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Sclater, Madeleine; Lally, Vic – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
The main focus of this article is our project of reimagining higher education for ourselves and our students using the central theme of technology-enhanced learning (TEL), which is inextricably linked to education in the present and in the future in many contexts. We argue that interdisciplinarity and interdisciplinary working are central and…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Art Education
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Lally, Vic; Sclater, Madeleine; Brown, Ken – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2018
This paper reflects on some of the themes emerging from a consideration of recent research at the nexus of technologies, learning and culture. The authors comment on the expansive nature of the concept of learning spaces in papers featuring an investigation of technology enhanced learning (TEL) and communication design studios in the UK and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Communications, Design
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Knowles, Becca – School Science Review, 2014
An interdisciplinary approach to STEM has huge benefits in terms of engaging young people and increasing their awareness of the opportunities that STEM skills can provide. However, planning a whole-school approach to STEM education can be challenging. This article gives case studies of two recent projects in STEM education and introduces two…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, STEM Education, Program Development, Planning
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Scanlon, Eileen – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2012
Digital scholarship is becoming a contested area. The huge potential offered by the affordances of the technological possibilities has been illustrated by a range of contributors both in this issue and elsewhere. Other commentators are less convinced about the nature of the changes and the inevitability of changes to the practices of academics.…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Humanities, Educational Resources, Research
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San Diego, Jonathan P.; Cox, Margaret J.; Quinn, Barry F. A.; Newton, Jonathan Tim; Banerjee, Avijit; Woolford, Mark – Computers & Education, 2012
hapTEL, an interdisciplinary project funded by two UK research councils from 2007 to 2011, involves a large interdisciplinary team (with undergraduate and post-graduate student participants) which has been developing and evaluating a virtual learning system within an HE healthcare education setting, working on three overlapping strands. Strand 1…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Students
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Tracy, Fran; Jordan, Katy – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2012
This paper draws upon the experience of an interdisciplinary research group in engaging undergraduate university students in the design and development of semantic web technologies. A flexible approach to participatory design challenged conventional distinctions between "designer" and "user" and allowed students to play a role…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Semantics, Interdisciplinary Approach
Sierra, Lina; Martin, Piedad – Online Submission, 2012
The European intTT project "An Integral Teacher Training for Developing Digital and Communicative Competences and Subject Content Learning at Schools" deals with initial teacher training in primary and secondary School. The general objective of the project is to train future school teachers in order to improve the development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Education
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Tracy, Frances; Carmichael, Patrick – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2010
This account identifies some of the tensions that became apparent in a large interdisciplinary technology-enhanced learning project as its members attempted to maintain their commitment to responsive, participatory research and development in naturalistic research settings while also "enacting" these commitments in formal research review…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research and Development, Participatory Research, Ethics
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Cook, John; Light, Ann – E-Learning, 2006
The United Kingdom and other governments have demonstrated faith in information and communications technology (ICT) as a means of achieving a participative and inclusive society through various high-profile initiatives. It is also claimed that ICT or e-learning can bring about new patterns of power and participation for excluded learners. In this…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Power Structure
Seyedarabi, Faezeh; Seyedarabi, Arefeh – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2005
Whether intentionally or not, teachers are excluded from having the full benefit of the new technologies developed and adapted by the search engine developers, while all the current and proposed research and developments are focused mainly on the end users (students/learners, businesses and/the government) and not specifically on teachers who act…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Technology, Search Strategies, Search Engines
Seyedarabi, Faezeh; Peterson, Don; Keenoy, Kevin – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2005
One of the ways in which teachers tend to "personalise" to the needs of their students is by complementing their teaching materials with online resources. However, the current online resources are designed in such a way that only allows teachers to customise their search and not personalise. Therefore, a Personalised Search Tool for…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Online Searching, Search Strategies, Interviews
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Ellis, Viv; Long, Steve – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2004
In this article, we investigate the use of multimedia information and communication technologies (ICTs) in integrated arts projects in two secondary schools. The ways in which teachers and students make sense of the technologies in relation to the dominant discourses of education/technology policy and educational research are explored before…
Descriptors: Literacy, Student Projects, Preservice Teacher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
Robinson, T. Keith, Ed. – 1976
This irregular Bulletin discusses aspects of curriculum development in the social sciences at national and local levels in Scotland. This issue contains six articles. Dissemination and Implementation in Curriculum Development recommends using mass media to advertise curriculum projects, familiarize teachers with new projects, and increase local…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Comparative Education, Conservation Education, Curriculum Development
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Davis, Niki – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 1993
Reviews the literature dealing with information technology (IT) in preservice teacher education in the United Kingdom and the United States. Highlights include cross-curricular uses of IT; students' use of IT with pupils; professional development of teacher education instructors; and managing IT development within a college. (Contains 88…
Descriptors: Administration, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries