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Keeping Seriously Sick Kids Connected to School Through Technology


Topic ID
400

Thesis Topic/Title
Keeping Seriously Sick Kids Connected to School Through Technology

Description

Approximately 30% or ~1,170,000 K-12 students around the country are diagnosed with mental or chronic illness. This is a significant large-scale issue and the resulting regular short and long-time absences from school impacts on the students’ social, cognitive, physical and mental wellbeing. Adverse outcomes of these absences include academic underachievement, developmental delays, increased learning difficulties, low self-esteem, reduced social support and the disruption of friendships.
This topic will explore teachers self-efficacy and pedagogical practical when teaching serious sicks through technology.


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Research Affiliations
  • Institute for Resilient Regions
  • School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood

Field of Research
  • Communications Technologies
  • Education Systems
  • Specialist Studies in Education


Application Open Date
17/03/2020

Application Close Date
17/03/2021

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Pre-approved for Ethics
No

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