Recent publications

Selected publications from MSHE members, in descending chronological order, include:


Woods-Townsend, KathrynHardy-Johnson, PollyBagust, LisaBarker, MaryDavey, HannahGriffiths, Janice BGrace, MarcusLawrence, WendyLovelock, DonnaHanson, MarkGodfrey, Keith and Inskip, Hazel (2021) A cluster-randomised controlled trial of the LifeLab education intervention to improve health literacy in adolescents. PLoS ONE16 (5 May)[e0250545](doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0250545).

Jacob, Chandni MariaHardy-Johnson, PollyInskip, HazelMorris, TaylorParsons, CamilleBarrett, MillieHanson, MarkWoods-Townsend, Kathryn and Baird, Janis (2021) A systematic review and meta-analysis of school-based interventions with health education to reduce body mass index in adolescents aged 10 to 19 years. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity18 (1)[1](doi:10.1186/s12966-020-01065-9).

Dodd, Miranda and Peleg, Ran (2021) AI is not a Game – student engagement with Academic Integrity through an adventure style game. In Workshop at the European Conference on Academic Integrity and Plagiarism 2021.

Grace, Marcus and Slingsby, David (2021) Biodiversity. In, Reiss, Michael and Winterbottom, Mark (eds.) Teaching Secondary Biology. Third ed. London. Hodder Educationpp. 228-250.

Al-Saadi, Zulaikha Talib and Galbraith, David (2021) Does revision process differ across language of writing (L1 vs. FL), FL language proficiency and gender? An empirical study using keystroke logging data. Writing and Pedagogy12` (1)(doi:10.1558/wap.38067).

Peleg, RanShaby, NetaHughes, CarysFunk, SarahSodini, ClaudiaStaus, NancyBonebrake, VictoriaAstorga, AnnJanniello, Elena and Gioli, Antonella (2021) From physical to digital: How institutions of informal science education adapt to an online presence during the COVID-19 crisis (and beyond). In Symposium at the NARST Annual Conference.

Strommer, SofiaShaw, SarahJenner, SarahVogel, ChristinaLawrence, WendyWoods-Townsend, KathrynFarrell, DavidInskip, HazelBaird, JanisMorrison, Leanne and Barker, Mary (2021) How do we harness adolescent values in designing health behaviour change interventions? A qualitative study. British Journal of Health Psychology26 (4)1176-1193(doi:10.1111/bjhp.12526).

Pensiero, NicolaKelly, Anthony and Bokhove, Christian (2021) Learning inequalities during the Covid-19 pandemic. A longitudinal analysis using the UK Understanding Society 2020 and 2021 data University of Southampton 60pp. (doi:10.5258/SOTON/P0118).

Byrne, Jennifer and Schollar, John (2021) Microbiology and biotechnology. In, Reiss, Michael J and Winterbottom, Mark (eds.) Teaching Secondary Biology. 3rd ed. London. Hodder Educationpp. 281-312.

Grace, MarcusGriffiths, Janice B and Hughes, Carys (2021) Nature literacy: rethinking how we teach about nature in secondary school science. School Science Review102 (381)15-20.

Shaw, SarahCorreia Simao, Sara DanielaJenner, SarahLawrence, WendyWoods-Townsend, KathrynVogel, ChristinaFarrell, DavidInskip, HazelBaird, JanisMorrison, LeanneBarker, Mary and Strommer, Sofia , EACH-B study group. (2021) Parental perspectives on negotiations over diet and physical activity: how do we involve parents in adolescent health interventions? Public Health Nutrition(In Press)

Voutsina, ChronoulaAlderton, JulieWilson, KirstyIneson, GwenDonaldson, Gina and Rowland, Tim (2021) Preservice teachers’ expressed awarenesses: emerging threads of retro-spection of learning and pro-spection of teaching. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education(doi:10.1007/s10857-020-09484-y).

Campbell, Ryan and Bokhove, Christian (2021) Revitalising rubrics. Impact.

Walsh, Clare and Bokhove, Christian (2021) Targeting data collection in games based assessment. Computers & Education Open2[100054](doi:10.1016/j.caeo.2021.100054).

Bokhove, ChristianMuijs, Daniel and Downey, Christopher (2021) The influence of school climate and achievement on bullying: Comparative evidence from international large-scale assessment data. Educational Research(In Press)

Bokhove, Christian (2021) The role of analytical variability in secondary data replications: a replication of Kim et al. (2014). Educational Research and Evaluation(In Press)

Christodoulou, AndriLevinson, RalphDavies, PaulGrace, MarcusNicholl, Joanne and Rietdijk, Willeke (2021) The use of Cartography of Controversy within socioscientific issues-based education: students’ mapping of the badger-cattle controversy in England. International Journal of Science Education1-22(doi:10.1080/09500693.2021.1970852).

George, Lois and Voutsina, Chronoula (2021) Variations in partitive quotient strategy use by children who have been taught the part-whole fraction sub-construct. Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education21 (2)1-24(doi:10.1007/s42330-021-00147-5).


Byrne, Jennifer and Norman, Amanda (2020) A transformative model of continuing professional development in a day nursery: practitioners’ perspectives on the implementation of symbolic gesturing. Professional Development in Education(doi:10.1080/19415257.2020.1744687).

Selway, IreneByrne, Jennifer and Chappell, Anne (2020) Academic lives in a period of transition in higher education: Bildung in educational Auto/biography. In, Parsons, Julie,M. and Chappell, Anne (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Auto/Biography. Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillanpp. 469-489. (doi:10.1007%2F978-3-030-31974-8).

Bokhove, Christian and Campbell, Ryan (2020) Adapting teaching. In, The College of Teaching, (ed.) The Early Career Framework Handbook. London. Sage Publishing.

Strommer, SofiaLawrence, WendyShaw, SarahCorreia Simao, SaraJenner, SarahBarrett, MillieVogel, ChristinaHardy-Johnson, PollyFarrell, DavidWoods-Townsend, KathrynBaird, JanisMorrison, LeanneSloboda, Deborah M.Inskip, Hazel and Barker, Mary (2020) Behaviour change interventions: getting in touch with individual differences, values and emotions. Journal of the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease(doi:10.1017/S2040174420000604).

Grace, Marcus (2020) Connecting people with nature. Do we want to connect emotionally or cognitively? The Niche51 (1)52-53.

Bokhove, Christian and Sims, Samuel (2020) Demonstrating the potential of text mining for analyzing school inspection reports: a sentiment analysis of 17,000 Ofsted documents. International Journal of Research and Method in Education(doi:10.1080/1743727X.2020.1819228).

Liou, Yi-HwaDaly, Alan J.Downey, ChristopherBokhove, ChristianCivis, MireiaDiaz-Gibson, Jordi and Lopez, Susana (2020) Efficacy, explore, and exchange: Studies on social side of teacher education from England, Spain, and US. International Journal of Educational Research991-14[101518](doi:10.1016/j.ijer.2019.101518).

Strommer, SofiaBarrett, CamillaWoods-Townsend, KathrynBaird, JanisFarrell, DavidLord, JoanneMorrison, LeanneShaw, SarahVogel, ChristinaLawrence, WendyLovelock, DonnaBagust, LisaVarkonyi-Sepp, JuditCoakley, Patsy J.Campbell, LyallAnderson, RossHorsfall, MaryKalita, NeelamOnyimadu, OluchukwuClarke, JohnCooper, CyrusChase, DebbieLambrick, DanielleLittle, PaulHanson, MarkGodfrey, KeithInskip, Hazel and Barker, Mary (2020) Engaging adolescents in changing behaviour (EACH-B): a study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial to improve dietary quality and physical activity. Trials(In Press)

Giang, ChristianChevalier, MorganeNegrini, LucioPeleg, RanBonnet, EvgeniiaPiatti, Alberto and Mondada, Francesco (2020) Exploring escape games as a teaching tool in educational robotics. Moro, M.Alimisis, D. and Iocchi, L. (eds.) In EDUROBOTICS 2018 : International Conference Educational Robotics 2018. vol. 946, Springer. pp. 95-106 . (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-18141-3_8).

Reynolds, DavidKelly, AnthonyHarris, AlmaJones, MichelleAdams, DonnieMiao, Zhenzhen and Bokhove, Christian (2020) Extending educational effectiveness: A critical review of research approaches in International Effectiveness Research, and proposals to improve them. In, Hall, JamesLindorff, Ariel and Sammons, Pamela (eds.) International Perspectives in Educational Effectiveness Research. 1 ed. Springerpp. 121-145.

Hollis, VeronicaWoods-townsend, KathrynFernandez, Bernadette and Holloway, Judith (2020) HACASE: a simple and versatile framework for session design and delivery. MedEdPublish9 (1)(doi:10.15694/mep.2020.000152.1).

Morris, TaylorStrommer, SofiaVogel, ChristinaHarvey, NicholasCooper, CyrusInskip, HazelWoods-Townsend, KathrynBaird, JanisBarker, Mary and Lawrence, Wendy (2020) Improving pregnant women’s diet and physical activity behaviours: The emerging role of health identity. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth20 (1)[244](doi:10.1186/s12884-020-02913-z).

Komatsu, Kotaro and Jones, Keith (2020) Interplay between paper-and-pencil activities and dynamic-geometry-environment use during generalisation and proving. Digital Experiences in Mathematics Education6 (2)123-143(doi:10.1007/s40751-020-00067-3).

Pensiero, NicolaKelly, Anthony and Bokhove, Christian (2020) Learning inequalities during the Covid-19 pandemic: how families cope with home-schooling Southampton. University of Southampton 20pp. (doi:10.5258/SOTON/P0025).

Muijs, Daniel and Bokhove, Christian (2020) Metacognition and self- regulation: Evidence Review London. Education Endowment Foundation 58pp.

Byrne, Jennifer (2020) Professional lives. In, Parsons, Julie.M. and Chappell, Anne (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Auto/Biography. Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillanpp. 457-467. (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-31974-8).

Byrne, Jennifer (2020) Reframing teacher education in England: the case for a Bildung orientated approach. Educational Review01-17(doi:10.1080/00131911.2020.1725450).

Bokhove, Christian and Campbell, Ryan (2020) Reviving Bloom’s taxonomy. Impact8.

Ziauddeen, NidaWoods-Townsend, KathrynSaxena, SoniaGilbert, Ruth and Alwan, Nisreen (2020) Schools and COVID-19: reopening Pandora’s Box? Public Health in Practice(doi:10.1016/j.puhip.2020.100039). (In Press)

Fujita, TaroKondo, YutakaKumakura, HiroyukiKunimune, Susumu and Jones, Keith (2020) Spatial visualisation reasoning about 2D representations of 3D geometrical shapes in grades 4 to 9. Mathematics Education Research Journal32 (2)235-255(doi:10.1007/s13394-020-00335-w).

Grace, MarcusChristodoulou, AntriGodfrey, KeithHughes, CarysGriffiths, Janice and Rietdijk, Willeke (2020) The case for including epigenetics in the school science curriculum and trainee science teachers’ views about its implications for society. School Science Review101 (377)27-31.

Brouwer, JasperinaDowney, Christopher and Bokhove, Christian (2020) The development of communication networks of pre-service teachers on a school-led and university-led programme of initial teacher education in England. International Journal of Educational Research100[101542](doi:10.1016/j.ijer.2020.101542).

Hewitt, SarahTiropanis, Thanassis and Bokhove, Christian (2020) The reception of education reforms through the Blogosphere. In WebSci ’20: 12th ACM Conference on Web Science. ACM. pp. 194-201 . (doi:10.1145/3394231.3397909).

Byrne, Jennifer (2020) What does it mean to be a young professional graduate working in the private sector? In, Parsons, Julie,M. and Chappell, Anne (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Auto/Biography. Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillanpp. 515-536. (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-31974-8).


Bokhove, Christian and Muijs, Daniel (2019) Can we reliably compare student engagement between universities?: evidence from the United Kingdom Engagement Survey. Oxford Review of Education, 1-18. (doi:10.1080/03054985.2018.1554530).

Campbell, Ryan and Bokhove, Christian (2019) Building learning culture through effective uses of groupwork. Impact. (In Press)

Christodoulou, Antri and Grace, Marcus (2019) Argumentation within societal contexts in chemistry education. In, Erduran, Sibel (ed.) Argumentation in Chemistry Education: Research, Policy and Practice. Royal Society of Chemistry, pp. 197-227. (Advances in Chemistry Education Series, , (doi:10.1039/9781788012645-00197)) (doi:10.1039/9781788012645-00197).

Ding, Liping, Jones, Keith and Sikko, Svein Arne (2019) Interconnectedness and differences between action research and a lesson design study in Shanghai, China. Educational Action Research. (doi:10.1080/09650792.2019.1579745).

Galbraith, David and Baaijen, Veerle (2019) Aligning keystrokes with cognitive processes in writing. In, Lindgren, Eva and Sullivan, Kirk (eds.) Observing writing: Insights from keystroke logging and handwriting. (Studies in Writing, , (doi:10.1163/9789004392526_015), 38) Brill, pp. 306-325. (doi:10.1163/9789004392526_015).

Hall, James, Khalil, Lina, Kelly, Anthony and Galbraith, David (2019) An upstream evaluation of the prototype coaching e-books that will form part of Oxford Reading Buddy: Findings from a mixed-method clustered Randomized Control Trial Oxford University Press 72pp.

Mindetbay, Yerkhan, Amankeldiuly, Bokhove, Christian and Woollard, John (2019) What is the relationship between students’ computational thinking performance and school achievement? International Journal of Computer Science Education in Schools. (In Press)

Shaw, Patricia A., Messiou, Kyriaki and Voutsina, Chronoula (2019) Illuminating young children’s perceived notions of inclusion in pedagogical activities. International Journal of Inclusive Education. (doi:10.1080/13603116.2018.1563642).

Voutsina, Chronoula, George, Lois and Jones, Keith (2019) Children’s shifts of attention in phases of stable performance in arithmetic tasks. In Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction – EARLI19. (In Press)

Voutsina, Chronoula, George, Lois and Jones, Keith (2019) Microgenetic analysis of young children’s shifts of attention in arithmetic tasks: underlying dynamics of change in phases of seemingly stable task performance. Educational Studies in Mathematics. (In Press)

Binti A. Rahman, Aida, Harun, Fairuz Ain and Woollard, John (2019) Collecting data via instant messaging interview and face-to-face interview: the two authors reflections. At INTED 2019: The 13th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, (13/03/19) INTED 2019: The 13th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference,, Valencia, Spain. 11 – 13 Mar 2019. 8 pp. (In Press)

Binti Salleh, Rosmalily and Woollard, John (2019) Towards inclusive training for inclusive education: (teachers’ views about effective professional development for promoting inclusive education). At INTED 2019: The 13th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, (13/03/19) INTED 2019: The 13th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference,, Valencia, Spain. 11 – 13 Mar 2019. 9 pp.

Hyde, Rosalyn, Golding, Jenefer and Clark-Wilson, Alison (2019) Every student counts: learning mathematics across the curriculum. In, Capel, Susan, Leask, Marilyn and Younie, Sarah (eds.) Learning to Teach in the Secondary School : A Companion to School Experience. 8th ed. London. Routledge. (Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series)

Mindetbay, Yerkhan, Amankeldiuly and Woollard, John (2019) Proving what is thought: The efficacy of MCQs. At CAS Research Meeting (22/02/19) CAS Research Meeting, Cambridge, United Kingdom. 22 Feb 2019.


Amado, Nélia, Carreira, Susana and Jones, Keith (eds.) (2018) Broadening the scope of research on mathematical problem solving: A focus on technology, creativity and affect, Cham, CH. Springer International Publishing, 579pp. (Research in Mathematics Education, , (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-99861-9))

Abboud, Maha, Clark-Wilson, Alison, Jones, Keith and Rogalski, Janine (2018) Analysing teachers’ classroom experiences of teaching with dynamic geometry environments: comparing and contrasting two approaches. Annales de Didactique et de Sciences Cognitives, 93-118.

Amado, Nélia, Carreira, Susana and Jones, Keith (2018) Broadening research on mathematical problem solving: an introduction. In, Amado, Nelia, Carreira, Susana and Jones, Keith (eds.) Broadening the scope of research on mathematical problem solving: a focus on technology, creativity and affect. Cham, CH. Springer International Publishing, pp. 1-12. (Research in Mathematics Education, , (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-99861-9_1)) (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-99861-9_1).

Bokhove, Christian and Jones, Keith (2018) Stimulating mathematical creativity through constraints in problem-solving. In, Amado, Nelia, Carreira, Susana and Jones, Keith (eds.) Broadening the scope of research on mathematical problem solving: a focus on technology, creativity and affect. Springer, pp. 301-319. (Research in Mathematics Education, , (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-99861-9_13)) (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-99861-9_13).

Bokhove, Christian and Muijs, Daniel (2018) Can we reliably compare student engagement between universities?: Evidence from the United Kingdom Engagement Survey. Oxford Review of Education. (In Press)

Galbraith, David and Baaijen, Veerle M. (2018) The work of writing: raiding the inarticulate. Educational Psychologist. (doi:10.1080/00461520.2018.1505515).

Rowland, Tim, Ineson, Gwen, Alderton, Julie, Donaldson, Gina, Voutsina, Chronoula and Wilson, Kirsty (2018) Primary pre-service teachers: reasoning and generalisation. In, Golding, Jennie, Bretscher, Nicola, Crisan, Cosette, Geraniou, Eirini, Hodgen, Jeremy and Morgan, Candia (eds.) Research Proceedings of the 9th British Congress on Mathematics Education (BCME9). British Congress of Mathematics Education, pp. 159-166.

Woods-Townsend, K., Leat, H., Bay, J., Bagust, L., Davey, H., Lovelock, D., Christodoulou, A., Griffiths, J., Grace, M., Godfrey, K., Hanson, M. and Inskip, H. (2018) LifeLab Southampton: a programme to engage adolescents with DOHaD concepts as a tool for increasing health literacy in teenagers -a pilot cluster-randomized control trial. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, 9 (5), 475-480. (doi:10.1017/S2040174418000429).

Binti A.Rahman, Aida and Woollard, John (2018) Neurodiversity awareness: Is Malaysia there yet? At 3rd Technical and Vocational Education & Training International Conference (27/11/18) 3rd Technical and Vocational Education & Training International Conference, Johur, Malaysia. 26 – 27 Nov 2018. 12 pp.

Sentance, Sue, Selby, Cynthia and Kallia, Maria (2018) Assessment in the computing classroom. In, Sentance, Sue, Barendsen, Erik and Schulte, Carsten (eds.) Computer Science Education: Perspectives on Teaching and Learning in School. London. Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 151-166.

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