International Day of Education 2024
Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2024-01-17
To celebrate International
Day of Education on 24 January we’ve put together a collection of five
articles from across our journals showcasing innovative approaches
to research in childhood and adult education.
This study focuses upon the
effectiveness of outdoor education on primary school pupils in Key Stage One;
regarding their engagement and behaviour. In addition to this, this study will
consider to pedagogical strategies that are adopted by the teacher during the
delivery of outdoor lessons. Mixed methods of qualitative data collection were
employed to evaluate the aim of this research. Read more.
Building in room to fail: Learning
through play in an undergraduate course | Hannah Gascho Rempel
True learning happens when we
try new things - when we practice something, see how it goes, and then try it
again. Pedagogical practices that encourage metacognition and active reflection
are built on this premise. But these practices take time, and university
instructors are pressured to cover as much content as possible in a term. Read more.
Exploring teachers’ perspectives on primary school
homework | Amy-Leigh Simpson
This research aims to explore
teachers’ perspectives on primary school homework, a topic that is highly
contested, yet considerably under-researched in England. It seeks to present an
insight into how teachers assign primary school homework, and which factors
impact upon their decisions in this area. Read more.
This article explores the softer
side of play, considering the affordances of teaching at the reflective and
contemplative end of the playful learning spectrum. Inspired by both
contemplative and compassionate pedagogies plus practice-based enquiry, it
argues for the positive impact that playful learning can have on student and
staff mental health. Read more.
This study explores the extent to which game design features impact children’s engagement with digital education games (DEGs). Research has highlighted that the topic of digital game-based learning (DGBL) is becoming increasingly complex, with benefits such as the acquisition of 21st century skills as central to its implementation. Read more.
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