[WRITER] Chapter in The Distanced Church: Reflections on Doing Church Online

I was pleased to be invited to write a chapter for Heidi Campbell's edited collection, related to churches seeking to be online through the coronavirus pandemic, alongside a range of interesting other writers. My work can be found at Chapter 22: An Inclusive Church Community in a Digital Age The coronavirus pandemic has caused churches to use digital technologies in a way that many have never done before: how can it learn from this to…

[WRITER] Chapter in Theologians and Philosophers Using Social Media with @thomasjayoord

I wrote a chapter in a new book, Theologians and Philosophers Using Social Media: Advice, Tips, and Testimonials edited by Dr. Thomas Jay Oord - awaiting my copy, but here are the triggering questions:   What forms of social media/platforms do you use, and which forms are primary? Why did you begin using social media in relation to your scholarly interests, publication, or teaching? Is this the same reason you continue to use social media? What have you…

Chapter Abstract: Manipulating media: developing media studies student’s academic literacy using social media.

Just found out today that this chapter has been (almost certainly!) accepted, book due for publication October 2011 Chapter Title: Manipulating media: developing media studies student’s academic literacy using social media. Abstract: This chapter concerns the use of social media in the teaching of academic literacy to Media Studies undergraduates in a British university. Academic literacy courses cover topics such as referencing, rhetoric, and information literacy and are often unpopular for both students and staff.…