Language, Words and stuff… Thinking about student note-taking and phone use..

I was privileged last week to teach a class on my colleague’s HM5204 New Media Literacy module here at Gloucestershire, which is part of the English Language/Linguistics area. They are looking at the ways language responds to new, often social, media – and the way language is used in shaping those discourses we find on-line. NormallyContinue reading “Language, Words and stuff… Thinking about student note-taking and phone use..”

Shock News: The future doesn’t exist yet…

Going to Learning and Teaching conferences can be confusing. And annoying. Having spent portions of my time at Philosophy conferences/teaching philosophy and bickering about it (that is, engaged in scholarly debate of  the highest possible standard), I’m used to people being cautious as to what they can claim to know with certainty. People are tentative aboutContinue reading “Shock News: The future doesn’t exist yet…”