Prof. Debby Cotton

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Name: Prof. Debby Cotton
Country: United Kingdom
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Organisation: Plymouth Marjon University
Topics of most interest: Global Education as a whole, Citizenship education , Environmental education, Sustainable development education
Types of education of most interest: Higher education, Non formal education, Youth work and direct engagement of young people
Preference for research approach: Empirical research, Comparative research
Preference for research focusing on: Curriculum, Pedagogy
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Recent publications:

Cotton, DRE., Zhai, J., Miller, W., Dalla Valle, L. and Winter, J. (2021) Reducing energy demand in China and the United Kingdom: The importance of energy literacy. Journal of Cleaner Production. 278. Available online at:

Heffernan, T., Morrison, D., Magne, P., Payne, S. & Cotton, D.R.E. (2018) Internalising Internationalisation: Views of internationalisation of the curriculum among non-mobile home students. Studies in Higher Education. 44 (12): 2359-2373.

Cotton, D.R.E., Morrison, D., Magne, P., Payne, S. & Heffernan, T. (2018) Global Citizenship and Cross-Cultural Competency: Student understandings of internationalisation terminology. Journal of Studies in International Education. 23(3): 346-364

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