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A proposed research agenda for investigating the nature of designerly thinking in action.
The intent of this paper is to discuss the nature of Design and Technology (D&T) education and arising from that the potential contribution of cognitive psychology to further understanding of designerly thinking in action. ...
Adaptive comparative judgement: a mechanism to enrich and enhance assessment practices to support teaching and learning.
One of the most fundamental and challenging aspects of pedagogical practices is assessment of student learning. Assessment mechanisms are adopted in response to a variety of agendas, such as providing a summative ‘grade’ ...
An exploratory analysis into the relationships between spatial factors, domain-free general capacities and general fluid intelligence.
The inception of psychometric research concerning individual differences in cognition was grounded in explaining and enhancing performance in education (Spearman, 1904). This work established the construct of a single ...
Illustrating educational development through ipsative performance in design based education.
The Technology subject in general post-primary education is unique based on its conception and treatment of knowledge. The task specific utility of knowledge is emphasised and at the same time, in reflection of the breadth ...