Current Debates in Educational Psychology is a new series centring around the notion of core debates in the field of educational psychology (or psychology in education). Key foundation areas of the subject will be covered. The series will aim to appeal to researchers in education and educational psychology and will be written in an open and accessible way so as to appeal to level 3 undergraduates and postgraduate students as well as more experienced researchers in the field.
Authors will be encouraged to consider MA courses when preparing their proposals.
Areas of coverage already planned include:-
Rix: SEN + Inclusion (proposal in and reviewed)
Saven-Baden: Technology Enabled Learning (proposal underway)
Dialogic learning with technologies, learning in 3d virtual worlds, biofeedback in schools, pupil’s online identities, dealing with bullying in online spaces. New technologies and reading/dyslexic (e.g text messaging and its effects on literacy development
Willingham: Children’s Brains in Schools (under consideration)
Neuroscience and education, evidence and brain-based teaching, fast and slow thinking etc
Other likely areas for coverage include:-
Behaviourism and Learning
Cognitive Psychology and Language Development
Testing and Assessment
Motivation and Student Learning
Learning and Memory
There could also be room for work on specific domain research particularly areas attracting debate, most particularly, Literacy, Numeracy and Science.
Must Inclusion be Special? Rethinking educational support within a community of provision
By Alicia Curtin, Kevin Cahill, Kathy Hall, Dan O'Sullivan, Kamil Özerk
September 25, 2019
Assessment in Practice explores timely and important questions in relation to assessment. By examining the relationship between identity, culture, policy and inclusion, the book investigates the conflicted and fractured battleground of assessment, and challenges current and practiced understandings...
By Jonathan Rix
November 26, 2015
Must Inclusion be Special? examines the discord between special and inclusive education and why this discord can only be resolved when wider inequalities within mainstream education are confronted. It calls for a shift in our approach to provision, from seeing it as a conglomeration of ...
By Maggi Savin-Baden
March 17, 2015
"This is a book that I am going to have to own, and will work to find contexts in which to recommend. It cuts obliquely through so many important domains of evidence and scholarship that it cannot but be a valuable stimulus" -Hamish Macleod, University of Edinburgh Digital connectivity is a ...