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How do educational technology developers ensure that their products have positive impact, and don’t cause harm?
Whether they’re driven by commercial interests or not, most developers and companies care about positive impact. Of course, impact helps in selling products, but it’s also a key motivation in...Continue reading
The BERA Blog on key topics in education, presented in an easily printable and digestible format to serve as teaching and learning resources for students and professionals in education. Each...
In order to conduct action research, Elliott (1991) advocates that a tremendous desire to innovate and improve is a fundamental requirement. As a teacher-researcher, I came to my doctoral study...Continue reading
Ethnography has evolved for digital contexts in the form of netnography – researchers working with data originating from digital imprints of natural, public conversations (Kozinets, 2015). This...Continue reading
At the request of the vibrant event aimed at independent researchers. The topic, ‘Ethical Issues and gaining ethical approval’, attracted self-employed researchers, teachers working and...Continue reading
BERA’s recent meeting to discuss the challenge of ethical review clearly demonstrated the gap faced by researchers working outside academic institutions. Research in the UK takes place in a...Continue reading
What do our children spend their time doing when they put in all those hours studying for big exams? Cognitive psychology tells us that the techniques they choose can have a substantial impact on...Continue reading
This collaborative blog was produced from discussions by attendees of theContinue reading
Data comes in many forms, some more accessible than others. At the recent BERA conference, I tried to address this with a poster presenting quantitative data in an unexpected way. The data came...Continue reading
A special series of blogs asks the difficult questions about current informed consent and ethical approval practices and assumptions, critically exploring the work and philosophy of both ethics...
Editorial: The challenges and solutions for qualitative researchers in gaining ethical approval and consent
BERA members, through informal conversation, recognised that there was a danger that qualitative studies may become under threat from not being approved by ethical committees in an increasingly...Continue reading