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A case study of teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon teaching assistants’ goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time. (2015)
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Bovill, H. A case study of teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon teaching assistants’ goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time. Manuscript submitted for publication

This paper will draw upon research with a group of work-based students studying for a Foundation Degree in Educational Support. Case studies of these work-based students highlight levels of goodwill evident within their day to day planning and prepar... Read More about A case study of teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon teaching assistants’ goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time..

Exploring the learning potential of acoustic design in 3D virtual environments (2015)
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Falconer, L., & Green, J. (2015). Exploring the learning potential of acoustic design in 3D virtual environments. Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal, 6(1), 1273-1276

This paper discusses the current research and understanding of the effects of audio environments on learning, with a particular focus on the affordances of the effects in computer-generated, 3D virtual environments and virtual worlds. Both sound and... Read More about Exploring the learning potential of acoustic design in 3D virtual environments.

Don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it's gone? Skills-led qualifications, secondary school attainment and policy choices (2015)
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Harrison, N., James, D., & Last, K. (2015). Don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it's gone? Skills-led qualifications, secondary school attainment and policy choices. Research Papers in Education, 30(5), 585-608. https://doi.org/10.1080/02671522.2014.1002526

In the name of curriculum breadth and raising standards, recent government policy in England has removed a large number of non-academic qualifications from the list of those that secondary schools can count in league tables, discouraging their use. M... Read More about Don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it's gone? Skills-led qualifications, secondary school attainment and policy choices.

An ecological fallacy in higher education policy: The use, overuse and misuse of ‘low participation neighbourhoods' (2015)
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Harrison, N., & McCaig, C. (2015). An ecological fallacy in higher education policy: The use, overuse and misuse of ‘low participation neighbourhoods'. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 39(6), 793-817. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2013.858681

One form of ecological fallacy is found in the dictum that ‘you are where you live’ – otherwise expressed in the idea that you can infer significant information about an individual or their family from the prevailing conditions around their home. On... Read More about An ecological fallacy in higher education policy: The use, overuse and misuse of ‘low participation neighbourhoods'.

Towards a typology of debt attitudes among contemporary young UK undergraduates (2015)
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Harrison, N., Chudry, F., Waller, R., & Hatt, S. (2015). Towards a typology of debt attitudes among contemporary young UK undergraduates. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 39(1), 85-107. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2013.778966

As the UK sits on the verge of a major change in the financing of both universities and students, this study seeks to capture and analyse the attitudes to money, borrowing and debt among contemporary young undergraduates. It reports findings from a... Read More about Towards a typology of debt attitudes among contemporary young UK undergraduates.

What’s happening in ‘their space’? Exploring the borders of formal and informal learning with undergraduate students of education in the age of mobile technologies (2015)
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Andrews, J., & Jones, M. (2015). What’s happening in ‘their space’? Exploring the borders of formal and informal learning with undergraduate students of education in the age of mobile technologies. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2015(1), https://doi.org/10.5334/jime.ax

The changing nature of teaching and learning in an age of accessible technologies provides challenges and opportunities for the design of learning events. Working with a sample of undergraduate students of education in one UK higher education institu... Read More about What’s happening in ‘their space’? Exploring the borders of formal and informal learning with undergraduate students of education in the age of mobile technologies.

Outcasts on the inside: academics reinventing themselves online (2015)
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Costa, C. (2015). Outcasts on the inside: academics reinventing themselves online. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 34(2), 194-210. https://doi.org/10.1080/02601370.2014.985752

© 2014 Taylor & Francis. Recent developments in digital scholarship point out that academic practices supported by technologies may not only be transformed through the obvious process of digitization, but also renovated through distributed knowledg... Read More about Outcasts on the inside: academics reinventing themselves online.



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