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Research Capacity Building in Education: The Role of Digital Archives
British Journal of Educational Studies Vol. 59, No. 3 (2011) pp. 323–339
Accounts of how research capacity in education can be developed often make reference to electronic networks and online resources. This paper presents a theoretically driven analysis of the role of one such resource, an online archive of educational...
Not Just about Gadgets: Habit, Innovation and Change in the Design of Learning Technologies
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 12, No. 3 (2015) pp. 279–294
While elements of Deleuze's theory, notably the "geophilosophical" concepts of "rhizomes," "smoothness" and "striation" have been applied to educational technologies, his work on time has, to date, been...
Are We There Yet?: Teachers, Schools and Electronic Networks
Patrick Carmichael; Richard Procter
Curriculum Journal Vol. 17, No. 2 (June 2006) pp. 167–186
The "Learning How to Learn" project of the ESRC Teaching and Learning Research Programme engaged teachers from primary and secondary schools in the UK in development and research of practice related to "assessment for learning" between 2001 and 2005....
Research Ethics and Participatory Research in an Interdisciplinary Technology-Enhanced Learning Project
Frances Tracy; Patrick Carmichael
International Journal of Research & Method in Education Vol. 33, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 245–257
This account identifies some of the tensions that became apparent in a large interdisciplinary technology-enhanced learning project as its members attempted to maintain their commitment to responsive, participatory research and development in...
Secret Codes: The Hidden Curriculum of Semantic Web Technologies
Richard Edwards; Patrick Carmichael
Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education Vol. 33, No. 4 (2012) pp. 575–590
There is a long tradition in education of examination of the hidden curriculum, those elements which are implicit or tacit to the formal goals of education. This article draws upon that tradition to open up for investigation the hidden curriculum...
Social software and academic practice: Postgraduate students as co-designers of Web 2.0 tools
Patrick Carmichael; Helen Burchmore
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 13, No. 4 (December 2010) pp. 233–241
In order to develop potentially transformative Web 2.0 tools in higher education, the complexity of existing academic practices, including current patterns of technology use, must be recognised. This paper describes how a series of participatory...
"Learning to Assess" and "Assessing to Learn": The Construction of Knowledge about Assistive Technology
Clare Folkes; Patrick Carmichael
Educational Action Research Vol. 14, No. 4 (December 2006) pp. 535–545
A key role in the development and deployment of Assistive Technology solutions is that of the "assessor-consultant". Assessor-consultants for the UK-based charity Abilitynet work with clients to develop customized computer-based assistive technology ...
Open Source as appropriate technology for global education
Patrick Carmichael; Leslie Honour
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 22, No. 1 (January 2002) pp. 47–53
Economic arguments for the adoption of ‘open source’ software in business have been widely discussed. In this paper we draw on personal experience in the UK, South Africa and Southeast Asia to forward compelling reasons why open source software...
The Doubtful Guest? A Virtual Research Environment for Education
Vito Laterza; Patrick Carmichael; Richard Procter
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (October 2007) pp. 249–267
In this paper the authors describe a novel "Virtual Research Environment" (VRE) based on the Sakai Virtual Collaboration Environment and designed to support education research. This VRE has been used for the past two years by projects of the UK...
Talk in Virtual Contexts: Reflecting on Participation and Online Learning Models
Mary Thorpe; Robert McCormick; Chris Kubiak; Patrick Carmichael
Pedagogy, Culture and Society Vol. 15, No. 3 (2007) pp. 349–366
Computer-mediated conferencing has been adopted, particularly for purposes of online course provision, as a method that can deliver community. Widespread interest in a communities-of-practice approach within both informal and formal learning has...
A day in the life of the student
Patrick Carmichael; Matthew Riddle; Matthew Arnold; Catherine Howell; Frances Tracey; Julia Rafal; Rod Rivers
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) p. 2832
Understanding the special nature of learning and teaching in a research-intensive, collegiate University is at the heart of this Pathfinder project. Staff and students at Cambridge University were invited to become co-researchers in the Learning...
Topics: Students, Teaching Methods