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Dalby, Diane; Swan, Malcolm – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
In this paper, which is based on research from the EU-funded project Improving Progress through Formative Assessment in Science and Mathematics Education, we explore how iPads are used within formative assessment processes by six mathematics teachers and their classes in two secondary comprehensive schools in the Midlands of England. A design…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Handheld Devices, Formative Evaluation, Mathematics Teachers
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Larke, Laura R. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The addition of computing to England's National Curriculum was welcomed as a much-needed modernization of the country's digital skills curriculum, replacing a poorly regarded ICT program of study with an industry-supported scheme of computer science, robotics and computational thinking. This paper will demonstrate how teachers have acted as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Design, Elementary School Students, Technological Literacy
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Souleles, Nicos; Savva, Stefania; Watters, Hilary; Annesley, Angela; Bull, Ben – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
The increasingly widespread use of iPads in higher education (HE) brings to the forefront questions about the contribution of these computer tablets towards teaching and learning. However, there is a noticeable gap of research on the instructional potential of iPads in HE. This paper describes the first stage of a research project on the use of…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Investigations, Undergraduate Students, Art Education
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Tarhini, Ali; Hone, Kate; Liu, Xiaohui – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
This paper examines the social, organisational and individual factors that may affect students' acceptance of e-learning systems in higher education in a cross-cultural context. A questionnaire was developed based on an extended technology acceptance model (TAM). A total sample of 1173 university students from two private universities in Lebanon…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Student Characteristics, Technology Integration, Electronic Learning
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Hammond, Michael – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
This paper provides a critical perspective on the attempts to promote the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in teaching and learning in England. It describes the rationale given for the introduction of ICT in terms of its potential to impact on educational standards to contribute to developing a curriculum which has more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Information Technology, Technology Integration
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Perrotta, Carlo – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
The supposed benefits of teachers' use of information and communications technology (digital technology) are well reported throughout the academic literature--most often involving issues of enhanced learning outcomes, increased pupil engagement and more efficient management and organisation of learning. This paper uses survey data from 683…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education, Secondary School Teachers
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Saunders, Fiona C.; Gale, Andrew W. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
This paper investigates whether the selective use of technology can begin to overcome the challenge of large cohort teaching and deliver an enhanced student learning experience. It describes the initial development and evaluation of a campus-based management course taught to 270 third year engineering undergraduates at The University of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Guidelines
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Higgins, Steve; Mercier, Emma; Burd, Liz; Joyce-Gibbons, Andrew – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
The development of multi-touch tables, an emerging technology for classroom learning, offers valuable opportunities to explore how its features can be designed to support effective collaboration in schools. In this study, small groups of 10- to 11-year-old children undertook a history task where they had to connect various pieces of information…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Influence of Technology
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Chamberlain, Suzanne; Taylor, Rachel – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
Thousands of examiners are employed to mark candidate scripts from the suite of public examinations offered to students during the compulsory and post-compulsory schooling phases in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. All examiners undergo training to ensure that they interpret correctly, and apply consistently, the mark scheme for their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Examiners, Training Methods, Educational Testing
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Davis, Niki; Preston, Christina; Sahin, Ismail – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2009
This paper is one of a pair that re-examines the evidence from a national initiative to train all teachers in England to bring them up to the level of newly qualified teachers, who are required to know when to use and when not to use information and communication technologies (ICT) in their professional practice. Reanalysis of data gathered for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Teaching Methods, Evaluation
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Selwyn, Neil; Potter, John; Cranmer, Sue – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2009
Based on survey data from 612 pupils in five English primary schools, this paper investigates children's engagement with information and communication technologies (ICTs) inside and outside the school context. Analysis of the data shows pupils' engagements with ICTs to be often perfunctory and unspectacular, especially within the school setting,…
Descriptors: Internet, Students, Information Technology, Educational Technology
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Davis, Niki; Preston, Christina; Sahin, Ismail – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2009
A pair of papers re-examined the evidence from a national initiative to train all teachers in England to bring them up to the level of newly qualified teachers, who are required to know when to use and when not to use information and communication technologies (ICT) in their professional practice. The first paper confirmed that multilevel…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Inservice Teacher Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Little, Sabine – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2008
Following the establishment of Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in England and Northern Ireland in 2005, several institutions have used these to pursue specific pedagogical approaches at a strategic level, in line with and building on existing institutional strategic thinking. Technology-enhanced learning is often one of the…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Foreign Countries, Inquiry, Active Learning
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Visscher, Adrie; Wild, Phil; Smith, Debbie; Newton, Len – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2003
Sophisticated computerized school information systems (SISs) will have to provide school-based information relevant to the development of policies in areas where schools used to merely follow governmental guidelines. The large-scale research project in England, reported in this article, goes some way toward filling gaps in the knowledge on the…
Descriptors: Computer System Design, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries
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Robertson, John – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2002
Identifies the use of ICT (information and communication technology) as a weak aspect of professional practice in Scottish and English primary schools based on school inspection reports. Suggests that the adoption of rational integration methodologies has resulted in a failure to understand the complex cultural, psychological and political…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Elementary Education, Elementary Schools
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