Skip to main content

Research Repository

See what's under the surface


An e-maturity analysis explains intention–behavior disjunctions in technology adoption in UK schools (2013)
Journal Article
Harrison, C., Tomás, C., & Crook, C. (2014). An e-maturity analysis explains intention–behavior disjunctions in technology adoption in UK schools. Computers in Human Behavior, 34, doi:10.1016/j.chb.2013.10.042

This paper addresses the problem of non-significant intention–behavior effects in educational technology adoption, based on a reanalysis of data from the Impact09 project, a UK-government funded evaluation of technology use in high schools in England... Read More about An e-maturity analysis explains intention–behavior disjunctions in technology adoption in UK schools.

Possibility in impossibility?: working with beginning teachers of English in times of change (2013)
Journal Article
McIntyre, J., & Jones, S. (2014). Possibility in impossibility?: working with beginning teachers of English in times of change. English in Education, 48(1), doi:10.1111/eie.12029

Beginning teachers of English are entering a profession in which their subject is increasingly framed according to prescriptive models of literacy. This is happening at a time of shift away from university ITE provision towards schoolled training. We... Read More about Possibility in impossibility?: working with beginning teachers of English in times of change.

Children, film and literacy (2013)
Book
Parry, B. (2013). Children, film and literacy. Palgrave Macmillan

Children, Film and Literacy explores the role of film in children's lives. The films children engage in provide them with imaginative spaces in which they create, play and perform familiar and unfamiliar, fantasy and everyday narratives and this narr... Read More about Children, film and literacy.

Computer-supported collaborative learning with digital video cases in teacher education: the impact of teaching experience on knowledge convergence (2013)
Journal Article
Zottmann, J. M., Stegmann, K., Strijbos, J., Vogel, F., Wecker, C., & Fischer, F. (2013). Computer-supported collaborative learning with digital video cases in teacher education: the impact of teaching experience on knowledge convergence. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(5), doi:10.1016/j.chb.2013.04.014

Case-based learning is ascribed high potential with respect to the education of pre-service teachers as well as the further education of experienced in-service teachers, as it can provide opportunities for the application of professional knowledge to... Read More about Computer-supported collaborative learning with digital video cases in teacher education: the impact of teaching experience on knowledge convergence.

Psychological growth in aging Vietnam veterans: redefining shame and betrayal (2013)
Journal Article
McCormack, L., & Joseph, S. (2014). Psychological growth in aging Vietnam veterans: redefining shame and betrayal. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 54(3), doi:10.1177/0022167813501393

This study offers alternative interpretations of war-related distress embedded within the social and political context of the Vietnam War. Subjective interpretations from aging Vietnam veterans were analyzed using interpretative phenomenological anal... Read More about Psychological growth in aging Vietnam veterans: redefining shame and betrayal.

The field of digital technology research (2013)
Book Chapter
Crook, C. (2013). The field of digital technology research. In C. Jewitt, S. Price, & B. Brown (Eds.), The Sage handbook of digital technology researchSage

Accommodating to motor difficulties and communication impairments in people with autism: the MORE intervention model (2013)
Journal Article
Emerson, A., & Dearden, J. (2013). Accommodating to motor difficulties and communication impairments in people with autism: the MORE intervention model. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 7, doi:10.3389/fnint.2013.00045

Motor impairment in individuals with autism potentially impacts on their development in all spheres. This paper is particularly concerned with people with severe communication impairments suggesting that recognition of the impact of motor impairments... Read More about Accommodating to motor difficulties and communication impairments in people with autism: the MORE intervention model.

Exploring a national book-gifting scheme: parents' and children's reactions (2013)
Journal Article
Wray, D., & Medwell, J. (in press). Exploring a national book-gifting scheme: parents' and children's reactions. Education 3-13, 43(2),

Several early learning programmes have targeted children’s reading, particularly their relationships with books. One, Bookstart, provided free books to babies attending their 8-month health check at local clinics. Study of this programme suggested th... Read More about Exploring a national book-gifting scheme: parents' and children's reactions.

Learning to argue in mathematics: effects of heuristic worked examples and CSCL scripts on transactive argumentation (2013)
Book Chapter
Vogel, F., Reichersdorfer, E., Kollar, I., Ufer, S., Reiss, K., & Fischer, F. (2013). Learning to argue in mathematics: effects of heuristic worked examples and CSCL scripts on transactive argumentation. In To See the World and a Grain of Sand: Learning across Level of Space, Time, and Scale: CSCL 2013 Conference Proceedings Volume 1 – Full Papers & SymposiaInternational Society of the Learning Sciences

A previous study has shown that both CSCL scripts and heuristic worked examples implemented in a CSCL environment were effective to fostering students' acquisition of argumentation skills in the context of mathematical proof tasks (Kollar, et al. 201... Read More about Learning to argue in mathematics: effects of heuristic worked examples and CSCL scripts on transactive argumentation.

Scale in education research: towards a multi-scale methodology (2013)
Journal Article
Noyes, A. (2013). Scale in education research: towards a multi-scale methodology. International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 36(2), doi:10.1080/1743727X.2012.683648

This article explores some theoretical and methodological problems concerned with scale in education research through a critique of a recent mixed-method project. The project was framed by scale metaphors drawn from the physical and earth sciences a... Read More about Scale in education research: towards a multi-scale methodology.

Handwriting automaticity: the search for performance thresholds (2013)
Journal Article
Medwell, J., & Wray, D. (in press). Handwriting automaticity: the search for performance thresholds. Language and Education, 28(1), doi:10.1080/09500782.2013.763819

Although handwriting has a fairly low status in literacy education, evidence is accumulating that it has an important role in written composition. In particular, handwriting automaticity appears to relate to success in composition. This relationship... Read More about Handwriting automaticity: the search for performance thresholds.

Teacher quality in the twenty first century: new lives, old truths (2013)
Book Chapter
Day, C. (2013). Teacher quality in the twenty first century: new lives, old truths. In X. Zhu, & K. Zeichner (Eds.), Preparing teachers for the 21st centurySpringer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36970-4_2

This chapter is based upon a keynote address to the first global teacher education summit, organised by Beijing Normal University in 2011, in which research across the world about influences which affect teachers' sense of professional identity, capa... Read More about Teacher quality in the twenty first century: new lives, old truths.

Mathematical études: embedding opportunities for developing procedural fluency within rich mathematical contexts (2013)
Journal Article
Foster, C. (2013). Mathematical études: embedding opportunities for developing procedural fluency within rich mathematical contexts. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 44(5), doi:10.1080/0020739X.2013.770089

In a high-stakes assessment culture, it is clearly important that learners of mathematics develop the necessary fluency and confidence to perform well on the specific, narrowly defined techniques that will be tested. However, an overemphasis on the t... Read More about Mathematical études: embedding opportunities for developing procedural fluency within rich mathematical contexts.

Resisting reductionism in mathematics pedagogy (2013)
Journal Article
Foster, C. (2013). Resisting reductionism in mathematics pedagogy. Curriculum Journal, 24(4), doi:10.1080/09585176.2013.828630

Although breaking down a mathematical problem into smaller parts can often be an effective solution strategy, when the same reductionist approach is applied to mathematics pedagogy the effects are far from beneficial for students. Mathematics pedagog... Read More about Resisting reductionism in mathematics pedagogy.

A comparison of approaches to the teaching and learning of science in Chinese and Australian elementary classrooms: cultural and socioeconomic complexities (2013)
Journal Article
Tao, Y., Oliver, M., & Venville, G. (2013). A comparison of approaches to the teaching and learning of science in Chinese and Australian elementary classrooms: cultural and socioeconomic complexities. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 50(1), doi:10.1002/tea.21064

Set in the context of today’s globalized approaches to curriculum reform, the purpose of this study was to compare the teaching and learning of science in Chinese and Australian Grade 6 classrooms. A conceptual framework based on notions of culture a... Read More about A comparison of approaches to the teaching and learning of science in Chinese and Australian elementary classrooms: cultural and socioeconomic complexities.