Loading content

Dr Sharon Morgan

Associate Tutor in Education

 4770

 724770

 Baring Court BC01

 

Baring Court, University of Exeter St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

Before joining the Graduate School of Education in 2018, I spent 20 years working as an English teacher in schools in the South West, both in mainstream and alternative provisions.  More recently I have worked as a university visiting tutor for the secondary English PGCE programme, and now work as an Associate Tutor for the MA Education Online.  

My interest in improving aspects of my own teaching practice, as well as a drive to develop my understanding of language and literacy teaching and learning, led me to complete a Doctorate in Education (EdD).   My broader research interests centre on grammar teaching and the relationship between procedural and declarative metalinguistic knowledge.  I am also interested in exploring links between:

  • literacy attainment and social disadvantage
  • the relationship between English/literacy attainment and learner identity (including impact of classroom groupings)
  • gender inequalities and the discourse of underachieving boys.  
  • non-traditional students and writing in HE

Publications

Myhill D.A, and Morgan, S.D(in press). Vocational Qualifications, University Access and Widening Participation: Setting the Context in Banerjee, P.A., and Myhill, D. A., (eds.) Transitions from Vocational Qualifications to Higher Education: Examining Inequalities. Emerald Publishing Ltd.

Teaching

EFPM004Z5 - Understanding Learning: Global Perspectives

Qualifications

University of Plymouth: BA (Hons) English (1997)

University of Exeter: PGCE (1998) Secondary English/Drama with SEND (1998)

University of Exeter: Master’s in Education (2010) 

University of Exeter: Doctor of Education (2018)

Links

Research

Teaching

Supervision / Group

Back | Edit Profile