General Chronological list of Publications

1975 'Literature and sociological theory', Cambridge Journal of Education, Vol. 5 No 1

1976a 'Keeping files; aspects of education and bureaucracy', in G Whitty and M F D Young (eds): Explorations in the Politics of School
Knowledge, Driffield, Nafferton Books

1976b 'Colleges and modular courses: the management of knowledge in HigherEducation', in Education for Teaching, No 101

1980a 'Institutional research and institutional relationships: the methodological problem'. in J Elliott and D Whitehead (eds): The Theory
and Practice of Educational Action research, Cambridge, Institute of Education

1980b 'An attempt at self-evaluation research in a faculty of education'. in Journal of Curriculum Studies, Vol. 12 No 3

1980c 'Perspective Documents on Teaching Practice', Brentwood Educational Research Unit, Anglia Higher Education College

1982a 'School-based research and evaluation', in Essex Education, Vol. 35 No 2

1982b 'Picking up the cues'. in The Times Educational Supplement, 19th March

1982c 'Dilemma analysis: a contribution to methodology for action-research', in Cambridge Journal of Education, Vol. 12 No. 3

1982d 'Curriculum politics and evaluation therapy', in Evaluation in Education No. 3

1983a 'The politics of reality construction: action-research and pastoral care', in Pastoral Care in Education, Vol. 1 No. 2

1983b 'Mathematics teaching: a one-ended bridge?' (with Bryan Lang), in Journal of Curriculum Studies, Vol. 15 No. 4

1984 'Social research as emancipatory discourse: the significance of the work of Jurgen Habermas', in P Holly and D Whitehead (eds): Action-Research in Schools, Cambridge, Institute of Education

1986a Action-Research and the Nature of Social Inquiry, Ph D Thesis, University of London

1986b 'Fictional-critical writing: an approach to case study research', in Cambridge Journal of Education, Vol. 16 No. 3; reprinted in J Nias and S Groundwater-Smith (eds.): The Enquiring Teacher, Lewes, Falmer Press, 1988

1987a 'Collaboration? The dialectics of practice and reflection in action-research', in B Somekh et al (eds.): Action-Research in Development,Cambridge, Institute of Education

1987b 'Mathophobia, Pythagoras, and roller-skating', in R Winter (ed): Formal Mathematics and Children's Reasoning, Essex Papers in Education, Vol. 2, Chelmsford, Anglia Higher Education College; reprinted in Science as Culture, No. 10, 1991, and in M. Nickson and S. Lerman (Eds.): The Social Context of Mathematics Education, London, Southbank Press, 1992

1987c Action-Research and the Nature of Social Inquiry: Professional Innovation and Education Work, Aldershot, Gower Publishing Co
1987d 'The problem of teacher appraisal: an action-research solution', paper presented to the annual conference of the British Educational Research Association; reprinted in J. Elliott and H Simons (eds.): Rethinking Appraisal and Assessment, Milton Keynes, Open University Press, 1989

1988a 'Teacher education and the accreditation of individual learning' (with Janet Powney), in Journal of Further and Higher Education, Vol. 12 No 3

1988b 'The eduction-as-investment game' (Curriculum materials), in The Social Science Teacher, Vol. 18 No. 1

1989a Learning from Experience: Principles and Practice in Action-Research, Lewes, Falmer Press

1989b 'Teacher appraisal and the development of professional knowledge', in W Carr (ed): Quality in Teaching: Arguments for a Reflective Profession, Lewes, Falmer Press

1990 'Writing Fiction as Inquiry into Professional Practice' (with Gillian and Stephen Rowland) Journal of Curriculum Studies, Vol. 22 No. 3

1991a (with Maire Maisch) Professionalism and Competence - Towards a Model of Practice-based Post-qualifying Education and Training in Social Work (The ASSET Programme, Volume 1), Chelmsford, Essex Social Services Dept/Anglia Polytechnic University

1991b (with Maire Maisch) The Development and Assessment of Professional Competences, (The ASSET Programme, Volume 2) Chelmsford, Essex Social Services Dept/Anglia Polytechnic University

1991c 'Interviewers, Interviewees, and the Exercise of Power (Fictional-Critical Writing as a Method for Educational Research)', British Educational Research Journal, Vol. 17, No. 3

1991d 'Postmodern Sociology as Democratic Educational Practice? Some suggestions', British Journal of Sociology of Education Vol.12 No 4

1991e "Looking out on a bolder landscape", Times Higher Educational Supplement, October 18th, p.17

1992a (with Maire Maisch) Assessing Professional Competence (The ASSET Programme, Final Report) Chelmsford, Essex Social Services Dept / Anglia Polytechnic University

1992b ‘ “Quality management" or "The educative workplace": Alternative versions of competence-based education', Journal of Further and Higher Education, Vol. 16, No. 3

1993a ‘The ASSET Programme: Competence-based education at professional / honours degree level’, Competence and Assessment, No. 20

1993b (with Gill Plummer & Kerry Newman) ‘Exchanging letters: a format for collaborative action research?’, Educational Action Research, Vol. 1, No.2

1993c ‘Education or grading: arguments for a non-subdivided honours degree’, Studies in Higher Education, Vol.18, No.3

1993d (with Stephen Rowland et al) ‘Ways of presenting and critiquing action research reports’, Educational Action Research, Vol. 1 No. 3

1993e ‘The Problem with educational levels’ (Part 1), Journal of Further and Higher Education, Vol. 17, No.3

1994a ‘The Problem with educational levels’ (Part 2) Journal of Further and Higher Education, Vol.18, No.1

1994b (with Brenda Landgrebe) "Reflective writing on practice: professional support for the dying?", Educational Action Research, Vol. 1, No.4

1994c ‘The Second dimension of assessment: transferable skills as general criteria for a competence-based vocational curriculum (the ASSET model)', in D Bridges (Ed.): Transferable Skills in Higher Education, Norwich, ERTEC / University of East Anglia

1994d (with Maire Maisch) The ASSET Programme Report (Second Phase) 1992-3, Chelmsford, Anglia Polytechnic University / UK Government Employment Dept

1994e "The relevance of feminist theories of knowledge for action research", in Educational Action Research, Vol. 2, No. 3

1994f The Future of the Classified Honours Degree, (National Conference Proceedings), Chelmsford, Anglia Polytechnic University / SRHE

1994h ‘Work-based learning and quality assurance in Higher Education’. In Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, Vol. 19, No. 3.

1995a ‘The University of Life, plc - the industrialisation of higher education?’ in J Smyth (Ed.): Academic Work: The Changing Labour Process in Higher Education, Milton Keynes, Open University Press

1995b ‘The Assessment of Professional Competence: The importance of general criteria’, in Edwards, A. & Knight, P. (Eds.) Assessing Competence in Higher Education, London, Kogan Page

1996a (with Maire Maisch) Professional Competence and Higher Education: The ASSET Programme, London, Falmer Press

1996b ‘New liberty, new discipline: Academic work in the new Higher Education’, in Cuthbert, R. (ed.) Academic Work, Buckingham, Open University Press (pp. 71-83)

1996c ‘Outline of a general theory of professional competence’, in Webb, J. & Maughan, C. (Eds.) Teaching Lawyers Skills, London, Butterworths (pp.351-352)

1996d ‘Some principles and procedures for the conduct of action research’, in Zuber-Skerritt, O. (Ed.) New Directions in Action Research, London, Falmer Press

1997a (with John Brown Lee, Leo Bishop, Maire Maisch, Christine MacMillan & Paula Sobiechowska) ‘The ambiguities of educational reform: Action research and competence specification in social work education’, in S, Hollingsworth, Ed: International Action Research - A Casebook for Educational Reform, London, Falmer Press (pp. 226-237)

1997b ‘Action research as a format for vocational higher education’, Teaching in Higher Education, Vol. 2, No. 3 (pp.341-6)

1998a. ‘Finding a voice - thinking with others - a conception of action research’ Educational Action Research, Vol. 6, No. 1 (pp.53-68)

1998b ‘Managers, spectators and citizens - the role of “theory” in action research’, Educational Action Research, Vol. 6, No. 3

1999a (with Paula Sobiechowska and Alyson Buck) Professional Experience and The Investigative Imagination: the ART of Reflective Writing, London, Routledge

1999b (with Jane Scoggins) ‘The Patchwork Text: A Coursework format for education as critical understanding', Teaching in Higher Education, Vol. 4, No. 4

2000 (with Morwenna Griffths and Kath Green) ‘The “academic” qualities of practice’: What are the criteria for a practice-based PhD?’ Studies in Higher Education, Vol. 25, No.1

2001a (with Carol Munn-Giddings) A Handbook for Action Research in Health and Social Care, Routledge

2001b ‘A challenge to assessment and quality assurance in Higher Education’, in Boud, D. & Solomon, N. (Eds) Work-Based Learning, Open University Press

2002a ‘Truth or fiction: Problems of authenticity in narratives of action research’, Educational Action Research, Vol. 10, No.1

2002b ‘Buddhism and action research: Towards an appropriate model of inquiry for the caring professions’ Paper presented at the Conference ‘Tradition, Evidence and Innovation in Nursing’, Phuket, Thailand

2003 (with Jan Parker & Peter Ovens,(Eds) ‘The Patchwork Text: A Radical Re-assessment of Coursework Assignments’, Innovations in Education and Teaching International, Special Issue, Vol. 40, No. 2

2004 ‘Developing practice through the professional imagination’, in Community Nursing, Vol. 9, No. 8

2005 ‘Romantic love as spiritual companionship? A Buddhist re-reading of George Eliot’s novels’, in The George Eliot Review, No. 36

2009 ‘Developing Relationships, Developing the Self: Buddhism and Action Research’, in Susan Noffke & Bridget Somekh (Eds): The Sage Handbook of Educational Action Research (Sage Publications)

2010 ‘Raymond Chandler: The detective as wounded healer’, in Urthona A Journal of Buddhism and the Arts, No. 27

2011 Power, Freedom, Compassion: Transformations for a Better World, Willow Tree Press

2013 'An Ideal Companionship: Can There Be a Buddhist View of "Pride and Prejudice"?', in Urthona A Journal of Buddhism and The Arts, No 30

2013 'Language, empathy, archetype: action-metaphors of the transcendental in musical experience', in Philosophy of Music Education Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 103 -119

2014 'Action Research: A Spiritual Epistemology for Social Inquiry',(A paper presented at the meeting of the Cambridge Theological Federation, Wesley House, June 2nd)