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Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”

Journal Article
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Bacon, L., & Mackinnon, L. (2019)
Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 40(3), 324-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2018.1489219
A recent UK Government commissioned study found concerning levels of unemployment among computing students from disadvantaged, black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The study...

Watch this space: childhood, picturebooks and comics

Journal Article
Gibson, M., Nabizadeh, G., & Sambell, K. (2014)
Watch this space: childhood, picturebooks and comics. Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 5(3), 241-244. https://doi.org/10.1080/21504857.2014.943013
This is a special issue of Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics exploring the relationships of picturebooks and comics with notions of childhood. There have been productive re...

What do parents feel they need? Implications of parents' perspectives for the facilitation of parenting programmes

Journal Article
Miller, S., & Sambell, K. (2002)
What do parents feel they need? Implications of parents' perspectives for the facilitation of parenting programmes. Children & Society, 17(1), 32-44. doi:10.1002/chi.726
This paper is based upon in-depth interview studies with a range of parents and explores their beliefs, expectations and experiences of parenting support. Three dominant ways ...

A study of the multi generational relationship with making through mediated designing in collaborative, digital environments: implications for learning and open access fabrication

Conference Proceeding
Vettese, S., Thompson, P., & Allan, D. (2017)
A study of the multi generational relationship with making through mediated designing in collaborative, digital environments: implications for learning and open access fabrication. In Cumulus Hong Kong 2016, Cumulus Working Papers, Open Design for E-very-thing, 23 - 30
In this paper, the researchers will investigate different ways in which school age, 'generation net' children learn, through non-linear, mediated, collaborative ‘making’ envir...

An implementation of the extended technology acceptance model for understanding students' perceptions of learning management systems: a study within tertiary institutions in Saudia Arabia

Presentation / Conference
Rutter, M. J., Alshehri, A. & Smith, S. (2017, March)
An implementation of the extended technology acceptance model for understanding students' perceptions of learning management systems: a study within tertiary institutions in Saudia Arabia. Poster presented at 11th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia
The rapid evolution of e-learning around the world is inspiring many educational and business institutions to adopt it. E-learning is motivated by compelling advantages such a...

Factors influencing primary school children's knowledge of wildlife

Journal Article
Huxham, M., Welsh, A., Berry, A., & Templeton, S. (2006)
Factors influencing primary school children's knowledge of wildlife. Journal of Biological Education, 41(1), 9-12. doi:10.1080/00219266.2006.9656050
We examined the wildlife knowledge of primary (aged 4-12) schoolchildren. In particular, we examined the effects of children’s age and gender, and the taxonomy and origin (ind...