Recent Publications

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Book Chapters

  • McNaughton, M.J. (2010). Relationships in Drama Education. In S. Schonmann (Ed) Key Concepts in Drama and Theatre Education. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd. (Publication date: June 2010).
  • McNaughton M.J. and King, B. (2010). SDE on the Chartered Teacher Masters: Impact on practice. In T. Wisely and I. Barr (Eds) Initial Teacher Education and the Global Dimension. Dundee: DFID Publications. (Publication date: August 2010).
  • McNaughton, M.J., Collins, R., Paterson, M. and Anderson, E. (2010). Students’ reviews of web-based SDE/Global Citizenship resources available on line. In T. Wisely and I. Barr (Eds) Initial Teacher Education and the Global Dimension. Dundee: DFID Publications. (Publication date: August 2010)
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2010). Learning through drama in the Scottish curriculum: teachers and learners in collaboration. In C. Sharma (Ed) Drama and Children: Experiences across Cultures. New Delhi: (in editorial review).
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2008). Primary Expressive Arts Education. In T. Bryce & W. Humes (Eds) Scottish Education, 3 rd edition (Chapter 36). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2008). Stepping Out of the Picture: Using Drama in Storyline Topics. In S. Bell, S. Harkness & G. White (Eds) Storyline, Past Present and Future, (pp 150-158). Glasgow: University of Strathclyde.


  • McNaughton, M.J. (2010). Educational drama in education for sustainable development: Ecopedagogy in action, Pedagogy, Culture and Society. 18(1) (in print).
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2009). Analyzing Video Evidence in Drama Education, International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 8(4), 27-48.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2007). Sustainable Development in Scottish Schools: the Sleeping Beauty Syndrome, Environmental Education Research, 13(5), 599-620.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2006). Learning from Participants’ Responses in Drama, Research in Drama Education, 11(1), 19-41.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2004). Educational Drama in the Teaching of Education for Sustainability, Research in Environmental Education, 10(2), 140 – 155.
  • McNaughton, M.J (2003). Approaching Health Through Drama, Drama Journal, 11(1), 5-9.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2002). It’s Our World, Landscapes and Identities, FERN (Environmental Education Research Network) Chelsea Physic Garden Education, Volume 1, 3-11.
  • McNaughton, M.J. & Laing, M. (2001). Environmental Education Should Take Children Further, Scottish Educational Review, 32(2), 168-179.
  • Harris, G. assisted by McNaughton, M.J. (2000). Hurricane Strikes – Using Drama in Language Education, Drama Journal, 8(1), 2-11.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2000). What a Dump – Using Drama in Environmental Education. Drama Journal Vol 7 (2),,pp 4 – 10.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (1998) Inquiry learning Through Drama With Young Children, Drama Journal Vol 6(1), No 1, pp 10 – 17.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (1997). Drama and Children’s Imaginative Writing, Research in Drama Education, 1(2), 55-86.
  • Menmuir J., Kleinberg S., McNaughton, M.J. et al. (1996). Young Children and Inquiry, Scottish Educational Review, 28(2), 113-119.

Professional Publications

  • McNaughton, M.J. (2009). Drama for Learning in Global Education. Council for Subject Associations, Primary Subjects. Issue 3, pp 4-8.
  • McNaughton, M.J. and Macdonald, J. (2007). Time For Drama. Glasgow: BBC Learn.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2003). Get Up and Go – Health Promotion for Young Children (Drama pack) Glasgow: Greater Glasgow Health Board.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2003). Making Creative Waves, National Drama Reflections, Jan 2003 p.2-4.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2002). A Healthy Way with Role Play, TES Teacher, November 22 2002, page 35.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (2001). A Legacy of Leaf and Learning, CD-rom, Learning and Teaching Scotland.
  • McNaughton, M.J. (1995). Supertastic Circus (children’s novel). Edinburgh: Scottish Enterprise Publications.