It was a pleasure to present and talk about my research at the Literacy Research Discussion Group (Lancaster University) yesterday. The following is my Prezi for the session: Also available here: https://prezi.com/fvvmz3wtnlmi/accounts-of-assignment-writing-in-further-education-classrooms/# The discussion concerned the methods, practices, and processes that are drawn into the production of curricular […]
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.
I am pleased to announce a forthcoming publication in a collection entitled Digital Methods for Social Sciences: An Interdisciplinary guide to research innovation, published by Palgrave Macmillan. This chapter contribution is the second of three publications of mine which focus on the methods of my doctoral research, their […]
Reflections on research into digital learning – lecture at BURCH University (Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herz.)
The following is the Prezi for my session at BURCH International University on Thursday 9th October 2014. Also available here: https://prezi.com/gi73acm6l3s1/reflections-on-digital-literacy-research-and-digital-methodologies-burch-international-university-sarajevo-bosnia-herz-9th-oct-2014/# In this lecture, I talked about how research into digital learning and literacies can sometimes be characterised by hype, the kind of hype that reflects how we […]
Here is the Prezi for my session with Commonword on 19th June 2014. Also available here: http://prezi.com/jurrtpegsquf/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share One of the things we discussed was the contested nature of ‘literacies’, and how they are value-laden, power-laden and embedded in social practices and community norms, and how this is played […]
By Ibrar Bhatt I have been busy writing my PhD so haven’t updated this blog for a while. Thesis writing is taking up a lot of my mental space as I get the ideas, storyline and contentions to coalesce and cohere in a manner suitable for such a […]
Selected tweets from “The digital and the material…” at the Society for Research into Higher Education
The following are some tweets from the SRHE’s Digital University conference on “The digital and the material: mapping contemporary student practices” on 28th March 2014. Tweets are related to my session and other sessions by David White, Donna Lanclos, Lesley Gourlay, and Martin Oliver. Some thought provoking themes […]