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Getting more from getting out : increasing achievement in literacy and science through ecological fieldwork (2014)
Journal Article
Scott, G., & Boyd, M. (2014). Getting more from getting out : increasing achievement in literacy and science through ecological fieldwork. Education 3-13, 44(6), 661-670. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2014.996242

This paper demonstrates the positive impact of learning through ecological fieldwork upon children's ability to write, and to write about science. Specifically we have carried out a relatively large-scale study (involving 379 children aged 9–11 years... Read More about Getting more from getting out : increasing achievement in literacy and science through ecological fieldwork.

Teacher and student perceptions of the development of learner autonomy : a case study in the biological sciences (2014)
Journal Article
Scott, G. W., Furnell, J., Murphy, C. M., & Goulder, R. (2015). Teacher and student perceptions of the development of learner autonomy : a case study in the biological sciences. Studies in higher education, 40(6), 945-956. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2013.842216

Biology teachers in a UK university expressed a majority view that student learning autonomy increases with progression through university. A minority suggested that pre-existing diversity in learning autonomy was more important and that individuals... Read More about Teacher and student perceptions of the development of learner autonomy : a case study in the biological sciences.