About ThinkosityThis professional blog is a space in which I hope to share directions, developments and considerations related to my research and teaching in the fields of Education and Technology Education. It is my hope that this will be of interest to those involved in research as well as those involved in the craft of classroom teaching.
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Category Archives: Research Project
Below is the presentation I gave at Edge Hill Universities Annual Educational Research Conference (July, 2013). The Power of Research-Based Pedagogy: Increasing Pupils’ Creativity Absract Creativity is nebulous to understand and problematic to nurture. Though, as a human trait, it … Continue reading
Publication of a Paper: Promoting Transfer and an Integrated Understanding for Pre-Service Teachers of Technology Education
I have recently had a paper published in the Global Education Review that reports on a small scale study into promoting transfer of learning through integrated problem solving for pre-service teachers of technology education. You can access the full paper … Continue reading
What is the context and background to this pilot project? Recent OECD publications(1, 2) explicitly link effective education with future employability and highlight the importance of improved school-employment alignment, transverse and technical skills. Among these, problem solving within STEM subjects … Continue reading