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Research based theatre in dementia knowledge transfer: views from the front line (2016)
Journal Article
Argyle, E., & Schneider, J. M. (2016). Research based theatre in dementia knowledge transfer: views from the front line. Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 11(2), doi:10.1108/JMHTEP-09-2015-0047

Purpose - Formal ties between the theatre and research dissemination have only recently developed and its general efficacy is largely unknown. Here we aim to redress this neglect by examining the effectiveness of a research based theatrical event in... Read More about Research based theatre in dementia knowledge transfer: views from the front line.

The discourse of a ‘smart’ technology: implications for educational practice (2016)
Journal Article
Crook, C. (in press). The discourse of a ‘smart’ technology: implications for educational practice. International Journal of Smart Technology and Learning, 1(1), doi:10.1504/IJSMARTTL.2016.078161

The term ‘smart’ has become widely and sometimes carelessly employed in relation to contemporary design. However, in certain areas of cultural practice it also has acquired a more specialised and focussed meaning. One such area is education. The pres... Read More about The discourse of a ‘smart’ technology: implications for educational practice.

Therapeutic implications of counselling psychologists’ responses to client trauma: an interpretative phenomenological analysis (2016)
Journal Article
Merriman, O., & Joseph, S. (in press). Therapeutic implications of counselling psychologists’ responses to client trauma: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 31(1), doi:10.1080/09515070.2016.1266601

The past two decades have seen a surge of interest in the impact of working with trauma survivors on therapists’ psychological well-being. Existing literature assumes that therapists’ strong subjective responses to traumatic material adversely influe... Read More about Therapeutic implications of counselling psychologists’ responses to client trauma: an interpretative phenomenological analysis.

School leadership in West Africa: findings from a systematic literature review (2016)
Journal Article
Bush, T., & Glover, D. (in press). School leadership in West Africa: findings from a systematic literature review. Africa Education Review, 13(3-4), (80-103). ISSN 1814-6627

The literature shows that leadership is the second most important factor influencing school and learner outcomes, including levels of literacy and numeracy, school leaving examination results, and progression to secondary and higher education. This p... Read More about School leadership in West Africa: findings from a systematic literature review.

Learning hope: an epistemology of possibility for advanced capitalist society (2016)
Book Chapter
Amsler, S. (2016). Learning hope: an epistemology of possibility for advanced capitalist society. In A. C. Dinerstein (Ed.), Social sciences for an other politics: women theorizing without parachutesPalgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47776-3_2

Drawing on the critical theories of Ernst Bloch and Boaventura de Sousa Santos, as well as on the knowledge and learning practices of counter-capitalist social movements, Amsler’s chapter offers a reading of political hopelessness amongst educators i... Read More about Learning hope: an epistemology of possibility for advanced capitalist society.

South–South cooperation and the geographies of Latin America–Caribbean integration and development: a socio-spatial approach (2016)
Journal Article
Muhr, T. (2016). South–South cooperation and the geographies of Latin America–Caribbean integration and development: a socio-spatial approach. Antipode, 49(4), doi:10.1111/anti.12307

Structured around the case of South–South cooperation in the construction of “complementary economic zones” among the member states of the ALBA-TCP, Petrocaribe, CARICOM and MERCOSUR, this article argues for a socio-spatial approach to the study of t... Read More about South–South cooperation and the geographies of Latin America–Caribbean integration and development: a socio-spatial approach.

The quality of learning, teaching and the curriculum (2016)
Book Chapter
McLean, M., & Ashwin, P. (2016). The quality of learning, teaching and the curriculum. In J. Gallacher, P. Scott, & G. Parry (Eds.), New languages and landscapes of higher educationOxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787082.003.0004

This Chapter addresses three questions: What is good quality university teaching? How can it be achieved? How can it be assessed? To address these questions we start by making a case for a multi-dimensional, rich conceptualisation of teaching, drawi... Read More about The quality of learning, teaching and the curriculum.

The problem of choosing between irreconcilable theoretical orientations: comment on Melchert (2016) (2016)
Journal Article
Joseph, S. (in press). The problem of choosing between irreconcilable theoretical orientations: comment on Melchert (2016). American Psychologist, ISSN 0003-066X

Melchert (2016) argues that knowledge of psychological processes is now grounded in experimental tests of falsifiable theories that support a unified, paradigmatic understanding of human psychology. While his argument for leaving behind our preparadi... Read More about The problem of choosing between irreconcilable theoretical orientations: comment on Melchert (2016).

Time travels in literacy and pedagogy: from script to screen (2016)
Book Chapter
Parry, B., Taylor, L., & Haerizadeh-Yazdi, N. (2016). Time travels in literacy and pedagogy: from script to screen. In C. Burnett, B. Parry, & G. Merchant (Eds.), Literacy, media, technology: past, present, futureBloomsbury

The role of vocational education and training in Palestine in addressing inequality and promoting human development (2016)
Journal Article
Hilal, R., & McGrath, S. (2016). The role of vocational education and training in Palestine in addressing inequality and promoting human development. Journal of International and Comparative Education, 5(2),

UNESCO’s new emphasis on vocational education and training as transformative, and concerns in particular with equity and sustainable human development, has been strongly influenced by a recent literature on VET and human development that has a partic... Read More about The role of vocational education and training in Palestine in addressing inequality and promoting human development.

Factors deterring schools from mixed attainment teaching practice (2016)
Journal Article
Taylor, B., Francis, B., Archer, L., Hodgen, J., Pepper, D., Tereschchenko, A., & Travers, M. (2017). Factors deterring schools from mixed attainment teaching practice. Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 25(3), doi:10.1080/14681366.2016.1256908

Mixed-attainment teaching has strong support from research and yet English schools are far more likely to teach students in ‘ability’ groups. Although research has considered some of the specific benefits of mixed-attainment grouping, there has been... Read More about Factors deterring schools from mixed attainment teaching practice.

The impact of psychological factors on recovery from injury: a multicentre cohort study (2016)
Journal Article
Kellezi, B., Coupland, C., Morriss, R., Beckett, K., Joseph, S., Barnes, J., …Kendrick, D. (2016). The impact of psychological factors on recovery from injury: a multicentre cohort study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52(7), doi:10.1007/s00127-016-1299-z

Purpose Unintentional injuries have a significant long-term health impact in working age adults. Depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder are common post-injury, but their impact on self-reported recovery has not been investigated in g... Read More about The impact of psychological factors on recovery from injury: a multicentre cohort study.

Learners’ errors in secondary algebra: insights from tracking a cohort from Grade 9 to Grade 11 on a diagnostic algebra test (2016)
Journal Article
Pournara, C., Hodgen, J., Sanders, Y., & Adler, J. (2016). Learners’ errors in secondary algebra: insights from tracking a cohort from Grade 9 to Grade 11 on a diagnostic algebra test. Pythagoras, 37(1), doi:10.4102/pythagoras.v37i1.334

It is well known that learner performance in mathematics in South Africa is poor. However, less is known about what learners actually do and the extent to which this changes as they move through secondary school mathematics. In this study a cohort of... Read More about Learners’ errors in secondary algebra: insights from tracking a cohort from Grade 9 to Grade 11 on a diagnostic algebra test.

Psychological morbidity and health related quality of life after injury: multicentre cohort study (2016)
Journal Article
Kendrick, D., Kellezi, B., Coupland, C., Maula, A., Beckett, K., Morriss, R. K., …Christie, N. (2017). Psychological morbidity and health related quality of life after injury: multicentre cohort study. Quality of Life Research, 26(5), doi:10.1007/s11136-016-1439-7

Purpose: To demonstrate the impact of psychological morbidity one month post-injury on subsequent post-injury quality of life (HRQoL) in a general injury population in the UK to inform development of trauma care and rehabilitation services. Method... Read More about Psychological morbidity and health related quality of life after injury: multicentre cohort study.

Revealing the community within: valuing the role of local community structures within evidence-based school intervention programmes (2016)
Journal Article
McIntyre, J., & Knight, R. (2016). Revealing the community within: valuing the role of local community structures within evidence-based school intervention programmes. Urban Review, 8(5), doi:10.1007/s11256-016-0372-y

Schools and the families they serve are sometimes perceived as deficient and in need of fixing. One response has been the implementation of evidence-based family intervention programmes, which may be highly regulated and prescriptive as a condition o... Read More about Revealing the community within: valuing the role of local community structures within evidence-based school intervention programmes.

Think aloud: using cognitive interviewing to validate the PISA assessment of student self-efficacy in mathematics (2016)
Journal Article
Pepper, D., Hodgen, J., Lamesoo, K., Kõiv, P., & Tolboom, J. (in press). Think aloud: using cognitive interviewing to validate the PISA assessment of student self-efficacy in mathematics. International Journal of Research and Method in Education, doi:10.1080/1743727X.2016.1238891

Cognitive interviewing (CI) provides a method of systematically collecting validity evidence of response processes for questionnaire items. CI involves a range of techniques for prompting individuals to verbalise their responses to items. One such te... Read More about Think aloud: using cognitive interviewing to validate the PISA assessment of student self-efficacy in mathematics.

Multi-modal opportunities with digital tools: the example of narrated photographs (2016)
Book Chapter
Crook, K., & Crook, C. (2016). Multi-modal opportunities with digital tools: the example of narrated photographs. In A. Marcus-Quinn, & T. Hourigan (Eds.), Handbook on digital learning for K-12 schoolsSpringer Science+Business Media

This paper explores recent encouragement to cultivate in students a sensitivity towards the ‘multi-modal’ nature of human communication. We consider what this means for educational practice and, in particular, how such an imperative might be addresse... Read More about Multi-modal opportunities with digital tools: the example of narrated photographs.

Related but not replaceable: a response to Warner’s reworking of person-centered personality theory (2016)
Journal Article
Hook, L., & Murphy, D. (2016). Related but not replaceable: a response to Warner’s reworking of person-centered personality theory. Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies, 15(4), doi:10.1080/14779757.2016.1219674

Whether conditions of worth theory can explain complex forms of human psychological distress, such as those emanating from early experiences of abuse, neglect and trauma, alongside experiences of physiological events later in life is open to debate.... Read More about Related but not replaceable: a response to Warner’s reworking of person-centered personality theory.