publications

For a complete list of our publications, please see our individual university webpages.

BOOKS

  • BAROUTSIS, ASPA, RIDDLE, STEWART and THOMSON, PAT, eds., 2019. Education Research and the Media: Challenges and Possibilities Routledge.
  • MCGREGOR, GLENDA, MILLS, MARTIN, THOMSON, PAT and PENNACCHIA, JODIE, eds., 2018. Alternative Programmes, Schools, and Social Justice Routledge.
  • SNEPVANGERS, KIM, THOMSON, PAT and HARRIS, ANNE, eds., 2018. Creative policy, partnership and practice in education Palgrave McMillan.
  • JONES, S 2018. Portraits of Everyday Literacy for Social Justice: Reframing the debate for families and communities Palgrave.
  • HALL, C and THOMSON, P 2017 Inspiring school change. Transforming through schools through the creative arts. Routledge
  • HAYES, D, HATTAM, R, COMBER, B, KERKHAM, L, LUPTON, R and THOMSON, P, 2017. Literacy, leading and learning: beyond pedagogies of poverty Routledge.
  • LUPTON, D, MEWBURN, I and THOMSON, P, eds., 2017. The Digital Academic Routledge. 
  • THOMSON, P and HALL, C, 2017. Place based methods for researching schools Bloomsbury.
  • PARRY, B., BURNETT, C., and MERCHANT, G .Eds 2016 Literacy, Media., Technology. Past, present and future. Bloomsbury.
  • THOMSON, P and KAMLER, B 2016 Detox your writing. Strategies for doctoral researchers. London: Routledge
  • KAMLER, B and THOMSON, P, 2014. Helping doctoral students write: Pedagogies for supervision Second Edition. Routledge.
  • PARRY, R 2013 Children, film and literacy. London: Palgrave Macmillan
  • THOMSON, P and KAMLER, B 2013 Writing for peer reviewed journals. Strategies for getting published. London: Routledge
  • SEFTON GREEN, J, BRESLER, L, JONES, K, THOMSON, P, eds., 2011. The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning. London: Routledge.
  • SEFTON GREEN, J, THOMSON, P, RUTHRA-RAJAN, N Series Eds 2011 DAVID FULTON Creative Learning Series
    • LEADING A CREATIVE SCHOOL: learning about lasting school change. Editor: Ethel Sanders
    • TURNING PUPILS ONTO LEARNING: creative classrooms in action Editor: Rob Elkington
    • DEVELOPING CREATIVE CURRICULUM: innovative teachers at work Editor: Nick Owen
    • CREATIVE LEARNING TO MEET SPECIAL NEEDS: creative approaches in the classroom Editor: Edward Sellman
    • CREATIVE APPROACHES TO IMPROVING PARTICIPATION: Giving Learners a Say. Editor: Helen Manchester
  • THOMSON, P, SEFTON-GREEN, J, eds., 2010. Researching creative learning. Methods and issues. London: Routledge.
  • THOMSON, P Ed 2008 Doing visual research with children and young people. London: Routledge
  • KAMLER, B and THOMSON, P 2006 Helping doctoral students write: strategies for supervision. London: Routledge
  • KRESS, G, JEWITT, C, BOURNE, J, FRANKS, A, HARDCASTLE, J and JONES, K, 2005. English in Urban Classrooms: a multimodal perspective on teaching and learning London: RoutledgeFalmer.
  • COLES, M and HALL, C 1999 Children’s reading choices. London: Routledge

BOOK CHAPTERS (last ten years)

2019
  • THOMSON, PAT, THORPE, ANNIE and DONAGH, HOLLY, 2019. Arts for multicultural diversity: A case study from England. In: FERRO, LIGIA and WAGNER, ERNST, eds., European Network of Arts Observatories Yearbook 2018 Springer. (In Press.)
  • THOMSON, PAT, HALL, CHRISTINE, EARL, LEXI and GEPPERT, CORINNA, 2019. Towards an arts education for cultural citizenship. In: RIDDLE, STEWART and APPLE, MICHAEL, eds., Reimagining education for democracy Routledge. (In Press.)
  • THOMSON, PAT and HALL, CHRISTINE, 2018. Countering dull pedagogies: the power of teachers and artists working together. In: TETT. LYN and HAMILTON, MARY, eds., Resisting the neo-liberal discourse in education: Local, national and transnational perspectives Routledge. (In Press.)
  • THOMSON, PAT, RIDDLE, STEWART and THOMSON, PAT, 2019. Who speaks for teachers? Social media and teacher voice. In: BAROUTSIS, ASPA and RIDDLE, STEWART, eds., Education research and the media.: Challenges and possibilities Routledge. 119-134
2018
  • THOMSON, PAT, 2018. A long goodbye to the ‘good girl’: An auto ethnographic account. In: TAYLOR, YVETTE and LAHAD, KINNERET, eds., Feeling academic in the neoliberal university: Feminist flights, fights and failures Palgrave Macmillan.
  • THOMSON, PAT, MCKELVIE, AMY and TURVEY, LEANNE, 2018. Learning the art museum: experiments in talking/writing ethnography. In: FERRO, LIGIA and POVEDA, DAVID, eds., Learning, arts and ethnography in a contemporary world Tufnell Press.
  • THOMSON, PAT, COLES, REBECCA and HALLEWELL, MADELINE, 2018. What did Creative Partnerships achieve? A review of the CP research archive. In: SNEPVANGERS, KIM, THOMSON, PAT and HARRIS, ANNE, eds., 2018. Creative policy, partnership and practice in education Palgrave McMillan.
  • MEWBURN, INGER and THOMSON, PAT, 2018. Online thesis-writing resources. In: CARTER, SUSAN and LAURS, DEBRA, eds., Developing research writing: A handbook for supervisors and students Routledge.
  • THOMSON, PAT, 2018. Troubling writing as ‘representation’. In: JEFFREY, B and RUSSELL, L, eds., Writing for ethnography Tufnell Press.
  • THOMSON, PAT, 2017. Writing about research. In: WYSE, DOMINIC, SMITH, EMMA, SUTER, LARRY and WELWYN, NEIL, eds., The BERA SAGE Handbook of Educational Research SAGE.
  • MEWBURN, INGER and THOMSON, PAT, 2017. Social media and academic publishing. In: WYSE, DOMINIC, SMITH, EMMA, SUTER, LARRY and SELWYN, NEIL, eds., THE BERA SAGE Handbook of Educational Research

 2017

  • MCINTYRE, J and  JONES, S 2017. Connecting community through film in ITE English. In: DAVID STEVENS and KAREN LOCKNEY, eds., Students, Places, and Identities in the Arts Routledge
  • MEWBURN, INGER and THOMSON, PAT, 2016. Social media and academic publishing. In: WYSE, DOMINIC, SMITH, EMMA, SUTER, LARRY and SELWYN, NEIL, eds., THE BERA SAGE Handbook of Educational Research
  • THOMSON, PAT, 2017. Writing about research. In: WYSE, DOMINIC, SMITH, EMMA, SUTER, LARRY and WELWYN, NEIL, eds., The BERA SAGE Handbook of Educational Research SAGE.
  • THOMSON, PAT, 2017. Nine notes on a pedagogy of not knowing. In: TURVEY, LEANNE, WALTON, ALICE and DALY, EILEEN, eds., In site of conversation: On learning with art, audiences and artists Tate. 25-34

2016

  • BURNT, C., MERCHANT, G and PARRY, B 2016 Past, Present, Future, in PARRY, B., BURNETT, C., and MERCHANT, G .Eds 2016 Literacy, Media., Technology. Past, present and future. Bloomsbury.
  • JONES, S 2016 Constricting or Constructing Everyday Lives?: Literacies and Inequality in PARRY, B., BURNETT, C., and MERCHANT, G .Eds 2016 Literacy, Media., Technology. Past, present and future. Bloomsbury
  • PARRY, B, TAYLOR, L and  HAERIZADEH-YADZI, N aerizadeh-Yazdi 2016 Time Travels in Literacy and Pedagogy: From Script to Screen in PARRY, B., BURNETT, C., and MERCHANT, G .Eds 2016 Literacy, Media., Technology. Past, present and future. Bloomsbury
  • THOMSON, P, 2016. Writing for social media. In: SUGRUE, C and MERTKAN, S, eds., Academic life and the publishing landscape: Change, continuity and challenge London: Routledge.
  • THOMSON, P, HALL, C and TOWNSEND, A, 2016. Using film to show and tell: studying/changing pedagogical practices. In: MOSS, J and PINI, M, eds., Visual research in education: a critical review of the practice and politics of contemporary methods. London: Palgrave McMillan.
  • THOMSON, PAT, 2016. Writing about research. In: WYSE, DOMINIC, SMITH, EMMA, SUTER, LARRY and WELWYN, NEIL, eds., The BERA SAGE Handbook of Educational Research SAGE.

2015

  • FRANKS, A, 2015. How Environment Affects Learning: School Teachers Engaging with Theatre- based Pedagogies (peer reviewed). In: DAVIS, S, FERHOLT, B, GRAINGER-CLEMSON, H, JANSSON, S-M and MARJANOVIC-SHANE, A, eds., Dramatic Interactions in Education: Vygotskian and: Sociocultural Approaches to Drama, Education and Research Bloomsbury Academic. 229-244
  • FRANKS, A, 2015. Talk and Drama: Seeing Voices. In: BRINDLEY, S and MARSHALL, B, eds., Masterclass in English Education: Transforming Teaching and Learning London: Bloomsbury. 141-157
  • HALL, C, 2015. Understanding Reading. In: BRINDLEY, S and MARSHALL, B, eds., Master Class in English Education: Transforming Teaching and Learning London: Bloomsbury
  • THOMSON, P, 2015. Artist ‘voice’ in inter-cultural contexts and practices. In: BURNARD, P, MACKINLEY, L and POWELL, K, eds., The Routledge International Handbook of Inter-Cultural Arts Research London: Routledge.

2014

  • HEARN, H and THOMSON, P, 2014. Working with texts, images and artefacts. In: CLARK, A, FLEWITT, R, HAMMERSLEY, M and ROBB, M, eds. Understanding research with children and young people 2nd edition. London: Open University Press. 154-168
  • FRANKS, A and BRYER, T, 2014. Drama in Teaching and Learning in English. In: DAVISON, J and DALY, C, eds., Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School 4th Edition Routledge. 152-166
  • THOMSON, PAT, 2014. The photograph as ‘witness’. In: BURKE, CATHERINE and JONES, KEN, eds., Education, childhood, anarchism: Talking Colin Ward London: Routledge. 157-169
  • THOMSON, P, BARRETT, A, HALL, C, HANBY, J and JONES, S, 2014. Arts in the community as a place-making event. In: FLEMING, M, BRESLER, L and O’TOOLE, J, eds., The Routledge international handbook of arts and education London: Routledge.
  • THOMSON, P and HALL, C, 2014. The signature pedagogies of creative practitioners. In: WESTPHAL, K, STADLER-ALTMANN, U, SCHITTLER, S and LOHFIELD, W, eds., Raume Kultureller Bildung Beltz Juventa. 76-91
  • YANDELL, J and FRANKS, A, 2014. Approaching Shakespeare. In: DAVISON, J and DALY, C, eds., Learning to Teach English in the Secondary School 4th Edition 4. Routledge. 167-182

2013

  • THOMSON, P and CLIFTON, J, 2013. Connecting with parents and their community in an urban primary school: Creative Partnerships to build literacy/ies. In: HALL, K, CREMIN, T, COMBER, B and MOLL, L. eds., international handbook of research on children’s literacy, learning and culture Wiley-Blackwell. 54-66
  • MEWBURN, INGER and THOMSON, PAT, 2013. Why do academics blog?: An analysis of audiences, purposes and challenges Studies in Higher Education. 38(8), 1105-1119,

2012

  • HALL, A AND HALL, C, 2012. Reading Real Life Writing. In: MANUAL, J AND BRINDLEY, S, ed., Teenagers and Reading: Literary Heritages, Cultural Contexts and Contemporary Reading Practices Adelaide: Wakefield Press

2011

  • THOMSON, P, 2011. Miners. diggers, ferals and showmen: creative school-community projects. In: SEFTON-GREEN, J, THOMSON, P, JONES, K and BRESLER, L, eds., The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning Routledge. 295-304
  • KAMLER, B and THOMSON, P, 2011. Working with literatures. In: SOMEKH, B and LEWIN, K, eds., Research methods in the social sciences 2nd ed. Sage. 16-24
  • THOMSON P, ROSE, L, 2011. Creative learning in an inner-city primary school: England. In: WRIGLEY, T, THOMSON, P and LINGARD, T, eds., Changing schools: Alternative ways to make a world of difference Routledge. 128-139
  • THOMSON, P, 2011. Coming to terms with ‘voice’. In: CZERNIAWSKI, G and KIDD, W, eds., The International handbook of student voice Emerald. 19-30

2010

  • HALL, C, JONES, K , THOMSON, P, 2010. Snapshots, illustrations and portraits: re-presenting research findings.. In: THOMSON, P, SEFTON-GREEN, J, ed., Researching Creative Learning: Methods and issues Routledge. 126-142.
  • FRANKS, A., 2010. Drama in teaching and learning language and literacy. In: WYSE, D., ANDREWS, R. and HOFFMAN, J., eds., The Routledge international handbook of English, language and literacy teaching Routledge.
  • FRANKS, A., 2010. Playing a part: the case of theatre in education in the professional education of English with Drama teachers. In: HEILBRONN, R. and YANDELL, J., eds., Critical practice in teacher education: a study of professional learning Institute of Education.
  • PARRY RL, ‘Helping Children Tell the Stories in Their Heads’, in Teaching Media in Primary Schools, ed. by Bazalgette C (Sage Publications Limited, 2010), 89-100
  • PARRY RL, ‘Minding the Gaps: Teacher’s Cultures, Student Cultures’, in Adolescents’ Online Literacies, ed. by Alvermann DE (Peter Lang Pub Inc, 2010), 183-202
  • THOMSON, P. and HALL, C. J., 2008. Dialogues with artists; learning about children’s self portraits. In: THOMSON, P, ed. Doing visual research with children and young people. London: Routledge.
  • THOMSON, P and KAMLER, B, 2010. It’s been said before and we’ll say it again – research is writing. In: THOMSON, P AND WALKER, M, ed., The Routledge Doctoral Student’s Companion: getting to grips with research in Education and the Social Sciences Routledge. 149-160
  • THOMSON P, BYROM, T, ROBINSON, C and RUSSELL, L, 2010. Learning about journal publication: the pedagogies of editing a ‘special issue’.. In: AITCHISON, C, KAMLER, B and LEE, A, eds., Publishing pedagogies for the doctorate and beyond Routledge. 137-155

 REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES (last ten years)

2016

  • COLES, R and THOMSON, P, 2016. Beyond records and representations: in-between writing in educational ethnography Ethnography and Education.
  • HALL, C and JONES, S, 2016. Making sense in the city: Dolly Parton, early reading and educational policy-making Literacy. 50(1), 40-48
  • HALL, C and THOMSON, P, 2016. Creativity in teaching: what can teachers learn from artists? Research Papers in Education.
  • HALL, C and JONES, S, 2016. Making sense in the city: Dolly Parton, early reading and educational policy-making Literacy. 50(1), 40-48
  • JONES, S. and HARVEY, K., 2016. ‘He should have put them in the freezer’: creating and connecting through shared reading Journal of Arts and Communities. 7(3), 153-166
  • MCINTYRE, J, 2016. Riots and a Blank Canvas: young people creating texts, creating spaces  Literacy. 50(3), 149-157
  • MCINTYRE, J and KNIGHT, R, 2016. Revealing the community within: valuing the role of local community structures within evidence-based school intervention programmes The Urban Review. 48(5), 647-667
  • PARRY, B, 2016. Reading ads, reading the world. Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education.
  •  2015
  • PARRY, B., 2015. Arts-Based Approaches to Research with Children: Living with Mess. In: YAMADA-RICE, D. and STIRLING, E., eds., Visual Methods with Children and Young People: Academics and Visual Industries in Dialogue Springer Link. 89-98
  • THOMSON, P and HALL, C, 2015. “Everyone can imagine their own Gellert”: the democratic artist and ‘inclusion’ in primary and nursery classrooms Education 3-13. 43(4), 420-432
  • TOWNSEND, A and THOMSON, P, 2015. Bringing installation art to reconnaissance to share values and generate action Educational Action Research. 23(1), 36-50

2014

2013

2012

  • THOMSON, P, HALL, C and JONES, K, 2012. Creativity and cross-curriculum strategies in England: Tales of doing, forgetting and not knowing International Journal of Educational Research. 55, 6-15

2011

  • Parry RL, 2011 ‘Cowboy Mutant Golfers and Dreamcatcher Dogs: Making Space for Popular Culture in Animation Production with Children’, International Journal of Learning and Media, Summer 2011, Vol. 3, No. 3, Pages 43-53
  • Parry RL, 2011 ‘Beyond caricature: recuperating ‘institution’ as a productive concept in teaching and learning about media in primary schools’, Media Education Research Journal, 2.2 65-73
  • THOMSON, P., 2011. Creative leadership: a new category or more of the same? Journal of Educational Administration and History. 43(3), 249-272

2010

  • HALL, C, 2010. ‘Creativity’ in educational discourse and policy making in England, 1997-2010. World Englishes.
  • HALL, C. and THOMSON, P., 2010. Grounded literacies: the power of listening to, telling and performing community stories Literacy. 44(2), 69-75
  • JONES, K (2010) The Twentieth Century Is Not Yet Over: Resources for the Remaking of Educational Practice Changing English 17(1) 13-26.
  • Parry RL, 2010 ‘Moving stories: Exploring children’s uses of media in their story telling and the implications for teaching about narrative in schools’, English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 9.1 58-72
  • THOMSON, P., HALL, C. and JONES, K., 2010. Maggie’s day: a small-scale analysis of English education policy Journal of Education Policy. 25(5), 639-656
  • THOMSON, P and SANDERS, E, 2010. Creativity and whole school change: an investigation of English headteachers’ practices Journal of Educational Change. 11(1), 63-83

2009

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