Dr Karen Vincent


NameDr Karen Vincent
Job titleSenior Lecturer
Research instituteSchool of Humanities and Education Studies

Research outputs

Supporting Early Literacies Through Play

Vincent, K. and Smith, K. 2022. Supporting Early Literacies Through Play. SAGE.

Talking about teaching: unmasking ‘pedactivist’ pedagogy in university-based English early childhood initial teacher educators’ narratives

Vincent, K. 2021. Talking about teaching: unmasking ‘pedactivist’ pedagogy in university-based English early childhood initial teacher educators’ narratives. PhD Thesis Canterbury Christ Church University School of Humanities and Education Studies

These are our stories: waving not drowning as we navigate Covid:19 as leadership 'professionals'

Jordan-Daus, K., Austin, L., Clemmey, K., Shearman, J. and Vincent, K. 2021. These are our stories: waving not drowning as we navigate Covid:19 as leadership 'professionals'. Practice: Contemporary Issues in Practioner Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/25783858.2021.1993750

How theory has saved me!

Vincent, K. 2021. How theory has saved me! in: Being a Teacher Educator During the Covid 19 Pandemic Utrecht Avans University. pp. 35-38

Researching mentoring, developing researchers: a parallel approach to research and development in teacher education

Vincent, K. and Webb, P. 2018. Researching mentoring, developing researchers: a parallel approach to research and development in teacher education.

Fishing for evidence of impact

Rowland, G., King, H., Webb, P., Cogger, A. and Vincent, K. 2018. Fishing for evidence of impact. Professional Development Today. 19 (3-4), pp. 76-85.

What do young children understand by the term 'learning' and how does this impact upon them in the classroom?

Vincent, K. 2011. What do young children understand by the term 'learning' and how does this impact upon them in the classroom?

Two initial teacher educators - two different stories?

Roden, J. and Vincent, K. 2012. Two initial teacher educators - two different stories?

Comparative experiences of two teacher educators: a self study

Vincent, K. and Roden, J. 2014. Comparative experiences of two teacher educators: a self study. Teacher Advancement Network Journal. 6 (1), pp. 4-11.

How do teacher educators enact a pedagogy of play within a higher education context? A small-scale self-study into the effectiveness of pedagogical approaches taken with student teachers of young children.

Vincent, K. 2014. How do teacher educators enact a pedagogy of play within a higher education context? A small-scale self-study into the effectiveness of pedagogical approaches taken with student teachers of young children.

Chapter 3: Play and mathematics

Wiseman, C. and Vincent, K. 2013. Chapter 3: Play and mathematics. in: Harris, A. and Taylor, H. (ed.) Learning and Teaching Mathematics 0-8 London SAGE Publications.

Chapter 7: Assessing children's mathematics

Taylor, H. and Vincent, K. 2013. Chapter 7: Assessing children's mathematics. in: Harris, A. and Taylor, H. (ed.) Learning and Teaching Mathematics 0-8 London SAGE Publications.

Chapter 4: Playground games as a foundation for literacy lessons

Hammond, S. and Vincent, K. 2011. Chapter 4: Playground games as a foundation for literacy lessons. in: Bower, V. (ed.) Creative Ways to Teach Literacy: Ideas for Children aged 3-11 London SAGE Publications. pp. 35-44

Chapter 4: Seamless transition from the foundation stage to year 1 (ages three to six)

Vincent, K. 2014. Chapter 4: Seamless transition from the foundation stage to year 1 (ages three to six). in: Bower, V. (ed.) Developing Early Literacy 0-8: From theory to practice London SAGE Publications. pp. 53-67

Book review – Enriching your teaching: Reflective Teaching in Schools

Vincent, K. 2014. Book review – Enriching your teaching: Reflective Teaching in Schools. Professional Development Today. 16 (4), pp. 60-62.

Gaining a picture of children's learning

Vincent, K. 2013. Gaining a picture of children's learning. Professional Development Today. 15 (3), pp. 56-62.

Learning and teaching mathematics 0-8

Taylor, H., Harris, A., Donaldson, G., Wild, J., Vincent, K., Wiseman, C., Stone, P., O'Sullivan, L. and Price, B. Harris, A. and Taylor, H. (ed.) 2014. Learning and teaching mathematics 0-8. London SAGE Publications.

Teacher Education and Play Pedagogy: International Perspectives. Edited by Eleni Loizou and Jeffrey Trawick Smith. Pp 226. Abingdon: Routledge. 2022. £32.39 (pbk), £32.39 (ebk), £117 (hbk). ISBN 978036771179-5 (pbk), ISBN 9781003149668 (ebk), ISBN 9780367711757 (hbk).

Vincent, Karen 2023. Teacher Education and Play Pedagogy: International Perspectives. Edited by Eleni Loizou and Jeffrey Trawick Smith. Pp 226. Abingdon: Routledge. 2022. £32.39 (pbk), £32.39 (ebk), £117 (hbk). ISBN 978036771179-5 (pbk), ISBN 9781003149668 (ebk), ISBN 9780367711757 (hbk). British Journal of Educational Studies. 71 (6), pp. 725-728. https://doi.org/10.1080/00071005.2023.2231313

'The shark with six legs'. Celebrating and supporting young children as creators and interpreters of meaning

Vincent, K. 2023. 'The shark with six legs'. Celebrating and supporting young children as creators and interpreters of meaning.

Early childhood graduates in the workplace: Experiences and perceptions

Vincent, K. 2023. Early childhood graduates in the workplace: Experiences and perceptions.

Sustainably 'we-searching' early childhood outdoor learning through visual technologies

Vincent, K. and Papadopoulou, M. 2024. Sustainably 'we-searching' early childhood outdoor learning through visual technologies.

Professional curiosity in early childhood initial teacher education in england: unmasking pedagogical activism

Vincent, K. 2023. Professional curiosity in early childhood initial teacher education in england: unmasking pedagogical activism.

Becoming a mentor

Vincent, K. 2020. Becoming a mentor. in: Howells, K., Lawrence, J. and Roden, J. (ed.) Mentoring Teachers in the Primary School London Routledge, Taylor and Francis.

What are the characteristics of a professional teacher educator? A think piece

Ashley Compton, Jim Crawley, Fiona Curtis, Alaster Scott Douglas, Tony Eaude, Alison Jackson Chris Philpott, Mark Plater, David Powell, Adele Sewell and Karen Vincent 2019. What are the characteristics of a professional teacher educator? A think piece. Teacher Education Advancement Network (TEAN) Journal. 11 (2), pp. 3-11.
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