1.6 Alternative ways to take notes
To develop as an independent, confident learner you will need to learn the study skills involved in reading articles, taking notes and summarising the information that you have obtained from an article. The unit explores the use of the Web as a resource for keeping up to date, looking in particular at how to assess material available online.
(R&DA 22) Enhancing the Quality of Trainee’s Reflection
This study found the quality of reflection on classroom could be raised with distance learning and face to face trainees. Used a four level framework of analysis for reflection with 165 students in one institution. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award.
Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study: Second Cross-Sectional Survey 2004 - Listening to Young Pe
This is a research report highlighting key findings from the 3rd Annual Report of the Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study, conducted by NfER for DfES.
Factors Influencing the Transfer of Good Practice
Researchers from the University of Sussex and Demos present their findings on how teachers involved in innovative practice may learn from each other. These are based upon qualitative research including a review of research literature, telephone interviews, school visits and in-depth case studies. 120 practitioners were included in the study from a range of schools in England that have tried to transfer good practice within current government programmes.
ADHD I am doing an independent study focusing on children with ADHD. I would like articles with research into how to deal with children with ADHD in the classroom.
(R&DA 9) From technology to professional development: How can the use of an interactive whiteboard i
A study of the training needs of teacher trainers and trainees in the use of interactive whiteboards. The study identifies a clear need for the training of trainers as well as trainees in IAW use and makes recommendations. This study was supported by TDA Research and Development Award.
Airline Security: Where are We?
The events of 9/11 unleashed a flood of security measures across all dimensions of daily life, many of them aimed at averting repeat attacks on aircraft. So you might imagine that the risks of flying have been much reduced. You’d be wrong, says Arnold Barnett, who has scrutinized the changes in air security regulations, and
Defining the Boundaries: Homeland Security and Its Impact on Scientific Research
In August 2001, MIT launched a review of the university’s commitment to unclassified research on campus. One month later, the events of September 11th gave this review a harsh immediacy, and transformed the discussion. New government policies that constrain the open exchange of information among scientists, Jerome Frie
Cause for War? Assessing the Bush Administration's Case Against Iraq - Part 1
Cause for War? Assessing the Bush Administration's Case Against Iraq - Part 1
Institute for the study of nomadic civilizations
The Institute for the Study of Nomadic Civilizations is a scholarly and scientific Mongolian organisation which works with UNESCO, the Dept. of Education, Culture and Science of Mongolia, and the Chinese authorities, among others. At June 2009 the Institute has been established for ten years, and it organises projects, expeditions, conferences, summer schools, and issues publications to do with Mongolian life, culture and history. The website has details of all these, along with full details of
Palestinian refugee women in Lebanon
This PDF document describes an AHRC-funded research project into the experiences of Palestinian women refugees in Lebanon. The project aims to explore the women's sense of 'Palestinian-ness' and how this differs from male refugees. This paper outlines the methodological approach taken as well as the context of study - in terms of the history and status of Palestinian refugees.
North American British music association
This is the website of the North American British Music Association, which aims to study... "British Music from all time periods on the North American continent". At April 2010 there are a useful set of newsletters from 2005 to 2009, and these are freely available in HTML format. The newsletters contain scholarly reviews and conference reports, as well as short essays. Example titles of short essays from the Newsletter include: 'A Royal Course: Examining British Culture and History Through a Mo
Seeing Tibetan art through social tags
A very interesting website presenting the findings of a detailed investigation into the relationship between diasporic communities and artworks as a means of examining the nature of cultural identity amongst such communities and the ways in which cultural resonances are maintained when people are removed from their home culture. The study focuses on the Tibetan community in Switzerland, getting them to comment on Tibetan artworks by interpreting their meaning through the application of 'tags' to
Experimental physics I and II
The website for this course (8.13-14 Experimental Physics I & II "Junior Lab", Fall 2007 - Spring 2008) has been made available by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Physics as part of the MIT OpenCourseWare project. It provides experimental overviews and laboratory guides for a series of experiments, mostly in atomic and nuclear physics. Study materials on data analysis are also provided.
The restless Universe introduces you to major achievements and figures in the history of physics, from Copernicus to Einstein and beyond. The route from classical to quantum physics will be laid out for you without recourse to challenging mathematics but with the fundamental features of theories and discoveries described in sufficient detail to whet your appetite for further physics study.
The anatomy of a business deal
Antenna Group operates TV, radio and online businesses and distributes content around the world, offers tips on capturing value ahead of a crisis. Mr Kyriakou discusses how entrepreneurial vision and foresight can both recognise and create opportunity using the NOVA Televizia case study as an example. The NOVA Televizia sale, which was closed on 15 October 2008 for a modest $3m, realised one of the highest ever rate of return on investment in media and confounded falling valuation trends, when
What price the CSR budget?
What price the CSR budget? Even Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) budgets need to show a return. Professor Jaideep Prabhu of Cambridge Judge Business School and Ardi Kolah of 'Guru in a Bottle' have launched a ground breaking new study to measure the Return on Investment (ROI) from CSR outcomes from sports sponsorship with UK cricket, rugby and football and the 2012 Olympic partners. If advertisers can measure their impact on the bottom line so should CSR investors!
Security, Privacy and Technology
New technologies allow individuals, corporations and government entities to monitor, track and identify employees, customers and the general public. This panel provides a forum to discuss security and privacy in today's global economy.
Parental involvement in education (1997)
This case study used video to improve the learning interaction between parents and children in an early years setting, through better dialogue between practitioners and parents.
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.