Tag: ethnography

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 […]

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 […]

A pilot study

Recently I presented to my fellow postgraduates on the benefits of doing a pilot study during the initial stages of a PhD study. A pilot study can take many guises but usually refers to the study of the practicalities and feasibility of certain components of the proposed study. […]

Ethnographic inquiry

I’m hoping to start a pilot for my classroom ethnographic study very soon, and Heath and Street’s primer has been an excellent guide to preparation for an ethnographic study. Whilst my pilot will be a ‘light touch’ version of my doctoral study, it is important for me to […]