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KewalRamani, Angelina; Zhang, Jijun; Wang, Xiaolei; Rathbun, Amy; Corcoran, Lisa; Diliberti, Melissa; Zhang, Jizhi – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
Educators, policymakers, and parents alike are focused on ensuring the academic success of the nation's students. These efforts interact with the expanding use of technology, which affects the lives of students both inside and outside of the classroom. Thus, the role that technology plays in education is an evolving area of research that continues…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Access to Computers, Internet, Computer Use
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Spencer, Paul; Harrop, Susan; Thomas, Judith; Cain, Tim – Professional Development in Education, 2018
In a context in which local authority support has been largely removed from schools in England, this article examines the needs of early career teachers (ECTs) in English schools and colleges, the extent to which these needs are met through professional development activities and the nature of that professional development. Quantitative and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Beginning Teachers, Needs Assessment
Luckin, Rosemary, Ed. – UCL IOE Press, 2018
The educational technology sector is growing fast, with schools, colleges and universities more than ever looking for the best ways to use technology in the classroom. At the same time, there is an increasing appetite for learning and teaching practices to be backed up by evidence. However, there are few resources that bring these two things…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Research
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Betts, Lucy R.; Houston, James E.; Steer, Oonagh L.; Gardner, Sarah E. – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Positive attribution style, negative attribution style, and generalized peer trust beliefs were examined as mediators in the relationship between adolescents' peer victimization experiences and psychosocial and school adjustment. A total of 280 (150 female and 130 males, M[subscript age] = 13 years 4 months, SD[subscript age] = 1 year 1 month)…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Victims, Trust (Psychology), Correlation
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Wilkin, Sarah; Davies, Huw; Eynon, Rebecca – Oxford Review of Education, 2017
Despite the ongoing discourse about the constantly connected and digitally savvy youth in the UK, a growing evidence base demonstrates that there are still significant inequalities in young people's ability to access and use the internet. There is a small, but significant, proportion of young people who do not have internet access at home, nor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Computers, Disadvantaged Youth, Laptop Computers
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Bennett, Liz – International Journal for Academic Development, 2017
Focussing on academics' professional identity, this paper analyses the challenges academics experience when adopting new technologies in their pedagogical practices. Notions of "economies of performance" and "ecologies of practice" as well as the concept of liminality are employed to understand this identity work. The paper…
Descriptors: Social Media, Professional Identity, Teacher Effectiveness, Technology Uses in Education
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Weller, Susie – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2017
Forming part of the new 'methodological frontier' the use of digital communication technologies has become increasingly commonplace in social research. Whilst audio-only online interviews and asynchronous means of communicating online has been discussed for over two decades, video capabilities; being able to see a participant face-to-face online…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Videoconferencing, Barriers, Internet
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Carrington, Victoria – Teachers College Record, 2017
Background/Context: Distinctions, real and conceptual, in being "online" or "offline" have featured heavily in the ways educational researchers have understood and approached research into the lives and practices of young people. Even as we argued that bridges must be built between "on" and "off," our…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews, Ethnography, Phenomenology
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Annansingh, Fenio; Veli, Thomas – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate children interaction in cyberspace and their use of Web 2.0 technologies. It sought their perception of internet risks as well as their knowledge and experience with electronic safety (e-safety) measures. It also considered parents', teachers' and other stakeholders' perception of internet risks, e-safety…
Descriptors: Internet, Child Safety, Web 2.0 Technologies, Attitude Measures
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Marsh, Jackie – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2016
This paper draws on data from a study of a four-year-old child, Gareth, in his first year of formal schooling in England. The aim of the study was to identify the nature of Gareth's literacy practices across home and school spaces. The focus for this paper is an analysis of one aspect of Gareth's home digital literacy practices: his repeated…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Young Children, Literacy, Internet
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McNicol, Sarah – Computers in the Schools, 2016
This article discusses the two main strategies commonly used to safeguard children and young people online; namely, Internet filtering and digital literacy education. In recent U.K. government guidance, both are identified as means to prevent online radicalization in schools. However, despite the inadequacies of filtering, more attention is…
Descriptors: Internet, Antisocial Behavior, Critical Literacy, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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Akhter, Parven – Language and Education, 2016
This paper is derived from a wider small-scale study of digital literacy practice that explores the ways in which a multilingual seven-year-old child, Bablu, interacts with his grandmother during Internet activities connected to Qur'anic literacy. The study aims to reveal how intergenerational learning support was given to Bablu by his…
Descriptors: Islam, Muslims, Literacy, Multilingualism
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Barker, James; Pope, Deborah – Primary Science, 2016
The "working scientifically" strand of the new primary science curriculum for England has re-emphasised the importance of children having opportunities to carry out different types of enquiries to answer their scientific questions. To promote this as an ongoing aim of primary science education, it is equally important for trainee primary…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Elementary School Science, Science Curriculum, Inquiry
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Kinchin, Gary D.; Bryant, Lance G. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2015
This article reports on a project investigating the use of social media within physical education teacher education (PETE). It specifically describes how a professional Facebook group was set up and used by PETE students in one university in England and another in the United States. The article outlines some of the professional topics the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education
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Simatele, Munacinga – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2015
Transferable skills are essential in allowing graduates to make the transition between the world of learning and the world of work. Teaching these skills, however, is a challenge that institutions of higher learning are still grappling with. This article describes how the transferability of skills can be encouraged using e-portfolios. It is based…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Portfolios (Background Materials), Transfer of Training, Skill Development
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