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David R. Wilson Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom

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Institution
Harton Technology College
Lisle Road
South Shields
NE34 6DL
United Kingdom

Research Interests
Modern Foreign Languages, with particular reference to
n use of information and communications technology, especially productivity tools and authentic electronic resources;
n inclusion of learners with special educational needs;
n integration of cross-curricular initiatives, e.g. Thinking Skills.
Special Educational Needs, with particular reference to
n development of inclusive curricula in modern foreign languages and other subjects;
n appropriate application of information and communications technologies;
n promotion of literacy and numeracy across the school curriculum.
Information and Communications Technology, with particular reference to
n word processing and Internet applications in modern foreign languages and other subjects;
n
inclusion and support of those with special educational needs;
n
delivery of the National Curriculum to all learners.

Research Outcomes
n Projects, Presentations and Publications
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Problems in Modern Foreign Languages
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Problems in Special Educational Needs
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Problems in Information Technology
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Problems in School Subject Teaching

Sites
n Diversity and inclusion in modern foreign languages
n Foreign language word processing
n Classroom-ready teaching resources

Portals
n Gifted and talented in subjects
n English as an additional language in subjects
n Special educational needs in subjects
n Gender in subjects
n Learning styles and multiple intelligences in subjects
n Thinking skills in subjects
n Basic skills in subjects
n School subject keywords
n Basic skills in subjects
n Special educational needs information, advice and resources

Documents
n Bibliographies of special educational needs in subjects
n Harton Keywords: National Curriculum KS3 subject vocabulary activities
n Subject to recall: memory activities across the curriculum
n Abbreviations relating to educational inclusion in England (41K)
n Ways in which the language of school teaching materials can impede learning (100K)
n PC special character entry (50K)
n Character entry guides for French (166K), German (106K) and Spanish (126K)
n Setting up Word for French (385K), German (407K) and Spanish (406K)
n How to make a school subject wordsearch (55K)
n Going places: travel software as an authentic resource in school foreign language computing (zipped 382K)
n Accessible authenticity: using Internet resources with school foreign language learners in difficulty (34K)
n SENCALL: applying new technologies appropriately (976K)
n Applying new technologies appropriately to foreign handwriting recognition difficulties (171K)
n Building bridges to inclusive foreign language education through appropriately applied technologies (49K)
n Teaching the deaf English as a foreign language: Polish experiences by Ewa Domagala - Zysk of the Catholic University of Lublin in Poland
n Including the school foreign language learner with special educational needs (171K)
n Languages and SEN. Appeared in SEN Magazine's November/December 2009 issue.
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