Video in Stem Teacher Assessment

Project aims to explore the affordances provided by the use of video and in particular, re-evaluate the value of micro-teaching as a valuable form of pedagogy within initial teacher education. VISTA Narrative Report  


The Programming Studio (TPS)

Project Aims The Programming Studio, a virtual learning environment hosted by QUB will offer a pilot group of post-primary school ICT teachers an opportunity to experience programming as a ‘digital literacy’ by mastering the programming language(s) identified above through games-based learning.  The wider skill of ‘computational thinking’ at the heart of computer programming will be …
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An evaluation of the implementation of realistic mathematics education (RME)

An evaluation of the implementation of realistic mathematics education (RME) within primary schools in the north and south of Ireland Since 1971, the Freudenthal Institute (FI) in the Netherlands has developed a theoretical approach towards the teaching and learning of mathematics known as Realistic Mathematics Education (RME). In practice, the Dutch reform of mathematics education …
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A Cross-border comparison of Student Teachers’ Identities relating to Mathematics

The Project Aim is to ascertain and compare the mathematical identities of primary school student teachers. Project Objectives: To briefly compare the mathematics curricula (4-17) north and south and provide a comparison of mathematics in initial teacher education To determine the mathematical identity of selected student teachers using a range of tools including the use …
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Measuring the Value of Education Technologies in Ireland: north and South [MVET-Ireland]

Concept and Purpose To investigate and apply a novel approach to measuring the value of educational technologies in schools To contribute to the developing international understanding of this issue The dimensions of the study are to investigate: The value of technologies in learning and teaching The complexities of measuring this value The role of intangibles …
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Digital Video as a tool for changing ICT Learning in Schools and teacher education

This project is a follow on from previous work. The project aims to “identify examples of digital video which provide exemplars of what the researchers see as ICT for transformational learning in contrast to ICT being more focused on substituting or amplifying existing teaching and learning practices’. The researchers have confirmed that it is their …
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Current Practice in ICT within teacher education