Exploring the effectiveness of new technologies: Improving literacy and engaging learners at risk of social exclusion in the UK

Boulton, H. ORCID: 0000-0003-4671-0182, 2017. Exploring the effectiveness of new technologies: Improving literacy and engaging learners at risk of social exclusion in the UK. Teaching and Teacher Education: an International Journal of Research and Studies, 63, pp. 73-81. ISSN 0742-051X

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Abstract

This paper explores the effectiveness of new technologies in developing literacy within subject disciplines of secondary school students at risk of social exclusion. The research was undertaken as a collaborative project across five schools, including qualified and pre-service teachers in the United Kingdom. This paper provides an overview of the study and presents key findings related to impact on student progression and engagement and impact on teachers. The research indicates the affordances of the software supported more flexible, collaborative and creative learning opportunities, improved literacy and engagement with learning.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Teaching and Teacher Education: an International Journal of Research and Studies
Creators: Boulton, H.
Publisher: Elsevier
Date: April 2017
Volume: 63
ISSN: 0742-051X
Identifiers:
NumberType
10.1016/j.tate.2016.12.008DOI
S0742051X16308629Publisher Item Identifier
Divisions: Schools > School of Education
Depositing User: Jill Tomkinson
Date Added: 17 Jan 2017 09:10
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 14:11
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/29749

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