Do 25% of children really have their own mobiles? Invalid Research Example #01
This is a ‘new thread’ idea… posting up examples of naff research. I figure there are two advantages to this… It’s useful for students to have good examples of naff research, to show them the meaning of ‘invalid data’ or ‘unrepresentative samples’, or in this case, just plain unreferenced material which may as well be…
Is Digital Technology Good for Education?
Digital technology is now an integral part of education. Devices such as tablets and smartphones are now common means of interacting with people, consuming media, interacting with institutions and generally living out many aspects of our daily lives. These technologies have transformed the generation and communication of knowledge, and the way in which learning and…
Evidence of Increasing Globalisation
Just a quick round up of some of the evidence/ news items I’ve stumbled across which suggest that globalisation is happening. It’s up to you to decide how valid, reliable and representative this evidence is. NB – this is also my first experiment with a long-term time-release system for posting ‘shorter’ news-items – I’m going…