Specialist CPD Research

Bird, J., Caldwell, H. & Mayne, P. (2014). Lessons in Teaching Computing in Primary Schools. London: Sage.

Boulton, H. (2017) Exploring the effectiveness of new technologies: Improving literacy and engaging learners at risk of social exclusion in the UK. Journal of Teaching and Teacher Education 63, 73-81

Boulton, H. (2014) ePortfolios beyond pre-service teacher education: A New Dawn? European Journal of Teacher Education 37(3) 374-389

Boulton, H. and Hramiak, A., ( 2014) Cascading the use of Web 2.0 technology in secondary schools in the United Kingdom: identifying the barriers beyond pre-service training. Journal of Technology, Pedagogy and Education 23(2) 151-166

Boulton, H. and Hramiak, A., (2012). E-flection: the development of reflective communities of learning for trainee teachers through the use of shared online web logs. Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives 13(4).

Boulton, H., (2008). Managing e-Learning: what are the real implications for schools? Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 6 (1).

Boulton, H. and Bradshaw, P., (2008). Use of weblogs and other tools to support student teachers’ use of reflective journals. Computer Education.

Bradshaw, P. and Younie, S (in press) ‘E-Ethics and online identity’ in (Eds.) S. Younie and P. Bradshaw, Debates in ICT and Computing. London: Routledge.

Catlin, D., Csizmadia, A., O’Meara, J. and Younie, S. (2015) ‘Transforming the Classroom through Educational Robotics Research: Establishing a Robotics Community of Evidenced-based Practice using MESH Guides and the TACTICS Framework’ RIE 2015: Proceedings 6th International Conference on Robotics in Education (RIE), HESSO.HEIG-VD, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland.

Caldwell H. & Cullingford-Agnew, S. (2017 pending). Technology for SEND in Primary Schools: A good practice guide. London: Sage.

Caldwell, H. & Smith, N (2016). Computing Unplugged: Exploring primary computing through practical activities away from the computer. London: Sage.

Caldwell, H. & Bird, J. (2015). Teaching with Tablets. London: Sage.

Caldwell, H., Heaton, R., Whewell, E. & Grantham, S. (2015) Switched on iPads Science. London: Rising Stars.

Caldwell, H. (2017 pending). Mobile technologies as a catalyst for pedagogic innovation within teacher education. The International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (IJMBL), 10(2).

Caldwell, H. and Heaton, R. (2016). The interdisciplinary use of blogs and online communities in higher education. In: The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology (IJILT) 33(3) p2056-4880.

Connell, A. and Edwards, A. (2015). A Practical Guide to Learning and Teaching Computing and ICT in the Secondary School. London: Routledge.

Csizmadia, A. and Boulton, H. (2013) The Neverending Story’-Using Eportfolios as a Digital Storytelling Tool with Preservice And Existing Teachers–A Comparative Study between Two Universities. 7th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. Valencia, 4th-5th March, pp. 5573-5780.

Csizmadia, A., Cuzon, P., Dorling, M., Humphreys, S., Ng, T., Selby, C. and Woollard, J. (2015) Computational thinking: A guide for teachers. London: British Computer Society.

Cych, L., Williams, L. and Younie, S (in press) ‘Using Web 2.0 technologies to enhance learning and teaching’ in (Eds.) S. Younie and P. Bradshaw, Debates in ICT and Computing. London: Routledge.

Davis, N.E (2017) Digital technologies and change in education: The Arena. London & New York: Routledge

Davis, N., C. Preston, and I. Sahin (2009a). ICT teacher training: evidence for multilevel evaluation from a national initiative.British Journal of Education Technology (BJET). Volume 40. Issue 1 (January 2009 ) (Published Online: Feb 5 2008 12:00AM): 135–148.DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8535.2007.00808.x

Davis, N. E., C. Preston and I. Sahin (2009b). Training teachers to use new technologies impacts multiple ecologies: Evidence from a national initiative’. British Educational Research Journal (BJET). Volume 40. Issue 5 (September 2009).

Giordano, D., Marsden, S., Maiorana, F., Riedesel, C., Csizmadia, A. and Mishra, S. (2015) VIVA: the Vilnius collaboratively coded and Validated computer science questions repository for Assessment. ITiCSE-15, 20th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. Seimas Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania, 3rd-8th July.

Hammond, M., Younie, S., Woollard, J., Cartwright, V. and Benzie, D. (2009)
What does our past involvement with computers in education tell us? A view from the research community. Coventry: Warwick University Press.

Guskey, T. R. (2002). Does it make a difference? Evaluating professional development. Educational Leadership, 59(6), 45–51

Hramiak, A. and Boulton, H., 2013. Escalating the use of web 2.0 technology in secondary schools in the United Kingdom: Barriers and enablers beyond teacher training. Electronic Journal of e-Learning 11(2) 91-100

Hramiak, A., Boulton, H. and Irwin, B., 2009. Trainee teachers’ use of blogs as private reflections for professional development. Learning, Media and Technology, 34 (3).

Hynes, P. and Younie, S (in press) ‘BYOD: Bring Your Own Device’, in (Eds.) S. Younie and P. Bradshaw. Debates in ICT and Computing. London: Routledge.

Pachler, N, Preston, C., Cuthell, J.P., Allen, A. and Torres, P. (2011) The ICT CPD Landscape in England Becta download here (http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/1769/). This report contains a section about teachers who are reluctant to use learning technologies in classrooms that you can download here http://39lu337z51l1zjr1i1ntpio4-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Paper-reluctant-teachers-copy.pdf.

Porayska-Pomsta K, C. Preston, C. Laerke Weitze, S. Younie (2017 in press) Chapter: How can we provide educational practitioners with the expertise they need? In Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Technology: What the research says. Ed: Rose Luckin: Routledge.

Preston, C. (2004) Learning to use ICT in classrooms: teachers’ and trainers’ perspectives: an evaluation of the English NOF ICT teacher training programme 1999–2003. London: MirandaNet and the Teacher Training Agency http://www.mirandanet.org.uk/tta/

Preston, C. and Cuthell, J. P. (2012) MirandaMods: From Practice to Praxis in Informal Professional Learning Contexts. In C. Jimoyiannis (Ed.) Research on e-Learning and ICT in Education, Springer pp 17-28. Chapter 2.

Sentance, S. and Csizmadia, A. (2017) March. Professional Recognition Matters: Certification for In-service Computer Science Teachers. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (pp. 537-542). ACM.

Sentance, S., Sinclair, J., Simmons, C. and Csizmadia, A., (2016) October. Teacher Research Projects in Computing. In Proceedings of the 11th Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education (pp. 110-111). ACM.

Sentance, S. and Csizmadia, A. (2016) ‘Computing in the curriculum: Challenges and strategies from a teachers’ perspective’. In: Brodnik, A. and Lewin, C. (eds.) Education and Information Technologies. Springer: New York, NY, pp. 1-27.

Sentance, S. and Csizmadia, A. (2015) Teachers’ perspectives on successful strategies for teaching Computing in school. In: Brodnik, A. and Lewin, C. (eds.) IFIP TC3 Working Conference “A New Culture of Learning: Computing and next Generations”. Vilnius, Vilnius University, pp. 201-210.

Shelton, C. (2016) ‘Beyond lesson recipes: first steps towards a repertoire for teaching primary computing’ In Constructionism in Action: Proceedings of Constructionism 2016

Shelton, C. (in press) “What does technology actually do?” in (Eds.) Younie, S. and Bradshaw, P. Debates in ICT and Computing. London: Routledge.

Shelton, C. (in press) “You have to teach to your personality”: caring, sharing and teaching with technology. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology.

Smith, N., Caldwell, H., Richards, M., and Bandara, A., (2017). A comparison of MOOC development and delivery approaches. The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 34(2), pp.152-164.

Smith, N., Allsop, Y., Caldwell, H., Hill, D., Dimitriadi, Y. and Csizmadia, A. P. (2015) ‘Master Teachers in Computing: What have we achieved?’ Proceedings of the Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education. : New York: ACM., pp.21-24.

Younie S., and Preston, C (2017) ‘Don’t lose the essence of what it means to teach’ TES 17th March 2017. http://mirandanet.ac.uk/blog/2017/03/23/dont-lose-essence-means-teach/

Younie, S., Leask, M. and Burden, K. (2015) Teaching and Learning with ICT in the Primary School. London: Routledge.

Younie, S. and Leask, M. (2013) Teaching with Technologies: The Essential Guide, Maidenhead:Open University Press.

Younie, S. and Leask, M. (2013) ‘Implementing learning platforms in schools and universities: lessons from England and Wales’, Technology, Pedagogy and Education, Vol. 22, No.3, pp 247-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1475939X.2013.802118

Younie, S. and Bradshaw, P. (eds) (2017) Debates in ICT and Computing. London: Routledge.