Book Proposal: Turning PhD Thesis into Publication

It’s a modern way to announce something: Just submitted my @ww2poster book proposal to @I_W_M – let’s see if they’re interested! A photo posted by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on Sep 3, 2016 at 9:25am PDT Yes, I’m waiting to see if the Imperial War Museum, or other, will be interested in publishing my PhD as a book. I still have many people ask when it’s going to be published, and despite the wish of many, I Continue Reading →

[ARTICLE] Little Gamers in @ChildrensworkMag

Smart phones and tablets have placed gaming at the centre of our society. You don’t need to spend long on public transport to see someone playing ‘angry birds’ or ‘2048’, but what does this mean for our children? Are video games evil or could they help child development? Dr Bex Lewis investigates…  I still remember the excitement of my first go on a very basic game on a BBC computer (the one with the red button) at Continue Reading →

[Publication] Collaborative Learning in Media Education

I have a chapter published in this book – just out: Marcus Leaning (eds), 2015. Collaborative Learning in Media Education. Santa Rosa: Informing Science Press. ISBN: 9781932886931 Collaborative learning is a key pedagogic activity in many media education programmes in schools colleges and universities worldwide.  When well executed, collaborative work enables students to learn much from each other and gain valuable experience of working in concert – a skill central to contemporary work practices in Continue Reading →

[PUBLICATION] Restorative justice: how can it help with online trolling? for @RJCouncil

I wrote this piece for ‘Resolution‘, the magazine of the Restorative Justice Council, which has just been published. It’s a different angle on the Brenda Leyland ‘trolling’ story. Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

[PUBLISHED] The Joys of Country Living in a Digital Age

  A piece I wrote for Country Way magazine in a special issue on Technology, Church and Rural Living:  The full issue is behind a paywall here. Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

[PUBLISHED] Communicating our ancient faith in a digital age

Just published, a piece commissioned for Manna Magazine, Diocese of Bath and Wells: ‘Communicating our ancient faith in a digital age‘.  Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

#DigitalParenting: Proofs Arrived

If you’ve been following the journey of my book Raising Children in A Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst, which sucked up most of my evenings, weekends, and holidays last year – the proofs arrived yesterday: A Chance to Say Thank You… … to Ali Hull for first commissioning this book and for encouragement and correction in the editing process, and to Pete Phillips, Andy Byers, Rich Wyld, Penny Bissell, Tim Hutchings, and Continue Reading →

‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’ Book Proofs Are Here #DigitalParenting

The book’s already on Amazon! Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…