Open education and critical pedagogy

I have a new publication entitled ‘Open Education and Critical Pedagogy’ upcoming with Learning, Media and Technology.  Here’s the abstract. This paper argues for a revaluation of the potential of open education to support more critical forms of pedagogy. Section 1 examines contemporary discourses around open education, offering a commentary on the perception of openness …

Revisiting Critical Theory

The full line-up for the 6th International Critical Theory Conference of Rome has now been announced and I see a few familiar names on there from my time at Essex when critical theory was my full-time gig.  As the main international conference in this field it would have been great for me to go while …

Three interesting Calls for Papers

Good calls for papers are kind of like buses:  they tend to show up in groups.  Three caught my eye this week… here’s hoping that I can find the time to get around to all of them! 1. Critique, Democracy, and Philosophy in 21st Century Information Society: Towards Critical Theories of Social Media The conference …