Staff Profile:Michael Lockwood

Name:
Dr Michael Lockwood
Job Title:
Sessional Lecturer
Responsibilities:

University responsibilities:

Organiser of the annual University-wide Raymond Wilson Children's Poetry Competition.

Main responsibilities at the Institute of Education:

  • Year 4 Convenor for the BA(Ed) Programme

    Course Leader for the BA(Ed) English Subject Specialism

Teaching:

  • Lecturing on undergraduate courses in the four-year BA(Ed) programme. My undergraduate teaching spans subject specialist modules in English Literature and Language at the students' own level and professional modules dealing with the teaching of English in the primary school

    Supervision of school experiences for BA(Ed) students

    Lecturing on modules in English in Education for the Institute MA programme

    Supervision of dissertations for students in the Institute MA programme

Areas of Interest:

Research interests:

Areas of expertise and research interest (able to supervise at Masters level):

  • All areas of primary school English/Literacy

Areas of expertise and research interest (able to supervise at PhD level):

  • Children's knowledge about language at KS2
  • Poetry for children
  • Reading for pleasure in the primary school

Current and recent Ph.D. Students:

Kate Findlay: The professional development and practice of expert teachers of English. (2007)

Research groups / Centres:

Current and recent Research Projects:

  • 2009- Maintaining Pupils' Engagement in Reading in the Transition from Primary to Secondary School
  • 2006- Changing Standards Revisited: Children's Awareness and Knowledge of Features of Written Standard English at Ages 10-11
  • 2005-7 Promoting Positive Attitudes to Reading in English Primary Schools

Research Groups/Centres:

First Language and Literacy Research Group

Enterprise activity, external roles and consultancy:

Continuing project on Global Citizenship involving English students and children from local schools, co-ordinated by the local development education centre, Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC), and funded by the Department for International Development.

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  • Lockwood, M. (2003) Various contributions. In: Goodwin, P. (ed.) Texts for teaching literacy: resources for reading and writing in schools. National Centre for Language and Literacy, Reading, Various. ISBN 0704914735
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Recent publications/conference presentations/professional achievements:

  • Lockwood, M. (2012)Attitudes to Reading in English Primary Schools. English in Education, 46 (3), 228-246
  • Lockwood, M. (2012) Changing Standards Revisited: Children's Awareness and Knowledge of Features of Written Standard English at Ages 10-11. Changing English, 19 (3), 359-371
  • Lockwood, M. [Ed] (2011). Bringing Poetry Alive: A guide to classroom practice. London: Sage;
  • Lockwood, M. (2009). Ted Hughes: the development of a children's poet. Children's Literature in Education 40 (4), 296-305;
  • Lockwood, M. (2009). 'Reading is an adventure': Developing reading engagement in the primary school. English Four to Eleven, 37, 9-13;
  • Lockwood, M. (2008). Promoting Reading for Pleasure in the Primary School. London: Sage;
  • Lockwood, M. (2008). Poetry for children. In P. Goodwin (Ed), Understanding Children's Books (pp.85-9). London: Sage;
  • Lockwood, M., Nicholson, C. & Goodwin, P. (2008). Reflections of war in children's picture books. In M. Parsons (Ed), Children: the Invisible Victims of War (pp.201-212). Peterborough: DSM. Areas of InterestResearch groups / Centres;
  • Lockwood, M. (2007). Surveying the pleasures of reading. NATE Classroom 1, 46-48.

Conference presentations:

  • 2012: Language Variety in Caribbean British Poetry for Children Conference on 'The Power of Caribbean Poetry: Word and Sound', Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

  • 2010 Ted Hughes: the Development of a Children's Poet.
  • Ted Hughes International Conference, Pembroke College, Cambridge;
  • 2009 Symposium: Identifying real readers; studies of reading for pleasure, reading aloud, personal development and defining identity;
  • British Educational Research Association conference, Manchester University;
  • 2008 Symposium: The Status of 'literary reading' and 'reading for enjoyment' in English Primary and Secondary Schools;
  • British Educational Research Association conference, Heriot-Watt University;
  • 2008 Promoting Reading for Pleasure in the Primary School: Final Report;
  • National Association of Teachers of English conference, Warwick;
  • 2007 Developing Reading Engagement, 15th European Conference on Reading, Berlin, Germany;
  • 2007 Promoting Reading for Pleasure in the Primary School: Interim Report ;
  • 43rd International Conference of the United Kingdom Literacy Association, Swansea.
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Contact Details

Email:
m.j.lockwood@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 2671

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