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Eiken, Odd – CELE Exchange, 2011
Kunskapsskolan is a chain of independent secondary schools which functions as a comprehensive platform for personalised education, known as the Kunskapsskolan programme (KED). What is special about this programme is that students set their own objectives, work independently and are assessed against their personal academic goals. Kunskapsskolan is…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Educational Planning, Teacher Role, Goal Orientation
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Copland, Fiona; Garton, Sue – Language and Education, 2011
This article focuses on the English language experiences of a group of pre-sessional students, an under-represented group in the literature on language and education. In particular, it investigates the opportunities that such students have to use English outside the classroom, shown to be a key factor in student satisfaction with their study…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Diaries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Jewitt, Carey; Bezemer, Jeff; Kress, Gunther – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2011
What exactly has changed in the production of secondary school English over the last decade? To provide one part of an answer to that question, this paper takes the practice of annotation--a defining activity of the subject English in the UK seldom researched--and uses it as a device for uncovering aspects of changes in the subject. The…
Descriptors: Social Environment, English Instruction, Semiotics, Secondary Schools
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Carey, Charlotte; Matlay, Harry – Industry and Higher Education, 2011
Recent research suggests that important issues are emerging among enterprise educators in higher education institutions (HEIs). This paper examines four key areas of debate. The first of these is the assessment of entrepreneurship ideas and related activities (Pittaway and Cope, 2007). Penaluna and Penaluna (2008, 2009a, b), for example, focus on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, College Curriculum, Evaluation Methods
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Loveless, Avril – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2011
In 2004 "Technology, Pedagogy and Education" published a review of literature which framed current understandings of pedagogy and the implications for the use of ICT in learning and teaching in formal educational settings. This article revisits the topic in the light of more recent developments in understandings of pedagogy. It offers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Computer Uses in Education
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Knoll, Monja A.; Uther, Maria; Costall, Alan – Behaviour & Information Technology, 2011
The Internet has rarely been used in auditory perception studies due to concerns about standardisation and calibration across different systems and settings. However, not all auditory research is based on the investigation of fine-grained differences in auditory thresholds. Where meaningful "real-world" listening, for instance the…
Descriptors: Laboratories, Auditory Perception, Internet, Research Methodology
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Sabey, Abigail; Horrocks, Sue – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2011
Research methods modules have become a core component of a range of nursing and allied health professional educational programmes both at pre-qualifying, undergraduate level and at post-qualifying and Masters' level, in keeping with requirements of professional bodies. These courses are offered both on a full time basis and part time for qualified…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Teaching Methods, Web Sites, Foreign Countries
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Razavi, Amir R.; Strommen-Bakhtiar, Abbas; Krause, Paul – Journal of Information Technology Education, 2011
The world is currently going through a transitional period, moving from the Service era to the Information era. Rapid societal and technological innovations are changing the way we live, communicate, and work. As the rate of the technological/societal change increases, pressure on educational institutions also increases. This pressure is…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Virtual Universities, Open Education, Networks
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Davies, C. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2011
In recent years parents have invested heavily in providing their children with technologies at home in order to support their present and future educational activities. UK education policy has encouraged parents to help their children use these technologies to support their learning, but within a broader social context of growing anxiety about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Social Environment, Internet
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Taylor, Carol A.; Dunne, Mairead – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2011
This article considers some of the ways in which the transformative power of Web 2.0 digital technology is reconfiguring learning, knowledge and academic identities in the contemporary university. Through a focus on five specific examples, we consider the impact of virtualization processes on spatiality, materiality and embodiment, and pedagogic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Internet, Computer Uses in Education
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Williams, Roy; Karousou, Regina; Mackness, Jenny – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2011
This paper describes emergent learning and situates it within learning networks and systems and the broader learning ecology of Web 2.0. It describes the nature of emergence and emergent learning and the conditions that enable emergent, self-organised learning to occur and to flourish. Specifically, it explores whether emergent learning can be…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Educational Technology, Internet, Computer Uses in Education
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Chapleo, Chris; Duran, Maria Victoria Carrillo; Diaz, Ana Castillo – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2011
This paper attempts to explore the effectiveness of UK universities' websites. The area of branding in higher education has received increasing academic investigation, but little work has researched how universities demonstrate their brand promises through their websites. The quest to differentiate through branding can be challenging in the…
Descriptors: Values, Internet, Social Responsibility, Foreign Countries
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Lea, Mary R.; Jones, Sylvia – Studies in Higher Education, 2011
Concerns are frequently raised about undergraduates being so immersed in web-based technologies in their broader lives that they have difficulties engaging in more conventional study practices, such as academic reading and writing essays. The research reported on here examines this issue through a literacies lens. The project findings illustrate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, Internet
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Harrison, Neil; Chudry, Farooq – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2011
The financial situation of undergraduate students remains a high-profile issue within the UK higher education sector, not least due to its perceived relationship with retention, well-being and success. This article probes this question from a new direction, using concepts and approaches from the field of applied psychology to examine how students…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Money Management, Personality, Anxiety
Derrick, Jay – Adults Learning, 2011
The nature of teaching as a profession has been the subject of intense debate for many years, driven by the developments in digital technology, both in terms of the technology people use in everyday life and work (such as mobile phones, Facebook, the internet etc) and the technology now available to support teaching and learning (again, mobile…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Cultural Pluralism, Internet
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