Website Overview

  • Transpositional Grammar is a theory of multimodal meaning. Here we provide supporting videos media for our two volume grammar, published in 2020 by Cambridge University Press.
  • New Learning is our theory of learning in the context of the extraordinary social changes of our times. In this part of the site, we provide material which supplements our book, New Learning: Elements of a Science of Education, Cambridge University Press, second edition, 2012. Also, Spanish and Greek editions, with a Chinese edition in press.
  • Literacies provides supporting material for our book of the same name, published by Cambridge University Press in its second edition in 2016. Also: Spanish and Greek editions, with a Portuguese edition in press.
  • Multiliteracies is an approach to literacy outlined in this book which focuses on variations in language use according to different social and cultural situations, and the intrinsic multimodality of communications, particularly in the context of today’s new media.
  • Learning by Design is an approach outlined in this book which provides teachers with tools to document their curriculum, using a web planner called a "Learning Module." The purpose of the Learning Module is to map the range of task types or "Knowledge Processes" in which learners are involved.
  • e-Learning Ecologies explores the affordances of digital media in learning, as analyzed in this book.
  • CGScholar is a web-based writing and learning environment accessible here, which brings together formative assessment (diagnosis and feedback) and summative assessment (measuring student progress over time and in comparison with other learners).
  • Australia links to a selection of our research and writing about Australian multiculturalism, 1980-2000.