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Does the use of iPad technology enhance or inhibit inclusive practice in the classroom environment Rebecca Bryan Technology The study was undertaken to establish whether the use of iPad technology could enhance inclusive teaching practice. June 26, 2017, 1:38 p.m. Download
Research project investigating the effect of additional responsibilities and their effect on the motivation of learners. Christian Pettit Offender learning A study into the impacts of additional responsibilities to behaviour management with offender learners. June 26, 2017, 12:33 p.m. Download
What are the food choices of students on the Autistic Spectrum at Ruskin Mill College? Cori Flynn Autism A study into the food choices made by young adults with Autism and methods of encouraging them to try new foods in order to achieve a better balanced diet. June 26, 2017, 12:20 p.m. Download
How does offender learning quantify the differing needs of a learner in providing better opportunities upon release? David Ellis Offender learning This research assignment was an empirical study which analysed previous research data and literature concerning education within the confines of a prison. A small scale research project was undertaken within a large male category B prison in the Yorkshire and Humber region. June 23, 2017, 1:10 p.m. Download
What are the most effective strategies to teach a female offender learner with one or more personality disorders to engage productively in education? Charlotte Hosker Offender learning I intend to define personality and discuss the main types of personality disorders, how they may come about and examine the systems already in place in the custodial setting and then look at how educational professionals can support people with personality disorders with learning and reintegrating into society. June 23, 2017, 1 p.m. Download
How does the integration of clinical and therapeutic staff in specialist education promote learning and sustain engagement for learners with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Challenging Behaviour? Ruth Clinch Multi disciplinary This research seeks to explore how clinical and therapeutic input is deployed in specialist settings to benefit learners with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and challenging behaviour. June 23, 2017, 12:49 p.m. Download
What are the issues around age appropriateness when planning to meet the needs of adult learners with cognitive/intellectual delay? Donna Fenley Planning My research outlines the issues surrounding age-appropriateness and is most relevant to learners who have a significant disparity between their physical or chronological age and their cognitive or operational age. June 5, 2017, 11:24 a.m. Download
The use of Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS) to evaluate outcomes of the therapeutic service at National Star College; improving student’s emotional and behavioural well-being in order to positively impact their learning Mair Hewitt-Stubbs Assessment This research aims to ascertain the best method of assessing a therapeutic service to be able to provide evidence of progress made by students receiving psychological and behavioural support. June 5, 2017, 7:03 a.m. Download
Individual Learning Plans are Most Effective for People with Learning Difficulties taking Adult Community Learning Cookery Classes When They are Jointly Completed by the Tutor and the Learner Caz Watts Planning This research project will explore how Individual learning Plans can be completed to ensure they are most effective for the learner. The study works with learners with physical disabilities and learning difficulties. June 5, 2017, 6:51 a.m. Download
Has the implementation of a standardised Life Skills feedback form improved the validity of information received from residential facilitators when supporting Life Skills sessions for learners with combined physical and learning difficulties. Maria Townley Feedback How the use of a generic Life Skills Feedback form has improved the validity of feedback on student progress for learners with physical and learning difficulties in Life Skills sessions. June 4, 2017, 2:44 p.m. Download