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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...
Competition and Efficiency: Overseas Students and Technical Efficiency in Australian and New Zealand Universities
Education Economics Vol. 17, No. 1 (March 2009) pp. 31–57
Economic theory suggests that competitive pressures will impact on organisational efficiency. In recent years, universities in Australia and New Zealand have faced increased competition for students. The aim of this paper is to explore the...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 38, No. 4 (2001) pp. 315–26
Reports on an evaluation of the use of learning materials developed by the Open University for operational managers in the British Health Service by professionals in Australia, the Cayman Islands, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Discusses...
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 ...
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...