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Name: Julia  Gillen
Institution: Lancaster University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.literacy.lancs.ac.uk/profiles/julia-gillen/
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Selected Publications: Gillen, J. & Cameron, C.A. (eds) (2010) International perspectives on early childhood research: A Day in the Life. Palgrave Macmillan.

Peachey, A., Gillen, J., Livingstone, D. & Robbins, S. (eds) (2010) Researching Learning in Virtual Worlds. Springer.

Gillen, J. & Passey, D. (2011) Digital literacies in the making: schools producing news with the BBC. Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy 1-2.

Gillen, J. (2009) Literacy practices in Schome Park: a virtual literacy ethnography. Journal of Research in Reading 32 (1) 57-74.

Gillen, J. and Hall, N. (forthcoming) 'The emergence of early childhood literacy' in Hall, N., Larson, J and Marsh, J. (eds)The Handbook of Early Childhood Literacy 2nd edn. Thousand Oaks, CA/London: Sage Publications.

Gillen, J. (in print) Archaeology in a virtual world: Schome Park. In R. Jones (ed.) Discourse and Creativity. Harlow: Pearson.

Gillen, J. & Hall, N. (2010) Edwardian postcards: illuminating ordinary writing. In D. Barton & U. Papen (eds)The Anthropology of Writing. pp. 169-189. Continuum.

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Announced on LINGUIST :  The Language of Children
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Language of Children
Courses Taught: PhD Thesis and Coursework: Applied Linguistics
Undergraduate: Language and the Media
inputs on various courses relating to digital literacies and literacy in early childhood
Reviewer of: Review: Nelson et al. Children's Language Vol. 10 (LL Issue 12.2448)
Telecinematic Discourse (LL Issue 24.2939)

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