Crook, Charles; Harrison, Colin; Farrington-Flint, Lee; Tomas, Carmen and Underwood, Jean (2010). The Impact of Technology: Value-Added Classroom Practice. BECTA.Full text available as:
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This report extends Becta’s enquiries into the ways in which digital technologies are supporting learning. It looks in detail at the learning practices mediated by ICT in nine secondary schools in which ICT for learning is well embedded.
The project proposes a broader perspective on the notion of ‘impact’ that is rather different from a number of previous studies investigating impact. Previous studies have been limited in that they have either focused on a single innovation or have reported on institutional level factors. However, in both cases this pays insufficient attention to the contexts of learning. In this project, the focus has been on the learning practices of the classroom and the contexts of ICT-supported learning.
The study reports an analysis of 85 lesson logs, in which teachers recorded their use of space, digital technology and student outcomes in relation to student engagement and learning. The teachers who filled in the logs, as well as their schools’ senior managers, were interviewed as part of a ‘deep audit’ of ICT provision conducted over two days. One-hour follow-up interviews with the teachers were carried out after the teachers’ log activity. The aim of this was to obtain a broader contextualisation of their teaching.
|Copyright Holders:||2010 BECTA|
|Keywords:||digital technology; learning; education; student engagement|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Education and Language Studies|
|Depositing User:||Lee Farrington-Flint|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2012 08:41|
|Last Modified:||23 Feb 2016 20:42|
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