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"...If We Were Cavemen We'd Be Fine": Facebook as a Catalyst for Critical Literacy Learning by Dyslexic Sixth-Form Students
Literacy Vol. 46, No. 3 (November 2012) pp. 123–132
This article is derived from a study of the use of Facebook as an educational resource by five dyslexic students at a sixth form college in north-west England. Through a project in which teacher-researcher and student-participants co-constructed a...
Research in Learning Technology Vol. 22 (2014)
Dyslexia has an ambivalent relationship with learning technology. Any potential gains may be nullified if the technology is perceived to exacerbate stigma. This paper examines the use of an "everyday" technology, Facebook, by a small group ...
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 6 (2014) pp. 554–568
This article discusses the combination of methods used in a study of the use of Facebook as an educational resource by a class of five students at a sixth-form college in north-west England. Through a project in which teacher-researcher and student...
Topics: Research Methods
'I Wouldn't Be Able to Graduate if It Wasn't for My Mobile Phone.' the Affordances of Mobile Devices in the Construction of Complex Academic Texts
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 55, No. 5 (2018) pp. 521–531
This is a case study of one student's mobile device use in HE. We draw on data generated by extended interviews to illustrate the learning practices and dispositions the student, now a co-author, evidenced with his smartphone and other devices...