Research

On this page you can find out about my research activity.

 

Journal Articles

Conference Contributions

  • (2016) 'A Work in Progress Update: Evaluating a Microworlds- based Learning Approach for Developing Literacy and Computational Thinking in Cross-curricular Contexts', Annual Postgraduate Research Student Presentation Day, Pontypridd, UK, 1 June. Pontypridd: South Wales [Online presentation]. Available at: http://www.craigjenkins.net/ResearchFiles/1Jun16.pdf (Accessed 1 June 2016).

  • (2015) A Work in Progress Paper: A Comparative Evaluation of a Microwords-based Learning Approach for Developing Literacy and Computational Thinking in Cross-curricular Contexts, Proceedings of the 10th Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education, London, UK, 9 - 11 November. New York: ACM. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2818314.2818316

  • (2015) 'Poem Generator: A Comparative Quantitative Evaluation of a Microworld-based Learning Approach', Association of Information Technology in Teacher Education Conference, London, UK, 4 July. London: ITTE [Pecha Kucha]. Available at: http://www.craigjenkins.net/ResearchFiles/ITTE15.pdf (Accessed 23 June 2015).  

  • With Longman, D. (2013) ‘Learning (through) Programming: Cross-curricular Applications of a Microworlds Learning Approach’, Association of Information Technology in Teacher Education Conference, Bedfordshire, UK, 8-10 July. London: ITTE [Online]. Available at: http://www.craigjenkins.net/ResearchFiles/ITTE.pdf (Accessed 28 October 2013).

  • (2012) ‘Microworlds: Building Powerful Ideas in the Secondary School’, International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education, Rhodes, Greece, 5-7 July. Mytilene, Greece: University of the Aegean [Online]. Available at: http://www.icicte.org/Proceedings2012/Papers/02-2-Jenkins.pdf (Accessed: 28 October 2013).

     

Professional Publications

  • (2010) ‘My ICT Favourites’, The Teacher. June, p. 32.

     

Unpublished Works

  • (2011) Using Virtual Learning Environments to Implement Assessment for Learning Practices. Unpublished M A dissertation. University of South Wales, formerly the University of Wales, Newport.