Chris Bailey

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Christopher James Bailey

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Chris Bailey (2016-12-02)

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United Kingdom

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Chris Bailey (2016-12-02)

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multimodality, play, literacies, comics, digital, Minecraft, video games, childhood, singing, media,

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Elsevier - Mendeley (2017-02-01)

Biography

I am a researcher and lecturer in education, with an interest in how videogames are entangled with our cultural experiences. My doctoral thesis provides an ethnographic study of a group of children playing Minecraft in an after-school club. This work illuminates the emergent dimension of play that occurs through collaborative engagement, in and around a virtual world. I am also interested in multimodal meaning-making and employing different modes in my own sense making practices, exemplified by a thesis that uses comic strips and illustration as a means of exploring theory and representing the complexity of the social world. I am currently working on the Horizon 2020 funded project 'Alternative Framings for Gaming' at the University of Leeds. I am also about to submit my PhD at Sheffield Hallam University whilst also working as an associate lecturer in the Sheffield Institute of Education.
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