Creativity, culture & education literature reviews
This Web page gives free access to a series of free literature reviews written for the Newcastle-based charity Creativity, Culture and Education, the national organisation which manages the Government-funded Creative Partnerships initiative for arts in state schools. At March 2010 there are eight reviews by noted academics, each available as a free PDF file. These include, among others: Justin O'Connor's history of the formation and definition of the creative sector; Kate Oakley's overview of th
Papers : explorations into children's literature
'Papers: Explorations into Children's Literature' is an open full-text ejournal. Published since 1990, at May 2010 only the most recent four issues (2007-2009) are available online. Papers are freely available as PDF files, with abstracts. Example article titles include: 'Abandoned Boys and Pampered Princes: Fantasy as a Journey to Reality in the Harry Potter Sequence'; 'Haunted Histories: Time-slip Narratives in the Antipodes'; 'Fantasy Motif Metaphors: Magical Powers as Exceptionality in Disn
Entitled opinions (about life and literature)
The Entitled Opinions (About Life and Literature) website offers a series of podcasts based on a weekly talk show hosted by Professor Robert Harrison of Stanford University. The discussions cover a wide range of topics in literature (especially, though not limited to, the works of English and Italian authors), philosophy, and contemporary music, with occasional forays into other disciplines. The show generally takes the form of an hour-long one-to-one conversation between Harrison and a guest wi
Literature, Arts and Medicine Database
The Literature, Arts, & Medicine Database is an annotated multimedia listing of prose, poetry, film, video and art that was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource for teaching and research in Medical Humanities, for graduate and undergraduate students in health, liberal arts and social science settings. It is a multi-institutional project that was initiated by faculty of the New York University School of Medicine.
Wilton Park British-German forum 2009
Organised by Wilton Park, to be held at Wilton Park Steyning, West Sussex United Kingdom from 2009-07-13 to 2009-07-17
Journal of Economic Literature (JEL)
The Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) is an academic journal that began publication in 1969 under the auspices of the American Economic Association (AEA) with quarterly issues and continues to this day. It aims "to help economists keep up with the ever-increasing volume of economics research. This goal is effected by publishing survey articles and essays, book reviews, and an extensive bibliographic guide to the contents of current economics periodicals". AEA Members are entitled to receive J
German Education Index
FIS Bildung Literaturdatenbank (German Education Index) is maintained by the Educational Information System (FIS Bildung), a network of almost 30 documentation institutions, and is hosted by the German Institute for International Education Research (DIPF). It is a searchable index to journal articles, book chapters, reports and other grey literature covering all aspects of education policy, practice and theory. This includes coverage of teaching, the economics of education, and all levels of edu
A systematic review of the impact of ICT on literature-related literacies in English, 5-16
A systematic review using the EPPI protocol. The impact of ICT is crucially mediated by teachers and the discourses they and their students use. Literary study continues to have a place in schools. Texts and textual practices are changing and outcomes depend on a developed view of what literature-based literacies comprise. This is one of five reviews with ICT and literacy as their focus.
Testimony and Literature in Latin America
Ever since Rigoberta Mencha emerged in academe with her story Me llamo Rigoberta Menchay asa
Futurelab Literature Review in Informal Learning with Technology Outside School
This Futurelab Literature Review considers the impact of technologies on children’s informal learning outside of school. The report highlights new thinking about learning in any setting and the possible impact.
Futurelab Literature Review in Mobile Technologies and Learning
This Futurelab Literature Review considers the potential of mobile technologies for education. Case studies are matched to different theories of learning, and key issues are identified.
Futurelab Literature Review in Primary Science and ICT
This report summarises research in primary science and ICT, including a focus on scientific literacy and children’s learning. The contribution and potential of ICT in primary science is evaluated.
Futurelab Literature Review in Thinking Skills, Technology and Learning
This Futurelab Literature Review evaluates the literature related to thinking skills and the role of technology. Controversies, key questions, the value of ICT and implications for practice are considered.
Futurelab Literature Review in Science Education and the Role of ICT: Promise, Problems and Future D
This Futurelab Literature Review of the role of ICT in secondary science focuses on the changing nature and purpose of science education and the transformative potential of ICT. The role of the teacher and teaching strategies are also considered.
citizED Post-16 Strand: 16-19 Citizenship: A Literature And Information Review
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) providing a literature and information review.
Towards Extended Schools: A Literature Review
This DfES 2003 review of research and literature focuses on the development of extended schools within the UK, drawing also on international evidence. The remit was to portray the potential/actual impact of extended schooling on professional practice and pupil outcomes, as well as challenges to its development.
Futurelab Literature Review in Creativity, New Technologies and Learning (2002)
The review examines perspectives on creativity, summarises recent thinking, and includes examples of the supportive use of ICT. It highlights key questions concerning assessment and creativity.
Futurelab Literature Review in Games and Learning
The report reviews current research about the nature and characteristics of computer games, considers their relationship with learning inside and outside school, and explores their possible contribution to the design of school-based learning resources.
Literature Review in Languages, Technology and Learning
The report, published in 2002, provides a critical review of issues relating to technology in foreign language learning and teaching. It maps the relation of several learning theories to current practice and considers implications for policy, curriculum and materials design.
Models of research impact: a cross-sector review of literature and practice
This national study forms part of the series, Building Effective Research, edited by Andrew Murray and published by the Learning and Skills Research Centre (LSRC). This was commissioned as part of its strategy to enhance the impact of research within the post-16 (or learning and skills) sector, and was conducted by the LSRC plus a consortium of three universities: Leeds Metropolitan, St Andrew’s and Queen Mary’s, London.