Publications

Books

James, N and Busher, H (2009) Online Interviews: Epistemological, Methodological and Ethical Considerations in Qualitative Research, London: Sage,

Busher, H (2006) Understanding educational leadership: People, power and culture Buckingham: Open University Press

Busher, H., Harris, A. and Wise, C. (2000). Subject Leadership and School Improvement. London: Paul Chapman. 214pp.

Osler, A., Watling, R. and Busher, H. (2001). Reasons for Exclusion from School: Research Report to the Department for Education and Employment. London: DfEE. 68p. For more information on this book, click here.

Book Chapters

Busher, H. (2015) Student voice: a site for developing social participation, a vehicle for improving learning in Montgomery, A. and Kehoe, I. (eds) (2015) Student voice: a site for developing democracy, a vehicle for improving learning in Reimagining Schools. Springer press

Piela, A. Busher, H. James, N. Palmer, A-M. (2014) AGENCY AND FUTURE LIFE TRAJECTORIES IN ACCOUNTS OF ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENTS IN ENGLAND. In Bernd Käpplinger, Nina Lichte, Erik Haberzeth, Claudia Kulmus (Eds) Changing Configurations of Adult Education in Transitional Times. Proceedings of the ESREA Triennial Research Conference 2013, Humboldt University of Berlin: Germany ISBN: 978-3-86004-297-7

James, N. and Busher, H. (2012) “Being there”: Re-conceptualizations of space / time, place ... and power for ethnographers in hybrid and on-line/virtual educational contexts, Sofia Marques da Silva and Paolo Landri (eds) Rethinking Education Ethnography: Researching On-line Communities and Interactions, e-book

James, N. & Busher, H (2012) Internet Interviewing, J. Gubrium, J. Holstein, A. Marvasti K. McKinney Marvasti (eds) Handbook of Interview Research, 2nd edition, New York: Sage

Busher, H. & James, N. (2012) Qualitative interviewing in cyberspace, in S. Delamont (ed)  Handbook of Qualitative Research Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar pp.366-391

Busher, H. & James, N. (2012) Ethics of research in education, in A. Briggs, M. Coleman, M. Morrison (eds) Research Methods  in Educational Leadership and Management 3rd Edn, London: Sage

Busher, H. & Cremin, H. (2012) Developing understanding through ethnography: Students’ and teachers’ perspectives on schooling in performative times in  D. Beach, B. Jeffrey, G. Troman and G. Walford (Eds) Performativity & Ethnography in Education in the UK: Effects, consequences and agency, Milton Keynes: Open University Press

James, N. and Busher, H. (2009) Epistemological Dimensions in Qualitative Research: The Construction of Knowledge Online in J. Hughes (ed) (2012) SAGE Internet Research Methods London: SAGE Publications ISBN: 978-1-4462-4104-2

James, N. and Busher, H. (2009) The Displacement of Time and Space in Online Research in J. Hughes (ed) (2012) SAGE Internet Research Methods London: SAGE Publications ISBN: 978-1-4462-4104-2

James, N. and Busher, H. (2009) Engaging with Research Participants Online in J. Hughes (ed) (2012) SAGE Internet Research Methods London: SAGE Publications ISBN: 978-1-4462-4104-2

James, N. and Busher, H. (2006) Credibility, Authenticity and Voice: Dilemmas in Online Interviewing in J. Hughes (ed) (2012) SAGE Internet Research Methods London: SAGE Publications ISBN: 978-1-4462-4104-2

Busher, H and James, N (2007) Ethics of research in education: An agenda for discussion, in A. Briggs, and M. Coleman, (eds) ResearchMethods  in Educational Leadership and Management  2nd Edn London: Paul Chapman, pp.106 -122

Journal Articles

Bahous, R. Busher, H. & Nabhani, M. (2016) Constructing professional learning communities in some urban Lebanese Primary schools. Journal of Teacher Development http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13664530.2015.1124137

Busher, H. Gunduz, M. Cakmak, M. & Lawson, A. (2015) Student Teachers’ views of Practicums (Teacher training Placements) in Turkish and English Contexts: a comparative Study. COMPARE 45(3) 445-466 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03057925.2014.930659

Lawson, A. Gunduz, M. Cakmak, M. & Busher, H. (2015) Research on the teaching practicum – a systematic review.  European Journal of Teacher Education http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02619768.2014.994060 Published online: 09 Jan 2015

James, N., Busher, H. & Suttill, B. (2015) ‘We all know why we’re here’: Learning as a community of practice on Access to HE courses Journal of Further and Higher Education Published online: 03 Mar 2015 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2015.1014319

James, N. & Busher, H. (2015) Using habitus and field to explore Access to Higher Education students’ learning identities. Studies in the Education of Adults (NIACE) 37 (1) 4-20

Busher, H. & James, N. (2015) In pursuit of ethical research: Studying hybrid communities using online and face-to-face communications.  Educational Research & Evaluation: An International Journal on Theory and Practice, Special Issue on Ethical Issues in Online Research 21 (2) pp.168-181 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13803611.2015.1024011 .

James, N & Busher, H. (2015) Editorial: Ethical Issues in online research Educational Research & Evaluation: An International Journal on Theory and Practice, Special Issue on Ethical Issues in Online Research 21 (2) pp.89-94 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13803611.2015.1024011

Busher, H. James, N. & Piela, A. (2015) ‘I always wanted to do second chance learning’: Identities and experiences of tutors on Access to HE courses Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 20 (2) 127–139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13596748.2015.1030235

Busher, H., James, N. & Piela, A. (2015) On Reflection: Mature students’ views of successful teaching and learning on Access to Higher Education courses in England International Studies in the Sociology of Education http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09620214.2015.1083405

 

 

 

 

Busher, H. Gunduz, M. Cakmak, M. & Lawson, A. (2014) Student Teachers’ views of Practicums (Teacher training Placements) in Turkish and English Contexts: a comparative Study. COMPARE   DOI.10.1080/03057925.2014.930659 Published online 10 July 2014

Busher, H. James, N. Piela, A. Palmer, A-M (2014) Transforming marginalised adult learners’ views themselves: Access courses in England. British Journal of Sociology of Education 35(5) 800-817

Busher, H. Lewis, G. and Comber, C. (2014) Living and learning as an international postgraduate student at a Midlands University Journal of Further and Higher Education Published online 21 March 2014 DOI:10.1080/0309877X.2013.869567

James, N. and Busher, H. (2013) Researching hybrid learning communities in the digital age through educational ethnography, Ethnography in Education, Special Issue on On-line Ethnography, 8(2) 194-209

Nabhani, M. Busher, H. Bahous, R. (2012) Cultures of engagement in challenging circumstances: Four Lebanese Primary Schools in urban Beirut. School Leadership and Management, 32 (1) 37-55

Busher, H. (2012) Students as expert witnesses of teaching and learning Management in Education. Special Issue on Student voice 26 (3)112 - 118

Busher, H. Wilkins, C. Lawson, T. (2012) Student Teacher Exchange Programmes and their Contribution to Critical International Perspectives on Education. Research in Comparative and International Education 7 (2) 260-273

Wilkins, C. Busher, H. Mohamed, C. Kakos, M. Smith, J. (2011) Crossing borders: new teachers co-constructing professional identity in performative times. Professional Development in Education 38(1) 65-77

Busher, H. Lawson, T. Wilkins, C. Acun, I. (2011) Pedagogy, empowerment and discipline: Comparative perspectives of novice teachers in England and Turkey reflecting on 'the other'. COMPARE 41 (3) 387-400

Cremin, H.  Mason, C.  Busher, H. (2011) Problematising pupil voice using visual methods: Findings from a study of engaged and disaffected pupils in an urban secondary school,  British Educational Research Journal37 (4) 585-603 First e-Published on: 21 May 2010

Wilkins, C. Busher, H. Lawson, T. Acun, I. Göz, N. L. (2010) European citizenship and EU expansion: Perspectives on Europeanness and Citizenship Education from Britain and Turkey. European Educational Research Journal, 9 (4) 444 - 456

Busher, H. Hammersley-Fletcher, L. & Turner, C. (2007) Making sense of middle leadership: Community, power and practice. School Leadership and Management, 27 (5) 405-422

James, N. and Busher, H. (2006) Credibility, authenticity and voice: dilemmas in online interviewing. Qualitative Research, 6 (3) 403-420

Busher, H. (2005) The Project of the other: Developing inclusive learning communities in schools. Oxford Review of Education, 31(3) 459-477

Busher, H. (2005) Being a middle leader: exploring professional identities. School Leadership and Management, 25 (1)137-154

Conference Presentations

Busher, H. James, N. Piela, A. Palmer, A-M. (2014) Widening participation: Tutors’ and students’ views of relationships and values on Access to Higher Education courses in England European Conference on Education Research (ECER) Porto University, Porto, Portugal, 2-5 Sept. 2014

Busher, H. James, N. Piela, A. Palmer, A-M. (2014) Struggling for selfhood: Economically marginalised mature students trying to gain access to Higher Education in England European Conference on Education Research (ECER) Porto University, Porto, Portugal, 2-5 Sept .2014

Busher, H (2014) Listening to Marginalised Voices: Students’helping Teachers to Construct Purposeful Inclusive Cultures in Schools European Conference on Education Research (ECER) Porto University, Porto, Portugal, 2-5 Sept. 2014

Busher, H., James, N. and Piela., A. (2014) ‘I always wanted to do second chance learning’: Identities and experiences of tutors on Access to HE courses. Paper given at FERA Inaugural International Research Conference, Harris Manchester College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, 11-13 July 2014

Busher, H. James, N. Piela, A. Palmer, A-M. (2013) Transforming marginalised adult learners’ views themselves: Access courses in England European Conference on Education Research (ECER)  Baceseshir University, Istanbul, Turkey, 10-13 Sept. 2013

Piela, A. Busher, H. James, N. Palmer, A-M. (2013) AGENCY AND FUTURE LIFE TRAJECTORIES IN ACCOUNTS OF ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENTS IN ENGLAND. ESREA Triennial Research Conference ‘Changing Configurations of Adult Education in Transitional Times’.  Humboldt University of Berlin: Germany 4-7 Sept. 2013

Busher, H. James,  N. Piela, A. Palmer, A-M. (2013) On Mature Reflection … Emerging Findings from the Opening Doors project. Access to HE Annual Conference, QAA, University of Aston, Aston Lakeside Conference Centre,  25 June 2013

Busher, H. James,  N. Piela, A. Palmer, A-M. (2013) Opening Doors to Higher Education? Understanding Access Students’ Learning Transitions HELOA Midlands Meeting, Bishop Grossteste University College, 21st May 2013

Tas, M. and Busher, H. (2012) Teachers’ Perceptions of Science Education and Their Students' Responses to It and Its Impact on Society and Their Lives. European Conference on Education Research (ECER) University of Cadiz, Spain 18-21 Sept. 2012

James, N. Busher, H. & Suttill, B. (2012) Access to Higher Education? Understanding Access Students’ perspectives on the transformations of their Learning Identities and Careers in Changing Policy  contexts. European Conference on Education Research (ECER) University of Cadiz, Spain 18-21 Sept. 2012

James, N. Busher, H. & Suttil, B. (2012) The Social Processes of being an Access to HE student in changing policy contexts: Struggles, resistance and reconstruction British Educational Research Association Annual Conference University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. 4-6 Sept. 2012

Tas, M. and Busher, H. (2012) Student voice on education in KS4 Science. British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, University of Manchester from 4th - 6th Sept. 2012.

Suttill, B. James, N. & Busher, H. (2012) 'I don’t think I was a learner': the transformation of Access students’ learning identities, Seminar on Identities within Contemporary Education, Brunel University/ British Educational Research Association, Social Justice SIG, Brunel University, London, UK. 19th April 2012

Busher, H. Lewis, G. Comber, C. & Cummings, P. (2011) Being and becoming a successful international taught postgraduate student in a British University. Paper given at Engaging Voices: Participation and the Student Experience Symposium, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK 25 Oct. 2011

Busher, H., Gündüz, M., Lawson, T., Cakmak, M., & Comber, C. (2011) Participants’ perceptions of pre-service teachers’ experiences during school training placements (practicums) in Turkish and English policy contexts Paper given at European Conference on Education Research, Freistaat University of Berlin, Berlin, 13-15 Sept. 2011

Tas, M. and Busher, H. (2011) Perceptions of Identity in Science Education (POISED): A study of some Secondary school students and teachers in England. European Conference on Education Research, Freistaat University of Berlin, Berlin, 13-15 Sept, 2011

Cakmak, M. Lawson, T. Gündüz, M. Busher, H. & Comber, C. (2011) An Analysis of Research on School Practicum: a meta-analysis Paper presented to British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Institute of Education, University of London, London UK, 6-8 Sept. 2011

Busher, H. Wilkins, C. Lawson, T. (2010) Reflecting on the Other: Critical perspectives of novice teachers on pedagogy and teacher pupil-relationships in particular geo-political contexts British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference Warwick: University of Warwick, 3-5 Sept 2010

Tas, M. Busher, H. (2010) Perception of Identity in Science Education (POISED): A pilot study of research with pupils in England and India, British Educational Research Association Annual Conference Warwick: University of Warwick, 3-5 Sept 2010

Busher, H. Cremin, H. and Mason, C. (2010) Struggles in an educational prison: teachers’ and students’ constructions of self, others and schooling in performative times European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) Helsinki: Finland, 24 - 28 Aug 2010

Busher, H. Wilkins, C. Kakos, M. Mohamed, C. (2010) Crossing borders in performative times: new teachers, the performance of liminality and the co-construction of professional identity in schools European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) Helsinki: Finland, 24 - 28 Aug 2010

Busher, H. Wilkins, C. Lawson, T. (2010) Student Teacher Exchange Programmes and their Contribution to Critical International Perspectives on Education, in the symposium Individual Effects of International Exchange in Higher Education, European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) Helsinki: Finland, 24 - 28 Aug 2010

Busher, H. (2009) Is it Ethnography? Some students’ views of their experience of Secondary schooling in England, Paper given at the European Conference on Educational Research Network 19  (Ethnography)Vienna, 28-30 September 2009

Busher, H. Wilkins, C. Lawson, T. Acun, I. Göz, N.L. (2009) Some British and Turkish university students’ perspectives of the teaching of Citizenship in European contexts, Paper given at the European Conference on Educational Research, Network 7 (Social Justice), Vienna, 28-30 September 2009

Busher, H. (2009) Using participants’ photo-narratives to elicit their perspectives on social interactions in schools. Paper given at 1st International Visual methods Conference, UK: Leeds, September 2009

Busher, H. Wilkins, C. Acun, I.  et al (May 2009) Students views on European citizenship, Symposium on European citizenship Usak: Usak University 28-30 May 2009

Busher, H. (2009) Discipline and Discontent: Some students views of their experience of Secondary Schooling in England. Listening to Learners: Partnership in Action, University of East London 22 April 2009

Cremin, H. and Busher, H. (2008) Disputing dominant discourse: Students’ and teachers’ interpretations of schooling  British Educational Research Association Annual Conference Herriot-Watt University September 2008

Busher, H. and Cremin, H. (2008) Students’ and teachers’ interpretations of schooling: Contested understandings of shared realities,  European Conference on Educational Research University of Gothemorg September 2008

Nabhani, M. Bahous, R. and Busher, H. (2008) School culture and successful student engagmetn in three Lebanese schools European Conference on Educational Research University of Gothemborg September 2008

Busher, H. (2007) Contestation and hope: the control of teachers’ practices as a site of colonial struggle, ‘Developing theory in organisational research and practice in educational settings’ Bath: University of Bath, 13th -14th June 2007

Busher, H. (2007) The interplay of people, power and culture: Making sense of the familiar but strange processes of secondary schools, ‘Educational leadership: Staring complexity in the face’, Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University, 3 July 2007

Busher, H. and James, N. (2007)  Email communication as a technology of oppression: Attenuating identity in online research, British Sociological Association Annual Conference London: University of East London April 2007

Busher, H. and James, N. (2007)  Building castles in the air: Colonising the social space in online qualitative research, BERA Annual Conference London: Institute of Education, University of London Sept 2007

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