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This list relates to the year 2019/2020 which does not start until 01/09/2019
  1. Week 1: Induction 1 item
    An introduction to the module. This week please refer to Induction Week timetable.
  2. Week 2 4 items
    1. Doing away with ‘study skills’ - Ursula Wingate 10/2006

      Article Core Reading

    2. Reflective Practice - Gillie Bolton 2010

      Book Core Reading Chapters TBC

    3. Effective Reflective Practice: In Search of Meaning in Learning about Teaching - J. J. Loughran 01/01/2002

      Article Further Reading A useful but complex reading. Have a go at reading it, but also make a note to go back to it in a few weeks!

  3. Week 3 1 item
  4. Week 4 1 item
    1. The Reader in the Writer - Myra Barrs 2000

      Article Core Reading

  5. Week 5 2 items
    1. Writing Skills for Education Students - Charlotte Barrow 2019

      Book 

  6. Week 6 3 items
    1. Researching Learning Styles - E. Hall 2004

      Article Further Reading Please read this in preparation for the learning styles debate.

    2. Debating Learning Styles, Teaching Thinking and Creativity - B. Prashnig 2004

      Document Further Reading Please read this in preparation for the learning styles debate. There is a great deal written about learning styles so you are advised to engage in further reading.

  7. Week 7: READING WEEK 0 items
  8. Week 8 2 items
    1. ‘Playing the Game called Writing’: Children's Views and Voices - Teresa Grainger, Kathy Goouch, Andrew Lambirth 06/2003

      Article Core Reading For AM session

    2. Helping students meet the challenges of academic writing - Linda A. Fernsten, Mary Reda 2011

      Article Core Reading For PM session

  9. Week 9 1 item
    1. The Educator's Role in Preparing Visually Literate Learners - Susan E. Metros 23/04/2008

      Article Core Reading Please read for the AM session.

  10. Week 10 2 items
    Please read both articles for the morning session.
    1. Graduate identity and employability - Geoffrey William Hinchliffe, Adrienne Jolly 2011

      Article Core Reading

  11. Week 11 0 items
    Reflective Photo Presentation week
  12. Week 12 0 items
    Reflective Photo Presentation week
  13. WINTER VACATION

  14. Week 13 0 items
    Students bring feedback with them to session and tutorials.
  15. Week 14 1 item
  16. Week 15 1 item
    1. Implementing early years policy [in] Understanding early years policy - Peter Baldock, Damien Fitzgerald, Janet Kay

      Chapter Core Reading

  17. Week 16 1 item
    1. Chapter 9 [in] Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers in education, health and social science - Judith Bell

      Chapter Core Reading Chapters 1 and 11 are also recommended but chapter 9 will be discussed in the seminar.

  18. Week 17 1 item
  19. Week 18 0 items
    Do Different Week
  20. Week 19 0 items
    Critical friend poster presentation. Bring an outline/ draft of your poster to the seminar. In the seminar you will have the opportunity to discuss and receive constructive feedback about your poster design.
  21. Week 20 1 item
  22. Week 21 0 items
    Tutorials for summative assessment
  23. Week 22 2 items
    Reflection and Reflective Writing
    1. Writing Skills for Education Students - Charlotte Barrow 2019

      Book Core Reading Read chapter 11

  24. Week 23 0 items
    Poster Presentation
  25. Week 24 0 items
    CV writing and interview skills (Gaynor Egan) Putting employability skills into practice
  26. Week 25 0 items
    Making the most of your experiences outside of university – Reflection and communication (Gaynor Egan) EmployabiliTEA (and cake) An opportunity to speak to BA Education graduates and learn about careers in and around Education
  27. Week 26 0 items
    Reviewing academic development and progress. How can you continue to make HE study and your degree work for you? Important information about year 2. Tutorials for Reflective Portfolio assignment
  28. Module Core Text 8 items
    1. You may wish to purchase ONE of the following books:

    2. Essential study skills: the complete guide to success at university - Tom Burns, Sandra Sinfield 2016

      Book Further Reading

    3. The study skills handbook - Stella Cottrell 2013

      Book Further Reading

    4. The smarter student: skills and strategies for success at university - Kathleen McMillan, Jonathan D. B. Weyers 2006

      Book Further Reading

    5. Effective study skills - Geraldine Price, Pat Maier 2007

      Book Further Reading

    6. Also ONE of the following:

    7. Doing research in the real world - David E. Gray 2018

      Book Further Reading

  29. Study Skills Reading 21 items
    1. E-learning skills - Alan Clarke 2008

      Book Further Reading

    2. Skills for success: the personal development planning handbook - Stella Cottrell 2010

      Book Further Reading

    3. Critical thinking skills: developing effective analysis and argument - Stella Cottrell 2011

      Book Further Reading

    4. The exam skills handbook: achieving peak performance - Stella Cottrell 2012

      Book Further Reading

    5. Writing at university: a guide for students - Phyllis Creme, Mary R. Lea 2008

      Book Further Reading

    6. Basic groupwork - Tom Douglas 2000

      Book Further Reading

    7. How to write better essays - Bryan Greetham 2013

      Book Further Reading

    8. Groupwork skills and theory - Margaret Hough 2001

      Book Further Reading

    9. Joining together: group theory and group skills - David W. Johnson, Frank P. Johnson 2017

      Book Further Reading

    10. Quick coach guide to avoiding plagiarism - Rosemarie Menager, Lyn Paulos 2011

      Book Further Reading

    11. The good study guide - Andrew Northedge, Open University 2005

      Book Further Reading

    12. Write it right: the secrets of effective writing - John Peck, Martin Coyle 2012

      Book Further Reading

    13. Effective groupwork - Michael Preston-Shoot, British Association of Social Workers 2007

      Book Further Reading

  30. Further Reading 29 items
    1. Introduction to education studies - Steve Bartlett, Diana Burton 2016

      Book 

    2. The mind map book: unlock your creativity, boost your memory, change your life - Tony Buzan, Barry Buzan 2010

      Book Further Reading

    3. The speed reading book: read more, learn more, achieve more - Tony Buzan 2010

      Book Further Reading

    4. The teen brain book: who & what are you? - Dale Carlson, Nancy Teasdale, Carol Nicklaus 2004

      Book Further Reading

    5. Building learning power: helping young people become better learners - Guy Claxton 2002

      Book Further Reading

    6. Discovering & exploring habits of mind - Arthur L. Costa, Bena Kallick, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development c2000

      Book Further Reading

    7. The good research guide: for small-scale social research projects - Martyn Denscombe 2017

      Book Further Reading

    8. The SAGE handbook of qualitative research 2018

      Book Further Reading

    9. Understanding the brain: the birth of a learning science - Centre for Educational Research and Innovation, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development c2007

      Book Further Reading

    10. Conscious choices: a model for self-directed learning - Elaine Gray, Sharon Ainsley 2004

      Book Further Reading

    11. Doing a literature review: releasing the social science research imagination - Chris Hart 1998

      Book Further Reading

    12. An introduction to theories of learning - Matthew H. Olson, B. R. Hergenhahn 2013

      Book Further Reading

    13. Critical issues in social research: power and prejudice - Suzanne Hood, Berry Mayall, Sandy Oliver 1999

      Book Further Reading

    14. Experiential learning: experience as the source of learning and development - David A. Kolb 2015

      Book Further Reading

    15. Research methodology: a step-by-step guide for beginners - Ranjit Kumar 2019

      Book Further Reading

    16. Reading and understanding research - Lawrence F. Locke, Stephen J. Silverman, Waneen Wyrick Spirduso 2010

      Book Further Reading

    17. How to write dissertations & project reports - Kathleen McMillan, Jonathon Weyers 2011

      Book Further Reading

    18. Accelerate your learning: Introduction - Colin Penfield Rose, Louise Goll, Accelerated Learning Systems 1992

      Book Further Reading

    19. How to think like a social scientist - Thomas F. Pettigrew 1996

      Book Further Reading

  31. Other Study Material 10 items
    1. Journals 3 items
      Students may find the following Journals useful:
    2. Websites 7 items
      Students may find the following Journals useful:
  32. Learning styles: a review of validity and usefulness - Yulong Li, Jane Medwell, David Wray, Lixun Wang

    Article 

  33. Writing skills for education students - Charlotte Barrow, Rebecca Westrup 2019

    Book Core Reading