Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EDUM046: Secondary History Subject Knowledge and Pedagogy

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 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.

Barton, Keith & Levstik, Linda (2004) Teaching History for the Common Good, Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum

Bourdillon, Hilary (ed) (1999) Teaching History, London: Routledge

Cannadine, David, Keating, Jenny, Sheldon, Nicola (2011) The Right Kind ofHistory, Palgrave

Counsell, Christine (1997) Analytic and Discursive Writing, Historical Association –(1997) Planning the C20 World, Historical Association [downloadable from HA website at by HA members]

Davies, Ian (2010) Debates in History Teaching, London: Routledge

Haydn, Terry et al. (2008) Learning to Teach History in the Secondary School, London: Routledge

Historical Association: Teaching History– journal for the teaching of history in secondary education

Historical Association (2007) Teaching Emotive and Controversial History 3-19, downloadable from

Husbands, Chris, Kitson, Alison & Pendry, Anna, (2003) Understanding History Teaching, Open University Press

Kitson, Alison, Husbands, Chris (2011) Teaching and Learning History 11-18, Open University Press

Ofsted (2011) History for all report downloadable from

Oftsed (2012) History survey visits supplementary subject-specific guidance downloadable from

Phillips, Robert (1998) History Teaching, Nationhood and the State, Cassell

Phillips, Robert (2002) Reflective Teaching of History 11-18,  London: Continuum

Web based and electronic resources: see PGCE History page on ELE (