing their personal identity framed through the context of family, friends...
Does Instructional Format Really Matter? Cognitive Load Theory, Multimedia and Teaching English Literature
Educational Research and Evaluation Vol. 18, No. 2 (2012) pp. 125–152
This article reports a quasi-experimental study on the effects of multimedia teaching and learning in English Literature--a subject which places high cognitive load on students. A large-scale study was conducted in 4 high-achieving secondary schools ...
Educational Research and Evaluation Vol. 20, No. 7 (2014) pp. 592–621
This critical and reflective literature review examines international research published over the last decade to summarise the different kinds of measures that have been used to explore cognitive load and critiques the strengths and limitations of...
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Vol. 5, No. 2 (Aug 13, 2012)
Many educational institutions make use of assessment schemes based on an ordered hierarchy of cognitive activity, where the judgments of educators on the learning progress of students are expressed using marks or grades. These have high face...
The impact of synchronous inter-networked teacher training in Information and Communication Technology integration
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 1 (August 2008) pp. 34–53
This paper summarises the outcomes of research that recorded and interpreted change in pre-service teachers’ pedagogical beliefs when immersed in unique synchronous networked collaboration. The pre-service teachers were involved in the design and...
Learning spaces, tasks and metrics for effective communication in Second Life within the context of programming LEGO NXT Mindstorms™ robots: towards a framework for design and implementation.
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Vol. 3, No. 1 (Apr 29, 2010)
Science education is concerned with the meaningful pursuit of comprehension, knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts and processes. In Vygotskian social\u2010constructivist learning, personal interpretation, decision-making and community...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 155–159
Higher education has begun transitioning from a traditional emphasis on the delivery of content (the Instructional Paradigm) to the more demanding goal of creating powerful learning environments that meet the needs of a diverse student community ...
Designing Effective Spaces, Tasks and Metrics for Communication in Second Life Within the Context of Programming LEGO NXT Mindstorms™ Robots
International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Vol. 1, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 20–37
Science education is concerned with the meaningful pursuit of comprehension, knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts and processes. In Vygotskian social constructivist learning, personal interpretation, decision-making and community...
Simulating Apprenticeship Using Multimedia in Higher Education: A Case from the Information Systems Field
Interactive Technology and Smart Education Vol. 12, No. 2 (2015) pp. 137–154
Purpose: This paper aims to report on a project aimed at using simulation for improving the quality of teaching and learning modeling skills. More specifically, the project goal was to facilitate the students to acquire skills of building models of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4585–4594
This paper describes the development of a new methodology for learning design. Our approach is predicated on the view that no one, simple, view of design is appropriate, because of the inherently messy and creative nature of design. Instead we are...