Category: theory

Seminar at the Open University

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 […]

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‘Under the hood’ of assignments: talk at Lancaster University

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 […]

Notes on ‘context’

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 […]