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Adoption by educators

Posted on 31 Jul 2014 with 0 comments
ICT in education Innovation Pedagogy Teacher education

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A recently released research paper that focuses on the processes of the take up of digital technologies in teaching and learning has a different view about the drivers that motivate educators. The research paper reports on the examination of a student model of take up and then attempts to apply that model to lecturers in a university. Remarkably, the research method worked and uncovered a number of clear motivators that determined the adoption of digital technologies by educators.


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What are children reading?

Posted on 24 Jul 2014 with 0 comments
Digital literacy Electronic books Information sources

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Recent research about young people’s reading is indeed very timely in bringing to the fore the reading habits of children who are increasingly reading from different formats. The report is very informative and for busy school Principals, there is a two-page Executive Summary. However, the whole survey report of 15 pages is really worthwhile reading, particularly as it has been clearly written and illustrates the main points graphically. The report is then followed by a large number of tables which allows the reader to analyse the data for their own purposes.


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