I am pleased to announce the open access publication of my PhD thesis. It is now available to download through this link, and directly via the White Rose repository: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/8642/ Bhatt, I (2014) A sociomaterial account of assignment writing in Further Education classrooms, PhD thesis (submitted: Nov 2014), […]
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.
The following is a post from my project-related page: When did you first use a mouse? Send a text message? Search for something on the Web? Set up a social media profile? What caused this first usage? Was it mere inquisitiveness? Or did you have to? Can you […]
Below is a brief (under 100 words) statement I have made to represent my view on ‘Digital Wisdom’ for an upcoming policy and educational think-tank meeting. Digital wisdom, to me, involves a number of things including how people make sense of their world using digital media. Fundamentally, it […]
Call for participants: Lancaster research on the ‘Dynamics of Knowledge Creation’
Video abstract: PhD thesis ‘A sociomaterial account of assignment writing in Further Education classrooms’ from ibrar on Vimeo. This is an experimental video abstract where I have attempted to provide a ‘lay’ account of the fundamentals of my research within a two and a half minute recording. I […]
Below is the Prezi for my recent talk at the Open University on ‘Academic Literacies’. The event commemorated the phenomenal achievements and contributions of Mary Lea to the field of ‘Academic Literacies’, and this was used as a basis upon which to explore future directions, opportunities and key […]
I was at an interesting session yesterday at the School of Education (University of Leeds) on preparing for the viva voce doctoral examination. Timely for me, yet also serendipitous, as it was one of those sessions that you accidentally attend because you happened to be in the room […]