Dr John Gordon

Dr John Gordon is Reader in English Education at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. He worked as a high school teacher of English and Media before becoming a researcher and teacher educator in UEA’s School of Education and Lifelong Learning. He leads a professional Masters course in Shared Literary Reading, working and researching with teachers of reading in primary, secondary and higher education. John’s research explores responses to literature through conversation in classrooms and reading groups. John is author of Researching Interpretive Talk around Literary Narrative Texts: Shared Novel Reading (Routledge), A Pedagogy of Poetry (Trentham/IoE) and Teaching English in Secondary Schools (Sage). Contact: john.gordon@uea.ac.uk