3.6 Reading 4: Oliver et al (2007)

epistomology – the theory of knowledge, especially the critical study of its validity, methods, and scope. Study of the origin, nature, and limits of human knowledge. Q1 Action Research – ‘…Practitioners researching their own educational situations and practices, as a means of improving these.’ Technical action research – ‘instrumentalist view of educational provision and professional […]

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3.5 Laurillard paper

1. Laurillard argues that the way evaulation is done is somewhat predictable and thus the way that such findings are extracted from research needs to become more meaningful. This paper outlines how technologies may improve learning. This is done by looking at existing evidence from literature, which indicate how good learning programs may be developed […]

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Activity 2.4 Reflecting on the paper

  Questions: What research questions are being addressed? A study of primary school children’s talk and collaborative activity while working at the computer. This research investigates whether the quality of talk is related to their ability in problem solving. Another issue which seems to be studied here is whether the use of computer based methods […]

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the Context

Picking up from my first post on the timeline activity, it is quiet obvious that each member of the tutor group has a baggage of experience and comes from an environment which will have an effect on the response that shall be given. I am still unclear how I can work collaborativly on this activity […]

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1.5 Reflecting on the paper

What counts as evidence in this work? Authors observe various types of courses, students and implementation environments. Evidence included both pre- and post-course questionnaires administered to students. Behavioural and qualitative data were also collected were differences between the Virtual classroom and traditional classroom were brought out. How do the two explicit research questions relate to […]

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