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Claire Cassidy; Donald Christie; Norman Coutts; Jayne Dunn; Christine Sinclair; Don Skinner; Alastair Wilson
Oxford Review of Education Vol. 34, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 217–235
This article aims to outline key factors to be considered in the development of communities of enquiry in an educational context and to establish a conceptual and theoretical framework within which much needed empirical work can be carried out. The...
Using a Virtual Research Environment to Support New Models of Collaborative and Participative Research in Scottish Education
Alastair Wilson; Sanna Rimpilainen; Don Skinner; Claire Cassidy; Donald Christie; Norman Coutts; Christine Sinclair
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (October 2007) pp. 289–304
Drawing on research supported within the Scottish "Applied Educational Research Scheme" this paper explores the use of the Virtual Research Environment (VRE) in developing "communities of enquiry" in Scottish education and research. It focuses on...
Christine Howe; Andy Tolmie; Allen Thurston; Keith Topping; Donald Christie; Kay Livingston; Emma Jessiman; Caroline Donaldson
Learning and Instruction Vol. 17, No. 5 (October 2007) pp. 549–563
Group work has been promoted in many countries as a key component of elementary science. However, little guidance is given as to how group work should be organised, and because previous research has seldom been conducted in authentic classrooms, its ...
Andrew Kenneth Tolmie; Keith J. Topping; Donald Christie; Caroline Donaldson; Christine Howe; Emma Jessiman; Kay Livingston; Allen Thurston
Learning and Instruction Vol. 20, No. 3 pp. 177–191
There is conflicting evidence on whether collaborative group work leads to improved classroom relations, and if so how. A before and after design was used to measure the impact on work and play relations of a collaborative learning programme...