Professor David Barton

Professor, Emeritus Professor

Current Teaching

Undergraduate: Language in the media.

MA: Digital Language and Literacies

MA and PhD: Qualitative Research Methods

The role of relationships in academic writing and identity
McCulloch, S.A., Tusting, K.P., Barton, D.P. 2/07/2016
Conference paper

Tagging on Flickr as a social practice
Barton, D. 2015 In: Discourse and digital practices. London : Routledge p. 48-65. 18 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Researching language and social media: a student guide
Page, R., Barton, D., Unger, J., Zappavigna, M. 2014 London : Routledge. 202 p. ISBN: 9780415841993.
Book

Language learning online as a social practice
Barton, D., Potts, D. 12/2013 In: TESOL Quarterly. 47, 4, p. 815-820. 6 p.
Journal article

Language online: investigating digital texts and practices
Barton, D., Lee, C. 04/2013 London : Routledge. 224 p. ISBN: 978-0-415-52494-0.
Book

Crossing boundaries: digital and non-digital literacy practices in formal and informal contexts in further and higher education
Satchwell, C., Barton, D., Hamilton, M. 2013 In: Literacy in the digital university . London : Routledge ISBN: 978-0-415-53796-4.
Chapter

How the online world is changing the relationship between everyday literacy practices and educational possibilities.
Barton, D. 2013 In: 62nd Yearbook of the Literacy Research Association. Altamonte Springs, Florida : Literacy Research Association p. 20-28. 9 p. ISBN: 9781893591158.
Chapter

The texts of everyday life: public and private identities in vernacular literacy practices
Hamilton, M., Barton, D. 2013 In: Literacy studies. Los Angeles : Sage p. 1-21. 21 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Redefining Vernacular Literacies in the Age of Web 2.0
Barton, D., Lee, C. 07/2012 In: Applied Linguistics. 33, 3, p. 282-298. 17 p.
Journal article

Ethnographic approaches to literacy research
Barton, D. 2012 In: Encyclopedia of applied linguistics. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Local Literacies: Reading and Writing in One Community
Barton, D., Hamilton, M. 2012 2nd Linguistics Classics ed. London : Routledge. 336 p. ISBN: 0415691745, 978-0415691741 .
Book

Participation, deliberate learning and discourses of learning online
Barton, D. 2012 In: Language and Education. 26, 2, p. 139-150. 12 p.
Journal article

Researching the texts and practices in an online photo-sharing site
Lee, C., Barton, D. 2012 In: Language mixing and code-switching in writing . London : Routledge p. 128-145.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Constructing Glocal Identities through Multilingual Writing Practices on Flickr.com
Lee, C., Barton, D. 2011 In: International Multilingual Research Journal. 5, 1, p. 39-59.
Journal article

People and technologies as resources in times of uncertainty
Barton, D. 2011 In: Mobilities. 6, 1, p. 57-65. 9 p.
Journal article

The anthropology of writing : understanding textually-mediated social worlds.
Barton, D., Papen, U. 05/2010 London : Continuum. 256 p. ISBN: 978-1441108852.
Book

Vernacular writing on the web
Barton, D. 05/2010 In: The anthropology of writing. London : Continuum p. 109-125. 16 p. ISBN: 978-1441108852.
Chapter

What is the anthropology of writing?
Barton, D., Papen, U. 05/2010 In: The Anthropology of Writing. Understanding textually-mediated worlds. London : Continuum p. 3-33. 31 p. ISBN: 978-1441108852.
Chapter

Digital literacies: Research briefing for the TLRP-TEL (Teaching and Learning Research Programme - Technology Enhanced Learning)
Gillen, J., Barton, D. 2010 ESRC Teaching and Learning Research Programme.
Commissioned report

La littératie: une pratique sociale
Barton, D., Hamilton, M. 2010 In: Langage et Societe. 133, p. 45-62. 18 p.
Journal article

Literacy studies
Barton, D., Lee, C. 2010 In: The Sage handbook of sociolinguistics. London : Sage p. 588-601. 14 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Understanding textual practices in a changing world.
Barton, D. 11/2009 In: The Future of Literacy Studies. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 38-53. 16 p. ISBN: 978-0230553712.
Chapter

Digital literacies: a discussion document for the TLRP-TEL (Teaching and Learning Research Programme - Technology Enhanced Learning) workshop on digital literacies.
Gillen, J., Barton, D. 12/03/2009 Lancaster University.
Commissioned report

English and glocal identities on Web2.0 : the case of Flickr.com.
Lee, C.K.L., Barton, D. 2009 In: Englishization in Asia : language and cultural issues. Hong Kong : Open University of Hong Kong Press p. 1-31. 31 p. ISBN: 9789627707622.
Chapter

Improving learning in college: rethinking literacies across the curriculum
Ivanic, R., Edwards, R., Barton, D., Martin-Jones, M., Fowler, Z., Hughes, B., Mannion, G., Miller, K., Satchwell, C., Smith, J. 2009 London : Routledge. 232 p. ISBN: 9780415469128.
Book

Literacy practices.
Barton, D. 2009 In: English Language: Description, Variation and Context. London : Palgrave Macmillan p. 477-486. 10 p. ISBN: 9781403945891.
Chapter

Researching adult learners’ lives to understand engagement and progression in learning.
Barton, D. 2009 In: Literacy and Numeracy Studies. 17, p. 51-61. 11 p.
Journal article

Adults lives and learning in different contexts : a view over time.
Appleby, Y., Barton, D. 2008 In: Tracking adult literacy and numeracy skills: findings from longitudinal research. London : Routledge p. 349-364. 16 p. ISBN: 978-0415958585.
Chapter

Learners’ experience of work.
Barton, D., Tusting, K., Hodge, R., Appleby, Y. 2008 London : National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy
Working paper

Outside practices : the social practice theory of literacy.
Cuban, S., Hamilton, M., Barton, D., Papen, U., Reder, S. 04/2007
Conference paper

Literacy: an introduction to the ecology of written language
Barton, D. 2007 2nd ed. Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell. 245 p. ISBN: 9781405111140.
Book

Literacy, Lives and Learning.
Barton, D., Appleby, Y., Hodge, R., Ivanic, R., Tusting, K. 2007 Routledge. 192 p. ISBN: 9780415424851.
Book

Programmes for unemployed people since the 1970s: the changing place of language, literacy and numeracy.
Tusting, K., Barton, D.P. 2007 London : National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy
Working paper

Models of adult learning : a literature review.
Tusting, K., Barton, D. 07/2006 Leicester : NIACE. ISBN: 978 1 86201 280 6.
Book

Linking learning and everyday life: a social perspective on adult language, literacy and numeracy classes.
Ivanic, R., Appleby, Y., Hodge, R., Tusting, K., Barton, D.P. 2006 London : National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy.
Working paper

Relating adults' lives and learning: participation and engagement in different settings.
Barton, D.P., Appleby, Y., Hodge, R., Tusting, K., Ivanic, R. 2006 London : National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy
Working paper

Relating language, literacy and numeracy teaching to adult learners' lives : a social perspective.
Barton, D.P., Ivanic, R., Appleby, Y., Hodge, R., Tusting, K. 2006 London : National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy
Working paper

The significance of a social practice view of language, literacy and numeracy.
Barton, D. 2006 In: Adult literacy, numeracy and language : policy, practice and research.. Maidenhead : Open University Press p. 21-30. 10 p. ISBN: 9780335219384.
Chapter

Beyond communities of practice: language, power and social context.
Barton, D.P., Tusting, K. 2005 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. 243 p. ISBN: 0521836433 (hbk.).
Book

Community-based local literacies research
Tusting, K., Barton, D.P. 2005 In: Multidisciplinary perspectives on literacy research. Cresskill, N. J. : Hampton Press p. 243-263. ISBN: 1572736267.
Chapter

Exploring family literacy.
Barton, D.P. 2005 In: Insights from research and practice : a handbook for adult literacy, numeracy and ESOL practitioners.. Leicester : NIACE p. 528-533. 6 p.
Chapter

Linking literacy programmes in developing countries and the UK.
Barton, D., Papen, U. 2005 London : National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy. 100 p.
Book

Literacy, reification and the dynamics of social interaction.
Barton, D., Hamilton, M. 2005 In: Beyond communities of practice : language power and social context. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
Chapter

Situating literacies.
Barton, D.P. 2005 In: Insights from research and practice : a handbook for adult literacy, numeracy and ESOL practitioners.. Leicester : NIACE p. 40-45. 6 p. ISBN: 1862012024 9781862012028 186201244X 9781862012448.
Chapter

When the magic of literacy wears thin.
Barton, D. 2005 In: Literacy and Numeracy Studies. 14, 2, p. 93-97. 5 p.
Journal article

Adult Learners' Lives Project: Setting the Scene.
Barton, D.P., Ivanic, R., Appleby, Y., Hodge, R., Tusting, K. 2004 London : National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy.
Working paper

Algunas cosas que saben los ninos de lectura y escritura antes del incio de la ensenanza primaria [Some things which children know about reading and writing before the beginning of primary school].
Barton, D.P. 2004 In: Investigaciones sobre el incio de la lectoscritura en edades tempranas.. Madrid : Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport p. 103-117. 15 p.
Chapter

English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) : case studies of provision, learner's needs and resources.
Roberts, C., Baynham, M., Shrubshall, P., Barton, D.P., Chopra, P., Cooke, M., Hodge, R., Pitt, K., Schellekens, P., Wallace, C., Whitfield, S. 2004 London : National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy.. 128 p.
Book

Adult ESOL Pedagogy: a review of research, an annotated bibliography and recommendations for further research.
Barton, D., Pitt, K. 2003 London : NRDC. 46 p. ISBN: 1898453438.
Book

Models of adult learning: a literature review.
Tusting, K., Barton, D. 2003 Leicester : National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy, 42 p.
Working paper

Everyday letter writing.
Barton, D. 2002 In: The Semiotics of Writing: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on the Technology of Writing. Brepols 99 p. ISBN: 2503512410.
Chapter

Editorial : broadening the study of reading.
Hamilton, M., Barton, D.P. 10/2001 In: Journal of Research in Reading. 24, 3, p. 217-221. 5 p.
Journal article

Directions for literacy research: analysing language and social practices in a textually-mediated world.
Barton, D. 1/06/2001 In: Language and Education. 15, 2-3, p. 92-104. 13 p.
Journal article

Literacy in everyday contexts.
Barton, D.P. 2001 In: Literacy and motivation : reading engagement in individuals and groups.. Lawrence Erlbaum p. 23-38. 16 p.
Chapter

Literacy practices in and out of the classroom.
Barton, D.P. 2001 In: Penetrating discourse : integrating theory with practice in second language teaching.. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University of Science and Technology p. 37-46. 10 p.
Chapter

The International Adult Literacy Survey: What Does It Really Measure?
Hamilton, M., Barton, D. 09/2000 In: International Review of Education. 46, 5, p. 377-389. 13 p.
Journal article

Images of illiteracy.
Barton, D.P. 06/2000 In: Literacy Today. 23, p. 19-20. 2 p.
Journal article

Practique d'ecriture dans la vie quotidienne : une perspective ecologique.
Barton, D.P. 2000 In: ALPHA 2000 : education ecologique dans la vie quotidienne. Quebec : UNESCO Institute of Education p. 177-192. 16 p.
Chapter

Researching literacy practices.
Barton, D.P. 2000 In: Situated literacies: reading and writing in context.. London : Routledge p. 167-179. 13 p. ISBN: 0415206715.
Chapter

Situated literacies.
Barton, D.P., Hamilton, M.E., Ivanic, R. 2000 London : Routledge. 222 p. ISBN: 0415206715.
Book

Situating literacies.
Barton, D.P. 2000 In: Rapal Bulletin. 43, p. 3-5. 3 p.
Journal article

Letter writing as a social practice.
Barton, D.P., Hall, N. 1999 Philadelphia : John Benjamins. 262 p. ISBN: 155619207X.
Book

The texts of everyday life : public and private identities in vernacular literacy practices.
Hamilton, M.E., Barton, D.P. 1999 In: Caldernos Linguistics and Society. 3, p. 45-71. 27 p.
Journal article

Local literacies : a study of reading and writing in on community.
Barton, D., Hamilton, M. 1998 London : Routledge. 299 p. ISBN: 0415171490.
Book

Putting the new literacy studies into practice.
Hamilton, M., Barton, D. 1996 In: Lifelong Literacies Conference Proceedings. Manchester
Chapter

Worlds of literacy.
Hamilton, M., Barton, D., Ivanic, R. 1994 Clevedon : Multilingual Matters. 274 p. ISBN: 1853591963.
Book