Keith Topping

Professor of Education and Social Research

Bio

Biography

Professor Topping's staff profile is also available in Chinese (see below).

Biography

Keith Topping is Professor of Educational and Social Research.

His main research focus is Peer Learning (including peer tutoring, cooperative learning, peer assessment, and so on) and other forms of non-professional tutoring (e.g. by parents, assistants or volunteers) - in core skills (e.g. reading, spelling, writing, thinking skills, science, mathematics, information technology) and across subject boundaries, in all sectors and contexts of education and lifelong learning. These methods are targeted to: raise achievement; enhance motivation, self-esteem and confidence; develop social, communication and other transferable skills; and promote inclusion.

Keith is director of the Centre for Peer Learning. He directed the Higher Education Effective Learning Project (peer assisted learning between students in college and university). He was co-director of the national Read On project (cross age peer tutoring in reading and thinking, coupled with parental involvement at home) and of the national Problem-Solving project (cross age peer tutoring in mathematical problem-solving, coupled with parental involvement at home). He was engaged in the Group Work Scotland ESRC TLRP project in cooperative learning in science and subsequently a TLRP progression project investigating collaborative learning in primary-secondary transition funded jointly by ESRC and the Scottish Executive (Groupwork Transition). This was followed by the national Scotland Reads project involving volunteer tutors aged 16-25. A large scale design experiment investigating value added by different types and intensities of peer tutoring in reading and mathematics was funded by ESRC and Fife Council in collaboration with the University of Durham (www.cem.org/fife-peer-learning-project). The effectiveness of peer tutoring (as tutor or tutee) as a major component in a randomized controlled trial of after-school programmes for juveniles at risk in the criminal justice system in Washington DC was then funded by the US Department of Education.

Keith was a member of the International Reading Association task force charged with translating the PISA and PIRLS research studies of achievement in 37 countries worldwide into culturally relevant policy and practice guidelines. He was convenor of the Parents in Education Research Network. He has worked several European projects, for example: a five-country project on online learning for parent trainers and parents in maths and science and helping the Maltese government develop parent trainers. He also has interests in problematic behaviour in schools, leading the Scottish Executive project on Promoting Social Competence in schools and co-directing the international Intervening with Disturbed Adolescents project. He also has interests in electronic literacy and computer aided assessment.

Recently he has worked with Scottish Government on the development of the Primary One Literacy Assessment and Action Resource (POLAAR) literacy assessment system for pre-school children (https://education.gov.scot/improvement/Pages/sac17polaar.aspx). He has also been involved in projects exploring parent involvement in language development with children aged 0-3 years, using 24-hour recordings and computer analysis of these. He has also been working on studies of quality of implementation of book reading and outcomes in primary and secondary schools. He has also been involved in a series of books about peer learning (see below).

Topping, K., Duran, D., & Van Keer, H. (2016). Using peer tutoring to improve reading skills: A practical guide for teachers. London & New York: Routledge. ISBN: 978-1-138-84329-5 (pbk). Resources website: www.routledge.com/9781138843295.

 

Topping, K., Buchs, C., Duran, D., & Van Keer, H. (2017). Effective peer learning: From principles to practical implementation. London & New York: Routledge. ISBN: 978-1-138-90649-5 (pbk). www.routledge.com/9781138906495

Duran, D., & Topping, K. J. (2017). Learning by teaching: Evidence-based strategies to enhance learning in the classroom. London & New York: Routledge. ISBN: 978-1-138-12299-4 (pbk). Also in Spanish. www.routledge.com/9781138122987 

Keith's published works are approaching 400 (books, chapters, peer reviewed journal papers, and distance learning packages), with translations into Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Chinese, Danish, Arabic, Turkish, Russian, Catalan and Hebrew. Prior to entering Higher Education in 1992 he worked for a number of local Education authorities, and for Social Services and Health.

Degrees & Qualifications

  • B.A. Social Psychology (Sussex)
  • M.A. Child Development (Nottingham)
  • Ph.D. Educational Psychology (Sheffield)
  • Fellow of the British Psychological Society (F.B.Ps.S.)

Research Interests

  • Peer Learning
  • Parents as Educators
  • Computer Assisted Learning & Assessment
  • Social, Emotional & Behavioural Competence & Dysfunction

Research Groups

Specialist in research in Educational Psychology. Director of the Centre for Peer Learning. Within the university, collaborations with applied computing, mathematics, economics, law, psychology, nursing & midwifery, medicine, and others. National (U.K.) collaborations with a number of universities, e.g. Cambridge, University of London Institute of Education, Exeter, York, Stirling, Strathclyde. International collaborations (yielding output) with many universities: Illinois - Chicago, Rutgers, Cincinnati, Minnesota, CUNY/Queens College, George Mason, Georgia Southern, Iowa, Tennessee - Knoxville, Mississippi State, Arizona State - Tempe, Maryland (US); Maranhao and Goias (Brasil); Hong Kong; Leiden and Maastricht (Netherlands); Humboldt (Berlin, Germany); St. Gallen (Switzerland); Ghent, Leuven and Vrije (Belgium); University of Cyprus and Europa (Cyprus); Barcelona Autonomous & University Of Cadiz (Spain), Charles University (Czech Republic).

Research Funding

  • National Literacy Trust - Face-to-Face: Parental contribution to child language development ages 0-3 (2009 - £12,000)
  • European Social Fund - Parental involvement in children's education to improve transferable skills and employability (2009-10 - €90,000) (collaboration with government of Malta)
  • ESRC - Peer tutor status and outcomes in primary mathematics (2009-10 - £80,059.47) (collaboration with University of Stirling)
  • Europa Grundtvig - Helping parents to help their children excel in mathematics and sciences (2007-9 - €298,338) (collaboration with Cyprus College, University Of Cyprus, University Of Cadiz, Charles University Czech Republic)
  • Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and Fife Council (2006-8) (£370,700)
  • NHS Education for Scotland (NES) (2006-2008) (£189,897) (collaboration with Nursing at Dundee, Salford, Sheffield universities and Fife & Tayside Health Boards)
  • US Dept of Education (Institute for Educational Sciences) (2005-2008) ($US1,499,943) (collaboration with University of Maryland)
  • Scottish Executive & Learning & Teaching Scotland (2005-6) (£23,822)
  • Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) and Scottish Executive Education Department (2005-6) (£88,377) (collaboration with Educational Studies & Psychology, University of Strathclyde)
  • Strategic Infrastructure Fund (2005-6) (£29,000)
  • Scottish Enterprise and Careers Scotland (2003-4) (£10,000)
  • Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) Teaching & Learning Research Programme (TLRP) (2003-4) (£72,000) (collaboration with Educational Studies & Psychology, University of Strathclyde)
  • European Commission Information Society Technologies Programme (2003-6) (£397,229) (collaboration with Applied Computing at Dundee and partner countries: Canada, Slovakia, Germany)
  • The Scottish Office Education and Industry Department (1996-8 and 1998-9) (£130,000)
  • British Petroleum, Scottish Executive Education Department, and partner local education authorities (1998-1999 £87,300; 2001-2002 £89,500)
  • Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (1993-6) (£150,000)
  • Universities' China Committee in London (2003)
  • The Nuffield Foundation (1995-6)
  • The Scientific Affairs Board of the British Psychological Society (1995)
  • The British Academy (1995, 2003)
  • Scottish Enterprise (1995)
  • British Telecom (1994-5)
  • The Lord Mayor of London's Appeal (1994-5)
  • Community Service Volunteers (1994-5)
  • The Hamlyn Foundation (1993)
  • British Petroleum (1992, 2004)

 

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教育背景及认证

英国心学协会成员

教育博士 (英国谢菲尔德大学)

儿童发展专业硕诺丁汉

主要研 (苏塞克斯大学)

同辈学习

 

父母家教

 

电脑辅助学和评估

 

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Publications

Richards, JA, Gilkerson, J, Xu, D & Topping, K 2017,

'How Much Do Parents Think They Talk to Their Child?' Journal of Early Intervention, vol 39, no. 3, pp. 163-179. DOI:
10.1177/1053815117714567

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Gilkerson, J & Topping, K 2017,

'Evaluation of a LENA-Based Online Intervention for Parents of Young Children' Journal of Early Intervention. DOI:
10.1177/1053815117718490

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Musset, M & Topping, K 2017,

'Video Interaction Guidance in Collaborative Group Work: Impact on Primary School Pupils' Self-Esteem and Behaviours' Educational Psychology. DOI:
10.1080/01443410.2017.1342768

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, K 2017,

'Implementation fidelity and pupil achievement in book reading: variation between regions, local authorities and schools' Research Papers in Education. DOI:
10.1080/02671522.2017.1329340

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Gilkerson, J, Richards, JA & Topping, KJ 2017,

'The impact of book reading in the early years on parent-child language interaction' Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, vol 17, no. 1, pp. 92-110. DOI:
10.1177/1468798415608907

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, K, Buchs, C, Duran, D & Van Keer, H 2017,

Effective peer learning: From principles to practical implementation. Taylor & Francis, United Kingdom. DOI:
10.4324/9781315695471

Research output: Book Anthology



Pae, S, Yoon, H, Gilkerson, J, Richards, JA, Ma, L & Topping, K 2016,

'Effects of feedback on parent-child language with infants and toddlers in Korea' First Langauge, vol 36, no. 6, pp. 549-569. DOI:
10.1177/0142723716649273

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Fabian, K, Topping, K & Barron, I 2016,

'Mobile technology and mathematics: effects on students' attitudes, engagement, and and achievement' Journal of Computers in Education, vol 3, no. 1, pp. 77-104. DOI:
10.1007/s40692-015-0048-8

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, K, Duran, D & Van Keer, H 2016,

Using peer tutoring to improve reading skills: a practical guide for teachers . Routledge, Abingdon.

Research output: Book Anthology



Zhang, Y, Xu, X, Jiang, F, Gilkerson, J, Xu, D, Richards, JA, Harnsberger, J & Topping, KJ 2015,

'Effects of quantitative linguistic feedback to caregivers of young children: a pilot study in China' Communication Disorders Quarterly, vol 37, no. 1, pp. 16-24. DOI:
10.1177/1525740115575771

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Gilkerson, J, Zhang, Y, Xu, D, Richards, JA, Xu, X, Jiang, F, Harnsberger, J & Topping, K 2015,

'Evaluating language environment analysis system performance for Chinese: a pilot study in Shanghai' Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, vol 58, no. 2, pp. 445-452. DOI:
10.1044/2015_JSLHR-L-14-0014

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ 2015,

'Fiction and non-fiction reading and comprehension in preferred books' Reading Psychology, vol 36, no. 4, pp. 350-387. DOI:
10.1080/02702711.2013.865692

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, K 2015,

'Peer tutoring: Old method, new developments' Infancia y Aprendizaje, vol 38, no. 1, pp. 1-29. DOI:
10.1080/02103702.2014.996407

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ & Trickey, S 2015,

Philosophy for children: short and long term effects. in R Wegerif, L Li & JC Kaufman (eds), The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking . Routledge International Handbook, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon., pp. 103-112.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Trickey, S & Topping, K 2015,

Collaboration using philosophy for children. in RM Gillies (ed.), Collaborative Learning: Developments in Research and Practice . Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., pp. 69-84.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Topping, KJ & Trickey, S 2015,

The role of dialogue in philosophy for children. in LB Resnick, C Asterhan & S Clarke (eds), Socializing intelligence through academic talk and dialogue . American Educational Research Association, Washington, pp. 99-110.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Topping, KJ 2014,

'Paired Reading and Related Methods for Improving Fluency' International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, vol 7, no. 1, pp. 57-70.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Gelabert, SB, Corcelles Seuba, M, Gisbert, DD, Dekhinet, R & Topping, K 2014,

'La escritura y corrección de textos en una tutoría entre iguales, recíproca y virtual, para la mejora en inglés y Español' Revista de Educación, no. 363, pp. 309-333. DOI:
10.4438/1988-592X-RE-2012-363-190

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ & Trickey, S 2014,

'The role of dialog in philosophy for children' International Journal of Educational Research, vol 63, pp. 69-78. DOI:
10.1016/j.ijer.2013.01.002

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Blanch Gelabert, S, Seuba, MC, Gisbert, D, Dekhinet, R & Topping, K

e Tutoring, programa educatiu innovador per millorar l’aprenentatge de l’espanyol i l’anglès.

Research output: Other Contribution



Topping, K & Cabello, VM 2014,

'Learning how to Make Scientific Concepts Explicit in Teacher Education: A Study of Student Teachers’ Explanations, Their Modifiability and Transference' Pensamiento Educativo, vol 51, no. 2, pp. 86-97.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ 2014,

Scotland, special education in. in CR Reynolds, KJ Vannest & E Fletcher-Janzen (eds), Encyclopedia of special education : a reference for the education of children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities and other exceptional individuals. 4th edn, vol. 4, Wiley, Hoboken, pp. 2335. DOI:
10.1002/9781118660584.ese2147

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Topping, KJ 2014,

Peer assessment in medical education. in O Tontus (ed.), Assessment and evaluation methods in medical education. Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Barron, IG & Topping, KJ 2013,

'Survivor experience of a child sexual abuse prevention program: A pilot study' Journal of Interpersonal Violence, vol 28, no. 14, pp. 2797-2812. DOI:
10.1177/0886260513488690

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, K & Lauchlan, F 2013,

'Educational psychologists as researchers' Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist, vol 30, no. 1, pp. 74-83. DOI:
10.1017/edp.2013.8

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, K, Dekhinet, R & Zeedyk, S 2013,

'Parent-infant interaction and children's language development' Educational Psychology, vol 33, no. 4, pp. 391-426. DOI:
10.1080/01443410.2012.744159

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Jamil, M, Topping, KJ & Walker, D 2013,

'Social sciences vs. pure sciences: gender-wise perceptions of students about computer-based examinations' International Research Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, vol 2, no. 4, pp. 79-90.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Barron, IG & Topping, KJ 2013,

'Exploratory Evaluation of a School-based Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program' Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, vol 22, no. 8, pp. 931-948. DOI:
10.1080/10538712.2013.841788

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Hannah, EF & Topping, K 2013,

'The transition from primary to secondary school: perspectives of students with autism spectrum disorder and their parents' International Journal of Special Education, vol 28, no. 1, pp. 145-160.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Boyle, C, Topping, K & Jindal-Snape, D 2013,

'Teachers’ attitudes towards inclusion in high schools' Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, vol 19, no. 5, pp. 527-542. DOI:
10.1080/13540602.2013.827361

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ, Dekhinet, R, Blanch, S, Corcelles, M & Duran, D 2013,

'Paradoxical effects of feedback in international online reciprocal peer tutoring' Computers & Education, vol 61, no. 1, pp. 225-231. DOI:
10.1016/j.compedu.2012.10.002

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Jamil, M, Topping, K & Shah, JH 2013,

'Mobile phones in education: Undergraduates' experiences' Journal of Education and Practice, vol 4, no. 27, pp. 62-68.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Trickey, S & Topping, K 2013,

Assessing the outcomes of philosophical thinking with children. in S Goering, NJ Shudak & TE Wartenberg (eds), Philosophy in schools: an introduction for philosophers and teachers . Routledge studies in contemporary philosophy, vol. 47, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 288-298.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Topping, KJ 2013,

Peers as a source of formative and summative assessment. in JH Mc Millan (ed.), SAGE handbook of research on classroom assessment. SAGE Publications, London, pp. 395-412.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Topping, KJ, Thurston, A, Mc Gavock, K & Conlin, N 2012,

'Outcomes and process in reading tutoring' Educational Research, vol 54, no. 3, pp. 239-258. DOI:
10.1080/00131881.2012.710086

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Ewen, M & Topping, KJ 2012,

'Personalised learning for young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties' Educational Psychology in Practice, vol 28, no. 3, pp. 221-239. DOI:
10.1080/02667363.2012.684090

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Jamil, M, Topping, KJ & Tariq, RH 2012,

'Perceptions of university students regarding computer assisted assessment' TOJET: Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, vol 11, no. 3, pp. 267-277.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Hannah, EF & Topping, KJ 2012,

'Anxiety levels in students with autism spectrum disorder making the transition from primary to secondary school' Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, vol 47, no. 2, pp. 198-209.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Boyle, C, Topping, K, Jindal-Snape, D & Norwich, B 2012,

'The importance of peer-support for teaching staff when including children with special educational needs' School Psychology International, vol 33, no. 2, pp. 167-184. DOI:
10.1177/0143034311415783

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Donohoe, C, Topping, K & Hannah, E 2012,

'The impact of an online intervention (Brainology) on the mindset and resiliency of secondary school pupils: a preliminary mixed methods study' Educational Psychology, vol 32, no. 5, pp. 641-655. DOI:
10.1080/01443410.2012.675646

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Ali, A, Tariq, RH & Topping, KJ 2012,

'Perspectives of academic activities in universities in Pakistan' Journal of Further and Higher Education, pp. 321-348. DOI:
10.1080/0309877X.2011.645454

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Boyle, C & Topping, K (eds) 2012,

What works in inclusion? Open University Press, Maidenhead.

Research output: Book Anthology



Topping, K 2012,

Conceptions of inclusion: widening ideas. in C Boyle & K Topping (eds), What works in inclusion? . Open University Press, Maidenhead, pp. 9-19.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Topping, KJ 2012,

Framework for improving the impact of school-based social competence programs. in B Kelly & DF Perkins (eds), Handbook of implementation science for psychology in education. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 230-246.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Topping, KJ 2012,

Paired reading: impact of a tutoring method on reading accuracy, comprehension and fluency. in T Rasinski, C Blachowicz & K Lems (eds), Fluency instruction: research-based best practices. 2nd edn, Guilford Press, New York, pp. 185-201.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Topping, K 2011,

'Primary-secondary transition: Differences between teachers' and children's perceptions' Improving Schools, vol 14, no. 3, pp. 268-285. DOI:
10.1177/1365480211419587

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Ferguson, N, Currie, L-A, Paul, M & Topping, K 2011,

'The longitudinal impact of a comprehensive literacy intervention' Educational Research, vol 53, no. 3, pp. 237-256. DOI:
10.1080/00131881.2011.598657

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Tymms, P, Merrell, C, Thurston, A, Andor, J, Topping, K & Miller, D 2011,

'Improving attainment across a whole district: school reform through peer tutoring in a randomized controlled trial' School Effectiveness and School Improvement, vol 22, no. 3, pp. 265-289. DOI:
10.1080/09243453.2011.589859

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ, Thurston, A, Tolmie, A, Christie, D, Murray, P & Karagiannidou, E 2011,

'Cooperative learning in science: intervention in the secondary school' Research in Science and Technological Education, vol 29, no. 1, pp. 91-106. DOI:
10.1080/02635143.2010.539972

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, K, Miller, D, Thurston, A, Mc Gavock, K & Conlin, N 2011,

'Peer tutoring in reading in Scotland: thinking big' Literacy, vol 45, no. 1, pp. 3-9. DOI:
10.1111/j.1741-4369.2011.00577.x

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Ali, A, Topping, KJ & Tariq, RH 2011,

'Entrepreneurial attitudes among potential entrepreneurs' Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences, vol 5, no. 1, pp. 12-46.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Zhou, Y, Topping, K & Jindal-Snape, D 2011,

Intercultural adaptation of Chinese postgraduate students and their UK tutors. in L Jin & M Cortazzi (eds), Researching Chinese learners : skills, perceptions and intercultural adaptations. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 233-249.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Topping, K, Dekhinet, R & Zeedyk, S 2011,

'Hindrances for parents in enhancing child language' Educational Psychology Review, vol 23, no. 3, pp. 413-455. DOI:
10.1007/s10648-011-9169-4

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Barron, IG & Topping, KJ 2011,

'Sexual abuse prevention programme fidelity: Video Analysis of interactions' Child Abuse Review, vol 20, no. 2, pp. 134-151. DOI:
10.1002/car.1134

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ, Miller, D, Murray, P, Henderson, S, Fortuna, C & Conlin, N 2011,

'Outcomes in a randomised controlled trial of mathematics tutoring' Educational Research, vol 53, no. 1, pp. 51-63. DOI:
10.1080/00131881.2011.552239

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, K, Miller, D, Murray, P & Conlin, N 2011,

'Implementation integrity in peer tutoring of mathematics' Journal of Educational Psychology, vol 31, no. 5, pp. 575-593. DOI:
10.1080/01443410.2011.585949

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Barron, IG & Topping, KJ 2010,

'School-based abuse prevention: effect on disclosures' Journal of Family Violence, vol 25, no. 7, pp. 651-659. DOI:
10.1007/s10896-010-9324-6

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Thompson, L, Jeffries, M & Topping, K 2010,

'E-mentoring for e-learning development' Innovations in Education and Teaching International, vol 47, no. 3, pp. 305-315. DOI:
10.1080/14703297.2010.498182

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ 2010,

'Methodological quandaries in studying process and outcomes in peer assessment' Learning and Instruction, vol 20, no. 4, pp. 339-343. DOI:
10.1016/j.learninstruc.2009.08.003

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Duran, D, Blanch, S, Thurston, A & Topping, K 2010,

'Tutoría entre iguales recíproca y virtual para la mejora de habilidades lingüísticas en español e inglés' Infancia y Aprendizaje, vol 33, no. 2, pp. 209-222. DOI:
10.1174/021037010791114571

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Ali, A, Topping, KJ & Tariq, RH 2010,

'Entrepreneurial attributes among postgraduate students of a Pakistani university' US-China Education Review, vol 7, no. 5, pp. 66-77.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Duran, D, Blanch, S, Thurston, A & Topping, K 2010,

'Online reciprocal peer tutoring for the improvement of linguistic abilities in Spanish and English' Infancia y Aprendizaje, vol 33, no. 2, pp. 209-222.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Thurston, A, Topping, KJ, Tolmie, A, Christie, D, Karagiannidou, E & Murray, P 2010,

'Cooperative learning in science: follow-up from primary to high school' International Journal of Science Education, vol 32, no. 4, pp. 501-522. DOI:
10.1080/09500690902721673

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Roxburgh, M, Lauder, W, Topping, K, Holland, K, Johnson, M & Watson, R 2010,

'Early findings from an evaluation of a post-registration staff development programme: the Flying Start NHS initiative in Scotland, UK' Nurse Education in Practice, vol 10, no. 2, pp. 76-81. DOI:
10.1016/j.nepr.2009.03.015

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Holland, K, Roxburgh, M, Johnson, M, Topping, K, Watson, R, Lauder, W & Porter, M 2010,

'Fitness for practice in nursing and midwifery education in Scotland, United Kingdom' Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 19, no. 3-4, pp. 461-469. DOI:
10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.03056.x

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Miller, D, Topping, K & Thurston, A 2010,

'Peer tutoring in reading: the effects of role and organization on two dimensions of self-esteem' British Journal of Educational Psychology, vol 80, no. 3, pp. 417-433. DOI:
10.1348/000709909X481652

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Flynn, B, Hershfield, S & Topping, K 2010,

Why psychologists need to base treatment recommendations on scientific evidence: methodologies for intervening with disruptive adolescents. Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, NY.

Research output: Book Anthology



Tolmie, AK, Topping, KJ, Christie, D, Donaldson, C, Howe, C, Jessiman, E, Livingston, K & Thurston, A 2010,

'Social effects of collaborative learning in primary schools' Learning and Instruction, vol 20, no. 3, pp. 177-191. DOI:
10.1016/j.learninstruc.2009.01.005

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ & Foggie, J 2010,

Interactive behaviors for building independence in exceptional youth. in D Jindal-Snape (ed.), Educational transitions: moving stories from around the world. Routledge research in education, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 161-185.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Hamer, C, Topping, KJ & Dekhinet, R,

Highlights from a literature review prepared for the Face to Face research project, 2010, Web publication/site, National Literacy Trust - Talk To Your Baby.

Research output: Non Textual



Topping, KJ 2010,

Assessment in schools related to literacy: reading. in P Peterson, E Baker & B Mc Gaw (eds), International encyclopedia of education. 3rd edn, Elsevier, Oxford, pp. 189-195. DOI:
10.1016/B978-0-08-044894-7.01705-X

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Barron, I & Topping, K 2010,

'School-based child sexual abuse prevention programs: implications for practitioners' APSAC Advisor, vol 22, no. 2-3, pp. 11-19.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Zhou, Y, Todman, J, Topping, KJ & Jindal-Snape, D 2010,

Cultural and educational adaptation during transition from Chinese to UK universities. in D Jindal-Snape (ed.), Educational transitions: moving stories from around the world. Routledge research in education, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 186-204.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Topping, KJ 2010,

Peers as a source of formative assessment. in HL Andrade & GJ Cizek (eds), Handbook of formative assessment. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 61-74.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Thurston, A, Christie, D, Karagiannidou, E, Murray, P, Tolmie, A & Topping, K 2010,

'Enhancing outcomes in school science for pupils during transition from elementary school using cooperative learning' Middle Grades Research Journal, vol 5, no. 1, pp. 19-32.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Dekhinet, R & Topping, K 2010,

TPALL: technology for peer assisted language learning . Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken.

Research output: Book Anthology



Blanch, S, Duran, D, Dekhinet, R & Topping, K 2010,

'Una experiencia de tutoría entre iguales virtual para el aprendizaje del castellano y del inglés' Revista Textos. Didáctica de la Lengua y la Literatura., vol 53, pp. 89-101.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Jindal-Snape, D & Topping, K 2010,

Observational analysis within case study designs. in S Rodrigues (ed.), Using analytical frameworks for classroom research: collecting data and analysing narrative. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 19-37.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Ali, A, Tariq, RH & Topping, KJ 2009,

'Students’ perception of university teaching behaviours' Teaching in Higher Education, vol 14, no. 6, pp. 631-647. DOI:
10.1080/13562510903315159

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Ali, A, Topping, KJ & Tariq, RH 2009,

'Entrepreneurial inclinations of prospective teachers' New Horizons in Education, vol 57, no. 2, pp. 1-16.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Thurston, A, Duran, D, Cunningham, E, Blanch, S & Topping, K 2009,

'International on-line reciprocal peer tutoring to promote modern language development in primary schools' Computers & Education, vol 53, no. 2, pp. 462-472. DOI:
10.1016/j.compedu.2009.03.005

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Christie, D, Tolmie, A, Thurston, A, Howe, C & Topping, K 2009,

'Supporting group work in Scottish primary classrooms: improving the quality of collaborative dialogue' Cambridge Journal of Education, vol 39, no. 1, pp. 141-156. DOI:
10.1080/03057640802702000

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Miller, D, Topping, K & Thurston, A 2009,

'A randomized trial of paired tutoring in elementary schools: effects on self-esteem' Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, vol 1, no. 1, pp. 1645-1647. DOI:
10.1016/j.sbspro.2009.01.290

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ 2009,

'Peer assessment' Theory into Practice, vol 48, no. 1, pp. 20-27. DOI:
10.1080/00405840802577569

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ & Barron, IG 2009,

'School-based child sexual abuse prevention programmes: A review of effectiveness' Review of Educational Research, vol 79, no. 1, pp. 431-463. DOI:
10.3102/0034654308325582

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Thurston, A & Topping, K 2009,

Secondary schools and curriculum in Scotland. in S Capel, M Leask & T Turner (eds), Learning to teach in the secondary school: a companion to school experience. 5th edn, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 406-422.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Topping, K 2009,

'University and college students as tutors for schoolchildren' Paper presented at Tutoring and Mentoring Projects at Universities, Osnabrück, Germany, 30/03/09 - 1/04/09, .

Research output: Contribution To Conference



Thurston, A, Topping, K, Mc Gavock, K, Miller, D & Conlin, N 2009,

'A randomised trial of paired reading in elementary schools' Paper presented at 13th Biennial Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 25/08/09 - 29/08/09, .

Research output: Contribution To Conference



Zhou, Y, Topping, KJ, Todman, J & Jindal-Snape, D 2009,

Cultural and educational adaptation of Chinese students in the UK. VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken .

Research output: Book Anthology



Topping, K 2009,

Paired reading: A powerful technique for parent use. in TV Rasinski (ed.), Essential readings on fluency. 2009 edn, International Reading Association, Newark, DE, pp. 33-39.

Research output: Contribution To Book Anthology



Roxburgh, M, Watson, R, Holland, K, Johnson, M, Lauder, W & Topping, K 2008,

'A review of curriculum evaluation in United Kingdom nursing education' Nurse Education Today, vol 28, no. 7, pp. 881-889. DOI:
10.1016/j.nedt.2008.03.003

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Walker, DJ, Topping, K & Rodrigues, S 2008,

'Student reflections on formative e-assessment: expectations and perceptions' Learning, Media and Technology, vol 33, no. 3, pp. 221-234. DOI:
10.1080/17439880802324178

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Lauder, W, Roxburgh, M, Holland, K, Johnson, M, Watson, R, Porter, M, Topping, K & Behr, A

Nursing and midwifery in Scotland: being fit for practice. The report of the evaluation of fitness for practice pre-registration nursing and midwifery curricula project.

Research output: Other Contribution



Thurston, A, Christie, D, Howe, CJ, Tolmie, A & Topping, KJ 2008,

'Effects of continuing professional development on group work practices in Scottish primary schools' Journal of In-Service Education, vol 34, no. 3, pp. 263-282. DOI:
10.1080/13674580802264803

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Lauder, W, Watson, R, Topping, K, Holland, K, Johnson, M, Porter, M, Roxburgh, M & Behr, A 2008,

'An evaluation of fitness for practice curricula: self-efficacy, support and self-reported competence in preregistration student nurses and midwives' Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 17, no. 14, pp. 1858-1867. DOI:
10.1111/j.1365-2702.2007.02223.x

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ & Foggie, J 2008,

'Interactive behaviours for building independence in exceptional youth' Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, vol 8, no. 2, pp. 57-67. DOI:
10.1111/j.1471-3802.2008.00103.x

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Thurston, A, Topping, KJ, Christie, D, Donaldson, C, Howe, CJ, Jessiman, E, Livingson, K & Tolmie, A 2008,

'Effects of group work training on science attainment in rural and urban schools' Research in Science and Technological Education, vol 26, no. 1, pp. 31-45. DOI:
10.1080/02635140701847462

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Lauder, W, Holland, K, Roxburgh, M, Topping, K, Watson, R, Johnson, M, Porter, M & Behr, A 2008,

'Measuring competence, self-reported competence and self-efficacy in pre-registration students' Nursing Standard, vol 22, no. 20, pp. 35-43.

Research output: Contribution To Journal



Topping, KJ, Thurston, A, Tolmie, A, Christie, D, Murray, P & Karagiannidou, E,

Group work: transition into secondary, 2008, Web publication/site, Education Analytical Services, Scottish Government.

Research output: Non Textual



Topping, K 2008,

'Peer-assisted learning: A planning and implementation framework. Guide Supplement 30.1 - Viewpoint' Medical Teacher, vol 30, no. 4, pp. 440-441. DOI:
10.1080/01421590802150945

Research output: Contribution To Journal