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From Teacher to Parent – Why Gender Matters

  In exactly one month to the day, I’ll be a dad – responsible for bringing someone into the world. My wife made the choice of not knowing the sex of the baby which I’m happy about. Many people comment to … Continue reading

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Warts and All…

I finished my first full semester of university teaching yesterday, having had the pleasure of working with sixty-two pre-service English teachers in their final year before the classroom. In many ways this caps off my introduction to a place that … Continue reading

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Head in the Clouds – Cloud Nine!

Just had my first academic publication, “Head in the Clouds: a review of current and future potential for cloud-enabled pedagogies.” Aside from being over the moon, I’m indebted to my supervisor, Professor John Hedberg, who guided me through the process … Continue reading

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The Internet – what’s happening in our world?

Lately in my classes, I’ve been more consciously trying to promote the openness of the internet. Partly in response to the challenges posed by Berners-Lee and others on threats to net neutrality and partly because I’m a huge believer in … Continue reading

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