2017 – 2019


Archer, A. 2018. Academic voice re-imag(in)ed: Interest and design in artwork and three dimensional artefacts. Multimodal Communication. Published online. https://doi.org/10.1515/mc-2017-0016

Archer, A. and Björkvall, A. 2018. Material sign-making in diverse contexts: upcycled artefacts as refracting global / local discourses. A. Sherris and E. Adami (eds) Making signs, translanguaging ethnographies: Exploring urban, rural and
educational spaces. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. 45 – 63. ISBN: 9781788921909

Hunma, A. 2018. “Students make history every day just by sitting on these steps”: Performative Spaces and Re-genring in the South. Education as Change, 22(1): 1-25. https://upjournals.co.za/index.php/EAC/article/view/706

Simpson, Z. and Archer, A. 2018. Semiotic Technologies as socially situated resources for disciplinary practices. Social Semiotics. Published online. https://doi.org/10.1080/10350330.2018.1487263.

Simpson, Z., & Prince, R. (2018). Teaching, Learning, and Employing Analytical Frameworks as Performance: Analysis of a Quantitative Literacy Event in Applied Mechanics. Designs for Learning, 10(1), 76–87. DOI: http://doi.org/10.16993/dfl.95


Archer, A. 2017. Using multimodal pedagogies in writing centres to improve student writing. Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics Plus. 53, 1 – 12. DOI:10.5842/53-0-730

Archer, A. and Björkvall, A. 2017. The ‘semiotics of value’ in upcycling. In S. Zhao, A. Björkvall, M. Boeriis and E. Djonov (eds.), Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies: Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics. London and New York: Routledge. 165 – 180.

Huang, C-W. and Archer, A. 2017. ‘Academic literacies’ as moving beyond writing: Investigating multimodal approaches to academic argument. London Review of Education, 15(1): 63-72. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18546/LRE.15.1.06

Huang, C-W. and Archer, A. 2017. Training Writing Centre tutors for argument in a digital age. In S. Clarence and L. Dison (eds.), Writing Centres in Higher Education: Working In and Across the Disciplines. Stellenbosch: Sun Media. 81 – 96. ISBN 9781928357544

Pearman, A. 2017. Supporting academic communication in Writing Centres in the digital age: Video composition in the context of a writing centre consultation. In S. Clarence and L. Dison (eds.), Writing Centres in Higher Education: Working In and Across the Disciplines. Stellenbosch: Sun Media. 177-192. ISBN 9781928357544

Simpson, Z. and Archer, A. 2017. Combining autoethnography and multimodal social semiotics: potential for theory and method. Social Semiotics, 27(5): 656 670. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10350330.2016.1264689

Simpson, Z.  2017.  The Epistemic Value of Image in Science Writing: A Review of Science from Sight to Insight: How Scientists Illustrate Meaning by Alan Gross and Joseph Harmon. Visual Communication, 16 (4), awaiting further details.

Simpson, Z. and Bhamjee, M.  2017.  “The Literacy of Engineering Design: Investigation into First Year Design Report Writing”.  Proceedings of the fourth biennial conference of the South African Society for Engineering Education (SASEE2017), Cape Town, South Africa, 13 – 15 June.


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