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Learning to belong? ‘culture’ and ‘place making’ among children and young people in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017 (2019)
Journal Article
Ploner, J., & Jones, L. (in press). Learning to belong? ‘culture’ and ‘place making’ among children and young people in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017. Children's Geographies, https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2019.1634245

Despite the rise of ‘child-friendly cities’ internationally, and a growing interest in youth engagement in urban planning, the role of children and young people in culture-led regeneration and ‘place making’ schemes, remains under-researched. Notwith... Read More

Reconceptualising early years teacher training: policy, professionalism and integrity (2019)
Journal Article
Traunter, J. (2019). Reconceptualising early years teacher training: policy, professionalism and integrity. Education 3-13, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2019.1622498

This paper seeks to identify the impact of the undergraduate Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) qualification on the emerging professional identity of a group of undergraduate students. The research explored the practical and academic self-... Read More

Engaging with young children’s voices: implications for practitioners’ pedagogical practice (2019)
Journal Article
Shaw, P. A. (2019). Engaging with young children’s voices: implications for practitioners’ pedagogical practice. Education 3-13, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2019.1622496

The paper seeks to extend the knowledge and understanding of how engaging with young children’s voices in a meaningful way, can alter practitioners’ pedagogical practice and thus create environments for learning that are more inclusive. It draws on t... Read More

Illuminating young children’s perceived notions of inclusion in pedagogical activities (2019)
Journal Article
Shaw, P. A., Messiou, K., & Voutsina, C. (in press). Illuminating young children’s perceived notions of inclusion in pedagogical activities. International Journal of Inclusive Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/13603116.2018.1563642

This paper presents findings from a research study, which sought to illuminate the perceived notions of inclusion of four to five year old children in pedagogical activities, in the early years classes of two schools in the North of England. It empl... Read More

The discourse of security: language, illiberalism and governmentality (2018)
Book
Hunter, D. (2019). M. N. MacDonald, & D. Hunter (Eds.), The discourse of security: language, illiberalism and governmentality. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97193-3

This book explores how language constructs the meaning and praxis of security in the 21st century. Combining the latest critical theories in poststructuralist and political philosophy with discourse analysis techniques, it uses corpus tools to invest... Read More

Tourism, conflict and contested heritage in former Yugoslavia (2018)
Book
J. Ploner, & P. Naef (Eds.), (2018). Tourism, conflict and contested heritage in former Yugoslavia. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315180977

Described as ‘cultural crossroads’ or ‘mosaic’, ‘powder keg’, ‘border’, ‘bridge’ or Europe’s ‘Other’, the region comprising former Yugoslavia has, over time, conjured up ambiguous imaginaries associated with political unrest, national contest and eth... Read More

The influence of cultural capital and mianzi (face) on mature students’ orientation towards higher education in China (2018)
Journal Article
Guan, S., & Ploner, J. (2018). The influence of cultural capital and mianzi (face) on mature students’ orientation towards higher education in China. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2018.1490999

In the wider context of national growth and investment in higher education in China, more mature students seek to gain access to university education. Considering the far-reaching socio-economic and political shifts in contemporary China and its high... Read More

International students' transitions to UK higher education - revisiting the concept and practice of academic hospitality (2018)
Journal Article
Ploner, J. (2018). International students' transitions to UK higher education - revisiting the concept and practice of academic hospitality. Journal of Research in International Education, 17(2), 164-178. https://doi.org/10.1177/1475240918786690

With the increasing mobility of international students to UK universities, the appropriate facilitation of their transition remains a critical issue in terms of higher education practice and research. Much existing research and practice is characteri... Read More

Designing an educator toolkit for the mobile learning age (2018)
Journal Article
Burden, K., & Kearney, M. (2018). Designing an educator toolkit for the mobile learning age. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 10(2), 88-99. https://doi.org/10.4018/ijmbl.2018040108

Mobile technologies have been described as ‘boundary’ objects which enable teachers and learners to transcend many of the barriers such as rigid schedules and spaces which have hitherto characterised traditional forms of education. However, educators... Read More

International skills and competencies: tools for teaching in secondary education (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Jones, S. L. (2018). International skills and competencies: tools for teaching in secondary education. In INTED2018 Proceedings, 4862-4866. https://doi.org/10.21125/inted.2018.0095

In a shrinking, more connected world where we all face common challenges, such as those posed by economic recessions, mass migration or climate change, the acquisition of international skills and transversal competencies has become increasingly impor... Read More

Problems with assessing student autonomy in Higher Education, an alternative perspective and a role for mentoring (2018)
Journal Article
Holmes, A. G. (2018). Problems with assessing student autonomy in Higher Education, an alternative perspective and a role for mentoring. Educational Process: International Journal, 7(1), 24-38. doi:10.22521/edupij.2018.71

The paper explores, from a conceptual basis, the inherent tensions in assessing student autonomy in higher education. The author argues that, despite the development of student autonomy being a key aim of higher education, there are problems in ident... Read More

Uncertainty in teacher education futures: Scenarios, politics and STEM (2018)
Book
Schuck, S., Aubusson, P., Burden, K., & Brindley, S. (2018). S. Schuck, P. Aubusson, K. Burden, & S. Brindley (Eds.), Uncertainty in teacher education futures: Scenarios, politics and STEM. Springer Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8246-7

This book discusses the use of futures methodologies to examine and critique teacher education and investigate drivers of change in teacher education contexts, providing readers with futures tools that they can use to explore curricula and pedagogies... Read More

Reframing 'Attainment': creating and developing spaces for learning within schools (2017)
Journal Article
Hope, M. A. (2017). Reframing 'Attainment': creating and developing spaces for learning within schools. Forum for Promoting 3-19 Comprehensive Education, 59(3), 413-422. https://doi.org/10.15730/forum.2017.59.3.413

This article, based on a keynote presentation given at a conference in Tasmania, examines the notion of 'attainment' and argues that a narrow focus on standardised test scores is highly problematic for those concerned with social justice. Using examp... Read More

A critical analysis of the theoretical construction and empirical measurement of cognitive load (2017)
Book Chapter
Martin, S. (2017). A critical analysis of the theoretical construction and empirical measurement of cognitive load. In R. Z. Zheng (Ed.), Cognitive load measurement and application: A theoretical framework for meaningful research and practice, 29-44. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315296258-3

The application of cognitive load theory has been at the forefront of work in cognition and learning for some time. Cognitive load theory seeks to explain how and why some material is more difficult to learn and is based on the proposition that the h... Read More

Where are the grounds for grounded theory? A troubled empirical methodology meets Wittgenstein (2017)
Journal Article
James, F. (2018). Where are the grounds for grounded theory? A troubled empirical methodology meets Wittgenstein. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 50(4), 369-379. https://doi.org/10.1080/00131857.2017.1365704

This article provides a critical exposition of the epistemological underpinnings of a recent redevelopment of Grounded Theory (GT) methodology, ‘Constructivist’ GT. Although proffered as freed from the ‘objectivist’ tenets of the original version, cr... Read More

Arguments for exception in US security discourse (2017)
Journal Article
Hunter, D., & MacDonald, M. N. (2017). Arguments for exception in US security discourse. Discourse and Society, 28(5), 493-511. https://doi.org/10.1177/0957926517710978

In his influential State of Exception, Giorgio Agamben proposes that, even in apparently liberal western democracies, the state will routinely use the contingency of national emergency to suspend civil liberties and justify expansion of military and... Read More

Who cares and how would you know? Conceptualising ‘doxic’ care (2017)
Book Chapter
Hughes, G. (2017). Who cares and how would you know? Conceptualising ‘doxic’ care. In J. Horton, & M. Pyer (Eds.), Children, young people and care, 26-43. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315686752-2

This chapter draws from a study which explores the conceptualisations of care in theory and practice, examining (in Pierre Bourdieu’s terms) its ‘doxic’ qualities: that is, how it often seems ‘natural’, ‘self-evident’, or ‘understood without question... Read More

Exploring doctoral students’ use of digital technologies: what do they use them for and why? (2017)
Journal Article
Gouseti, A. (2017). Exploring doctoral students’ use of digital technologies: what do they use them for and why?. Educational review, 69(5), 638-654. https://doi.org/10.1080/00131911.2017.1291492

© 2017 Educational Review. Digital technologies now form an integral feature of the university student experience and there is a range of studies that explore digital technology use within a higher education context. However, very few of these studie... Read More

Fostering children's relationship with nature : exploring the potential of Forest school (2017)
Journal Article
Smith, M. A., Dunhill, A., & Scott, G. W. (2017). Fostering children's relationship with nature : exploring the potential of Forest school. Education 3-13, 46(5), 525-534. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2017.1298644

Forest School offers children opportunities to explore the natural environment regularly over an extended period of time. It is based on six key principles, one of which states Forest School fosters a relationship with nature and develops long-term p... Read More