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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, doi: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

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). doi:10.4018/ijmbl.2018040108. ISSN 1941-8647

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

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

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. doi: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. doi: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

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). doi:10.1080/00131911.2017.1291492. ISSN 0013-1911

© 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). doi:10.1080/03004279.2017.1298644. ISSN 0300-4279

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

The emergence of a security discipline in the post 9-11 discourse of US security organisations (2017)
Journal Article
Hunter, D., & MacDonald, M. (2017). The emergence of a security discipline in the post 9-11 discourse of US security organisations. Critical Discourse Studies, 14(2), (206-222). doi:10.1080/17405904.2016.1268185. ISSN 1740-5904

This paper explores two views of the changes that have occurred in the US security services as a result of their post 9/11 reform. The first is Bigo’s (2008) suggestion that agencies worldwide have become enmeshed in shared activity so as to constitu... Read More

The 'third age' perspective : enrichment and informal modes of learning in an outdoor sketching group for older adults (2016)
Journal Article
James, F. (2017). The 'third age' perspective : enrichment and informal modes of learning in an outdoor sketching group for older adults. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 36(4), (406-421). doi:10.1080/02601370.2016.1262915. ISSN 0260-1370

The proposed benefits of participatory arts for older adults continue to attract empirical attention, but how informal group participation aids personal enrichment is not yet fully understood. This qualitative case study of a University of the Third... Read More

Exploring mobile learning in the Third Space (2016)
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Schuck, S., Kearney, M., & Burden, K. (2017). Exploring mobile learning in the Third Space. Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 26(2), (121-137). doi:10.1080/1475939X.2016.1230555. ISSN 1475-939X

© 2016 Association for Information Technology in Teacher Education. Mobile learning is enabling educators and students to learn in ways not previously possible. The ways that portable, multi-functional mobile devices can untether the learner from for... Read More

Creating spaces for autonomy: the architecture of learning and thinking in Danish schools and universities (2016)
Book Chapter
Hope, M., & Montgomery, C. (2016). Creating spaces for autonomy: the architecture of learning and thinking in Danish schools and universities. In H. E. Lees, & N. Noddings (Eds.), The Palgrave International Handbook of Alternative Education, 305-319. Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1057/978-1-137-41291-1

This chapter focuses on the concept of space and its relationship to autonomy and perceptions of freedom in education.

Assessing collaborative learning: big data, analytics and university futures (2016)
Journal Article
Williams, P. (2017). Assessing collaborative learning: big data, analytics and university futures. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 42(6), 978-989. doi:10.1080/02602938.2016.1216084

Traditionally, assessment in higher education has focused on the performance of individual students. This focus has been a practical as well as an epistemic one: methods of assessment are constrained by the technology of the day, and in the past they... Read More

Not so simple: The threats to leadership sustainability (2016)
Journal Article
Bottery, M. (2016). Not so simple: The threats to leadership sustainability. Management in Education, 30(3), 97-101. doi:10.1177/0892020616653059

This article begins by examining the possible meanings of ‘sustainability’, and argues that most meanings are prescriptive rather than descriptive in nature: they tend, either overtly or covertly, to recommend the particular end-states that writers d... Read More

Tourism, conflict and contested heritage in former Yugoslavia (2016)
Journal Article
Naef, P., & Ploner, J. (2016). Tourism, conflict and contested heritage in former Yugoslavia. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 14(3), (181-188). doi:10.1080/14766825.2016.1180802. ISSN 1476-6825

Although, historically, there have always been travellers crossing the Balkan Peninsula, Todorova (1994 Todorova, M. (1994). The Balkans: From discovery to invention. Slavic Review, 53, 453–482. doi: 10.2307/2501301) notes that early travellers were... Read More

Transnational partnerships in higher education in China: The diversity and complexity of elite strategic alliances (2016)
Journal Article
Montgomery, C. (2016). Transnational partnerships in higher education in China: The diversity and complexity of elite strategic alliances. London Review of Education, 14(1), (70-85). doi:10.18546/LRE.14.1.08. ISSN 1474-8460

Transnational partnerships between universities can illustrate the changing political, social and cultural terrain of global higher education. Drawing on secondary data analysis of government educational statistics, university webpages and a comprehe... Read More

Future scenarios for mobile science learning (2016)
Journal Article
Burden, K., & Kearney, M. (2016). Future scenarios for mobile science learning. Research in Science Education, 46(2), 287-308. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11165-016-9514-1

© 2016, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. This paper adopts scenario planning as a methodological approach and tool to help science educators reconceptualise their use of mobile technologies across various different futures. These ‘futures’... Read More

Does teaching children about human rights, encourage them to practice, protect and promote the rights of others? (2016)
Journal Article
Dunhill, A. (2018). Does teaching children about human rights, encourage them to practice, protect and promote the rights of others?. Education 3-13, 46(1), (16-26). doi:10.1080/03004279.2016.1165717. ISSN 0300-4279

The purpose of the article is to demonstrate how the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Rights Respecting Schools Award makes positive contributions to children’s lives and experiences at school. Within the overall contex... Read More

Learning from differences: a strategy for teacher development in respect to student diversity (2016)
Journal Article
Messiou, K., Ainscow, M., Echeita, G., Goldrick, S., Hope, M., Paes, I., …Vitorino, T. (2016). Learning from differences: a strategy for teacher development in respect to student diversity. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 27(1), 45-61. doi:10.1080/09243453.2014.966726

Drawing on evidence gathered as a result of collaborative action research carried out in 8 secondary schools in 3 European countries, this paper proposes an innovative strategy for helping teachers respond positively to learner diversity. The strateg... Read More

Changing knowledge, changing technology: implications for teacher education futures (2016)
Journal Article
Burden, K., Aubusson, P., Brindley, S., & Schuck, S. (2015). Changing knowledge, changing technology: implications for teacher education futures. Journal of education for teaching : JET, 42(1), (4-16). doi:10.1080/02607476.2015.1125432. ISSN 0260-7476

© 2016 Taylor & Francis. Recent research in teacher education futures has identified two themes that require further study: the changing nature of knowledge and the changing capabilities of technologies. This article examines the intersection of th... Read More