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  • Schooling the Rustbelt Kidsby Pat Thomson

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 36.35

    Thomson argues that current outcomes-based and standardised policies for disadvantaged schools are not effective. Rather schools need the flexibility to develop strategies that suit their specific situation. more...

  • School Leadership - Heads on the Block?by Pat Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95

    Most teachers become heads for idealistic reasons, wanting to make a difference to the lives of children and young people. Yet serving heads suggest the job is getting harder, talking openly about stress and leaving the job. Many teachers now see headship as a risky business, and succession planning, while necessary, will not on its own be sufficient... more...

  • Doing Visual Research with Children and Young Peopleby Pat Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    Visual media offer powerful communication opportunities. Doing Visual Research with Children and Young People explores the methodological, ethical, representational and theoretical issues surrounding image-based research with children and young people. It provides well-argued and illustrated resources to guide novice and experienced researchers... more...

  • Helping Doctoral Students Writeby Barbara Kamler; Pat Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 52.95

    This essential guide offers a new approach to doctoral writing, written specifically for doctoral supervisors. Rejecting the DIY websites and manuals that promote a privatised skills-based approach to writing research, Kamler and Thomson offer a new framework for scholarly work to help doctorate students produce clear and well-argued dissertations.... more...

  • The Routledge Doctoral Supervisor's Companionby Melanie Walker; Pat Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 59.95

    Accompanying The Routledge Doctoral Student?s Companion this book examines what it means to be a doctoral student in education and the social sciences, providing a guide for those supervising students. Exploring the key role and pedagogical challenges that face supervisors in students? personal development, the contributors outline the research... more...

  • The Routledge Doctoral Student's Companionby Pat Thomson; Melanie Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95

    In the contemporary world it is clear that the need to study beyond Masters Level is increasing in importance for a wide range of practitioners in diverse professional settings. Students across the world are choosing doctorates not only to become career academics, but to go beyond the academic arena, in order to make a personal and educational, as... more...

  • Writing for Peer Reviewed Journalsby Pat Thomson; Barbara Kamler

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    It?s not easy getting published, but everyone has to do it. Writing for Peer Reviewed Journals presents an insider?s perspective on the secret business of academic publishing, making explicit many of the dilemmas and struggles faced by all writers, but rarely discussed. Its unique approach is theorised and practical. It offers a set of moves for... more...

  • Helping Doctoral Students Writeby Barbara Kamler; Pat Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Helping Doctoral Students Write offers a proven approach to effective doctoral writing. By treating research as writing and writing as research, the authors offer pedagogical strategies for doctoral supervisors that will assist the production of well-argued and lively dissertations. It is clear that many doctoral candidates find research writing... more...

  • Detox Your Writingby Pat Thomson; Barbara Kamler

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    There are a number of books which aim to help doctoral researchers write the PhD. This book offers something different - the scholarly detox. This is not a faddish alternative, it?s not extreme. It?s a moderate approach intended to gently interrupt old ways of doing things and establish new habits and orientations to writing the PhD. The book addresses... more...

  • Researching Creative Learningby Pat Thomson; Julian Sefton-Green

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    It is a common ambition in society and government to make young people more creative. These aspirations are motivated by two key concerns: to make experience at school more exciting, relevant, challenging and dynamic; and to ensure that young people are able and fit to leave education and contribute to the creative economy that will underpin growth... more...