Lecture - Prof. Viv Ellis
"Writing Triangles: Appropriations of Activity Theory in Composition and Rhetoric Research"
Apr 14, 2009
from 03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
|Where||Bingham Humanities 300|
|Contact Name||Amanda Thompson|
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Viv Ellis investigates learning, writing, subject English, and teacher education and development from the perspective of cultural historical activity theory. His publications include the co-authored Cultural Historical Perspectives on Teacher Education and Development: Learning Teaching (Routledge, forthcoming); Subject Knowledge and Teacher Education: The Development of Beginning Teachers’ Thinking (Continuum, 2007); the co-edited Rethinking English in Schools (Continuum, 2007), and articles in such journals as Journal of Teacher Education, Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, Curriculum Journal, and the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education. He is a member of the United Kingdom Equality and Human Rights Commission Research Network and the United Kingdom Literacy Association, has served as Vice Chair of the National Association for the Teaching of English and as UK representative to the International Federation for the Teaching of English, and he has worked with the National Writing Project and the Language in the National Curriculum Project. His research interests include digital technologies in education and sexualities and schooling.
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