I think there will be a lot of blog posts of this type in the near future.
As I’ve mentioned in previous blogs, the amount of reading to undertake this year is ever growing. However, one area of study that I can’t stop reading around is for my research project.
Although it’s not yet been approved by the ethics committee, I am hoping to conduct my first piece of professional research into how iPads can enhance the learning of (primary) science using the outdoor classroom.
While tablet PCs have been trying to revolutionise the market for years, it was (arguably) the introduction of the iPad in 2010 that truly changed how tablet PCs can be used. Naturally, because of the publishing process, much of the research has only recently begun to become available.
Therefore, the literature search I’ve completed (comprising journal articles and books) has resulted in a dearth of research on the use of tablet PCs in primary science. Fortunately, I have been able to source…
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