Mr Kenneth McLaughlin

  • Lecturer (Pedagogy, Praxis & Faith)

Biography

Kenneth joined the University in September 2001 as a lecturer in Computing and ICT education.

More recently he has taken on the role of TELT Officer as well as being a Senior Adviser of Studies and the Admissions & Recruitment Officer for PGDE(Primary & Secondary).


Research interests

Research interests

  • Curriculum development of Computing in Secondary Schools
  • Computer Science Education
  • ICT in Primary Schools
  • Social Media in Education
  • Moving Image Education
  • Interactive Whiteboards
  • Blogging in Education
  • Admissions to Teacher Education Programmes
  • Recruitment and Retention of PGDE(S) Computing Students

Publications

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2018

McLaughlin, K. (2018) How Should We Decide Which Ones Are the Right Ones to Let In? SERA 43rd Annual Conference, Glasgow, UK, 21-23 Nov 2018.

Boyle, S., McKinstry, D. and McLaughlin, K. (2018) Digital learning. In: Carroll, M. and McCulloch, M. (eds.) Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education. Second Edition. SAGE Publications Ltd: London, pp. 251-268. ISBN 9781526421173

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Number of items: 2.

Book Sections

Boyle, S., McKinstry, D. and McLaughlin, K. (2018) Digital learning. In: Carroll, M. and McCulloch, M. (eds.) Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education. Second Edition. SAGE Publications Ltd: London, pp. 251-268. ISBN 9781526421173

Conference or Workshop Item

McLaughlin, K. (2018) How Should We Decide Which Ones Are the Right Ones to Let In? SERA 43rd Annual Conference, Glasgow, UK, 21-23 Nov 2018.

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Supervision

Kenneth has supervised Masters students since 2014 for both the MEd Educational Studies and the MEd in Professional Practice. The topics range from ICT and Computing Education to Mathematics and Science teaching.


Teaching

Teaching

Kenneth is the course leader for the PGDE(S) - Computing programme.  He currently teaches on the M Educ Primary programme: Education in Practice - 1, 2 & 4. He has in the past taught specialist ICT classes for Primary courses on the BEd(Hons) and Business Education and Mathematics on the PGDE(S) programme. In recent years he has provided inputs for PGDE students in the use of Interactive WhiteBoards.

In addition to these activities he is also the Admissions Officer for both the PGDE(Secondary) and (Primary) programmes.


Additional information

Consulting and advice

  • External Examiner PGCE(S) Computer Science with ICT for Manchester Metropolitan University (2017-2021)
  • External Examiner PGCE(S) Computer Science & ICT for Brunel University (2014-2018)
  • External Examiner PGCE(S) Mathematics and Computing/ICT for Leeds Metropolitan University at Bradford College (2010-2013)
  • SQA Marker for Information Systems (Int 2), (2000 - 2013).
  • SQA Setter for Information Systems (Int 2), (2006 - 2009).
  • TEI Representative on the SQA Steering Group for the Review of Computing and Information Systems courses (2002-2005).

Academic and professional body membership

GTC(S) Registration

Additional information

My blog site is ICT-Echo.

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