ED7125 - Specialist Study Module (2020/21)
|Module specification||Module approved to run in 2020/21|
|Module title||Specialist Study Module|
|Module level||Masters (07)|
|Credit rating for module||20|
|School||School of Social Professions|
|Total study hours||200|
|Running in 2020/21||
The module aims:
• to offer an expanded range of possible topics for study;
• to support early-career teachers desiring to expand and develop their knowledge base in a particular area.
Content will be decided by negotiation between student and supervisor. Students are entitled to 4 hours of supervision over the course of the semester in which they take the module.
Learning Outcomes LO1 - LO4
Balance of independent study and scheduled teaching activity
Individual tutorials in negotiated combination with self-directed study.
At the end of the module students will have:
1. informed themselves about a specific area of professional or academic interest relating to the study of Education;
2. developed, clarified and informed their own research interests;
3. exercised academic search and communication skills, including the setting of specific goals for their study;
4. extended her/his confidence in discovering and selecting material, and relating it to a particular task within a particular theoretical perspective.
Individual tutorials in negotiated combination with self-directed study.
Bibliography is contingent on topic. For example:
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
Preedy, M; Bennett, N and Wise, C (eds) (2012) Educational Leadership. Context, Strategy and Collaboration. London: Sage
Wise, C; Bradshaw, P and Cartwright, M (2013) Leading Professional Practice in Education. London:Sage
Cornbleth, Catherine. (1990) Curriculum in Context, Basingstoke: Falmer Press.
Day, C., Sammons, P., Hopkins, D., Harris, A., Leithwood, K., Gu, Q., Brown, E., Ahtaridou, E., and Kington, A. (2009) The Impact of School Leadership on Pupil Outcomes, Final Report to DCSF, RR108, London, Department for Children, Schools and Families.
Fielding, M. and Moss, P. (2010) Radical Education and the Common School, London, Routledge.
Hinde, E. R. (2004). School culture and change: An examination of the effects of school culture on the process of change. Essays in Education, 11.
Thompson, P and Sanders, E (2010) Creativity and whole school change: An investigation of English headteacher practices. Journal of Educational Change, 11: 63-83
Woods, P.A., Bennett, N., Harvey, J.A. and Wise, C. (2004) ‘Variabilities and dualities in distributed leadership’, Educational Management Administration and Leadership, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 439–57.
Leaders, Learn the Right Way to Make Mistakes (approx. 6 min)
EDUCATIONAL APPROACHES TO INCLUSION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
Campbell, C. (2002) Developing Inclusive Schooling: Perspectives, Policies and Practices, London: Institute of Education.
Cheminais, R. (2001) Developing Inclusive School Practice: A Practical Guide, London: David Fulton.
Cheminais, R. (2010) Special Educational Needs for Newly Qualified Teachers and Teaching Assistants: A Practical Guide, 2nd edition, London: Routledge.
Cowne, E. A. (2003) The SENCO Handbook: Working within a Whole-School Approach, London: David Fulton.
Clough, P. Garner, P. Pardeck, J. T. and Yuen, F. (eds.) (2005) Handbook of Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, London: Sage.
Farrell, M. (2009) The Special Education Handbook: An A-Z Guide, 4th edition, London: David Fulton.
Farrell, M. (2010) Debating Special Education, Abingdon: Routledge.
Frederick, N. and Cline, T. (2009) Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversity: A Textbook, 2nd edition, Berkshire: Open University Press.
Gibson, S. and Blandford, S. (2005) Managing Special Educational Needs: A Practical Guide for Primary and Secondary Schools, London: Paul Chapman Publishing.
Jenkinson, J. (1997) Mainstream or special - educating students with disabilities, London: Routledge
Keith, T. Maloney, S. (eds.) (2005) The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Inclusive Education, London: RoutledgeFalmer.
Mittler, P. (2000) Working towards inclusive education - social contexts, London: David Fulton Publishers
Richardson, R. and Wood, A. (2000) Inclusive Schools, Inclusive Society: race and identity on the agenda. Stoke on Trent: Trentham
Rustemier, S. (2002) Social and Educational Justice:The Human Rights Framework for Inclusion, Bristol: Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education.
Sage, R. (ed.) (2010) Meeting the Needs of Students withDiverse Backgrounds, London: Continuum International Publishing Group.
Thomas, G. and Loxley, A. (2007) Deconstructing Special Education and Constructing Inclusion, 2nd edition, Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Tilstone, C., Layton, L., Anderson, A, Gerrish, R. Morgan, J., and Williams, A. (2004) Child Development and Teaching Pupils with Special Educational Needs, London: RoutledgeFalmer.
Waber, D. P. (2010) Rethinking Learning Disabilities: Understanding Children Who Struggle in School, New York: Guilford Press.
Wall, K. (2006) Special Needs and Early Years: A Practitioner’s Guide, London: Paul Chapman Publishing.
Alred, G., Byram, M., and Fleming, M. (2003) (ed): Intercultural Experience and Education. Multilingual Matters. Cleveland.
Anderson, J. and Chung, Y.-C. (2011) ‘Finding a voice: Arts-based creativity in the community languages classroom’, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 14(5), pp. 551–569. doi: 10.1080/13670050.2010.537742.
Antaki, C. and Widdicombe (eds) (1998) Identities in Talk. London: SAGE
Arthur. J (2001) Code Switching and collision: Classroom interaction in Botswana primary schools' in Voices of Authority, Education and linguistics difference, in Heller, M. and Martin Jones(eds) 57-75, Westport, CT: Albex.
Baker, C. (2007) Bilinguality and literacy: Principles and practice. Edited by Manjula Datta. United Kingdom: Continuum International Publishing Group.
Baker, C. (2006) (5th ed.) Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism Chapters
Baker, C. Hornberger, H. (ed) (2001): An Introductory Reader to the Writings of Jim Cummins. Multilingual Matters. Cleveland.
Baker, C. (1998): An Encyclopedia of Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. Multilingual Matters. Cleveland
Barton, D and Trusting, K (eds) 2005, Beyond Communities in Practice: Language Power and Social context, Cambridge: Cambridge university Press
Bialystok, E. (ed.) (1991) Language Processing in Bilingual Children. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Blackledge, A. (2000) Literacy, Power and Social Justice.
Blackledge, A. (2005) Discourse and Power in a Multilingual World, Amsterdam: John Benjamins
Bruner, J (1986): Actual Words and Possible Meanings. Harvard University Press.
Cazden, C.B., John, V.P. and Hymes, D. (1972): Functions of Language in the Classroom. New York: Teacher College Press.
Conteh, J. (2003) Succeeding in diversity: Culture, language and learning in primary classrooms. United Kingdom: Trentham Books.
Creese, A. and Blackledge, A. (2011) ‘Separate and flexible bilingualism in complementary schools: Multiple language practices in interrelationship’, Journal of Pragmatics, 43(5), pp. 1196–1208. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2010.10.006.
Cummins, J. (1985) Bilingualism and special education: Issues in assessment and pedagogy. San Diego, CA: College-Hill Press.
Cummins, J. (2000) Language, power and pedagogy: Bilingual children in the crossfire. United Kingdom: Multilingual Matters.
Cummins, J. (2000) Language Power and Pedagogy. Multilingual Matters. Cleveland.
Cummins, J. (1996) Negotiating Identities: Education for Empowerment in a Diverse Society California Association for Bilingual Education
Datta, M. (2007, 2nd ed.) Bilinguality and Literacy: Principles and Practice. Continuum. London
Datta, M. and Pomphrey, C. (2004): A world of languages: developing children’s love of languages. CILT. London
De Fina, A (2003) Identity in narrative: A study of immigrant discourse, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins
Drury, R. (2007) Young bilingual children talking and learning at home and school: Researching multilingual voices. Stoke-on-Trent: Stylus Publishing.
Duranti, A and Goodwin, C (1992) Rethinking Context: Language as an interactive phenomenon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Eckert, P. (2000), Linguistic Variation as Social Practice. Malden, MA: Blackwell
Extra, G. and Yağmur, K. (2004) Urban Multilingualism in Europe: Immigrant Minority Languages at Home and School, Clevedon: Multilingual Matters
Fishman, J. 1987: Language and Ethnicity in Minority Sociolinguistic Perspectives Multilingual Matters. Cleveland.
Fishman J.A. (1991) Reversing Language Shift Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. Cleveland
Giles, H. & Coupland, N. 1991 Language Contexts and Consequences, Open University Press.
Gregory, E. Long, S. Volk, D. (2004) (ed) Many Pathways to Literacy. RoutledgeFalmer. London
Grosjean, F. (1982) Life with Two Languages. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
Grover, S. and Grover, M. (2008) BFN 25 3. Available at: http://www.multilingualmatters.co.uk/pdf/bilingual_family/BFN%2025-3.pdf (Accessed: 1 February 2016).
Hall, D. (1995) Assessing the needs of bilingual pupils. London, David Fulton Publishers.
Hall, D., Griffiths, D. and Haslam, L. (2001) Assessing the needs of bilingual pupils: Living in Two languages (resource materials for teachers). 2nd edn. London: David Fulton Publishers.
Hamers, J. and Blanc, M. (1991): Bilinguality and Bilingualism. Cambridge University Press.
Heath, S.B. (1983) Ways with words: Language, Life and Work in Communities and Classrooms, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Hull, G. and Schultz , K. (2002) (eds.) Schools Out New York: Teachers College Press
Issa, T and Hatt, A. (2013) Language , Culture and Identity in the Early Years. London: Bloomsbury
Issa, T. (2005) Talking Turkey. London, Trentham Books
Issa, T. and Oztürk (2008) Practical Bilingual Strategies for Multilingual Classrooms’. Leicester: UKLA publications.
Issa, T. and Eve. (2009) P. Making Maths curriculum more accessible: Strategies for children learning EAL. NALDIC website January 2009
Issa, T. and Williams, C. (2009) Realising Potential: Complementary Schools in the UK. Stoke on Trent: Trentham, Books.
Issa, T. and Hatt, A. (2013) Language, Culture and Identity in Early Years. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.
Kenner, C. (2004) Becoming biliterate: Young children learning different writing systems. Stoke-on-Trent: Stylus Publishing.
Kramsch, C. (1998) Language and Culture. Oxford University Press
Ladson-Billing, G. and Gilborn, D (ed.) (2004) Reader in Multicultural Education, London, RoutledgeFalmer.
Lytra, V. (2008) Play Frames and Social Identities, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamin.
Martin-Jones, M. and Jones, K. (eds.), Multilingual Literacies: Reading and writing different worlds. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
McWilliams, N. (1998)What’s in a word:Vocabulary development in multilingual classrooms. London, Trentham Books.
Obied, V. M. (2009) ‘How do siblings shape the language environment in bilingual families?’, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 12(6), pp. 705–720. doi: 10.1080/13670050802699485.
Rogoff, B. (1990): Apprenticeship in thinking. New York: Oxford University Press
Vygotsky, L. (1978): Mind in Society. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press
Skutnabb-Kangas, T. (1981) Bilingualism or Not: The education of Minorities. Cleveland Multilingual Matters
Reports and other educational documents:
The Bullock Committee Report 1975, Language for Life
DES (1985) The Swann Report: Education for All
The Parekh Report (2001) The Future of Multiethnic Britain. London, Profile Books
TTA (2001) Raising the Attainment of Minority Ethnic Pupils (www.teach-tta.gov.uk)
The National Curriculum (2000) www.nc.uk.net