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BA EDUC1212 Reading List

Learning about learning: Processes, complexities and theoretical perspectives, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Yvonne Griffiths
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

*Banaji, S., Burn, A., and Buckingham, D. 2010. The rhetorics of creativity : a literature review ISBN: 9781907264023 (pbk.). 2nd ed. London: Creativity, Culture and Education.  

Boyle, B. and Bragg, J. 2006. A curriculum without foundation. British educational research journal. ISSN: 0141-1926, 32(4), pp. 569-582.

Boyle, W. F. and Charles, M. 2010. Leading learning through Assessment for Learning. School leadership & management. ISSN: 1363-2434, 30(3), pp.285-300.

*Burnard, P., Craft, A., Cremin, T., Duffy, B., Hanson, R., Keene, J., Haynes, L. and Burns, D. 2006. Documenting ‘possibility thinking’: a journey of collaborative enquiry. International journal of early years education. ISSN: 0966-9760, 14 (3), pp. 243-262.

Cambridge Primary Review. 2009. Available:

*Claxton, G. 2006. Thinking at the Edge: developing soft creativity. Cambridge journal of education. ISSN: 0305-764x, 36(3), pp. 351-362.

Claxton, G. 2008. What's the point of school? : rediscovering the heart of education ISBN: 9781780744728 (e-book) Oxford: Oneworld.

Craft, A. 2000. Creativity across the primary curriculum : framing and developing practice ISBN: 0415200954 (pbk.) : No price; 0415200946 (cased), London: Routledge.

*Craft, A. 2001. Little c Creativity. In A. Craft, B. Jeffrey and M. Leibling Creativity in Education, London: Continuum.

Craft, A., Cremin, T., Burnard, P., Dragovic, T. and Chappell, K. 2013. Possibility thinking: culminative studies of an evidence-based concept driving creativity? Education 3-13. 41(5), pp. 538-556. - Available online:

Craft, A., Cremin, T., Hay, P., and Clack, J. 2014. Creative primary schools: developing and maintaining pedagogy for creativity. Ethnography & education ISSN: 1745-7823. 9(1), pp. 16–34.

Cremlin, T. 2015. Teaching English creatively, Oxon: Routledge.  

Crichton, H. and McDaid, A. 2016. Learning intentions and success criteria: learners' and teachers' views, The curriculum journal. ISSN: 0958-5176, 27(2), PP. 190-203.

Dobbins, K. 2009. Teacher creativity within the current education system: a case study of the perceptions of primary teachers. Education 3-13, 37(2), pp. 95-104. - Available online:

 Dweck, C. 2017. Mindset: changing the way you think to fulfil your potential. Hachette: UK.

 Gibson, J.J. 1986. The ecological approach to visual perception ISBN: 0395270499, New York: Psychological Press.

 *Gresalfi, M.S., Barnes, J. and Cross, D. 2012. When does an opportunity become an opportunity? Unpacking classroom practice through the lens of ecological psychology. Educational studies in mathematics. ISSN: 0013-1954. 80, pp. 249 – 267.

Jeffrey, B. and Craft, A. 2004. Teaching creatively and teaching for creativity: distinctions and relationships. Educational studies. ISSN: 0305-5698; 1465-3400, 30(1), pp. 77–87.

Kuyper, H., van der Werf, M.P.C. and Lubbers, M.J. 2000. Motivation, Meta- Cognition and Self-Regulation as Predictors of Long Term Educational Attainment. Educational research and evaluation. ISSN: 1380-3611; 1744-4187, 6(3), pp181-205.

Long, M., Wood, C., Littleton, K., Passenger, T. and Sheehy, K. 2011. The Psychology of Education. 2nd Edition. Abingdon: Routledge.    

*Maisuria, A. 2005. The Turbulent Times of Creativity in the National Curriculum . Policy futures in education ISSN: 1478-2103. 3(2), pp. 141-152.

Mercer, N. and Hodgkinson, S. 2010. Exploring talk in school : inspired by the work of Douglas Barnes ISBN: 9781847873798 (pbk.) : £18.99; 1847873790 (pbk.) : £18.99; 9781847873781 (hbk.) : £60.00; 1847873782 (hbk.) : £60.00, Sage: London.

Perryman, J. 2006. Panoptic performativity and school inspection regimes: disciplinary mechanisms and life under special measures. Journal of education policy. ISSN: 0268-0939. 21 (2), pp. 147-161.

Prentice, R. 2000. Creativity: a reaffirmation of its place in early childhood education. The curriculum journal. ISSN: 0958-5176, 11(2), pp. 145-158.

Roberts, P. 2006. Nurturing Creativity in Young People: A report to Government to inform future policy. Nottingham: DfES. - Available online:

Robinson, K. 1999. All Our Futures: See under — National Advisory Committee on Creative and Cultural Education (NACCCE) (1999) All Our Futures: Creativity, Culture and Education, Available:

Rose Review. 2009. Independent Review of the Primary Curriculum: Final Report, Available:

Troman, G., Jeffrey B., Raggl A. 2007. Creativity and performativity policies in primary school cultures, Journal of education policy. ISSN: 0268-0939, 22(5), pp. 549-572.

Whitebread, D. (2012). Developmental psychology and early childhood education : a guide for students and practitioners ISBN: 9781446254097 (electronic bk.); 1446254097 (electronic bk.); 9781412947121 (cased); 141294712X (cased); 9781412947138 (pbk.); 1412947138 (pbk.). London: Sage.   

Woolfolk, A., Hughes, M. & Walkup, V. (2013). Psychology in education ISBN: 9781408257500; 1408257505. (2nd Ed). Pearson.   

Yeager, D. S., and Dweck, C. S. 2012. Mindsets that promote resilience: When students believe that personal characteristics can be developed, Educational psychologist ISSN: 0046-152047(4), pp. 302-314.

This list was last updated on 21/01/2018