Here are some notes from our discussion at the Leeds University Theory Group meeting today: Paper discussed Edwards R (2009) Introduction: Life as a Learning Context? In: Edwards Richard, Biesta Gert, Thorpe Mary (ed.). Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching: Communities, Activites and Networks, Abingdon, Oxon, U.K.: Routledge […]
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.
Been discussing with Dimi Kaneva (http://dkaneva.wordpress.com) about the idea of doing some posts on the different genres that a doctoral student needs to master. This is because we agreed that it’s not just about doing the thesis, writing papers, etc. but that a doctoral student should also write […]
Some reflections on the theory group session on Bakhtin and Vygotsky…
Meetings schedule for SofE theory group meetings
“PechaKucha” is a presentation style in which a topic is presented concisely and clearly in 5 minutes. The format, which keeps presentations concise and fast-paced, allows for multiple-speaker events sometimes called “Pecha Kucha Nights”. Such events are subsequently great places for a snapshot […]
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Just another wee reflection: Plato in his Phaedrus talks about the ‘fysikEs arthrOsis’ or ‘natural joints’ of entities and phenomena. He suggests that thinking about phenomena is like slaughtering an animal: that judicious knowledge of ‘joints’ and connections is imperative, and taken-for-granted, arbitrary, and organisational notions of connections […]