The Good Writing Guide for Education Students
‘I am delighted to see this new edition. As well as the wealth of knowledge provided in earlier versions, new and welcome additions address emerging priorities for university education courses and invite the reader’s active participation. It will be at the top of my department’s reading lists!’ – Dr Shereen
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‘I am delighted to see this new edition. As well as the wealth of knowledge provided in earlier versions, new and welcome additions address emerging priorities for university education courses and invite the reader’s active participation. It will be at the top of my department’s reading lists!’ – Dr Shereen Benjamin, Senior Lecturer in Primary EducationThe University of Edinburgh ‘A highly appropriate text for all education students, the inclusion/analysis of tutors’ comments alongside the existing Top Tips enhances the advice given. The close analysis of student work, identification of both effective and ineffective features and the detailed information regarding effective searches are amongst the many highlights’ – Mike Hickman, Head of Subject, Initial Teacher EducationYork St John UniversityThis down-to-earth and accessible guide offers practical and comprehensive advice on how to write in an academic way about education. Dominic Wyse explains key concepts such as the crucial importance of peer review and the correct way to reference media articles. Throughout the emphasis is on encouraging students to develop their own academic voice. (Katy Parnell Dyslexia Review)
About the Author
Dominic Wyse is Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education at University College London (UCL), Institute of Education (IOE), and Academic Head of the Department of Learning and Leadership. Dominic is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAoSS), an elected member of the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Council, and a fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). The main focus of Dominic’s research is curriculum and pedagogy. Key areas of work are the teaching of writing, reading and creativity. Dominic has extensive experience of funded research projects which he has disseminated in numerous peer-reviewed research journal articles and books. These include major international research volumes for which he is the lead editor (e.g. The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment), and bestselling books for students, teachers and educators (e.g. Teaching English, Language and Literacy – 3rd Edition). His most recent book is A Guide to Early Years and Primary Teaching (published by SAGE). He has been an editor, and on the editorial board, of internationally recognised research journals. He is currently an editor of the Curriculum Journal, one of the journals of the British Educational Research Association (BERA).