A recent SRHE event on ‘Academics in the Digital University’ at Queen’s University Belfast
My research and teaching interests lie at the intersections of Literacy Studies, Applied Linguistics, and Educational Technologies.
I have had the pleasure of working at the University of Bradford, Lancaster University, and now at Queen's University Belfast.
Some background to my new published chapter: I have recently been developing some of the ideas around the notion of ‘Curation’ which I first began to examine in Chapter 7 of my book. During the research for the book, I found that prominent among the students’ methodologies and strategies […]
I have co-written a Commentary piece for the new journal Postdigital Science & Education (Springer) entitled Lies, bullshit & fake news online: Some epistemological concerns (see link). The article is a brief commentary on some ideas that my co-writer Alison MacKenzie and I have been discussing in relation […]
Something for your diaries! I am pleased to announce the following as just some of the TESOL & Language Education seminars to be held at Queen’s University Belfast in the coming months. Each of these seminars will also be promoted on the QUB School of SSESW webpages but […]
Here are the slides to a guest talk delivered at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at Edinburgh University on the theme ‘Just Google it! Digital Literacy & epistemologies of ignorance’: A version of the same talk was delivered at a symposium in the annual conference of […]
I am pleased to have published a new paper, to appear in a Special Issue of Teaching in Higher Education. The Special Issue is entitled Experts, knowledge and criticality in the age of ‘alternative facts’: re-examining the contribution of higher education and will be available on the journal’s website […]
The following are the slides to my keynote talk at the International Malaysian Educational Technology Convention this week: The talk was basically a collection of ideas that I have been working on, some of which have emerged in previous work and some in a recent project based at […]