Tag: education

Brief statement on ‘Digital Wisdom’

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 […]

Video abstract: PhD thesis

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 […]

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 […]


‘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 […]

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 […]