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British Journal of Special Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (1991)
Pupils with special educational needs are finding that the use of word processors can give them a new confidence and pride in their own abilities. This article describes the use of such devices as the "mouse," on-screen word lists, spell checkers,...
Journal of Education Policy Vol. 16, No. 5 (2001) pp. 479–87
Disputes claims in recent report by US-based Alliance for Children that the use of computers by children threatens their creative and intellectual development. Describes two case studies of the creative uses of computers in United Kingdom elementary ...
Computers & Education Vol. 30, No. 1 (1998) pp. 15–21
The role and use of information and communication technologies in teacher education is of growing concern across Europe. The King’s College London component of a five nation European experimental study (FETICHE Project) has been exploring the...
A Beautiful House Built on Sand: What Makes E-Communication Projects Succeed--And Why Are They Still so Rare?
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (July 2005) pp. 225–239
Case studies of email and video conferencing projects between partners in educational institutions in England and France are presented as a means of identifying the key issues that lead to the success of such activities. The writers, all of whom...