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Growth in Internet connection and use in British secondary schools 1997-9: current practice in and implications for teaching and learning in design and technology

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posted on 04.05.2006 by Alan Jervis, Torben Steeg
This paper presents the current data from a continuing longitudinal study of Internet connection and use in secondary schools in Great Britain. Using 1997 data as a baseline, changes in Internet connection and use since the announcement of the NGfL and NOF funding are tracked. Data includes: The types and numbers of computers, networks and computer suites The types and numbers of Internet connections Methods of ensuring that pupils do not have access to unsuitable material The amount and type of use which is being made of Internet connections The distribution of Internet computers across subjects The pattern of use of the Internet within subjects The use of the Internet within D&T teaching The present position is summarised and some future considerations are discussed.

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JERVIS and STEEG, 2000. Growth in Internet connection and use in British secondary schools 1997-9: current practice in and implications for teaching and learning in design and technology. IDATER 2000 Conference, Loughborough: Loughborough University

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2000

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