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The Impact of ICT Initiatives in Scottish Schools: Phase 3 - Final Report

DescriptionA web only full report acompanying Insight 20
ISBN075592723 0
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateSeptember 19, 2005


May 2005
ISBN 0 7559 2723 0 (Web only publication)
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Executive summary

1. Introduction

2. Scope and design

3. The involvement of schools

4. The views of pupils, teachers and ICT co-ordinators
4.1 Primary 7 pupils
4.2 Secondary 2 pupils
4.3 Secondary 4 pupils
4.4 The teachers
4.5 The ICT co-ordinators

5. Performance on the assessment booklets
5.1 The assessment booklets
5.2 Reliability and consistency of the assessment instruments
5.3 Performance on individual items and categories
5.4 Performance at Primary 7
5.5 Performance at Secondary 2
5.6 Performance at Secondary 4
5.7 Comparisons by gender and stage

6. Performance on practical tasks
6.1 The assessment process
6.2 Assessing performance

7. Comparisons over time
7.1 Pupils' knowledge, understanding and skills
7.2 Pupils' experience of and attitudes to ICT
7.3 The co-ordinators
7.4 The teachers

8. Discussion and implications
8.1 The Phase 3 findings
8.2 Comparisons with Phases 1 and 2
8.3 Implications

Appendix 1: Pupil questionnaire data

Appendix 2: Staff questionnaire data

Appendix 3: The Impact of ICT in Scottish Schools Phase 3: The Case Studies

The views expressed in the report are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Scottish Executive or any other organisation(s) by which the author(s) is/are employed.

The Scottish Executive is making this research report available on-line in order to provide access to its contents for those interested in the subject. The Executive commissioned the research but has not exercised editorial control over the report.

This web only report is accompanied by a summary in the Education Research Insight series "Insight 20: The Impact of Information and Communication Technology in Scottish Schools: Phase 3".

The reports are published by Information and Analytical Services Division, Scottish Executive Education Department, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ. If you have any enquiries about these reports please contact the Dissemination Officer on 0131-244-0316.

The reports were published in September 2005.

Dr Rae Condie, Bob Munro, David Muir and Robert Collins
The Quality in Education Centre, University of Strathclyde
Faculty of Education, Jordanhill Campus,
Crawfurd Building, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow G13 1PP

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