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Assisting people with Autism Spectrum Disorder through technology (2020)
Book Chapter
Newbutt, N. (2018). Assisting people with Autism Spectrum Disorder through technology. In A. Tatnall (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies, (1-35). Switzerland: Springer

This chapter seeks to provide a review and overview of technology that has been used to support autistic people. The aim of this chapter is to provide an overview of technology used by autistic groups contextually and historically. Materials covere... Read More about Assisting people with Autism Spectrum Disorder through technology.

Towards a framework for implementation of virtual reality technologies in schools for autistic pupils (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Newbutt, N., & Cobb, S. (2018). Towards a framework for implementation of virtual reality technologies in schools for autistic pupils. In P. Standen, S. Cobb, D. Brown, P. Gamito, & K. Appiah (Eds.),

Virtual reality and associated technologies offer unique potential for learning in special educational contexts. Research studies have demonstrated applications of collaborative VR for encouraging and enabling children with autism to communicate and... Read More about Towards a framework for implementation of virtual reality technologies in schools for autistic pupils.

Digital scholars: A feeling for the academic game (2018)
Book Chapter
Costa, C. (2018). Digital scholars: A feeling for the academic game. In Y. Taylor, & K. Lahad (Eds.), Feeling Academic in the Neoliberal University: Feminist Flights, Fights and Failures, 345-368. Palgrave

This chapter focuses on the felt perceptions of academics engaged in digital scholarship activities, as forms of academic contributions. In so doing, it explores if and how such practices are redefining both the meaning of academia and what it feels... Read More about Digital scholars: A feeling for the academic game.

‘Words are bandied about but what do they mean?’: An exploration of the meaning of the pedagogical term “project” in historical and contemporary contexts (2014)
Thesis
Chicken, S. ‘Words are bandied about but what do they mean?’: An exploration of the meaning of the pedagogical term “project” in historical and contemporary contexts. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis explores the pedagogical practices signified by the pedagogical term ‘project;’ which have traditionally been associated with enquiry based progressive ways of working with young children aimed at facilitating levels of both child and te... Read More about ‘Words are bandied about but what do they mean?’: An exploration of the meaning of the pedagogical term “project” in historical and contemporary contexts.

What kind of student am I?: Transition talk and investment in learning
Report
Brooks, K., & Kelly, K. What kind of student am I?: Transition talk and investment in learning

The transition from ‘fresher’ to graduate has been widely conceptualised as a ‘learning journey’. This paper is an attempt to apply a broadly discursive approach to the study of the transition from school or college to the first year of university t... Read More about What kind of student am I?: Transition talk and investment in learning.