Reading Lists

This list is not exhaustive, but offers some suggested readings for some of the courses that I teach on. Students can access my full reading list via the University VLE.


Williams, J., P., Jones, A. and Buntting, C. (2015). The Future of Technology Education. Singapore: Springer. [online]. Available from:

Williams, J. P. (January, 2015). Research in Technology Education: Recent Developments and Future Trends. Keynote Speech. 11th International Conference on Technology Education for the Asia-Pacific Region. Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.

Owen-Jackson G. (2013) Debates in Design and Technology Education.

Linton, P. and Hunter, S. (2013) N4&5 Graphic Communication Course Notes. Glasgow: Leckie and Leckie.


Digital humanities: current perspective, practice and research (2013). United Kingdom: Emerald.

Dunn L. (2013) ‘Using social media to enhance learning and teaching’. Available at:

Evans C. (2013) ‘Twitter for teaching: Can social media be used to enhance the process of learning?’ doi: doi:10.1111/bjet.12099.

Repko A. F. (2014) Introduction to interdisciplinary studies. Los Angeles, Califor: Sage.

Siemans G. (2005) ‘Connectivism: a learning theory for the digital age’. Available at:

Younie S. and Leask M. (2013) Teaching with Technologies.


Gregory M. (no date) ‘Real teaching and real learning vs narrative myths about education’, Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 6, pp. 7–27. doi: 10.1177/1474022207072197.

Illich I. (1971) Deschooling society. London: Calder and Boyars.

McCluskey R. and McKinney S. J. (2013) ‘Images of the Teacher in the Simpsons; subversive, superficial or sentimental’, How ‘the teacher’ is presented in literature, history, religion, and the arts : cross-cultural analyses of a stereotype. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press.

Savin-Baden M. (2015) Rethinking learning in an age of digital fluency: is being digitally tethered a new learning nexus? London: Routledge.

Spector J. M. (2012) Foundations of educational technology: integrative approaches and interdisciplinary perspectives. New York, NY: Routledge.


Beheshti J. and Large A. (2013) The information behavior of a new generation. Available at:

Davies C. and Eynon R. (2013) Teenagers and technology. Available at:

Savin-Baden M. (2015) Rethinking learning in an age of digital fluency: is being digitally tethered a new learning nexus? London: Routledge.

Younie S. and Leask M. (2013) Teaching with Technologies.


Koehler, M. J., & Mishra, P. (2009). What is technological pedagogical content knowledge? Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 9(1), 60-70.

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