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Ms Lyndsay Grant

Ms Lyndsay Grant

Ms Lyndsay Grant

Summary

Lyndsay's current research interests include critical digital literacies, issues of social justice in education, connections between learning in home and school cultures and how schools develop new practices of working with digital technologies.

Lyndsay has led research projects exploring children's digital literacy practices in and out of school and the connections and discontinuities between digital practices in different contexts. She has also conducted research projects exploring social justice and digital inclusion, the role of digital technologies in learning in families, learning with web 2.0 technologies in formal and informal educational contexts, and participatory approaches to the design process.

Lyndsay also writes for the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub weblog.

Biography

Lyndsay Grant joined the Graduate School of Education in October 2010 as a Research Associate. She is currently working on The Bristol Partnership for Learning with Digital Technologies.

Prior to working at the University of Bristol, Lyndsay was a Senior Researcher at Futurelab, a research and development charity exploring the role of digital technologies and media in education and learning. She led research into the role of digital technologies in learning at home and school and was involved in the design and development of innovative digital technologies for learning.  She has wide experience of conducting qualitative research in a range of settings, including schools, museums and online.

Before working in research, Lyndsay worked for Pearson Education, publishing books and digital resources for the primary literacy classroom, including award-winning interactive non-linear digital fiction texts.

Keywords

  • digital literacies
  • digital participation
  • social justice
  • home-school connections
  • partnerships

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Graduate School of Education

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