Here is an interesting artefact of historical literacy that I encountered, during a brief stay in Cyprus last year as a visiting lecturer. In a visit to the Hala Sultan Tekke and surrounding salt lake, one of my favourite places on the island, I saw this compilation from […]
Researcher and lecturer interested in literacy studies, language education, and digital epistemology.
I have had the pleasure of working at the University of Bradford, Lancaster University, and currently at Queen's University Belfast.
This is an online recording of the plenary panel that I was a part of the the Annual Conference of the Society for Research into Higher Education. The keynote panel was on ‘Preparing critical students for the post-truth era – key research questions’ and featured Neil Harrison (University […]
I am very pleased to announce a Special Issue of the Springer journal Postdigital Science & Education which I have guest-edited with Alison MacKenzie. This Issue is on the theme of Lies, Bullshit and Fake News Online: Should We Be Worried? and is dated at Volume 2, Issue […]
A recent SRHE event on ‘Academics in the Digital University’ 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 […]