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Robertson, Judy – Computers & Education, 2012
This paper argues that making computer games as part of a classroom project can develop a range of new media storytelling, visual design and audience awareness skills. This claim is supported by data from the evaluation of a six week game making project in a state funded primary school in which 11-12 year old learners made their own computer games…
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Females, Gender Differences, Peer Evaluation
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Haase, Malcolm – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2010
This paper interrogates the relationship between the social distance men have from children, fear, and the social expectation that men will be capable of managing student (mis)behaviours. Briefly, the central argument is that the social distance men, as a group, have from children, and child protection concerns of men working with children can…
Descriptors: Discipline, Foreign Countries, Males, Correlation
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Connell, Raewyn – Sport, Education and Society, 2008
Current debates about the role of sports in boys' education are part of a larger discussion of men, boys and masculinities. In this paper I reflect on this debate and the research it has led to. I highlight questions of embodiment, of relations between different forms of masculinity, and questions of reproduction and change, in all of which the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Physical Education, Educational Change, Males
Waber, Dietmar – Education Canada, 2006
The article focuses on Fraser Institute's (Vancouver, British Columbia) "Report Card on Elementary Schools in British Columbia." The rating of a school is based on reading, writing, and numeracy levels for both Grade 4 and Grade 7 students, gender differences in reading and numeracy in Grade 7, and the percentage of students not meeting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Examiners, Report Cards, Reading