Postgraduate Module Descriptor
EDUM038: Secondary Biology with Psychology Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 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.
Alsop, S., Bencze, L. & Pedretti, E. (2005) Analysing exemplary science teaching: theoretical lenses and a spectrum of possibilities for practice. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Bishop, K. & Denley, P. (2007) Learning Science Teaching: Developing a professional knowledge base. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Driver, R. (2015) Making sense of secondary science: research into children's ideas. Abingdon: Routledge.
Goss Lucas, S & Bernstein, D. (2015) Teaching psychology: a step by step guide. Hove: Psychology Press.
Jones, A., Reed, R. & Weyers, J. (2012) Practical Skills in Biology. Harlow: Pearson.
Kind, V. and Taber, K. (2005) Science: Teaching School Subjects 11-19. London: Routledge.
Kulgemeyer, C. (2018). Towards a framework for effective instructional explanations in science teaching. Studies in Science Education, 54(2), 109-139.
Liversidge, T. (2009) Teaching Science: Developing as a Reflective Secondary Teacher. London: Sage.
Millar, R. (2005) Teaching about energy. University of York.
Nott, M., & Wellington, J. (1993). Your nature of science profile: an activity for science teachers. School Science Review, 75, 109-109.
Osborne, J. & Dillon, J. (2010) Good practice in science teaching: what research has to say. (2nd Edition). Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Ratcliffe, M. & Grace, M. (2003) Science education for citizenship: teaching socio-scientific issues. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Sotto, E. (2007) When teaching becomes learning (2nd Edition). London: Continuum.
Taber, K. (Ed) (2012) Teaching Secondary Chemistry (2nd Edition) London: Hodder Education.
Toplis, R. (Ed) (2015) Learning to Teach Science in the Secondary School (4th edition) (London: Routledge)
Wellington, J. and Ireson, G (2018) Science Learning, Science teaching. (4th edition). London: Routledge.