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Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 6 (2014) pp. 771–788
This paper describes an approach for supporting inquiry learning from source materials, realised and tested through a tool-kit. The approach is optimised for tasks that require a student to make interpretations across sets of resources, where...
Educational Media International Vol. 47, No. 4 (December 2010) pp. 277–292
This paper describes a participatory design approach to the development of inquiry-based learning supported through a technology toolkit. The work is part of an interdisciplinary project--Personal Inquiry (PI). The paper focuses on the approach we...
Blending Coherence and Control in the Construction of Interactive Educational Narratives from Digital Resources
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 16, No. 3 (December 2008) pp. 283–296
Digital learning environments are generally composed of resources that cumulatively meet some specified educational objective, with each resource facilitating the acquisition of a subset of the concepts to be learned. In such contexts narrative has, ...
Gráinne Conole; Eileen Scanlon; Lucinda Kerawalla; Paul Mulholland; Stamatin Anastopoulou; Canan Blake
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2065–2074
The University of Nottingham and the Open University are partners in a ca. £1.2m project to help school students learn the skills of modern science. The three-year project, Personal Inquiry (PI) (funded by the UK ESRC and EPSRC research councils),...
Lucinda Kerawalla; Karen Littleton; Eileen Scanlon; Ann Jones; Mark Gaved; Trevor Collins; Paul Mulholland; Canan Blake; Gill Clough; Gráinne Conole; Marilena Petrou
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 21, No. 6 (2013) pp. 497–515
Student engagement in the design and implementation of inquiries is an effective way for them to learn about the inquiry process and the domain being studied. However, inquiry learning in geography can be challenging for teachers and students due to ...
Mark Gaved; Trevor Collins; Paul Mulholland; Lucinda Kerawalla; Ann Jones; Eileen Scanlon; Karen Littleton; Canan Blake; Marilena Petrou; Gill Clough; Alison Twiner
Open Learning Vol. 25, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 187–200
We explore how small-format laptops ("netbooks") have been used within evidence-based investigations undertaken by secondary school students, to what extent these are suitable for effectively supporting learners across different locations and...
Mike Sharples; Eileen Scanlon; Shaaron Ainsworth; Stamatina Anastopoulou; Trevor Collins; Charles Crook; Ann Jones; Lucinda Kerawalla; Karen Littleton; Paul Mulholland; Claire O'Malley
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 24, No. 2 (2015) pp. 308–341
A central challenge for science educators is to enable young people to act as scientists by gathering and assessing evidence, conducting experiments, and engaging in informed debate. We report the design of the nQuire toolkit, a system to support...