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 […]
I’m back from the internship working with CARDET in Cyprus. And whilst doing bits and pieces for them, I also managed to enjoy some parts of the magnificent island. One of the things I did whilst there was a session on Digital Literacies, see Prezi below: Also available […]
The following is an overview of my session for the ‘Doctoral Colloquium on Learning Innovations 1’ at the University of Nicosia (Cyprus) on 22 Oct 2013. The Presentation is below: The Prezi can also be found on: http://prezi.com/gi73acm6l3s1/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share This presentation outlined a series of reflections on my doctoral […]
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 […]
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 […]
An investigation by John Stossel entitled “Stupid in America” highlighting some of the flaws with the education system in the United States. Do you think UK schools are following suit?