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Towards an understanding of contextual features that influence the linguistic formality of British Sign Language users (2015)
Journal Article
Rudge, L. (2015). Towards an understanding of contextual features that influence the linguistic formality of British Sign Language users. Functional Linguistics, 2(11), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40554-015-0023-8

This paper seeks to understand linguistic formality through the identification and measurement of contextual features. Using an adapted sociometric methodology to combine systemic functional linguistics and sign linguistics, a survey identifies the e... Read More about Towards an understanding of contextual features that influence the linguistic formality of British Sign Language users.

EDITORIAL: Ideas in mobile learning (2015)
Journal Article
Cook, J., Mor, Y., & Santos, P. (2015). EDITORIAL: Ideas in mobile learning. Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 1(18), 1-2. https://doi.org/10.5334/jime.aw

The contributions for this Special Collection on ‘Ideas in Mobile Learning’ expand on the trends explored in the successful ‘Bristol Ideas in Mobile Learning Symposium’ which ran on the 6th and 7th March, 2014 (see Cloudworks, 2014; BIML, 2014). Four... Read More about EDITORIAL: Ideas in mobile learning.

Investigating social presence in the voice-based chat room and the text-based forum in the Chinese online learning context (2015)
Thesis
Investigating social presence in the voice-based chat room and the text-based forum in the Chinese online learning context. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Social presence has long been considered to be a key factor in enhancing learning in online contexts (Garrison, Anderson & Archer, 2000; Gunawardena & Zittle, 1997; Kehrwald, 2010; Ko, 2012; Tu, 2002b). New modes of online interaction, however, requi... Read More about Investigating social presence in the voice-based chat room and the text-based forum in the Chinese online learning context.

The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’ (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Cook, J., Lander, R., & Flaxton, T. (2015, September). The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’. Paper presented at Workshop on Smart Learning Ecosystems in Smart Regions and Cities

The work reported in this position paper explores the development of citizen led ‘hybrid cities’ in which augmented and social web technologies mediate learning and innovation in what we term the Zone of Possibility. An example of a Hybrid Stokes Cro... Read More about The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’.

Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell? (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. A. (2015, September). Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell?. Paper presented at European Conference on Educational Research - Education and Transition, Budapest, Hungary

The ‘Children as Engineers’ project brought together 10 primary Initial Teacher Training students and 10 Under-Graduate Engineering students to teach one of ten design challenges to 300 children in classrooms using the European ‘Engineer’ materials.... Read More about Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell?.

Growth of conventions shows geeks have always wanted to meet up IRL (2015)
Journal Article
MacCallum-Stewart, E. (2015). Growth of conventions shows geeks have always wanted to meet up IRL

A discussion of the rise of fan conventions, and the positive connections these build between fandom, academia and gaming / science fiction and fantasy gaming professionals

Combatting and analysing organized crime: the view from witnesses (2015)
Journal Article
Woodiwiss, M. (2015). Combatting and analysing organized crime: the view from witnesses. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-015-9247-y

© 2015, Springer Science+Business Media New York. This special issue of Trends in Organized Crime begins with a tribute to Joseph Albini who died in 2013 written by his colleague Jeff McIllwain and ends with Matthew G. Yeager’s reexamination of the c... Read More about Combatting and analysing organized crime: the view from witnesses.

Fifty years investigating institutional corruption and organized crime: an interview with Selwyn Raab (2015)
Journal Article
Woodiwiss, M. (2015). Fifty years investigating institutional corruption and organized crime: an interview with Selwyn Raab. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 74-85. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-015-9248-x

© 2015, Springer Science+Business Media New York. This email interview with Selwyn Raab was conducted during 2014. It discusses Raab’s background, influences, career and current thinking and activities from his experiences as a student journalist dur... Read More about Fifty years investigating institutional corruption and organized crime: an interview with Selwyn Raab.

Enterprise not ethnicity: an interview with Dwight C. Smith Jr (2015)
Journal Article
Woodiwiss, M. (2015). Enterprise not ethnicity: an interview with Dwight C. Smith Jr. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 41-55. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-014-9216-x

© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media New York. This email interview with Dwight C. Smith Jr. was conducted during 2012 and 2013. It discusses Smith’s background, influences, career and current thinking and activities from his early career in U.S.... Read More about Enterprise not ethnicity: an interview with Dwight C. Smith Jr.

The analysis and containment of organized crime in New York City and beyond: an interview with James B. Jacobs (2015)
Journal Article
Woodiwiss, M. (2015). The analysis and containment of organized crime in New York City and beyond: an interview with James B. Jacobs. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 86-93. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-014-9231-y

© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media New York. This email interview with James B. Jacobs was conducted during 2014. As a law student at University of Chicago in the early 1970s, Jacobs conducted a participant observation study at Stateville Penite... Read More about The analysis and containment of organized crime in New York City and beyond: an interview with James B. Jacobs.

Questioning preconceived notions about organized crime: An interview with Petrus C. van Duyne (2015)
Journal Article
Woodiwiss, M. (2015). Questioning preconceived notions about organized crime: An interview with Petrus C. van Duyne. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 118-127. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-015-9244-1

Duyne is recognised as one of the leading experts in economic and cross-border crime in Europe. He worked for the Dutch Ministry of Justice and as a professor at the University of Tilburg. In 1999 he set up the Cross-border Crime Colloquium and this... Read More about Questioning preconceived notions about organized crime: An interview with Petrus C. van Duyne.

The analysis and containment of organized crime in Europe: An interview with Cyrille Fijnaut (2015)
Journal Article
Woodiwiss, M. (2015). The analysis and containment of organized crime in Europe: An interview with Cyrille Fijnaut. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 94-106. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-014-9225-9

This email interview with Cyrille Fijnaut was conducted during 2013 and 2014. It discusses Fijnaut’s background, influences, career and current thinking and activities from his early career in the Dutch police in the 1960s, through to his work as a c... Read More about The analysis and containment of organized crime in Europe: An interview with Cyrille Fijnaut.

Experience and feeling in T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway (2015)
Thesis
Díaz, G. Experience and feeling in T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway. (Thesis). University of the West of England

This thesis identifies and interrogates commonalities and divergences in the works of T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway in relation to their focus on how to make sense of the world of experience in the early twentieth century, and the complex mediation... Read More about Experience and feeling in T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway.

The impact of roleplaying games on culture (2015)
Book Chapter
MacCallum-Stewart, E., Bjork, S., & Stenros, J. (2016). The impact of roleplaying games on culture. In S. Deterding, & J. Zagal (Eds.), Roleplaying Games Studies HandbookRoutledge

Role-playing games are an essential element of our gaming landscape. They have not only played a core role in the development of games, but have much wider currency in popular culture and are often used as a frame of reference for many generic infere... Read More about The impact of roleplaying games on culture.

Reconceptualizing design research in the age of mobile learning (2015)
Journal Article
Bannan, B., Cook, J., & Pachler, N. (2016). Reconceptualizing design research in the age of mobile learning. Interactive Learning Environments, 24(5), 938-953. https://doi.org/10.1080/10494820.2015.1018911

© 2015 Taylor & Francis. The purpose of this paper is to begin to examine how the intersection of mobile learning and design research prompts the reconceptualization of research and design individually as well as their integration appropriate for c... Read More about Reconceptualizing design research in the age of mobile learning.

HD aesthetics and digital cinematography (2015)
Book Chapter
Flaxton, T. (2015). HD aesthetics and digital cinematography. In S. Cubitt, D. Palmer, & N. Tkacz (Eds.), Digital Light, 61-83. Open Humanities Press

This chapter is accompanied by a series of online interviews entitled ‘A Verbatim History of the Aesthetics, Technology and Techniques of Digital Cinematography’. This online resource seeks to circumscribe and circumlocute the wide variety of interes... Read More about HD aesthetics and digital cinematography.