Research

This page includes links to a range of organisations that should be useful for all educational research, but particularly in the field of learning technologies
click here for ILT Research
click here for General Educational Research

ILT RESEARCH

The Association for Information Technology in Teacher Education: http://www.itte.org.uk/

e-assessment: a big area encomapssing both formative and summative assessment. See a RSC Wales Moodle site for an introduction; also several reviews/publications from JISC, and also Futurelab

Regional Support Centre Eastern social book marking site
http://delicious.com/rsceastern/e-learning

RSC E-learning Wiki. A wiki with information about: E-portfolios & personalisation;the use of video in education (including authoring and web delivery); plagiarism and detection methods; blended learning design and delivery; creative assessment; teacher training sandpit

JISC RSC YH Excellence in inclusivity portal helps promote best practice in inclusivity, and provides access to case studies which show how technology can enhance inclusivity .

GENERAL EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

National Foundation for Educational Research: NFER information sites:http://www.nfer.ac.uk/nfer-information-sites/

The Research Methods Resource Centre http://www.methodology.co.uk/Innovate: Journal of online Education : http://www.innovateonline.info/index.php?view=issue

Think Quest, Education Foundation. Has lots of useful resources in the library section: http://www.thinkquest.org/en/

Escalate : HEA subject centre for Education. Web-site has resources, advice, links, and details of events.

European Research Papers Archive : http://eiop.or.at/erpa/

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) : www.esrcsocietytoday.ac.uk

CETTS : http://excellence.qia.org.uk/cett

Gold Dust Resources: http://excellence.qia.org.uk/Golddust/index.html

Excellence Gateway Delicious: tagged links to regional case studies

Delicious Social bookmarking site

Advice on introducing themes into your curriculum delivery.

Teaching Cards 

Experiental Learning, Multi Sensory Learning, Cooperative Learning, Learning Conversations, Differentiation, Relating Theory and Practice, Using E-Learning and Technology, Embedding Literacy, language and Numeracy, Assessment for Learning and Modelling

Oaklands College have developed a deck of cards that explain how tutors and support staff have used technology in their teaching and administration.

Oaklearn Cards