WPCC’s latest issue edited by Ansastasia Denisova is all about messages, audiences and wildfire social media.
toxic platforms and black cyberfeminism
nostalgia and radio
journalistic autonomy in the digital native press
play, outrage and cricket
the viral media metaphor
Open access as always. Editorial concludes that it may be ‘reasonable to limit the expanse of the viral flows and to question the algorithmic patterns of digital platforms’. As in the media, so in society – one could say.
‘What does it mean to judge when there is no general and universal norm to define what is right and what is wrong? Can laws be absent and is law always necessary? ‘
Our latest open access book title Dies Irae is out now. Jean-Luc Nancy’s reflection on nature and basis of law and judgement is our first translation is now published.
The Westminster Law and Theory Lab are inviting interested parties (all welcome to attend) a book launch and drinks reception for Riccard Baldissone’s new book, ‘Farewell to Freedom: A Western Genealogy of Liberty‘ Dr Elena Loizidou (Birkbeck Law School), Profesor Saul Newman (Politics and International Relations Goldsmiths College London) and Professor Nathan Widder, (Politics and International Relations, Royal Holloway College, London) will consider the vocabularies and history of the idea of freedom at the event: Friday 21 November 18.00 – 20.00.
VENUE: University of Westminster, The Pavilion, 115 New Cavendish St W1W 6UW. Register here to attend. For free open access download of the book navigate to here.
Available now as an open access title free to view and download is a book by Westminster Senior Lecturer Paul Breen of interest to anyone concerned with new pedagogical skills and how knowledge with technology may be incorporated in better teaching practice. The author works at the University’s Professional Language Centre.
The analysis is presented via the rich histories and observation of a diverse group of teachers engaged in the multiple dimensions of their profession. Drawing on the insights of a variety of educational theories and approaches (including TPACK) Developing Educators for the Digital Age presents a practical framework for capturing knowledge in action of these English language teachers – in their own voices – indicating how such methods, processes and experiences shed light more widely on related contexts within HE and may be transferable to other situations.
Developing Educators for the Digital Age is the University of Westminster Press‘s 8th published book title and its first on Education.
The University of Westminster Press also distributes PDF versions of the History of the University of Westminster series which tells the story series of thematic books tells the story of the University of Westminster and its predecessors beginning with the Polytechnic Institution that opened to the public in 1838.