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Durham University

School of Education

Staff Profile

Prof Carole Torgerson - all publications

Journal Article

Authored book

Chapter in book

  • Torgerson, C. & Torgerson, D. (2017). True experimental designs. In The BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research. Wyse, D., Selwyn, N., Smith, E. & Suter, L.E SAGE publications Ltd., London.
  • Torgerson, C.J., Torgerson, D.J. & Brown, C.A. (2015). Randomized controlled trials. In Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation (fourth edition). Newcomer, K., Hatry, H. & Wholey, J. Jossey-Bass Wiley.
  • Torgerson, C., Hall, J. & Light, K. (2012). Systematic reviews. In Research Methods and Methodologies in Education. Arthur, J., Waring, M., Coe, R. & Hedges, L.V. Sage. 217-230.
  • Torgerson, C.J., Torgerson, D.J. & Brown, C.A. (2010). Randomized controlled trials and non-randomized designs. In Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation. Wholey, J. Wiley.
  • Andrews, R., Torgerson, C.J. & See, B.H. (2009). Discipline-specific skills in argumentation. In Argumentation in Higher Education: Improving Practice through Research. Andrews, R. Routledge/Falmer: New York.
  • Torgerson, C.J. & Torgerson, D.J. (2009). Randomized controlled trials in education research. In Education Science: A Critical Reader. St. Clair, R. Open University Press: Milton Keynes.
  • Torgerson, C.J. & Freeman, A. (2005). The evidence base for effective ICT practice in literacy learning - what systematic reviews reveal. In Learning to Teach using ICT in the Secondary School. Pachler, N. & Leask, M. Routledge/Falmer, London.
  • Torgerson, C.J. & Zhu, D. (2004). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effectiveness of ICT on literacy learning in English. In The Impact of ICT on Literacy Education, 5-16. Andrews, R. Routledge/Falmer, London.
  • Andrews, R., Robinson, A. & Torgerson, C.J. (2004). Introduction. In The Impact of ICT on Literacy Education, 5-16. Andrews, R. Routledge/Falmer, London.
  • Andrews, R., burn, A., Leach, J., Locke, T., Low, G. & Torgerson, C.J. (2004). The impact of networked ICT on literacy learning. In The Impact of ICT on Literacy Education, 5-16. Andrews, R. Routledge/Falmer, London.

Other (Digital/Visual Media)

Report

  • Robinson-Smith, Lyn, Menzies, Victoria, Cramman, Helen, Wang, Yuqian (Linda), Fairhurst, Caroline, Hallett, Sarah, Beckmann, Nadin, Merrell, Christine, Torgerson, Carole, Stothard, Sue & Siddiqui, Nadia (2019). EasyPeasy: Learning through play. Evaluation Report. Education Endowment Foundation.
  • Torgerson, C.J., Torgerson, D.J., Ainsworth, H., Hewitt, C.E., Kasim, A., Kokotsaki, D., Bell, K., Elliott, L. & Gascoine, L. (2018). Calderdale Excellence Partnership: IPEELL. Evaluation and Executive Summary. School of Education. Education Endowment Foundation (EEF).
  • Robinson-Smith,L., Fairhurst,C., Stone,G., Bell,K., Elliott, L., Gascoine,L., Hallett,S., Hewitt,C., Hugill,J., Torgerson,C., Torgerson,D., Menzies,V. & Ainsworth,H. (2018). Maths Champions: Evaluation Report and Executive Summary. Education Endowment Foundation.
  • Torgerson, C., Bell, K., Coleman, E., Elliott, L., Fairhurst, C., Gascoine, L., Hewitt, C. & Torgerson, D. (2018). Tutor Trust: Affordable primary tuition. Evaluation report and executive summary. School of Education. Education Endowment Foundation.
  • Torgerson, C., Nielsen, C., Gascoine, L., Filges, T., Moore, I., Nielsen, B. & Jørgensen, F. (2017). A systematic review of the effective continuing professional development training of welfare professionals. København, VIVE The Danish Centre for Social Science Research.
  • Torgerson, C., Ainsworth, H., Buckley, H., Hampden-Thompson, G., Hewitt, C., Humphry, D., Jefferson, L., Mitchell, N. & Torgerson, D. (2016). Affordable Online Maths Tuition: Evaluation report and executive summary. Education Endowment Foundation.
  • Menzies, V., Kasim, A., Kokotsaki, D., Hewitt, C., Akhter, N., Collyer, C., Younger, K., Wiggins, A. & Torgerson, C. (2016). Hallé SHINE on Manchester: Evaluation report and executive summary. Education Endowment Foundation.
  • Menzies, V., Collyer, C., Kokotsaki, D., Hewitt, C., Younger, K., Wiggins, A. & Torgerson, C. (2015). SHINE in Secondaries: Evaluation report and Executive summary. Education Endowment Foundation.
  • Torgerson, D., Torgerson, C., Jefferson, L., Buckley, H., Ainsworth, H., Heaps, C. & Mitchell, N. (2014). Discover Summer School. Education Endowment Foundation, London.
  • Torgerson, D., Torgerson, C., Mitchell, N., Buckley, H., Ainsworth, H., Heaps, C. & Jefferson, L. (2014). Grammar for Writing. Report to Education Endowment Foundation, London.
  • Torgerson, C., Gascoine, L., Heaps, C., Menzies, V. & Younger, Kirsty (2014). Higher Education access: Evidence of effectiveness of university access strategies and approaches. Sutton Trust.
  • Torgerson, D., Torgerson, C., Ainsworth, H., Buckley, H., Heaps, C., Hewitt, C. & Mitchell, N. (2014). Improving Writing Quality. Education Endowment Foundation, London.
  • Nag, S., Chiat, S., Torgerson, C. & Snowling, M.J. (2014). Literacy, Foundation Learning and Assessment in Developing Countries: Final Report. Education Rigorous Literature Review. Department for International Development.
  • Torgerson, C. & Torgerson, D. (2013). Randomised Controlled Trials in Education: An Introductory Handbook. Educational Endowment Foundation.
  • Torgerson, C.J., Wiggins, A., Torgerson, D.J., Ainsworth, H., Barmby, P., Hewitt, C., Jones, K., Hendry, V., Askew, M., Bland, M., Coe, R., Higgins, S., Hodgen, J., Hulme, C. & Tymms, P. (2011). Every Child Counts: The Independent evaluation Executive Summary. Department for Education (DfE).
  • Torgerson, C.J., Wiggins, A., Torgerson, D.J., Ainsworth, H., Barmby, P., Hewitt, C., Jones, K., Hendry, V., Askew, M., Bland, M., Coe, R., Higgins, S., Hodgen, J., Hulme, C. & Tymms, P. (2011). The Every Child Counts Independent Evaluation Report to DfE.
  • Wiggins, A., Barmby, P., Kokotsaki, D., Lyth, A. & Torgerson, C. (2009). City GATES evaluation Phase 1: Existing data analysis. CfBT.
  • Wiggins, A. & Torgerson, C. (2009). City GATES evaluation Phase 2: recommendations. CfBT.
  • Hendry, V., Ainsworth, H. & Torgerson, C.J. (2009). Evaluating three models of school-university partnerships at the University of York: Learning lessons and planning for the future. HEFCE.
  • Torgerson, C.J., See, B.H., Low, G. & Gorard, S. (2008). What are the factors that drive high post-16 participation of many minority ethnic groups, and what strategies are effective in encouraging participation? A focused review of the aspirations literature. EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London.
  • Torgerson, C.J., See, B.H., Low, G. & Gorard, S. (2007). What are the factors that drive high post-16 participation of many minority ethnic groups, and what strategies are effective in encouraging participation? A systematic map, and a focused review of the internatinal intervention studies. EPPI-Centre, Social Sciences Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London.
  • Torgerson, C.J., Andrews, R.J., Robinson, A.M. & See, B.H. (2006). A systematic review of effective methods and strategies for improving argumentation skills in undergraduate students in Higher Education. The Higher Education Academy, York.
  • Torgerson, C.J., Brooks, G. and & Hall, J. (2006). A systematic review of the research literature on the use of phonics in the teaching of reading and spelling. Department for Education and Skills.
  • Andrews, R., Bilbro, R., Mitchell, S., Peake, K., Prior, P., Robinson, A., See, B.H. & Torgerson, C.J. (2006). Argumentative skills in first year undergraduates: a pilot study. The Higher Education Academy, York.
  • Andrews, R., Torgerson, C.J., Low, G., McGuinn, N. & Robinson, A. (2006). Teaching argumentative non-fiction writing to 7-14 year olds: a systematic review of the evidence of successful practice. EPPI-Centre, Social Sciences Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London.
  • Torgerson, C.J., Brooks, G. & Hall, J. (2005). Literature review of phonics use. Department for Education and Skills.
  • Andrews, R., Torgerson, C.J., Beverton, S., Freeman, A., Locke, T., Low, G., Robinson, A. & Zhu, D. (2004). The effect of grammar teaching (sentence combining) in English on 5 to 16 year olds' accuracy and quality in written composition. EPPI-Centre, Social Sciences Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London.
  • Andrews, R., Torgerson, C.J., Beverton, S., Locke, T., Low, G., Robinson, A. & Zhu, D. (2004). The effect of grammar teaching (Syntax) in English on 5 to 16 year olds' accuracy and quality in written composition. EPPI-Centre, Social Sciences Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London.
  • Torgerson, C.J. & Zhu, D. (2003). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effectiveness of ICT on literacy learning in English. EPPI-Centre, Social Sciences Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London.
  • Torgerson, C.J., Brooks, G., Porthouse, J., Burton, M., Robinson, A., Watt, I. & Wright, K. (2003). Adult literacy and numeracy interventions and quantified outcomes: Scoping and systematic reviews. National Centre for Research and Development in Adult Literacy and Numeracy.
  • Torgerson, C.J., Brooks, G., Porthouse, J., Burton, M., Robinson, A., Watt, I. & Wright, K. (2002). A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials evaluating interventions in adult literacy and numeracy. National Centre for Research and Development in Adult Literacy and Numeracy.
  • Andrews, R., Burn, A., Leach, J., Locke, T., Low, G. & Torgerson, C.J. (2002). A systematic review of the impact of networked ICT on 5-16 year olds' literacy in English. EPPI-Centre, Social Sciences Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London.
  • King, S., Bridle, C., Wright, K., Sowden, A. & Torgerson, C.J. (2002). Volunteering interventions and outcomes in the education, health and criminal justice literature: a scoping review. Home Office.