Some reflections on the theory group session on Bakhtin and Vygotsky…
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.
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 […]
Recently I presented to my fellow postgraduates on the benefits of doing a pilot study during the initial stages of a PhD study. A pilot study can take many guises but usually refers to the study of the practicalities and feasibility of certain components of the proposed study. […]
Abstract of a pre-print (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09523987.2012.741199): Success in educational programmes often depends on learners being able to negotiate and manage a variety of digital literacy practices commensurate with the literacy demands of their course. This paper reports on preliminary findings of a multi-method PhD study which examines the digital […]