Monthly Archives: January 2015

Video games and disability research

At present, Diane Carr is a Co-Investigator on a project funded by an AHRC development grant titled Alternative Futures: Disability and Community. This involves working with a fantastic, inter-disciplinary team of artists, activists and academics, and engaging with critical disability studies literature, in order to explore the ins and outs of community, affiliation, marginalization and disenfranchisement. In 2013-14 Diane was

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“All the Children Have a Voice” – latest Harold Rosen lecture

“All the Children Have a Voice”: Educational blogs and their effects on students’ writing. This talk, by Myra Barrs and Sarah Horrocks, was given on Friday 28th November 2014, 5-6.30 pm in the Drama Studio, Level 1, UCLInstitute of Education, Bedford Way. It was promoted jointly by DARE and LATE (London Association for the Teaching of English). Listen to the

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IN THE CODE KITCHEN: MEANING-MAKING AND MULTIMODALITY IN A ‘LEARN-TO-CODE’ CURRICULUM

A public lecture on June 4 by Dr Marion Walton, University of Cape Town, on programming and game design with young people in Khayelitsha township, with upbeat examples of coding and game-making and a critical perspective on the coding boom. The event was part of the programme of MODE, the ESRC NCRM node in multimodal research methodologies at the UCL Institute of Education.    

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