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Dissolving Boundaries:supporting transformation in the classroom

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Austin, R, Mulkeen, A, Smyth, J, Metcalfe, N and Mallon, Marie (2004) Dissolving Boundaries:supporting transformation in the classroom. Department of Education Northern Ireland, Department of Education and Science, Ireland. 1 pp. [Research report (external)]

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Abstract

The present study concentrates on the potential of Dissolving Boundaries to enhance and perhaps transform teaching and learning. The study pays particular attention to elements present in the programme that could facilitate change in the classroom, such as:• the use of ICT in the classroom• regular contact between schools in different jurisdictions on the island of Ireland and the implications of this for North South understanding• the impact of face-to-face meetings of pupils • teamwork within the classroom and from classroom to classroom of partner schools.

Item Type:Research report (external)
Keywords:Transforming learning ICT Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences
Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Education
ID Code:12873
Deposited By:Professor Roger Austin
Deposited On:20 Apr 2010 10:12
Last Modified:11 Sep 2014 12:47

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