Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EDUM053: Primary Teaching and Learning Contextual Studies (School Direct)

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

  • Alexander, R. (ed) (2010) Children, their World, their Education: Final Report and Recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review. London: Routledge.
  • Arthur, J. & Cremin, T. (2010) Learning to Teach in the Primary School.  London: Routledge.
  • Ashley, M. (ed) (1999) Improving Teaching and Learning in the Humanities. London: Fulton
  • Bates, J. (2011) Education Policy, Practice and the Professional.  London: Continuum
  • Cooper, H. (ed) (2011) Professional Studies in Primary Education.  London: Sage.
  • Cox, S. (2011) New Perspectives in Primary Education: Meaning and Purpose in Learning and Teaching. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
  • Cox, S. & Watts, R. (eds.) (2007) Teaching Art and Design 3-11.  London: Continuum.
  • Fisher, R. (2005) Teaching Children to Learn (2nd edition). London: Nelson Thornes.
  • Galton, M. (2007) Learning and Teaching in the Primary Classroom. London: Sage.
  • Harlen, W. & Qualter, A. (2004) The Teachingof Sciencein Primary Schools (Fifth Edition). London: David Fulton Publishers.
  • Haylock, D. (2010) Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers, 4th Edition. London: Sage Publications
  • Hennessy S. (1995) Music 7-11: Developing Primary Teaching Skills. London: Routledge
  • Martin, C. (2008) Primary Languages: Effective Learning and Teaching. Exeter: Learning Matters Ltd.
  • Fisher, R., Jones, S., Larkin, S., Myhill, D. (2010) Using Talk to Support Writing. London: Sage.
  • Hansen, A. (ed) (2010) Primary Professional Studies. Exeter: Learning Matters.
  • Pickup. I. & Price, L.  (2007) Teaching Physical Education in the Primary School: a Developmental Approach. London: Continuum