Focussing on an early-career researcher embarking on her first academic role, this second entry in BERA’s Research Ethics Case Studies series considers the ethical issues that arise not only...
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This post introduces the challenges associated with gaining ethical review board approval, and securing the informed consent and assent of participant families, in educational research. It draws...Continue reading
Here is the place to find briefings and information as well as BERA's public statements on open access developments. BERA continues to monitor developments around Plan S and open access. Our...
While informed consent is important, obtaining written consent from participants can be problematic.Continue reading
New perspectives on international, intercultural and global education
Frustration and confusion can dominate the doctoral writing experience, and never more so than during the last half-mile.Continue reading
Mixed or inconclusive results regarding the effect of computer simulations in enhancing students’ learning have been reported in the literature (see for example Edsall & Wentz, 2007)....Continue reading
The concept of student engagement has attracted increasing attention over recent years due to its potential predictiveness of students’ learning outcomes, and to the fact that student...Continue reading
The culture of transforming everything into products to be ‘consumed by the market’ is manifesting itself as a global pathology. This trend is destroying longstanding communities of practice...Continue reading
We know that research in the field of educational technology has grown substantially in importance over the last decade or so – mainly due to the huge investment by many governments in...Continue reading