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Educ 2104 Module Reading List

Psychological Approaches to Understanding and Supporting Children's Learning, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Yvonne Griffiths
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

EDUC 2104 READING LIST (2018-19)

Core texts:

 Burman, E. (2007) ‘Developmental Psychology’, in Willig, C. & Stainton Rogers, W. (Eds) Qualitative Research in Psychology. London: Sage   

Burman, E. (2016). Deconstructing developmental psychology. London: Routledge.    

Cohen. L., Manion, L., and Morrison, K. (2007) (6th Edition) Research methods in education. London; New York: Routledge. [available as an e book in library] 

Long, M., Wood, C., Littleton, K., Passenger, T., and Sheehy, K. (2010). The Psychology of Education: The Evidence Base for Teaching and Learning (2nd Ed.).  London: Routledge. [available as an e-book in library] 

Pritchard, A., Woollard, J. (2010). Psychology for the Classroom: Constructivism and Social Learning. London: Routledge. 

Whitebread, D. (2012). Developmental psychology and early childhood education : a guide for students and practitioners ISBN: 9781412947138 (e-book). London: Sage.  

Woollard,J. (2010). Psychology for the classroom : behaviourism ISBN: 9780415493994 (pbk.); 0415493994 (pbk.); 9780415493987 (hardback); 0415493986 (hardback). London: Routledge. Pages (1-22), (41,62)     

Livingstone, S. M., & Sefton-Green, J. (2016). The class : living and learning in the digital age ISBN: 9781479824243 paperback : alkaline paper; 9781479884575 hardback : alkaline paper. New York: New York University Press.  

Bezemer, J., & Kress, G. (2015). Multimodality, learning and communication : a social semiotic frame ISBN: 9780415709620 (pbk); 9780415709613 (hbk); 9781315687537 (ebk). London & New York: Routledge.   

Boyd, d. (2014). It’s complicated: the social lives of networked teens. New Haven: Yale University Press.  

Gardner, H., & Davis, K. (2013). The App generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Kontopodis, M.; Varvantakis, C. & Wulf, C. (Eds) (2017). Global youth in digital trajectories ISBN: 9781138236035 (hbk.) : £90.00. London: Routledge. (requested as an e book) 

Kontopodis, M. (2014). Neoliberalism, pedagogy, and human development : exploring time, mediation, and collectivity in contemporary schools ISBN: 9781138775374 (pbk.) : £28.00. London and New York: Routledge/ Taylor & Francis.  

France, A. (2016). Understanding youth in the global economic crisis. Bristol: Policy Press.

Parreira do Amaral, M., Dale, R., & Loncle, P. (Eds.). (2015). Shaping the futures of young Europeans : education governance in eight European countries ISBN: 9781873927625; 1873927622. Oxford: Symposium Books.  

Kontopodis, M., Magalhaes, M. C., & Coracini, M. J. (Eds.). (2016). Facing poverty and marginalization ISBN: 9781787070462 (e-book): 50 years of critical research in Brazil. Bern, Oxford and New York: Peter Lang. Pages: 127-145

Stetsenko, A. (2016). The transformative mind : expanding Vygotsky's approach to development and education ISBN: 9781316825495 (e-book). Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.


Kontopodis, M., Wulf, C., & Fichtner, B. (Eds.). (2011). Children, development and education : cultural, historical, anthropological perspectives ISBN: 9789400702431 (e-book). Dordrecht, London, New Delhi and New York: Springer.   

Tobin, J., Hsueh, Y., & Karasawa, M. (2009). Preschool in three cultures revisited: China, Japan and the United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (including DVD from: )

Ito, M., Gutiérrez, K., Livingstone, S., Penuel, B., Rhodes, J., Salen, K., Schor J., Sefton-Green J., Watkins, S. C. (2013). Connected Learning. Cork: BookBaby. Available online only   

Bishop, D., 2014. Uncommon Understanding (Classic Edition): Development and disorders of language comprehension in children. Psychology Press.  

Blakemore, S.J. & Frith, U. (2005). The learning brain : lessons for education ISBN: 1405124016 (pbk : alk. paper); 1405106220 (hbk : alk. paper) Blackwell.  

Bruner, J., 1985. Child's talk: Learning to use language. Child language teaching and therapy.1 (1), pp.111-114.    

Carroll, J.M., Bowyer-Crane, C., Duff, F., Hulme, C. & Snowling, M.J. (2011). Developing language and literacy : effective intervention in the early years. Wiley-Blackwell.  

Cowan, N., 1998. The development of memory in childhood. Psychology Press.  

Flavell, J.H., 1979. Metacognition and cognitive monitoring: A new area of cognitive–developmental inquiry. The American psychologist.34 (10), p.906.

Fricke, S., Bowyer‐Crane, C., Haley, A.J., Hulme, C. and Snowling, M.J., 2013. Efficacy of language intervention in the early years. Journal of child psychology and psychiatry and allied disciplines.54 (3), pp.280-290.

Gascoine, L., Higgins, S. and Wall, K. (2016), The assessment of metacognition in children aged 4–16 years: a systematic review. Review of Educational Research.. doi:10.1002/rev3.3077

Gathercole, S.E, & Alloway, T.P. (2008). Working memory and learning : a practical guide for teachers. Sage.  

Harris, M. (2008). Exploring developmental psychology [electronic resource] : understanding theory and methods. Sage.

Henry, L., 2011. The development of working memory in children. Sage.  

Hoff, E., 2006. How social contexts support and shape language development. Developmental review.26 (1), pp.55-88.

Holmes, J., Gathercole, S. E. and Dunning, D. L. (2009), Adaptive training leads to sustained enhancement of poor working memory in children. Developmental science., 12: F9–F15.

Klinberg, T. (2013). The learning brain : memory and brain development in children ISBN: 9780199917105 (hardcover). Oxford, Oxford University Press.  

Palincsar, A.S., 1986. Metacognitive strategy instruction. Exceptional children53 (2), pp.118-124.    

Stuart, M. and Stainthorp, R., 2015. Reading development & teaching. Sage.

Sternberg, R.J. ed., 2000. Handbook of intelligence. Cambridge University Press.  

Suggate, S. & Reese, E. Edns. (2012) Contemporary debates in childhood education and development. London: Routledge. [various useful chapters - available as e book in library]

Thomas, G., (2013) How to do your research project: A guide for students in education and applied social sciences. London: Sage.  

Webster, R., Russell, A. and Blatchford, P., 2015. Maximising the impact of teaching assistants : guidance for school leaders and teachers. Routledge. 

Whitebread, D., Coltman, P., Jameson, H. and Lander, R., 2009. Play, cognition and self-regulation: What exactly are children learning when they learn through play? Educational and Child Psychology26 (2), p.40.  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MAA 09/11/2018) 

Whitebread, D., Coltman, P., Pasternak, D.P. et al. (2009) The development of two observational tools for assessing metacognition and self-regulated learning in young children. Metacognition and Learning, 4, 1, 63-85.

Wood, D. (1998). How children think and learn: the social contexts of cognitive development. (2nd Ed). Wiley  

Oakhill, J.,  Cain, Kate., & Elbro,  Carsten. (2015). Understanding and teaching reading comprehension : a handbook ISBN: 9780415698313 (pbk); 9780415698306 (hardback). London: Routledge.   

COX, S. 2011. New perspectives in primary education : meaning and purpose in learning and teaching ISBN: 9780335239320 (e-book) England Open University Press.   

BRONFENBRENNER, U. 2005. Making human beings human : bioecological perspectives on human development ISBN: 9780761927129 (pbk.); 0761927123 (pbk.) : £27.00; 0761927115, Thousands Oaks: Sage Publications.  

 Woolfolk, A., Hughes, M. & Walkup, V. (2013). Psychology in Education. (2nd Ed). Pearson. 

(Details of essential reading for each session will be posted on the VLE one week in advance - see Resources>Lectures)

This list was last updated on 31/01/2019