Global Warming and Society's Response
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A systematic review of the impact on students and teachers of the use of ICT for assessment of creat
This systematic review using the EPPI protocol reported on the impact of formative or summative assessment of critical thinking using ICT.
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.
A systematic review of the impact of summative assessment and tests on students' motivation for lear
This systematic review using the EPPI protocol examined empirical studies of the impact of summative assessment on students' motivation, teaching approaches and the curriculum.
(R&DA 15) Exploring the factors that impact on newly qualified teachers' use of ICT in teaching Mode
This TTA Research and Development Award set out to explore the use of ICT by newly qualified teachers of modern languages. It aimed to investigate if and how schools capitalize on their newly qualified teachers’ existing knowledge and skills in ICT, acquired during their PGCE programme, whilst providing opportunities for further development as part of their induction entitlement.
citizED Primary Strand: Providing a global dimension to Citizenship Education: a collaborative appro
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on a year-long project undertaken at University College Worcester (UCW).
citizED Primary Strand: The 'Activities and Events' Approach to Citizenship - The Impact of a 'Value
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on 'Values week'.
citizED Primary Strand: Using school linking as a context for developing students' understanding of
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on using school linking as a context for developing students' understanding of global citizenship.
citizED Tutor Induction: Global Conflict
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on global conflict.
Global Development Policies and Social Injustice
The Sixth Goal of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) is: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases such as tuberculosis. In Bolivia, a country with a population of over 8,000,000 people, it was claimed in 2006 that there were 2366 confirmed cases of HIV. According to the World Health Organization, Bolivia is considered to be a country with a low incidence of the virus affecting 0.10% of the adult population. In contrast, it has been estimated that 50% of the population is infected
The impact of classroom support
This GTC research of the month summary examines the report of a longitudinal investigation into the impact of teaching assistants (TAs) on teaching and learning in primary schools, focusing on Key Stage One.
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.
Creative Partnerships: initiative and impact
This Ofsted report evaluates the effectiveness of Creative Partnerships initiatives in six areas of the country established as part of Phase One, initially for two years.
A meta-analysis of the impact of the implementation of thinking skills approaches on pupils
This meta-analysis is about the impact of thinking skills approaches on pupils’ attainments and attitudes in schools.
ESD Briefing Document: Chapter Three: University Sector: Global Teacher Project
Education for Sustainable Development Briefing Document: Chapter Three: University Sector: Global Teacher Project
A systematic review of the impact of ICT on the learning of literacies associated with moving image
This systematic review (2004) using the EPPI protocol evaluated accounts of how the use of moving-image texts has an impact on associated literacies and considered emerging theoretical models to inform practice. The review was innovative in focusing on this area, but should be considered in the context of more recent studies. It is one of five reviews with ICT and literacy as their focus.
The impact of different modes of assessment on achievement and progress in the learning and skills s
This is a very thorough and comprehensive study into the impact of various assessment modes on achievement and progress in the learning and skills sector. Commissioned to conduct the investigation by the Learning and Skills Research Centre, City and Guilds and the University for Industry, the project team had access to a wide range of institutions in the sector in order to compare and contrast the assessment experiences of learners and to ascertain which assessment regimes work best in which con
The impact of teacher-directed and child-directed pretend play on cognitive competence in kindergart
This is a research digest from the DfES Research Informed Practice Site (TRIPS) that deals with a project looking at the impact of pretend play on young children's cognitive development. The researchers find that both teacher-directed and child-directed play have positive effects and also argue for mixed age classes to enhance children's learning.
An Evaluation of the Impact of the NW Museum Hub’s Primary Consultant (Museums and Galleries) with
Paper presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference 2006. This final report reviews the progress and educational outcomes arising from a partnership between the NW Museum Hub and Manchester Education Partnership which started in autumn 2004.
GTIP: Assessing the Impact of Subject-Focused CPD
This resource on the GTIP website is a report of the findings of a survey carried out to assess the impact of various levels of participation in CPD offered by the Geographical Association.