This is fascinating small-scale project which explores the digital literacy practices of a Gaelic speaking community in Uist, an island of the Outer Hebrides in Scotland. This research is very informative and highly relevant to those studying a) the charachter of literacy practices in digital environments, and b) […]
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 had a fascinating session with Cathy Clarkson yesterday, where we performed a digital literacies “icon mapping” exercise with the students of her very innovative “L4 Technology for Learning Delivery” course. I have been observing the course as part of my PhD research, and we agreed to use […]
Our School of Education Research conference keynote on 9th May is entitled: Demystifying the viva Professor Peter Hartley will talk about common problems that doctoral students experience with the viva examination, and suggest strategies for overcoming these. This will include a demonstration of a recent software to help […]
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The second post in the Doctoral Genres writing series with Ibrar Bhatt (http://ibrarspace.net) will be on abstracts for conferences as these is an integral part of the professional development of PhD students. I chose this topic as I have been working on several abstracts…
In this session we discussed Michel Callon’s paper on “Some Elements of a Sociology of Translation”.
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 […]
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 […]