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When "Teaching a Class of Daemons, Dragons and Trainee Teachers"--Learning the Pedagogy of the Virtual Classroom
Management in Education Vol. 26, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 45–51
Virtual worlds can offer opportunities to further extend the experience, skills and understanding of professionals, in this case pre-service teachers. Based on the empirical evidence provided by professional, pre-service teachers, this paper...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (July 2005) pp. 189–204
The teaching of computing, like all subjects, requires a range of strategies to take the curriculum content (skills, knowledge, understanding and attitudes) and put it in a form that is more easily learned by students. Metaphor has a particular role ...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2017) pp. 105–127
** Invited as a paper from E-Learn 2014 ** Abstract: Social media is lauded as a powerful tool for informal learning, and a tool of choice for teenagers. This paper reports on the findings of a survey of 384 secondary school pupils in the UK ...
Evaluation of E-Safety Materials for Initial Teacher Training: Can "Jenny's Story" Make a Difference?
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (July 2009) pp. 187–200
E-safety issues have come to the fore of thinking about young people's use of the internet because of their vulnerable position with regard to contact with people who may take advantage of them. The "Byron Review" in the UK makes explicit the steps...