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Aug 31, 1980 11:00 PM [P1] Researcher in the Computers in the Curriculum Project at Chelsea College London I was employed by Bob Lewis, Director in 1980, at first to translate paper tape software simulations to cassette and floppy disk. I continued under Margaret Cox... claim, employment
Jul 25, 1981 11:00 PM WCCE '81 The World Conference Computers in Education is run by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) every four years and invites global partici... conference
Jun 30, 1982 11:00 PM Rates of Reaction A simulation of a chemical reaction. Part of the Chemistry materials created by the Computers in the Curriculum Project and published by Longman. publication
Jul 31, 1982 11:00 PM Water on the Land A simulation of the way water behaves in a landscape. Part of the Geography materials created by the Computers in the Curriculum Project and published by Longma... publication
Oct 03, 1982 11:00 PM Advanced Micro-computer Techniques for Secondary Schools I taught about machine code and high resolution graphics on the Research Machines and BBC computers for this Department of Education and Science funded regional... teaching
Jan 01, 1983 12:00 AM Subroutine Library Manual This manual for the developers and designers associated with the Computers in the Curriculum Project listed the subroutines written on a range of computers to p... publication
Jan 01, 1984 12:00 AM BASIC language standards This was Occasional Paper 3, developed with David Riddle and published by the Computers in the Curriculum Project publication
Feb 04, 1984 09:30 AM Swiss Group of International Schools I was invited to present on the Role of Computers in the School Curriculum conference
Mar 01, 1984 12:00 AM Balance of Payments Part of the Economics materials created by the Computers in the Curriculum Project and published by Longman. publication
Jun 16, 1984 11:00 PM Circular Flow of Income A simple interactive presentation to develop a diagram of the circular flow of income in the economy specified by Ken Randall, which I programmed. Part of the E... publication
Sep 30, 1984 11:00 PM BBC Domesday Project Software Advisor I was invited to join the BBC Domesday Project Software Advisory committee to offer experience of interoperability and design for a range of computers based on ... professional
Apr 09, 1985 11:00 PM Effective Screen Design for Educational Software A workshop presented at CAL 85 by me, Grant Alderson and David Riley conference
Aug 31, 1985 11:00 PM Educational Software Developers Forum (ESDF) This UK national organisation was created as an effort to collaborate towards the end of the Microelectronics Education Programme, and continued with the suppor... professional
Jan 01, 1986 12:00 AM Shallow Hill A simulation of an archeological dig - by choosing grid squares you could uncover layers of evidence. Part of the History 13-16 materials created by the Compute... publication
Jan 01, 1986 12:00 AM Analysis of Data from Burial Registers A program to analyse burial register data. Part of the History 13-16 materials created by the Computers in the Curriculum Project and published by Longman. publication
Apr 05, 1986 11:00 PM British Council Course I supported the developmental activities on this two week course, 626, 'The microcomputer in teaching school science and mathematics: an international workshop'... teaching
Aug 23, 1986 11:00 PM Workshop in Israel I was co-tutor with John Coll for this week-long workshop for the Kibbutz School of Education, University of Haifa to develop understanding of the UK experience... teaching
Aug 31, 1986 11:00 PM [P2] London Mental Models Group This multidisciplinary research group was led by the late Joan Bliss of King's College London and involved staff in science, mathematics and history education, ... claim, professional
Jan 01, 1987 12:00 AM [P3] Procedure Library This was a library of procedures in Pascal and BBC Basic written on a range of computers to provide an interoperable set of functions for educational software. ... claim, publication
Mar 19, 1987 12:00 AM Object-Oriented Programming Society A special interest sub-group of the British Computer Society professional
Mar 30, 1987 11:00 PM The Influence of New Software Environments on CAL Development A paper presented at CAL 87 with David Squires and subsequently published in the journal Computers in Education publication
Jan 01, 1988 12:00 AM Report on Actor Actor was a development system for Microsoft Windows. This report was written for and published by the Microelectronics Education Support Unit in 1988 in my ro... publication
Jan 01, 1988 12:00 AM Authoring of Computer Based Training Materials A report for the Learning Technology Unit, Training Agency written in collaboration with Crossfield, L., Mace, T., Lewis, R. and Beier, L. M. publication
Jan 01, 1988 12:00 AM Working under Pressure A simulation of the design of a gas pipeline running from the North Sea to the city. Commisioned by British Gas. publication
Jan 23, 1988 12:00 AM The Renaissance Project This project sponsored by Apple created early interactive multimedia materials on CD-ROM aimed at the Higher Education sector spanning my employment at Kings Co... project
Sep 30, 1988 11:00 PM The History of Information Technology in Education This was a Masters in Education module developed and taught by me in the Centre for Educational Studies at King's College London. teaching
Jan 01, 1989 12:00 AM File Interchange Format This working committee, sponsored by the National Council for Educational Technology, developed interoperable formats for data file formats to help educational ... professional
Apr 10, 1989 11:00 PM What is the Modelling Curriculum? A paper presented at CAL 89 with Margaret Stevens and subsequently published in the journal Computers in Education publication
Aug 13, 1989 11:00 PM UNESCO Summer School I acted as one of a small team of tutors for this four week course held in Kotor, Montenegro and titled 'UNESCO-ALNeT Summer School for Teacher Educators from D... teaching
Jan 01, 1990 12:00 AM HyperMaths evaluation I was the evaluator and member of the steering committee for the HyperMaths project, led by Oleg Liber and Bill Olivier, which aimed to take the Secondary Mathe... professional
Jan 01, 1990 12:00 AM Report on Smalltalk V An object-oriented development system for the IBM PC and compatibles. This report was written for and published by the National Council for Education Technolo... publication
Jan 01, 1990 12:00 AM Report on CIX- The Compulink Information Exchange This generic online community tool was used for computer conferencing for educational software developers in the UK educational computing community. This report... publication
Jan 01, 1990 12:00 AM Report on Matrix Layout A visual program design system, NCET, 1990. This report was written for and published by the National Council for Education Technology, successor to the MESU, ... publication
Jan 01, 1990 12:00 AM Report on Graphics Image Transfer A report on the problems of taking graphics images from one program to another and some of the solutions available. This report was written for and published by... publication
Jan 01, 1990 12:00 AM Transformations A program to perform simple geometric transformations on shapes. Part of the Mathematics materials created by the Computers in the Curriculum Project and publis... publication
Feb 15, 1990 12:00 AM Model Building Systems I was an invited speaker at the 'Model Building Systems - Development and Use in Research and Education' conference, held at the Deutsche Institut fur Fernstudi... conference
Feb 27, 1990 12:00 AM Ebenezer Computer Conferencing project I was a member of the steering committee for the Ebenezer Computer Conferencing project which aimed to use computer conferencing online to support curriculum de... professional
May 07, 1990 11:00 PM HyperCard Development and Multimedia in Higher Education A two-day course organised by me and David Riley for representatives of the Computers in Teaching Initiative, commissioned by Apple Computer UK Ltd teaching
Jun 30, 1990 11:00 PM Design for Active Learning A guide to designing educational software, developed by David Riley with my partnership, aimed at Apple's HyperCard product. publication

(Words: 5 )

Lewis Carroll describes a fictional map that had:

"the scale of a mile to the mile."

A character notes some practical difficulties with such a map and states that:

"we now use the country itself, as its own map, and I assure you it does nearly as well."
— Sylvie and Bruno Concluded, Lewis Carroll, 1893