Lone is Senior Lecturer and award leader for MA Education: Early Childhood Studies at Bath Spa University. She joined Bath Spa in 2007, having taught in early childhood settings and schools both nationally and internationally. Lone's research interests include early literacy with a particular focus on the way in which children engage with materials to make meaning.
She is currently leading a research project about perspectives of outdoor play, drawing on case studies in England, Denmark and the United States.
She completed her PhD at Bath Spa University in 2014. The title of her thesis was Literacy on the Edge: three to eight year-olds make meaning.
- PhD Bath Spa University
- MA Ed The Open University.
- Early Education (BAECE)
- United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA)
- Early childhood
- Outdoor play
Research and academic outputs
Learning on field trips and study visits: disrupting assumptions through listening, observation and reflection
Hattingh, L (2017) 'Learning on field trips and study visits: disrupting assumptions through listening, observation and reflection.' In: Hordern, J and Simon, C, eds. Placements and work-based learning in education studies: an introduction for students. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 79-86. ISBN 9781138839069
Rose, J and Hattingh, L (2014) 'Young children as scientists, designers and technologists: theories of learning.' In: Davies, D, Howe, A, Collier, C, Digby, R, Earle, S and McMahon, K, eds. Teaching science and technology in the early years (3-7). 2nd ed. Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415825580
Supporting students’ development through collaborative reflection: interrogating cultural practices and perceptions of good practice in the context of a field trip
Layen, S and Hattingh, L (2018) 'Supporting students’ development through collaborative reflection: interrogating cultural practices and perceptions of good practice in the context of a field trip.' Early Years. ISSN 0957-5146
Hattingh, L (2011) Representations of meaning. In: The United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) 47th International Conference, 15 - 17 July 2011, University of Chester, Chester.
Hattingh, L (2014) Literacy on the edge : three to eight year-olds make meaning. PhD thesis, Bath Spa University.