Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Education

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Dr Gary Chambers's Publications

Books

  • Chambers GN, Reflections on Motivation, Reflections on Practice (editor : Mike Calvert) (CILT Publications, 2001), 96

  • Chambers GN, Motivating Language Learners, Modern Languages in Practice 12 (Clevedon: Multilingual Matters Ltd, 1999), 242p

Journal Articles

  • Chambers GN, ‘Pupils’ reflections on the primary to secondary school transition with reference to modern language learning: a motivational self-system perspective’, Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching 2017
    DOI: 10.1080/17501229.2018.1424172, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/126135/

  • Chambers GN, ‘Modern Languages Transition from Primary to Secondary School: the German Pupils’ Voice’, Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal, 7.2 (2016), 2284-2294
    DOI: 10.20533/licej.2040.2589.2016.0302, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/100292/

  • Islam M, Lamb M, Chambers G, ‘The L2 Motivational Self System and National Interest: A Pakistani perspective’, System, 41.2 (2013), 231-244
    DOI: 10.1016/j.system.2013.01.025

  • Chambers GN, ‘The Target Language Revisited’, Teaching and Teacher Education, 36.44-45 (2013)

  • Chambers GN, Hobson AJ, Tracey L, ‘Teaching could be a fantastic job but...': three stories of student teacher withdrawal from initial teacher preparation programmes in England’, Teachers and Teaching, ed. by Day C, 16.1 (2010), 111-129

  • Hobson AJ, Giannakaki MS, Chambers GN, ‘Who withdraws from initial teacher preparation programmes and why?’, EDUC RES-UK, 51.3 (2009), 321-340
    DOI: 10.1080/00131880903156906

  • Chambers GN, ‘German trainees' reflections on two approaches to initial teacher training’, European Journal of Teacher Education, 30.1 (2007), 3-20

  • Chambers GN, ‘Teaching modern foreign languages in single-sex classes in a co-educational context – review of a project in a North Yorkshire comprehensive school’, Language Learning Journal, 32 (2005), 45-54

  • Pearson SE, Chambers GN, ‘A successful recipe? Aspects of the initial training of secondary teachers of foreign languages’, Support for Learning, 20.3 (2005), 115-122
    DOI: 10.1111/j.0268-2141.2005.00374.x

  • Chambers GN, Pearson SE, ‘Supported access to modern foreign language lessons’, Language Learning Journal, 29 (2004), 32-41

  • Chambers GN, Norman N, ‘Take six books’, Language Learning Journal, 28 (2003), 40-48

  • Pearson SE, Chambers GN, Hall KW, ‘Video material as a support to developing effective collaboration between teachers and teaching assistants’, Support for Learning, 18.2 (2003), 83-87
    DOI: 10.1111/1467-9604.00285

  • Chambers GN, Coles J, Roper T, ‘Seeing it from both sides: reasons for withdrawing from one-year secondary postgraduate certificate in education courses’, Teacher Development, 6.3 (2002), 373-390
    DOI: 10.1080/13664530200200185

  • Chambers GN, Coles J, Roper T, ‘Why students withdraw from PGCE courses’, Language Learning Journal 2002, 52-58

  • Chambers GN, Hall KW, Pearson SE, ‘Learning Support Assistants and Modern Foreign Language Teachers: reflection via video’, REACH, Journal of Special Needs Education, 16.1 (2002), 33-44

  • Chambers GN, Roper T, ‘Why Students Withdraw from Initial Teacher Training’, Journal of Education for Teaching, 26.1 (2000), 25-43

  • Asher C, Chambers GN, Hall KW, ‘Dictionary use in MFL examinations in the GCSE: how schools are meeting the challenge’, Language Learning Journal, 19 (1999), 28-32

  • Chambers GN, ‘Teaching literature in the target language - a double-edged sword?’, Journal of the Modern Language Association of Northern Ireland, 34-39.36 (1999), 27-43

  • Chambers GN, ‘Pupils’ perceptions of the foreign language learning experience’, Language Teaching Research, 2.3 (1998), 231-259

  • Chambers GN, ‘The exchange vs. the media: the struggle for cultural awareness’, Language Learning Journal 1997, 58-65

  • Chambers GN, ‘I did it my way - a question of motivation’, German Teaching 1996, 17-22

Chapters

  • Chambers GN, ‘Developing listening skills in the modern foreign language’, in A practical guide to teaching modern foreign languages in the secondary school, ed. by Pachler, N and Redondo A (Abingdon: Routledge, 2007), 50-57

  • Chambers GN, Roper T, ‘Why Students withdraw from Initial Teacher Training for secondary schools: the Leeds experience’, in The Crisis in Teacher Supply: research and strategies for retention, ed. by Menter I and Hutchings M (Trentham Books Ltd, 2002), 59-86

  • Chambers GN, ‘Motivation and the Learners of Modern Languages’, in New Perspectives on Teaching and Learning Modern Languages, ed. by Green S, Modern Languages in Practice 13 (Clevedon: Multilingual Matters Ltd, 2000), 46-76

Conference Papers

  • Chambers GN, ‘Pupils’ perceptions of the transition from primary to secondary school with a focus on modern foreign languages: views from Saxony-Anhalt’, in Proceedings of Ireland International Conference on Education, ed. by Shoniregun A and Akmayeva G (Basildon: Infonomics Society, 2016), 237-250 Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2016), Dublin, Ireland, 25/04/2016 - 28/04/2016
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/100290/

  • Chambers GN, Coles J, Roper T, ‘Seeing it from both sides; reasons for withdrawing from one-year secondary PGCE courses’, in Emerging Issues in Teacher Supply and Retention, Proceedings of the second conference of the Teacher Supply and Retention Project, ed. by Ross A (IPSE, 2002), 22-30

  • Chambers GN, Coles J, Roper T, ‘Wasted journeys? Mature students who withdraw from teacher training courses’, in Travellers tales: from adult education to lifelong learning and beyond: proceedings of the 31st annual conference of Scutrea, ed. by West L and others (Pilgrim College, University of Nottingham (for Scutrea), 2001)

  • Chambers GN, ‘Teaching modern foreign languages in the target language - a double-edged sword?’

Presentations (conferences/workshops etc.)

  • Chambers GN, ‘Pupils’ perceptions of the transition from primary to secondary school with a focus on modern foreign languages: views from Saxony-Anhalt’ Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2016), Dublin, 25/04/2016 - 28/04/2016

Reports

  • Chambers G, Threlfall J, Roper T, Homer M, Yeomans D, Hargreaves M, ITT Support Work Evaluation - Final Report on the Teacher Training Resource Bank (TTRB), in ITT Support Work Evaluation - Final Report on the Teacher Training Resource Bank (TTRB), (London: TDA, 2010), 1-115

  • Chambers G, Hobson A, Malderez A, Tracey L, Homer M, Ashby P, Mitchell N, McIntyre J, Cooper D, Roper T, Chambers G, Becoming a Teacher: Teachers’ experiences of initial teacher training, Induction and early professional development (Final report), (London: DCSF, 2009), 1-219

  • Threlfall J, Chambers G, Roper T, Homer M, Yeomans D, Hargreaves M, Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Support Work Evaluation. Final Report on Behaviour4Learning, (London: Teacher Training and Development Agency, 2008), 1-76

  • Chambers G, Threlfall J, Roper T, Homer M, Yeomans D, Hargreaves M, Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Support Work Evaluation. Final Report on Multiverse, (London: Teacher Training and Development Agency, 2008), 1-85

  • Hobson AJ, Malderez A, Tracey L, Homer M, Mitchell N, Biddulph M, Giannakaki MS, Rose A, Pell RG, Chambers GN, Roper T, Tomlinson PD, Newly Qualified Teachers’ experiences of their first year of teaching: Findings from Phase III of the Becoming a Teacher project, (Nottingham: DfES, 2007), 1-332

  • Hobson AJ, Malderez A, Tracey L, Pell RG, Giannakaki MS, Kerr K, Chambers GN, Roper T, Tomlinson PD, Hall K, Becoming a Teacher: student teachers' experiences of initial teacher training, (Nottingham: DfES, 2006), 1-361

  • Hobson AJ, Malderez A, Tracey L, Giannakaki MS, Kerr K, Pell RG, Chambers GN, Roper T, Becoming a Teacher: student teachers' experiences of initial teacher training in England, (Nottingham: DfES, 2006), 1-361

  • Chambers GN, Coles J, Roper T, Why secondary PGCE students fail or withdraw from their course of initial teacher training: A report upon research carried out for the TTA, (TTA Report, 2001)

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