J J Wellington: Publications

PUBLICATIONS IN BOOKS AND JOURNALS

Books from 1985 to 2007 (6 sole author, 5 edited works, 5 co-authored)


WELLINGTON, J. (2006) Secondary Education: the key concepts, London: Routledge, 193 pages.

WELLINGTON, J, Bathmaker, A, Hunt,C, McCulloch,G and Sikes,P ( 2005) Succeeding with your doctorate, London: Sage, 228 pages

WELLINGTON, J (2003) Getting Published, London: Routledge, 136 pages

WELLINGTON, J. J. with J. Osborne (2001), Language and Literacy in Science Education, Open University Press, 152 pages

Unwin, L. and WELLINGTON, J. J. (2000) Young People´s Perspectives on Education, Training and Employment, London: Kogan Page, 133 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (2000) Educational Research: Contemporary Issues and Practical Approaches, London: Continuum, 214 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (2000) Teaching and Learning Secondary Science, London: Routledge, 276 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (ed.) (1998) Practical Work in School Science: which way now? , London: Routledge, 293 pages.

Collins, J., Hammond, M. and WELLINGTON, J. J. (1997) Teaching and Learning with Multi-Media, London: Routledge, 160 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1994) (ed. and author of 9 chapters) Secondary Science: Contemporary Issues and Practical Approaches, London: Routledge. 297 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1993) (ed. and author of 6 chapters) The Work-Related Curriculum, London: Kogan Page. 268 pages.

Scaife, J. and WELLINGTON, J. J. (1992) Information Technology in Science and Technology Education, Milton Keynes: Open University Press. 110 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1989) Education for Employment: the place of information technology, Windsor: NFER-Nelson. 312 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1989) (ed. and author of 1 chapter) Skills and Processes in Science Education: a critical analysis, London: Routledge. 152 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1986) (ed.) Controversial Issues in the Curriculum, Oxford: Basil Blackwell. 200 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1985) Children, Computers and the Curriculum: an introduction to information technology in education, London: Harper & Row. 260 pages.

Articles in Refereed Journals (a total of 52 from 1980-2006, 17 co-authored)

WELLINGTON, J. and Sikes, P (2006), `A Doctorate In A Tight Compartment´: Why Do Students Choose A Professional Doctorate And What Impact Does It Have On Their Personal And Professional Lives, Studies In Higher Education, Vol. 31, No. 6,. pp 723-734.

WELLINGTON, J. and Nixon, J (2005) Shaping the field: the role of academic journal editors in the construction of education as a field of study, British Journal of Sociology of Education, Vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 643-655.

WELLINGTON, J( 2005) Key Questions on the value of ICT in Education, International Journal of Learning, Vol. 11, pp. 969- 975.

WELLINGTON, J (2005) Has ICT come of age? Recurring debates on the role of ICT in education, Research in Science and Technological Education, vol. 23, no.1, pp 25-39.

WELLINGTON, J. and Torgerson, C. (2005) Writing for publication: what counts as a `higher status, eminent academic journal´? in Journal of Further and Higher Education, Vol. 29, No.1, Feb 2005, pp 35-48.

Nixon, J. and WELLINGTON, J. (2005) `Good books´; is there a future for academic writing within the educational publishing industry?, British Journal of Sociology of Education, Vol. 26, No. 1, 91-103.

WELLINGTON, J., and COLE, P. (2004) `Conducting evaluation and research with and for `disaffected´ students: practical and methodological issues´ British Journal of Special Education, Vol. 31, No. 2, June 2004, pp100-104.

WELLINGTON, J. (2004) Ethics and Citizenship in Science Education: now is the time to jump of the fence, in School Science Review, Vol.86, no. 315, 33-38

WELLINGTON, J (2003) Science Education for Citizenship and a Sustainable Future, Pastoral Care in Education, Vol. 21, No.3, pp13-18.

Wellington, W. and WELLINGTON, J. (2002) Children with communication difficulties in mainstream science classrooms, School Science Review, Vol.83, No.305, pp.81-92.

WELLINGTON, J. (2002) What can science education do for citizenship and the future of the planet? Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, Vol.2, No.4, pp. 553-561.

WELLINGTON, J. (2001) School textbooks and reading in science: looking back and looking forward, School Science Review, Vol.82, No.300, pp.71-82.

WELLINGTON, J. (2001) Exploring the Secret Garden: the growing importance of ICT in the home, British Journal of Educational Technology, Vol.32, No.2, pp.233-244

WELLINGTON, J.J. (2000) What is science education for? In Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, Vol. 1. No. 1, pp 23-39. (also in French – Revue canadienne de l´enseignement des sciences, des mathématiques et de la technologie)

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1999) Integrating multimedia into science teaching: barriers and benefits, School Science Review, Vol. 81, No. 295, pp. 49-55.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1999) Multimedia in science teaching: friend or foe? Physics Education, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 351-359.

WELLINGTON, J.J. and Nott, M. (1999) The state we´re in: issues in key stage 3 and 4 science, School Science Review, Vol. 81, No. 294, pp. 13-18.

Nott, M. and WELLINGTON, J.J. (1998) Eliciting, interpreting and developing teachers´ understanding of the nature of science, Science and Education, Vol. 7, No. 6, pp 579-594.

Henderson, J. and WELLINGTON, J.J. (1998) Lowering the language barrier in learning and teaching science, School Science Review, Vol. 79, No. 288, pp. 35-46.

Nott, M. and WELLINGTON, J.J. (1997) Producing the evidence: science teachers' initiations into practical work, in Research in Science Education, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 395-409.

Unwin, L. and WELLINGTON, J.J. (1997) 'Personal effectiveness' as a cross-curricular goal: catalysts, barriers and varying perceptions, Pastoral Care in Education, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 4-15.

Nott, M. and WELLINGTON, J.J. (1996) Are we getting the bunsens out today?: learning and teaching about science in everyday laboratory life, School Science Review, June 1996, 77 (281) pp. 100-103.

Everett, M., Leman, S., Unwin, L., WELLINGTON, J.J. (1996) Modern Apprenticeships: Further Lessons from the prototypes, Labour Market Trends, Vol. 104, No. 2, pp. 55-61.

WELLINGTON, J.J. and Nott, M. (1996) When the Black Box Springs Open: Practical work in schools and the nature of science, in International Journal of Science Education, Vol. 18, No. 7. Oct-Nov 1996, pp. 807-818.

Nott, M. and WELLINGTON, J.J. (1996) Ethics and Morals in the Classroom, Issues in Science Teaching, pp. 23-31, Proceedings of 1995 ASE INSET Services Annual Conference.

WELLINGTON, J.J. and Nott, M. (1995) Critical Incidents in the science classroom and the nature of science, School Science Review, Vol. 76, No. 276, pp. 41-46.

Unwin, L. and WELLINGTON, J.J. (1995) Reconstructing the Work-based Route: lessons from the Modern Apprenticeship, The Vocational Aspect of Education, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 337-352.

WELLINGTON, J.J. and Lakin, S. (1995) Qui enseignera l'épistemologie des sciences? Conceptions d'enseignants sur la science et conséquences pour l'enseignement des sciences, Aster, recherches en didactique des sciences expérimentales, No. 19, pp. 175-193.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1995) The Role of New Technology in Teacher Education: a case study of hypertext in a PGCE course, Journal of Education for Teaching, Vol. 21, No. 1,
pp. 37-50.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1994) How far should the post-16 curriculum be determined by the needs of employers? The Curriculum Journal, Vol. 5, No. 3, autumn 1994, pp. 307-321.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1994) Text for Teachers, Education in Chemistry, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 71-73.

WELLINGTON, J.J. and Lakin, S. (1994) Who will teach the 'nature of science'?: teachers' views of science and their implications for science education, International Journal of Science Education, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 175-190.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1994) Encouraging students to read by using hypertext, Science Teacher Education, No. 10, January 1994, pp. 7-8.

Nott, M. and WELLINGTON, J.J. (1993) Your Nature of Science Profile: an activity for science teachers, School Science Review, Sept. 1993, Vol. 75, No. 270, pp. 109-112.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1993) Using Newspapers in Science Education, School Science Review, Vol. 74, No. 268, pp. 47-53.

Hockey, J. and WELLINGTON, J.J. (1993) Information Technology in the Workplace: Messages for Employment and Training, British Journal of Education and Work, Vol. 6,
No. 1, pp. 57-74.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1992) Varying Perspectives on Work Experience: 'there's nowt so queer as folk', The Vocational Aspect of Education, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 153-182.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1992) Physics Teaching and Teacher Training in China: a Western perspective, Physics Education, Vol. 27, pp. 130-133.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1992) Teaching and Learning in a Chinese Primary School, Education 3-13, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 8-10.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1991) Newspaper Science, School Science: friends or enemies? International Journal of Science Education, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 363-372.

WELLINGTON, J. J. and Rudduck, J. (1989) Encouraging the Spirit of Enquiry in Teacher Training, Forum, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 50-51.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1988) Balanced Science: where do we stand?, The School Science Review, Vol. 70, No. 251, pp. 145-148.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1988) The Place of Process in Physics Education, Physics Education, Vol. 23, pp. 150-155.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1988) Industry-Education Liaison in Information Technology, Industry in Higher Education, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 51-52.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1988) Computer Use in Secondary Schools: an electronic survey, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, Vol. 4, pp. 22-33.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1988) Employment Patterns and the Goals of Education, British Journal of Work and Education, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 163-178.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1986) The Flight from Physics Teaching, Physics Education, Vol. 21, pp. 103-106.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1986) Pre-vocational Education and the Needs of Employers, The Vocational Aspect of Education, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 99, pp. 17-22.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1986) In-house Teaching Experience: a case study, Journal of Education for Teaching, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp .47-51.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1985) Including the Nuclear Issue in the School Curriculum: a balanced approach, Cambridge Journal of Education, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 127-133.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1985) The Message of the Medium: computer simulations in science education, School Science Review, Vol. 67, No. 238, pp. 139-142.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1984) Computers Across the Curriculum - the needs in teacher training, Journal of Further and Higher Education, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 46-52.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1984) Nuclear Weapons and Science Education, School Science Review, pp. 440-447.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1983) Teaching the Unteachable: a list of resources, Physics Education, Vol. 18, pp. 230-233.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1983) A Taxonomy of Scientific Words, School Science Review, pp. 767-773.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1982) Straight From the Horse's Mouth: physics undergraduates' attitudes to teaching, Durham and Newcastle Research Review, Vol. X, No. 49, pp. 21-22.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1982) Balanced Science: mixture or compound?, School Science Review, pp. 153-157.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1982) Teaching the Unteachable: physics education and nuclear weapons, Physics Education, Vol. 17, pp. 106-110.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1982) Teachers in Training in Physics - the current situation, Physics Education, Vol. 17, pp. 6-8.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1981) What's Supposed to Happen Sir?: some problems with discovery learning in Science, School Science Review, pp. 167-173

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1981) Training Physics Teachers, Journal of Education for Teaching, pp. 80-82.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1981) Determining a Core Curriculum: the limitations of transcendental deductions, Journal of Curriculum Studies, pp. 17-24.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1980) Recruiting Physics Teachers - twelve years after Swann, Physics Education, Vol. 15, pp. 134-135.

Chapters in Books (J indicates a joint publication)

(J) WELLINGTON, J and Britto, J (2004) `Learning science through ICT at home´ in Braund, M and Reiss, M (2004) (Eds.) Learning Science Outside the Classroom. London: Routledge Falmer. pp 207-223.

WELLINGTON, J. (2004) `Multimedia in Science Teaching´ in Barton, R., Teaching Secondary Science with ICT. Maidenhead: Open University Press. pp 87-105.

WELLINGTON, J. (2004). Using ICT in teaching and learning science. In Holliman, R. and Scanlon, E. (Eds.) Mediating science learning through ICT, London: RoutledgeFalmer, pp.51-78.

WELLINGTON, J. (2002) Practical work in science: time for a re-appraisal, in Amos, S. and Boohan, R. (Eds.) Teaching Science in Secondary Schools. London: Open University/Routledge Falmer, pp.55-66.

WELLINGTON, J. (2001) Re-thinking the role of practical work in science education, in Sequeira, M. and Dourado, L. (Eds.) Trabalho Prático e Experimental na Educação em Ciências. Braga: Universidade do Minho. pp. 75-89 (Translated publication in Portuguese book).

WELLINGTON, J. J.(1998) Dialogues in the science classroom: learning from interactions between teachers and pupils, in Ratcliffe. M. (Ed.) ASE Guide to Secondary Science Education. Hatfield: ASE/Stanley Thornes, pp 146-158.

(J) Nott, M. and WELLINGTON, J. J. (1998) A programme for developing understanding of the nature of science in teacher education, in McComas, W. (Ed.) The Nature of Science in Science Education, Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 293-313.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1998) Shifting the goalposts: girls, women and soccer, in Clark, A. and Millard, E. (Eds.) Gender in the Secondary Curriculum: Balancing the books, London and New York: Routledge, pp 107-130.

WELLINGTON, J. J.(1998) Practical work in science: time for a reappraisal, in Wellington, J. (Ed) Practical Work in School Science: which way now?, London: Routledge, pp 3-15, ISBN 0-415-17492-9

(J) WELLINGTON, J.J. and Nott, M. (1996) Probing Teachers' Views of the Nature of Science: how should we do it and where should we be looking? In Welford, G., Osborne, J. and Scott, P. (eds) Research in Science Education in Europe, London: Falmer Press, pp. 283-294. ISBN 0-7507-0547-7.

Six chapters in WELLINGTON, J.J. (1993) The Work-Related Curriculum, London: Kogan Page:

  • The Growth of the Vocational Imperative pp 15-40
  • Fit for Work? Recruitment Processes and the 'Needs of Industry' pp 79-98
  • Restoring the Implicit Promise in Schooling?: Observations of Compact in Action pp 98-115
  • The Technological Bandwagon: New Technology and the Drive for 'Relevance' pp 117-139
  • Responding to the Technological Imperative: Two Examples of the City Technology College Programme in Practice pp 139-153
  • •The Vocational Imperative: Which Way Now? pp 255-266

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1989) Skills and Processes in Science Education in Skills and Processes in Science Education: a critical analysis, London: Routledge. pp. 5-21.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1989) Attitudes Before Understanding: the function of interactive centres in the national science curriculum, in Sharing Science, London: Nuffield Foundation, pp. 30-33.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1987) Skills For the Future? Vocational Education for New Technology, in Holt, M. (ed), Skills and Vocationalism, Milton Keynes: Open University Press, pp. 21-42.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1986) Determining the Core Curriculum in Taylor, P.H. (ed), Recent Developments in Curriculum Studies, Windsor: NFER-Nelson, pp. 5-15.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1986) The Nuclear Issue in the Curriculum and the Classroom in Controversial Issues in the Curriculum, Oxford: Basil Blackwell. pp 149-174.

Eight chapters in WELLINGTON, J. J. (1985) Children, Computers and the Curriculum: an introduction to information technology in education, London: Harper & Row:

  • Computers across the Curriculum pp 3-23
  • Communicating with a Computer pp 33-45
  • Types of Educational Program pp 45-52
  • Judging Educational Software pp 52-59
  • Potential and Possibilities of Computer Assisted Learning pp 59-70
  • Computers in the Classroom pp 73-84
  • Information Technology in Society and Education pp 203-229
  • Education and the Curriculum in an Information Society pp 245-263

Monographs and Research Reports

(J) Unwin, L., WELLINGTON, J. J., Fuller, A. and Cole P. (2000) Effective Delivery of Key Skills in Schools, Colleges and Workplaces. Final Report prepared for the DfEE, plus appendices. 80 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1996) Methods and Issues in Educational Research, Sheffield: USDE Papers in Education, 88 pages. (Reprinted 1997 and 1998).

J Frost, R., MacFarlane, A., Hemsley, K., Wardle, J., and WELLINGTON, J.J. (1994) Enhancing Science with IT, Coventry: National Council for Educational Technology, 119 pages.

J WELLINGTON, J. J. and HOCKEY J. (1989) IT in Industry in the Sheffield Region and its Implications for Education and Training, JISER, University of Sheffield. 48 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1989) Education for Employment: An Annotated Bibliography, USDE Paper No 13, University of Sheffield. 80 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1988) IT and Education: Policy, Issues and Trends, Lancaster: ESRC. 36 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1987) Skills for the Future, Sheffield: University of Sheffield, Institute for Information Technology/Manpower Services Commission. 91 pages.

(J) WELLINGTON, J. J. and ELLAM, N. (1987) Computers in the Primary Curriculum, USDE Paper No 9, University of Sheffield. 36 pages.

Books for the Teaching Profession (a total of 15 books, 5 co-authored)

One of my research interests involves the communication of science and technology in a clear and accessible manner. The following books are based on research into the use of scientific language, the presentation of information, analyses of reading levels and the use of pictorial material. Some were written during my employment as a teacher in school:

WELLINGTON, J. J.(1998) Science Dictionary, 124 pp. Birmingham: The Questions Publishing Co. ISBN 1-898149-84-4.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1994) The Super Science Book of Force, Brighton, Wayland.

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1994) The Super Science Book of Energy, Brighton, Wayland.

(J) WELLINGTON, J.J. and Sharman, H. (1993) Journey into Space: A Pack for Teachers, London: Department for Education/British National Space Centre (re-printed, 1994).

WELLINGTON, J.J. (1993) The Super Science Book of Space, Brighton: Wayland.

(J) WELLINGTON, J. J. and SCAIFE, J. (1992) Waves, Hemel Hempstead: Simon and Schuster. 56 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1990) Flight, Oxford: Basil Blackwell. 64 pages.

(J) WELLINGTON, J. J. and Fielden S. (1990) Forces and Energy, Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 128 pages.

(J)WELLINGTON, J. J. and Steele R. A. (1988) Introducing Information Technology, Glasgow: Blackie. 104 pages..

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1986) The Nuclear Issue: A Source Book for Education, Oxford: Basil Blackwell. 140 pages.

(J) WELLINGTON, J. J. and Steele, R. A. (1985) Computers and Communication, Glasgow: Blackie (reprinted 1986). 245 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1984) Energy, Cheltenham: Stanley Thornes (reprinted 1988), 2nd edition. 76 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1984) Sounds, Cheltenham: Stanley Thornes (reprinted 1988). 68 pages.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1984) Beginning Science: Physics, Oxford: Oxford University Press 160 pages, reprinted 10 times, new reprint in 1998.

WELLINGTON, J. J. (1982) Physics for All, Cheltenham: Stanley Thornes (2nd edition 1988). 201 pages.