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Special Collections: Becta Research Materials

History of Education Sources

About the Collection

Digital research materials published/distributed by Becta prior to its closure in March 2011.  The collection consists of primary research studies, data sets, case studies, policy evaluation studies, literature reviews, secondary analysis reports and survey reports.  Subjects covered include the value and benefits of specific technologies, effective learning and teaching practice, the impact of technology, technology and social inclusion, organisational leadership, emerging technologies for learning etc. The materials will be preserved and made publicly accessible via the IOE Library's Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA).

Size: 430 items

Format/type: Digital files

Dates: 1994 to 2011

Accrual policy: Closed

Available online through the IOE Library Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA).Print copies of some BECTA publications are also held in the Library.  These are listed in the Library Catalogue.

Via IOE Library's Digital Education Resource Archive, Google and other search engines.

Featured Resource: DERA

DERA which stands for Digital Education Resource Archive is a digital archive of all documents published electronically by the UK governrment and related bodies in the area of education.  The 'born digital' Becta publications are available on DERA.