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Further education participation, European expansion and European erasure (2002)
Journal Article
Brine, J. (2002). Further education participation, European expansion and European erasure. British Educational Research Journal, 28(1), 21-36. https://doi.org/10.1080/01411920120109720

From within the context of the planned expansion of the European Union (EU) to include the 12 applicant states from central and eastern Europe and the predicted reduction of the European financial support given to the UK, the article draws on empiric... Read More about Further education participation, European expansion and European erasure.

“Everybody gets one or two chances in life, this is my second!”: Risk and the construction of (mature) students’ biographies (2002)
Journal Article
Waller, R. (2002). “Everybody gets one or two chances in life, this is my second!”: Risk and the construction of (mature) students’ biographies

This article presents preliminary findings from a PhD study that began in September 2001. It seeks to outline provisional thoughts as to how the notion of risk influences the construction of biographies for mature students on an Access course at a Fu... Read More about “Everybody gets one or two chances in life, this is my second!”: Risk and the construction of (mature) students’ biographies.

'I want to prove to myself that I can do this!': Risk and uncertainty in the construction of personal biographies for access students (2002)
Journal Article
Waller, R. (2002). 'I want to prove to myself that I can do this!': Risk and uncertainty in the construction of personal biographies for access students

This paper is a preliminary discussion of research findings from a PhD study that began within UWE’s Education Faculty in September 2001. It will seek to outline provisional thoughts as to how notions of risk and uncertainty are employed in the const... Read More about 'I want to prove to myself that I can do this!': Risk and uncertainty in the construction of personal biographies for access students.

Virtual worlds for learning
Book Chapter
Savin-Baden, M., Falconer, L., Wimpenny, K., & Callaghan, M. (2017). Virtual worlds for learning. In E. Duval, M. Sharples, & R. Sutherland (Eds.), Technology Enhanced Learning: Research ThemesSpringer

This book provides an overview of the state-of-the-art in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). It is organized as a collection of 21 clusters or research themes, each introduced by leading experts and including references to the most relevant literatu... Read More about Virtual worlds for learning.

What kind of student am I?: Transition talk and investment in learning
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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.

EU digital media policies and education: The challenge of a digital agenda for Europe
Book Chapter
Costa, C., & Murphy, M. EU digital media policies and education: The challenge of a digital agenda for Europe. In S. St John, & M. Murphy (Eds.), Education and Public Policy in the European Union: Crossing boundariesPalgrave Macmillan

Media and communication practices are of core importance to the intent of a European knowledge society that thrives to be competitive and aims to be inclusive. Media and communication policies at the European level date back from the 1970s with the i... Read More about EU digital media policies and education: The challenge of a digital agenda for Europe.