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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1058–1063
This paper examines the experience of some of the teachers participating in the Multimedia Portables for Teachers Pilot. The Pilot was a major, highly successful project which put 1138 high-specification portable computers in the hands of...
Teacher development through curriculum development – teachers’ experiences in the field-trialling of on-line curriculum materials
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1135–1139
This paper reports on the experiences of teachers participating in the field trials of new on-line curriculum materials and associated technologies in the UK. Background During the period January to July 2001, teachers in 60 secondary schools ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) p. 946
Identifying and Supporting Good Practice in IT Teaching. The design, process and outcomes of a subject teacher workshop held at Keele University in May 2001 Abstract The ICT workshop reported in this paper was funded by the British Educational...
Teachers' Knowing How to Use Technology: Exploring a Conceptual Framework for Purposeful Learning Activity
Curriculum Journal Vol. 23, No. 3 (2012) pp. 307–325
This article describes a project to apply and validate a conceptual framework of clusters of purposeful learning activity involving ICT tools. The framework, which is based in a socio-cultural perspective, is described as "DECK", and comprises the...
Higher Education Research and Development Vol. 19, No. 2 (2000) pp. 221–36
Describes some examples of recent developments in new information technology learning environments that have been enhanced by the contributions of educational developers at several Australian universities. Proposes pedagogically informed principles...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 691–692
In 2002 the British Educational Communications Technology Agency (BECTA) commissioned an evaluation of a pilot project of two models of on-line Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Science teachers in Secondary schools. The conduct of the...
Incidental Second Language Vocabulary Learning from Reading Novels: A Comparison of Three Mobile Modes
Tony Fisher; Mike Sharples; Richard Pemberton; Hiroaki Ogata; Noriko Uosaki; Phil Edmonds; Anthony Hull; Patrick Tschorn
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 4, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 47–61
This paper reports on a study in which incidental English vocabulary learning from three mobile modes (book, e-book and e-book with user modelling and adaptive vocabulary learning support) was investigated. The study employed a crossover design to...