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Journal of Research in Reading Vol. 32, No. 1 (February 2009) pp. 57–74
In this paper I deploy a synthesis of methods I term virtual literacy ethnography to investigate the diverse literacy practices of the project Schome Park. Participants have been engaging over a 15-month period in an innovative out-of-school project ...
Socialised subjectivity: exploring the ‘double reality’ of a doctorate of education (EdD) bulletin board
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 39, No. 8 (2003) pp. 873–884
This paper approaches the theme of this special issue, the distinctive contribution of new technologies to collaborative thinking and learning, through an analysis of postings to an EdD bulletin board. Bourdieu's concept of habitus as socialised...
Percolating spaces: Creative ways of using digital technologies to connect young children's school and home lives
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 49, No. 5 (September 2018) pp. 834–846
Contemporary research suggests there are many missed opportunities for home and school to work together to define and promote effective practices with digital technologies, especially in early years. This study outlines ways in which one Early Years ...
Language Sciences Vol. 35 (January 2013) pp. 47–58
The rapid adoption of new forms of digital communication is now attracting the attention of researchers from a wide range of disciplines in the social sciences. In the landscape of social media, the microblogging application Twitter has rapidly...
Language and Education Vol. 26, No. 2 (2012) pp. 151–167
Over a 13-month period, the Schome Park Programme operated the first "closed" (i.e. protected) Teen Second Life project in Europe. The project organised diverse educational events that centred on use of a virtual world and an associated asynchronous ...
A "Learning Revolution"? Investigating Pedagogic Practice around Interactive Whiteboards in British Primary Classrooms
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 32, No. 3 (September 2007) pp. 243–256
Interactive whiteboards have been rapidly introduced into all primary schools under UK Government initiatives. These large, touch-sensitive screens, which control a computer connected to a digital projector, seem to be the first type of educational...