Ms Alison Baker
Primary PGCE lecturer. English subject leader. Research interests: Social class in children's fiction; representation and picture books; developing reading for pleasure with Primary teachers
Children's programme coordinator, Eastercon 2019 (Ytterbium)
The use of social networking to support trainee teachers' reading for pleasure (with Caroline Elbra-Ramsay, York St John University) York St John and UEL Goodiscussion group: http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/79825-york-st-john-and-uel-discussion-group
"Every child should be able to relate to their literature": Trainee teachers investigating cultural diversity in picture books
Inside the world of Harry Potter
Ed. Christopher, E. Bell. 2018. McFarland & Co.
Presentation: "Using social networking to develop trainees teachers’ subject knowledge of children’s literature and the importance of reading for pleasure" Cass School of Education Research and Knowledge exchange
Children's sense of genre and development of reading taste. Social Capital in children's fantasy fiction. The use of social media in extending and supporting trainee teachers' knowledge of children's literature. UEL Goodreads discussion group.
"Every child should be able to relate to their literature": Trainee teachers investigating cultural diversity in picturebooks — Alison Baker
Module leader for Assessment and Subject Knowledge in Children's Fantasy Fiction