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Dr Julia Sargent from the Institute of Educational Technology at the Open University introduces her recent TPEA journal article on students’ perceptions of democratic assessment practices through video narratives.
Computing teacher Matthew Chermside considers how we can promote and scaffold talk for learning in the computer science classroom.
On 3rd November Dr Elizabeth Hidson gave a talk at the Digital Technologies for Education Special Interest Group at the University of Northampton. Her presentation focused on in-service ICT teachers faced with the 2014 English National Curriculum shift that required the teaching of Computer Science and how their pedagogical knowledge was enhanced through shared lesson resources and professional communities of practice.
‘It sounded like fun, that we would get to go to the university.’ Pupils teaching ICT to peers: a case study of Finnish Media Agents
This Finnish study reports a practical experiment involving young pupils, their teachers and university students, named the Media Agent project. The purpose of the project was for the university students to teach the schoolchildren new Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills, which they then would teach to other pupils and teachers at their own schools.
Dr Anna Wood from the University of Edinburgh outlines a paper recently published in the TPEA journal on the theme of lecture capture in higher education.
‘It is no longer scary’: digital learning before and during the Covid-19 pandemic in Irish secondary schools
Paula Lehane from Dublin City University introduces a paper recently published in the TPEA journal comparing digital learning before and during the Covid-19 pandemic.