Should devices replace paper? The student experience
Written by: Andrew Brower Latz
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Andrew P. Brower Latz, The Manchester Grammar School, UK Aims The aim of this research, undertaken in 2021–22, was to discover the views of students in my school about their experience of blended learning using Microsoft Surfaces and associated software (especially Teams). Their views were sought via a questionnaire, filled in by students in December 2021. The students had been back in school since March, after the national period of remote teaching. By blended teaching and learning, I mean learning ‘that incorporates both face to face teaching and teaching supported by ICT’ (Lalima and Dangwal, 2017, p. 131). While there are many short articles and some research on teaching using technology – including blended teaching and learning – from teachers and leaders’ perspectives (e.g. EEF, 2020; Lucas et al., 2020; Payton and Hague, 2010; King, 2000), there is little publicly available on student experience and student voice with regard to using such technology (c.f. Worth,
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