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Module Reading List - updated July 2019

Leading Teaching and Learning Through Evidence-based Practice, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Dr Judy Sayers
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

EDUC5016M: Leading Teaching and Learning Through Evidence Based Practice

References and Reading

Learning & Assessment

Alexander, R.J. 2008. Towards Dialogic Teaching: rethinking classroom talk Dialogos London

Alexander, R.J. 2008. Essays on pedagogy, Routledge London

Bartlett, J. 2015. Outstanding assessment for learning in the classroom, Abingdon: Routledge

Black, P., Harrison, C., Lee, C., Marshall, B., and Wiliam, D. 2003 Assessment for learning : putting it into practice Buckingham, Open University Press  

Gilbert, I., 2004 Essential motivation in the classroom , London: RoutledgeFalmer

Hall, K. and Burke, W.M. 2003. Making formative assessment work : effective practice in the primary classroom. Maidenhead: Open University Press

Joyce, B., Calhoun, E. and Hopkins, D. 2009. Models of learning : tools for teaching , Tools for Teaching, Buckingham, Open University Press

Lambert, D. and Lines, D. 2000. Understanding assessment : purposes, perceptions, practice RoutledgeFalmer

Muijs, D. & Reynolds, D. 2001. Effective Teaching: Evidence and Practice London, Paul Chapman

Smith,P., Cowie, H. & Blades, M. 2004. Understanding Children's Development. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing

Weedon, P., Winter, J. and Broadfoot, P. 2002. Assessment : what's in it for schools? London : Routledge Falmer

Wiliam, D. 2011. Embedded formative assessment, Bloomington: Solution Tree Press  

Wood, D. 1988. How Children Think and Learn Blackwell

Wragg, E. C. and Brown, G. 2001 Questioning in the primary school Routledge

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School Culture, Collaborative Practice and Research Methods

Atkins, L. & Wallace, S. 2012. Qualitative research in education, London: Sage 

Burton, D. and Bartlett, S. 2005. Practitioner research for teachers. London Paul:Chapman

Bush, T & Bell, L, 2002 The principles and practice of educational management, Peel Chapman Publishing

Coghlan, D. & Brannick, T. 2014. Doing Action Research in your own Organization, London: Sage

Deal, T. & Peterson, K.D. 2002.  The shaping school culture fieldbook [electronic resource], Department for Education and Skills (DfES) Every Child Matters. London: Stationary Office

Hargreaves, D. H.1995. 'School Culture, School Effectiveness and School Improvement', School effectiveness and school improvement., 6: 1, 23 — 46

Groundwater-Smith, S., & Sachs J. 2002. The activist professional and reinstatement of trust, Cambridge journal of education. 32: 3, 341 - 35

Groundwater-Smith, S. 2009.  Teacher professional learning in an age of compliance : mind the gap, Dordrecht ; London: Springer.

James, C & Connely, U. 2000. Effective change in schools, Routledge, Falmer

Macbeath, J. 2008. Leadership for learning : international perspectives. Sense.

Street, H. & Temperley, J. 2005. Improving schools through collaborative enquiry, Continuum

Swidenbank, H. 2007. The Challenges and Opportunities of Leading and Managing an All-Age School. NCSL. - Available online:

This list was last updated on 02/10/2019