Conference Paper Archive

“Why can’t they just say it in a simpler way?!” Academic language, assumptions, and accessibility in a masters level education studies classroom; a diffractive analysis of ‘becoming’ academic through language. Sarah Evans Read More
“We trust you, don’t you trust us?”: Reflections on ethics and positionality in fieldwork in India Charu Dada and Anne-Marie Smith Read More
“Take care of the sense and the sounds take care of themselves”: First year undergraduate Education Studies students’ experience of digital audio feedback Steve Dixon Read More
“I wouldn't be able to graduate if it wasn't for my mobile phone.” Mobile literacies and the construction of complex academic texts in Higher Education Owen Barden Read More
’Nature’, Childhood and The Anthropocene: evaluating the challenges for Education Studies David Blundell Read More
’ The Red Shoes' in Salem: unnatural performances and witch-hunts of the ‘feminine’ in Higher Education Emma Macleod-Johnstone Read More
‘Working it Out’, According to student perception, what purpose does an optional placement module serve on the Education Studies degree course?’ Sharon Woodward Baker Read More
‘Wild Time’: discovery and adventure tales from free-play episodes with a reception class working in an ancient woodland site Chantelle Haughton, Sian Sarwar, Jacky Tyrie, Dylan Adams and Cheryl Ellis Read More
‘Mr Cummings clearly does not understand the science of genetics and should maybe go back to school on the subject’: An exploratory content analysis of the online comments section beneath a controversial news story Madeline Crosswaite Read More
‘It Takes a Politicised Educator to Free Education from Capitalism’ Melanie Parker and Ciaran O'Sullivan Read More
‘But is this relevant for the assignment?’ A case study analysis of embedding and enhancing employability and enterprise skills in student assessment. Reflective observations and lessons learned. Caroline Lewis Read More
Young people leaving care: plans, challenges and discourses Catherine Lamond Read More
Whose ethics is it anyway? Chris Grant Read More
When rights are not enough: what is?- The need for ‘politicised’ compassion in the quest for social justice. Suanne Gibson Read More
When lip service isn't good enough: Embedding curriculum change. Sue Ainsworth Read More
Web 2.0 to Policy 2.0: Co-creation of policy in post-compulsory education Nigel Ecclesfield Read More
VAD: Vocabulary Acquisition via Drama, a new teaching tool! Konstantina Kalogirou Read More
Utilising drama in education to empower student voice, and in so doing, improve student learning within education Samuel Balch Read More
Using electronic portfolios to support the integration of workplace learning and vocational education and training in the Scottish construction industry Douglas Morrison Read More
Understanding leadership in higher education from a disability perspective Stephanie Brewster Read More
Two taxonomies are better than one: towards a method of analysing a variety of domains and types of thinking Jackie Greatorex Read More
Two fingers to the administrivialisation of higher education: A radical approach to radical education Scott Buckler, Sophie King-Hill and Gareth Dart Read More
Transforming students' attitudes toward social issues through the development of the Sociological Imagination: Results of a three-year cross-cultural study Dr. Marni Westerman Read More
Toward an Understanding of Discourses Surrounding Education Studies Sandra Abegglen and Jessie Bustillos Read More
To teach or not to teach? Skills, placements and aspirations: employability in education studies - findings from collaborative research David Menendez Alvarez Hevia Read More
To belong or not to belong: methodological tensions in collecting research data Lynn Richards Read More
The ‘flipped’ classroom: Education students’ perceptions of an innovative approach to learning in a research methods module Sam Shields and Megan Murray Read More
The value of plurality and the future of Education Studies Marie Morgan Read More
The Use of Storytelling and Anecdotal Stories as Pedagogic tool in the Classroom Dr Sarah Telfer Read More
The use of debates as a teaching strategy in increasing students’ critical thinking and collaborative learning skills in Higher Education Zeta Brown Read More
The University as a Transformative Space Lauren Clark Read More
The role of attachment theory in education and implications for training: Is “love” a forbidden disposition in education? Mary Wood and Ioanna Palaiologou Ioanna Palaiologou Read More
The Role of Assessment Feedback in Developing Student's Academic Buoyancy Tristan Middleton Read More
The risky terrain of student writing Verity Aiken Read More
The Professional, Policy, Politics and ‘Successful Futures’ Andy Reynolds Read More
The process of emotion coaching from one parent’s perspective: Uncovering the impact of parental behaviour and emotions on the effectiveness of emotion coaching Lana Farrington Read More
The nature of teachers’ work in a primary Academy school: an ethnographic case study Marlena Chrostowska Read More
The minoritisation of higher education Students: an examination of contemporary policies and practice Ruth Mieschbuehler Read More
The meaning of difference in discourse about black education in twentieth century America Rosie Germain Read More
The Innovative Use of Screencasts in Higher Education Chris Wakeman Read More
The Impact of Academic Transition on Learner Identity Liz Gregory Read More
The Factors that Influence Student Teachers' Efficacy Sarah Elsey and Sean Starr Read More
The effects of setting and mixed ability grouping on pupils’ mathematical self-perception and attainment in year four. Sinéad Burns Cameron Read More
The Dragon in the Room: Pedagogical reflections on teaching and learning in a bilingual environment Nia Young and Anne-Marie Smith Read More
The Cruel World of Forced Academisation: Senior Leadership Experiences at Macadamia Primary School Trevor Male Read More
The Challenges and Opportunities in Implementing Sex Education in the Preschool Curriculum in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Amal Banunnah Read More
The case for a new dimension of teachers’ professional knowledge. The impact of policy initiatives on the practice and perception of brain based methodology Jacqui Elton Read More
The Art and Silence of Anti-Racist Education Heather Knight Read More
Teaching Literature Using Critical Thinking and Communicative Approaches El hadj Moussa Benmoussa Read More
Teaching Critical Reflexivity Using an African Metaphor: The Hippo in the Room Joe Gazdula Read More
Teachers’ Perceptions of the Role of Social Media in Student Engagement Richard Farr and Joe Gazdula Read More
Teacher Agency and Education Policy Change – an exploration of the impact of teacher involvement in successful education policy change using the context of teacher education and professional learning. Paul Campbell Read More
Synthetic phonics in English Primary Schools: screaming checks, nonsense words and (how do you) say ‘ho ho ho’? Howard Gibson Read More
SYMPOSIUM: Pushing forward with new knowledge at Undergraduate level: Exceptional Student Dissertations. Kirsty Abbott, Joshua Perren and Suanne Gibson Read More
SYMPOSIUM: Dissolving the boundaries: the challenges of developing collaborations and reciprocity in practice Erika Laredo, Caroline Mountain and Ros Chiosso Read More
Symposium-'Learning Through Manual Labour in Schools' Matthew Carlin and Lars Bang Read More
SYMPOSIUM Taking Exceptional Student Dissertations to Publication Ciaran O'Sullivan, Rachel Eileen Fenlon, Andrew Grace and Melanie Parker Read More
SYMPOSIUM Becoming researchers: A collaborative effort to conceptualise research as a pedagogy in Education Studies programmes David Menendez Alvarez Hevia Read More
Symposium - Education Studies at Plymouth University: Critical Studies on Inclusive Practice in Education Joanna Haynes Read More
Studying Education at the dawn of Islam Imran Mogra Read More
Student teacher perceptions of controversial issues faced in primary education Dr Richard Woolley Read More
Student engagement through academic writing: process reflections of a community of enquiry Diahann Gallard Read More
Storying student ecologies of belonging: a participatory research study of students’ interfacing with the Academy Lynn Richards Read More
Stories of ‘Becoming Student’ – Lessons for Lecturers Ciaran O'Sullivan Read More
Starting from the Discipline: The Development of Early Career Academic Leadership Steve Harris and Terry Nolan Read More
Special Educational Needs and inclusion: is the education system providing meaningful education for all? Eleni Lithari and Larissa Sturgeon Read More
Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Power, Pleasure and Subject Positions Associated with the Student Journey. Dr Geoff Bunn Read More
Smoke, Suspense, and Scheherazade - Using Theatrical Devices to Engage the Student: a joint tutor-student action-research project Rob Baker Read More
Short educational ICT-interventions increase knowledge and behaviour in media literacy Per Bergamin and Egon Werlen Read More
Shifting attitudes and critical thinking in students of Childhood Studies Anne-Marie Smith and Nia Young Read More
Sexuality in Education Trevor Cotterill Read More
Searching for the Academies Standards Effect: The Bigfoot Phenomenon Jacqueline Elton Read More
Rules of grammar means JAMS are toast Shaun Taylor Read More
Restorative Practice: Resolving conflict, Supporting well-being, Delivering positive behaviour. What's the catch? Sue Ainsworth Read More
Researcher Efficacy vs. The Tick Box Culture; A Place for Ethical Training and Reflection in Global Higher Education Joe Gazdula Read More
Reflections on career transition of a man on moving from specialist policing into Early Childhood Education as an academic Patrick Meehan Read More
Reflecting on Einstein’s advice: a personal journey in creating an experiential approach to the development of undergraduate literature reviews Paul Wiseman Read More
Reconsidering British Values Howard Gibson Read More
Re-emphasising teacher-learner collaboration and shared intentionality in promoting mental health and wellbeing in the school environment Diahann Gallard Read More
R G Collingwood and the Role of Enquiry in Education Sasha Lawson-Frost Read More
Primary School Teachers’ Perceptions of Risk: Emerging findings from a study of theoretical conceptualisations of risk and their impact upon Pedagogical Practice Sarah Dauncey Read More
Primary Education Studies- a different voice, a different choice Lynwen Roberts Read More
Prescription through Profiling, Profiling through Prescription – Inspection, Effectiveness and the Struggle for Recognition in Teaching and Learning Alison Brady Read More
Preparing for life after school and the everyday ethics of post-16 education. Findings from a capability approach study. Oliver Wimborne Read More
Practitioner Research: perceptions, practices and products Rachel Jackson Read More
Post-neoliberal youth policy and its effects on youth service provision: the molar force of policy in youth service assemblage IanMcGimpsey Read More
Positive Failure - A New Hypothesis Against Mandatory Success. Alastair Arnott Read More
Portals between worlds: A study of the experiences of seven groups of children aged 7-11 years from six different primary schools in Wales making music outdoors Dylan Adams and Gary Beauchamp Read More
Political Discourses of Higher Education:- The Discursive Separation of ‘Academic’ Learning from Skills Required for Progression in Ideological Reform Agendas Richard Sanders Read More
Policy and Practice: Tensions in Professional Identity of Newly Qualified Teachers Sam Shields Read More
Pedagogic mediation as a developmental tool for lasting change? Helen Lyndon Read More
Parents as Policy Makers in the Planning of Bilingual Free Schools Katya Saville Read More
Paradigms of Education under the Network Society Robert Doherty Read More
Overturning a false dichotomy: Academic versus 'whole-child' approaches to education Beverley Henshaw Read More
Official and Unofficial Feedback; Getting into the students’ minds through all possible ways Mohamed Kamal and Nikolaos Nikitas Read More
Neocolonial Tensions and Conflicts on Identity of Indigenous Students Attending International Schools in Nigeria Nkechi Chuks Read More
Multiculturalism and multicultural education practice – pedagogical issues and possible solutions. Richard Race Read More
MISSING OUT: does Masters students' preference for surveys produce sub-optimal outcomes? Duncan Grant Read More
Metricisation of English Higher Education: Academics’ perspectives on impact of TEF and REF on professional practice Dr Catherine O'Connell and Namrata Rao Read More
Meritocracy and Social Mobility through Education: An Obtainable Aspiration or Political Myth Caroline Lohmann-Hancock Read More
Making Policy in Scottish Education: Can we do it differently? Anna Beck Read More
Making learning real Yasmin Stefanov-King Read More
Listening to our ‘diverse’ students and preparing learning futures to enhance the retention and academic success of all. Reflections on a HEA International Scholarship 2013-2014. Suanne Gibson and Alison Black Read More
Learning Theory: A Philosophical Critique Rob Watson Read More
Learning and Sharing of Architectural Documentation: A Fieldwork Participation in Thai Architectural Education Nathatai Chansen Read More
Learning about 'Life' or valuing 'Life' Thomas Feldges and Sonia Pieczenko Read More
Leading and implementing change in Childhood Education: the case study of the EYFS 2012 framework principles implementation and student increase at Brilliance International School in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Leonardo Silveira Read More
Keeping them in the dark: What research has to say about the choice between offering seen vs unseen exams. Cathal OSiochru Read More
Is it all about the marks? Thomas Feldges, Sonia Pieczenko and Anne Barker Read More
Interrogating Power Relationships and Problematising Assessment. Michael A S Gilsenan Read More
International higher education development: unfolding the field Alexis Gibbs Read More
International Experience for Engaged Global Citizens in Education Phil Bamber Read More
Innovating the Field of Education Studies: Knowledge Technologies as assemblages Sandra Abegglen Read More
Informal Learning within the Context of a Public House Stephen Lake Read More
Inclusion/Exclusion: The framing of a policy dilemma Des McNulty Read More
Incentives and barriers to participation in education for males identified as NEET aged eighteen and over Tim Palazon, Sarah Lloyd-Jones and Calvin Lees Read More
How to de-programme a University student Dr David Thompson Read More
How film-making can improve the social communication skills of children on the autism spectrum Ben Ewart-Dean Read More
How Fantastic is Literacy? Dylan Adams Read More
How do students' beliefs about education studies affect their performance and study choices Cathal OSiochru Read More
How Creative Film-making Can Help to Improve the Social Communication Skills of Children on the Autism Spectrum Ben Ewart-Dean Read More
How boys keep falling behind in secondary education and what policy makers can do. Gijsbert Stoet Read More
Higher Education study in UK prisons: Ex-offenders’ perspectives and lived-experiences. Christopher Mosley-Ferro Read More
Has the marketisation of education in England created a behemoth that is wreaking havoc on society? Shaun Taylor Read More
Goldilocks and the Theory Bears Jacqueline Elton Read More
Going beyond Compliance: Sustaining career-long professional learning and professional standards. Margery McMahaon Read More
Global learning in Primary Education: moving beyond charity Alex Kosogorin Read More
Getting our hands dirty with research: student insight into collaborative educational research David Menendez Alvarez Hevia Read More
Fostering creativity in education Chloe Shu-Hua Yeh Read More
Factors That Affect the Interactive Whiteboard Usage of Teachers and Its Effect on Performance Şule Betül Tosuntaş Read More
Exploring the ethics of agency through the lens of 'Bildung.' Ruth Bolton Read More
Exploring the continued professional development of higher education professionals as they participate in online social spaces. Muireann O'Keeffe Read More
Exploring Stories of ‘Becoming Student’ Suanne Gibson Read More
Exploring and engaging with the failings of ‘Inclusion in Higher Education’. Is a post-rights inclusive future possible? Suanne Gibson Read More
Expenditure and displacement impacts of mobile higher education students: Kristinn Hermannsson Read More
Expanding horizons or ruining Disney? An investigation of students’ experience of threshold concepts in Childhood Studies Anne-Marie Smith, Nia Young and Tansy Swerdlow Read More
Examination of teacher's perceptions to the impact of introducing robotics to enhance 'Future Skills' within the classroom Nick Young and Gary Beauchamp Read More
Everyday Ethics: Student writing as a not-so-benign area of research Verity Aiken Read More
Europeanising Higher Education: Intergovernmentalism and Neofunctionalism in Higher Education Policy Sarah StJohn Read More
Ethnicity, Young People and ‘othering’ ‘Its’ like we don’t exist’; transitions from school to nowhere Nighet Nasim Riaz Read More
Establishing Educational Success in the Shadow of the Neuroscientific Education Agenda Thomas Feldges Read More
Equality, Education and Elephants Sue Davies Read More
Enhancing the curriculum: The place of drugs awareness in education studies Caroline Lohmann-Hancock Read More
Enhancing professional practice Richard Taff Davies Read More
Encouraging students to become researchers through collaborative research. Cathal OSiochru Read More
Employability and Career Choices in Education Studies: A Recent Graduate’s Reflections Rebecca Snape Read More
EFL Materials in public schools’ classroom in Saudi Arabia. An investigation of the extent to which teachers engage in materials/textbooks development in order to design learning experiences to meet the needs of their students as an indicator of teacher autonomy. Sultan Albedaiwi Read More
Educationalists, we need to talk about counterfactuals Graham Downes Read More
Education Studies: a research ‘journey’ from North Carolina to Cardiff: learning outdoo rs with teachers and practitioners in rain, snow and sun through conversations, observations and reflections Chantelle Haughton, Julie Burke and Gary Beauchamp Read More
Education studies students’ recollection of childhood play and their impact on learning Ruby Price Read More
Education Organisations and Learning in a Digital Age Trevor Male, Sulaiman Alshathri and Amin Alzahrani Read More
Education for Transformation: Critical Pedagogical Thoughts, Practice and Paulo Freire Mark Wilson Read More
Education as Fictitious Commodity: The Strange Non-Death of ICT Peter Jones and Graham Downes Read More
Education as a tool for ethnic minority community cohesion: An exploration into Liverpool's Somali community and the use of multicultural education in a secondary school to promote integration Ashley Kirwan Read More
Education as a coercive process: Stories of confusion and (mis)communication in teacher narratives. Liz Beastall Read More
Education and Devolution in Wales: Heaven or Hell? Caroline Lewis Read More
EDUCATING THE FREELANCER - Employability in Scottish Educational Policy and Art & Design Students Sara MacLean Read More
Economics and Education Studies Stephen Ward Read More
Early Years Mentors: from principle and policy to practice and assessment Tracey Edwards Read More
Do Screencasts Really Work? A Study of Their Effect in the Teaching of Quantitative Methods Rob Baker and Jayne Revill Read More
Disentangling from Normalcy: The Co-constructed Narrative of an Education Studies Teacher Melanie Parker and Abbie O’Brien Read More
Discomfort, Avoidance and Shame: Teaching and Researching Dangerous Knowledge Joanna Haynes and Heather Knight Read More
Disabled Student’s perspectives of Learning Development provision. What we have and what we could have? Emily Forster and Tracy Slawson Read More
Developing the Leadership Capability of School Principals at Public Intermediate Schools in Kuwait Ibrahim Alhouti Read More
Developing supportive online environments: Exploring the experiences of non-traditional students enrolled in higher education Jo Axe Read More
Developing academic buoyancy and resilience through the assessment feedback process Tristan Middleton, Richard Millican and Sian Templeton Read More
Designing a New Model Tina Page Read More
Debating the use of in - class debates in Education Studies: A comparative investigation into the use of debates as a teaching strategy in Higher Education Zeta Brown and Mark Wilson Read More
Creating conducive learning environments with students: Technology Enhanced Learning - distraction or enhancement ? Simon Taylor Read More
Consumerism, enterprise and charity: looking good, making money and assuaging guilt Alex Kosogorin Read More
Constructing the ‘other’ in Education Harriet Pattison Read More
Conceptualising Research in Education Studies Programmes David Menendez Alvarez Hevia Read More
Conceptions of subject knowledge in the initial education of primary teachers Deborah Pope Read More
Children’s engagement with digital and non-digital activities Aderonke Folorunsho Read More
Children of Migrant Workers in Urban Public High Schools: An Analysis of the Dual Role of Education Yue Song Read More
Character Education in England and Spain: Sociohistorical and theoretical similarities and differences Juan Luis Fuentes Read More
CHALLENGING DEFICIT THEORIES OF BLACK STUDENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION Mary Andall-Stanberry Read More
Catholic Education in Bangladesh: The Case of Congregation of Holy Cross, 1947-2016 Farid Md Shaikh Read More
Can the use of a Grade Point scale enhance the grades of Education Studies’ students? A pilot study based on the use of an alternative mark scale for a module within the Primary Education Studies programme at UWTSD Sue Ainsworth Read More
Biology Education to promote Responsible Global Citizenship Renato Margiotta Read More
Being Enterprising in an Educational Context Gill Jones Read More
Behavioural Problems in Preschool children from Teachers’ perspectives in Saudi Arabia Mrs Basma Alghufali Read More
Autonomy and The Four Capacities Alison Mackenzie Read More
Authentic Student Partnership: Space for Diversity and Inclusion Richard Sanders, Nasrat Shaheen and Roger Willoughby Read More
Audio Feedback Revisited: A Pastoral Dimension? Steve Dixon Read More
Attitudes to Research Ethics in Sub Saharan Africa; a phenomenographic based narrative inquiry Chris Grant Read More
Attachment awareness in schools – a model in partnership working or a sell-out? Richard Parker Read More
Attachment aware schools, emotional and mental wellbeing: explorations in education policy Richard Parker Read More
Assessed asynchronous discussion with an education studies programme: Student perspectives on their value and validity Alan Howe and Graham Downes Read More
Arts Education and the Desistance Process: The Role That Agency Acquired Through Art Plays in Supporting Female Offenders During Incarceration and Upon Release Sophie Nickeas Read More
Are we teaching British values the way the government intended? Megan Bettinson Read More
An investigation into the impact of incidental learning on trainee teachers’ professional development, whilst working in the FE context Amanda Turner Read More
An investigation into the effect of phonics teaching on reading scores in KS1 Paul Skillen and Bethany Murphy Read More
An Integration of Collaborative Learning and Haptic Senses: A Cross - cultural Approach in Architectural Education Koompong Noobanjong and Taisto H. Mäkelä Read More
An exploration of female interest and attitudes towards studying Mathematics. Paul Skillen and Olivia Naylor Read More
ACCESS TO EDUCATION IN TURKEY: ISSUES, CHALLENGES AND POLICIES Aysun Öztürk Read More
Academic responses to impact as a new indicator in the REF: exploring the implications for pedagogic research in HE Dr Catherine O'Connell Read More
Academic Judgement in Higher Education: The social cost of its demise? Howard Gibson Read More
Academic boredom among students in higher education: a mixed-methods exploration of characteristics and consequences John Sharp Read More
A vehicle for educational change: Exploring faculty perspectives on adopting openness as a core design principle Jo Axe Read More
A Peirce - Vygotskian approach to the modality of second language education James Ma Read More
A degree in Education Studies? What can I do with that? Caroline Lewis Read More
A critical approach to Emotional Intelligence as a dominant discourse in education David Menendez Alvarez Hevia Read More
A Comparative Study of Teaching & Learning Styles in the UK and South East Asia David Ratcliffe Read More
A comparative study of students’ entry motivation at universities in England, Germany and Portugal Dr Brendan Bartram Read More
*‘We are such stuff as dreams are made on’: using dreams as a research method to trouble un/conscious discourses in education Emma Macleod-Johnstone Read More
'Open all hours’: researching access, play and adventure in school grounds (a collaboration between Play Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University and local schools) Chantelle Haughton, Gary Beauchamp and Marianne Manello Read More