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Teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time (2017)
Journal Article
Bovill, H. (2017). Teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time. Teacher Education Advancement Network, 9(2), 24-34

This paper draws upon research with a group of work-based students studying for a Foundation Degree in Educational Support. It highlights levels of goodwill evident within their day to day planning and preparation and the ad hoc nature of opportuniti... Read More about Teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time.

Numeracy (2017)
Book Chapter
Jones, M. (2017). Numeracy. In M. Jones (Ed.), The Handbook of Secondary Geography, 212-227. Geographical Association

Numeracy in secondary school geography.

Primary humanities: a perspective from Wales (2017)
Journal Article
Jones, M., & Whitehouse, S. (2017). Primary humanities: a perspective from Wales. Education 3-13, 45(3), 332-342. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2017.1296921

© 2017 ASPE. How the humanities subjects are represented in primary schools in Wales has been influenced by curriculum developments including Curriculum Cymraeg, the Skills Framework and the Foundation Phase. A central tenet of Welsh Government polic... Read More about Primary humanities: a perspective from Wales.

Chapter 3 Vocabulary Development (2017)
Book Chapter
Carter, J. (2017). Chapter 3 Vocabulary Development. In D. Waugh, W. Joliffe, & K. Allott (Eds.), Primary English for Trainee Teachers, 42-61. Learning Matters Sage

Approaches to supporting the development of vocabulary learning in primary classrooms

The evolving codification of teachers’ work: Policy, politics and the consequences of pursuing quality control in Initial Teacher Education (2017)
Journal Article
Knight, B. (2017). The evolving codification of teachers’ work: Policy, politics and the consequences of pursuing quality control in Initial Teacher Education

This paper documents the evolution of attempts to codify and standardize teachers’ work in the United Kingdom (UK), with particular attention to how this phenomenon has impacted the Initial Teacher Education (ITE) sector. In recent decades the teach... Read More about The evolving codification of teachers’ work: Policy, politics and the consequences of pursuing quality control in Initial Teacher Education.

Paired peers: Moving on up? Project Report (2017)
Report
Bradley, H., Waller, R., Bathmaker, A. M., Ingram, N., Hoare, A., Bentley, L., …Abrahams, J. (2017). Paired peers: Moving on up? Project Report

Paired Peers Phase 2 (August 2014 - July 2017)followed up Paired Peers: Class and the Student Experience, also funded by Leverhulme Trust, which ran from September 2010 to August 2013. This project followed a cohort of students from Bristol’s two uni... Read More about Paired peers: Moving on up? Project Report.

Interactive virtual archaeology: Constructing the prehistoric past at Avebury henge (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Falconer, L. (2016, December). Interactive virtual archaeology: Constructing the prehistoric past at Avebury henge. Paper presented at Virtual Environments and Advanced Interfaces Workshop at IUCC 2016

— Avebury Henge is situated approximately 20 miles north of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, U.K. and contains the largest known Neolithic stone circle in Europe. It is part of the Avebury, Stonehenge and Associated Sites World Heritage Site but is less well... Read More about Interactive virtual archaeology: Constructing the prehistoric past at Avebury henge.

Reflexive ethnographic research practice in multilingual contexts (2016)
Book Chapter
Martin-Jones, M., Andrews, J., & Martin, D. (2016). Reflexive ethnographic research practice in multilingual contexts. In M. Martin-Jones, & D. Martin (Eds.), Researching Multilingualism: Critical and Ethnographic Approaches, 189-202. Routledge

In this chapter we critically review the potential contribution of taking a linguistic ethnographic approach to research in service provision in health and education in multilingual settings.

Motivating students to achieve in a vocational services sector programme within further education (2016)
Thesis
George, D. J. Motivating students to achieve in a vocational services sector programme within further education. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis explores learning motivation in a vocational further education setting, and investigates whether and why learners may not be achieving as highly as expected. The purpose of this study was to explore a learner’s transition into further edu... Read More about Motivating students to achieve in a vocational services sector programme within further education.

Emotion in UK primary schools: Silenced voices in a performance driven culture? (2016)
Thesis
Saunders, J. (in press). Emotion in UK primary schools: Silenced voices in a performance driven culture?. (Thesis). University of the West of England

The change in the education system over the last 30 years has altered what it means to be a teacher. Current literature suggests the present focus is on performance and targets (Ball, 2003) and the central remit is to produce desired outcomes in an i... Read More about Emotion in UK primary schools: Silenced voices in a performance driven culture?.

A novel approach using potable diagnostic ultrasound to inform treatment choices for hemiplegic shoulder pain – A case study (2016)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., & Brouwers, J. (2016). A novel approach using potable diagnostic ultrasound to inform treatment choices for hemiplegic shoulder pain – A case study. International Journal of Stroke, 11(9 (3S)), https://doi.org/10.1177/1747493016670567

Introduction: Hemiplegic shoulder pain (HSP) has a reported incidence of up to 84% of patients. The purpose of this case study is to report findings from a patient with HSP who received problem specific treatment and underwent real-time scanning of s... Read More about A novel approach using potable diagnostic ultrasound to inform treatment choices for hemiplegic shoulder pain – A case study.

Learning at the interstices; locating practical philosophies for understanding physical/virtual inter-spaces (2016)
Journal Article
Falconer, L., Savin-Baden, M., & Falconer, L. (2016). Learning at the interstices; locating practical philosophies for understanding physical/virtual inter-spaces. Interactive Learning Environments, 24(5), 991-1003. https://doi.org/10.1080/10494820.2015.1128212

© 2016 Taylor & Francis. ABSTRACT: Virtual worlds are relatively recent developments, and so it is tempting to believe that they need to be understood through newly developed theories and philosophies. However, humans have long thought about the na... Read More about Learning at the interstices; locating practical philosophies for understanding physical/virtual inter-spaces.

Students’ and their parents’ experiences of inclusion in mainstream schools. What does inclusion mean for parents with children that have special educational needs and what does it mean for the children themselves in today’s mainstream schooling system? (2016)
Thesis
What does inclusion mean for parents with children that have special educational needs and what does it mean for the children themselves in today’s mainstream schooling system?. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis examines experiences and critical incidents that parents and their children with special educational needs encountered in mainstream school settings. Research was carried out within the methodological framework of autoethnography, re... Read More about Students’ and their parents’ experiences of inclusion in mainstream schools. What does inclusion mean for parents with children that have special educational needs and what does it mean for the children themselves in today’s mainstream schooling system?.

How to research multilingually: Possibilities and complexities (2016)
Book Chapter
Holmes, P., Fay, R., Andrews, J., & Attia, M. (2016). How to research multilingually: Possibilities and complexities. In H. Zhu (Ed.), Research Methods in Intercultural Communication: A Practical Guide, 88-102. Wiley Blackwell

A case study of teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon teaching assistants’ goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time. (2015)
Journal Article
Bovill, H. A case study of teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon teaching assistants’ goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time. Manuscript submitted for publication

This paper will draw upon research with a group of work-based students studying for a Foundation Degree in Educational Support. Case studies of these work-based students highlight levels of goodwill evident within their day to day planning and prepar... Read More about A case study of teaching assistants’ conditions of employment and workload: Reliance upon teaching assistants’ goodwill and ad hoc systems of preparation time..

Handbook of Secondary Geography (2015)
Book
Jones, M. (2017). M. Jones (Ed.), Handbook of Secondary Geography. Geographical Association

The Handbook of Secondary Geography provides secondary school Geography teachers with important themes and issues which bring together theory and practice. Chapters include what is geography, thinking geographically, fieldwork, GIS, literacy, numerac... Read More about Handbook of Secondary Geography.

Exploring the learning potential of acoustic design in 3D virtual environments (2015)
Journal Article
Falconer, L., & Green, J. (2015). Exploring the learning potential of acoustic design in 3D virtual environments. Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal, 6(1), 1273-1276

This paper discusses the current research and understanding of the effects of audio environments on learning, with a particular focus on the affordances of the effects in computer-generated, 3D virtual environments and virtual worlds. Both sound and... Read More about Exploring the learning potential of acoustic design in 3D virtual environments.