Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EFPM321: Reading the World

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 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.

Appleyard, J.A. (1991) Becoming a Reader. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Clark, C (2013) Children's and Young People's Reading in 2012: Findings from the 2012 Annual Literacy Survey London: National Literacy Trust

Fox, G. (1995) Celebrating Children’s Literature. London: Hodder and Stoughton

Gough, P.B.  and Tunmer, W.E. (1986) Decoding, reading, and reading disability. Remedial and Special Education, 7, 6-10.

Harrison, C. (2004) Understanding Reading Development. London: Sage

International Reading Association (2007) Reading Well: A Synthesis of the International Reading Association's Research on Teacher Preparation for Reading Instruction. Newark, DE: Author.

NSW  Teaching Comprehension Strategies

Snow, C., Griffin, P. and Burns, M.C. (2007) Knowledge to Support the Teaching of Reading. San Francisco: Jossey Bass

Stainthorp, R. and Stuart, M. (2008) The simple view of reading and evidence based practice.   Evidence to UCET ITE Committee

Stuart, M., Stainthorp, R. and Snowling, M. (2008) Literacy as a complex activity: deconstructing the simple view of reading. Literacy, 42, 59-66.

Thomson, J.M. and Goswami, U. (2010) Learning novel phonological representations in developmental dyslexia: Associations with basic auditory processing of rise time and phonological awareness. Reading & Writing, 23, 453-69.

Torgerson, C. Brooks, G. and Hall, J. (2006) A Systematic Review of the Research Literature on the Use of Phonics in the Teaching of Reading and Spelling. London: DfES Research Report 711

Wyse, D. and Goswami, U. (2008) Synthetic phonics and the teaching of reading. British Educational Research Journal, 34: 691–710.