Archives Seminars, Conferences and Inaugural Lectures October 2007 to June 2009 in The School of Education

Archives 2009

June 2009
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

'HOW GOOD IS PHONICS: EVIDENCE, RHETORICS AND THE POLITICS OF EDUCATION'

Dr Marcin Szczerbinski from the Department of Human Communication Sciences
388 Glossop Road
Room 1.02
4.30 pm
Wednesday 10th June ll are welcome from the School of Education and beyond. Please let me know if you wish to attend on a.allen@sheffield.ac.uk
Research Seminar

Who’s crying now? : Life-stories of six mothers of young babies

Jools Page

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388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 23rd June 2009 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

May 2009
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Research Seminar

Why do the English value sectors

Gareth Parry

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388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 19th May 2009 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083
Seminar

The Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Africa
388 Glossop Road
Room 1.02
4.00pm
Wednesday 20th May  

April 2009
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

A Constructivist Account of Knowing and Learning - continuing the exploration

Jon Scaife

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388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 21st April 2009 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083
Research Seminar

Education as the practice of freedom: Freire, Hegel, and contemporary higher education

Dr Tim Herrick
388 Glossop Road
Room 1.02
4pm
Wednesday 22nd April Open to students and staff.

March 2009
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

Effects of a preschool bilingual family literacy programme

Dr Kath Hirst

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388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 24th March 2009 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

February 2009
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

I am what I think: The pitfalls, the pratfalls and the point of auto-ethnography

Bob Toynton

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388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 24th February 2009 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

January 2009
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

Every object tells a story: family learning through artefacts

Kate Pahl

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388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 20th January 2009 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

Archives 2008

December 2008
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

An investigation of Japanese communicative language pedagogy

Mark Payne

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388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 16th December 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

November 2008
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Research Seminar

Heterotopics

Tim Corcoran

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388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 18th November 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083
A POSTGRADUATE SEMINAR in partnership with the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain

Social Justice, Narrative and Power
 
Speaker: Naomi Hodgson
Institute of Education, London
388 Glossop Road
Room 1.02
4.00 pm
Wednesday 19th November 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact
a.allen@sheffield.ac.uk if you wish to attend.
Conference

Working with Babies and Children: From Birth to Three

Cathy Nutbrown
Jools Page

Further details here. For conference programme click here.
Room 1.02
388 Glossop Road
9.30am to 12.30pm
Saturday, 22 November 2008 For further details please contact babies@sheffield.ac.uk

November 2008
Title Venue Date  
Conference

DIGITAL READINGS:
NEW LITERACIES FOR THE CLASSROOM

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS & WORKSHOPS & BOOKSTALL

Julia Gillen: The University of Lancaster: Schome Park: Exploring Digital Literacy Practices in a Teen Second Life project

Julia Davies The University of Sheffield & Guy Merchant: Sheffield Hallam University: Generation Text: Identity, Social Participation and Learning

Workshops include: Jackie Marsh on Club Penguin & Barbie World; Cathy Burnett & Student Teachers’ Digital Lives; Julie Hooper & Engaging post 16 learners through Popular Culture and New Technologies;J ennifer Rowsell and Game producers; Becky Parry & use of film... and more....


UKLA book stall

Further details here.
The School of Education
388 Glossop Road
Saturday 8th November 2008
From 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
For further details please contact l.h.thomas@sheffield.ac.uk

October 2008
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

Dudes, Geeks, Street-art and the City OR Explorations of Identity, Space and New Literacies

Julia Davies

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388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 21st October 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

October 2008
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Inaugural Lecture

Re-imagining Lifelong Learning: Thinking beyond learning for the economy

Professor Sue Webb

further details here.
Richard Roberts Auditorium Tuesday 7th October 5.30 pm For further details please contact Mrs Judi Duffield
j.a.duffield@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8086

September 2008
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

Arts Based Learning in the Early Years: An evaluation of an arts intervention project

Cathy Nutbrown

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388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 23rd September 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

July 2008
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

Survival of the Species: National Inquiries into Higher Education in Five Countries'

Professor Gareth Parry
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Monday 14th July 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

June 2008
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Inaugural Lecture

Threads of Thinking: Young children learning and the role of early education

Professor Cathy Nutbrown

further details here.
Richard Roberts Auditorium Tuesday 3rd June 5.15 pm For further details please contact Mrs Judi Duffield
j.a.duffield@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8086
Research Seminar

Improving adult literacy – can phonics help?

Dr Maxine Burton
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Monday 16th June 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083
Inaugural Lecture

The study of teachers' lives and careers: an autobiographical life history of the genre

Professor Pat Sikes

further details here.
Richard Roberts Auditorium Tuesday 24th June 5.15 pm For further details please contact Mrs Judi Duffield
j.a.duffield@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8086

May 2008
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Research Seminar

"Who are you? What are you playing? Go home and get your costume and then we could talk!" – Pedagogy and postcolonial aesthetics

Dr Jennifer Lavia
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Monday 12th May 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083
Research Seminar

The Literacy Nexus: A Critical Examination of Connections among Literacy Research, Policy and Practice

Dr Pauline Harris, University of Wollongong, Australia
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.30 noon to 2.00 pm
TUESDAY 13TH MAY Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

April 2008
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

'What works for children with literacy difficulties?'

Professor Greg Brooks
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Monday 14th April 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083
Research Seminar

The Writing Process.
How much should we be supporting students' writing?
Should correcting their written English be our job?
How much is writing a thesis a question of academic literacy?
External examiners have commented on the need to enforce accurate
English in doctoral students' work.
How far should this advice be taken?
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.30 to 2.00 pm
Wednesday 23rd April 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083
Inaugural Lecture

Emergent literacy 2.0: Writing and reading in the digital age

Professor Jackie Marsh

further details here.
Richard Roberts Auditorium Tuesday 29th April 5.15 pm For further details please contact Mrs Judi Duffield
j.a.duffield@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8086

March 2008
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

The Viva
How do we adequately prepare students for the viva?
How can we make this a more transparent and equitable process for our
students?
What are the 'do's and don'ts' of preparing students for a viva?
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.30 to 2.00 pm
Monday 10th March 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

February 2008
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

Space, Place and the Geography National Curriculum in England

Dr. Chris Winter
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Monday 25th February 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

March 2009
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Tuesday 24th March 2009 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

January 2008
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Graduation Buffet 388 Glossop Road
Room 1.02
10.15 am
Friday 18th January 2008 Graduation Breakfast: between 10.15 am and 11.30 am in The Education Building.

This event is for all those Masters and Doctoral students attending the awardsceremony.
Seminar Day

Children's Voices
Conference Room,
ICOSS
219 Portobello,
Sheffield

10.00-3.30pm
Thursday 24th January 2008 Julia Davies is speaking at The Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth PhD
seminar on Children's voices. Her talk is called: “Banalities & Gravitas,
Passion & Play: Young People living and Learning Online” .

Further details here.
Research Seminar

Private troubles or public issues: adult as `responsible learners´ in the new FE

Professor Sue Webb
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Monday 28th January 2008 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

Archives 2007

December 2007
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

At the Eye of the Storm: An Academic(´s) Experience of
Moral Panic

Professor Pat Sike
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.15 to 1.30 pm
Monday 17 December 2007 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

November 2007
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

The case of the disappearing object: Translating objects in homes and in museums

Dr Kate Pahl
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.15 to 1.30 pm
Monday 19 November 2007 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083

October 2007
Title Venue Date Information / Contact
Research Seminar

Naked by the Pool? Blurring the Image?
Ethical and Moral issues in the portrayal of young children in Arts-Based Educational Research

Professor Cathy Nutbrown
388 Glossop Road
Room 7.02
12.00 noon to 1.30 pm
Monday 22nd October 2007 Open to students and staff. Please contact Chris Gaffney if you wish to attend.
c.m.gaffney@sheffield.ac.uk
0114 222 8083