Dr Karin Tusting

Senior Lecturer in Linguistics and English Language

Current Teaching

I teach courses on research methods at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and contribute to Ling437 'Learning and Teaching in Digitally Mediated Spaces', Ling307 'Language and Identies: Gender, Ethnicity and Class', and Ling209 'Literacy and Education'.

'Historians don’t set out to change people’s lives’: to what extent are notions of social justice shared across the academy
McCulloch, S.A., Tusting, K.P., Bhatt, I.U. 18/07/2016
Conference paper

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

Academics' experiences of networked professional learning
Tusting, K.P., McCulloch, S.A., Hamilton, M.E. 10/05/2016 In: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Networked Learning 2016. Lancaster : Lancaster University p. 422-431. 10 p.
Paper

Who has the power to act in the world?: social responsibility, agency and voice in a Catholic newspaper
Tusting, K. 21/04/2016 In: Discourse and responsibility in professional settings. London : Equinox ISBN: 9781845539146.
Chapter

Workplace literacies and audit society
Tusting, K. 08/2015 In: Linguistic ethnography. London : Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: 9781137035028.
Chapter

I am a peacemaker: writing as a space for recontextualising children's identity in a Catholic First Communion preparation course
Tusting, K. 07/2015 In: Written Communication. 32, 3, p. 227-253. 27 p.
Journal article

Who has the power to act in the world?: social actors, agency and voice in a Catholic newspaper
Tusting, K. 6/10/2014 In: Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice. 9, 3, p. 425-450. 26 p.
Journal article

Literacy studies as linguistic ethnography
Tusting, K. 2013 , 15 p.
Working paper

Form-filling, power and the ILP: tensions and tutor strategies in one adult literacy classroom
Varey, S., Tusting, K. 09/2012 In: More powerful literacies. Leicester : NIACE p. 105-116. 12 p. ISBN: 9781862015845.
Chapter

Literacy studies: Ethnographie de l'écrit
Tusting, K. 09/2012 In: L'alimentation sous contrôle. Dijon : Editions Educagri p. 28-41. 14 p. ISBN: 17682274.
Chapter

Literacies and sites of learning
Tusting, K. 03/2012 In: Language and Education. 26, 2, 6 p.
Editorial

Learning accountability literacies in educational workplaces: situated learning and processes of commodification
Tusting, K. 6/02/2012 In: Language and Education. 26, 2, p. 121-138. 18 p.
Journal article

Linguistic ethnography.
Maybin, J., Tusting, K. 15/03/2011 In: The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics. London : Routledge 752 p. ISBN: 978-0415490672.
Chapter

Changing lifeworlds, changing writing: how adults take on new writing practices at times of change
Burgess, A., Tusting, K. 2011 In: RaPAL Journal.
Journal article

Eruptions of interruptions: managing tensions between writing and other tasks in a textualised childcare workplace
Tusting, K. 05/2010 In: The anthropology of writing. London : Continuum p. 67-89. 23 p. ISBN: 9781441108852.
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'I am not a "good" teacher, I don't do all their paperwork' : teacher resistance to accountability demands in the English Skills for Life strategy.
Tusting, K. 2009 In: Literacy and Numeracy Studies. 17, 3, p. 6-26. 21 p.
Journal article

Creativity in everyday literacy practices : the contribution of an ethnographic approach.
Papen, U., Tusting, K. 2008 In: Literacy and Numeracy Studies. 16, 1, p. 5-25. 21 p.
Journal article

Ecologies of New Literacies: implications for education
Tusting, K. 2008 In: Encyclopedia of Language and Education. Dordrecht : Springer p. 3194-3206. 13 p. ISBN: 9780387304243.
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

Linguistic Ethnography: Links, Problems and Possibilities.
Rampton, B., Maybin, J., Tusting, K. 11/2007 In: Journal of Sociolinguistics. 11, 5
Journal article

Linguistic ethnography and interdisciplinarity: opening the discussion.
Tusting, K., Maybin, J. 11/2007 In: Journal of Sociolinguistics. 11, 5, p. 575-583. 9 p.
Journal article

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

Literacies, collaboration and context
Papen, U., Tusting, K. 2006 In: The Art of English. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: 9781403985590.
Chapter

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

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.
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Language and Power in Communities of Practice
Tusting, K. 2005 In: Beyond Communities of Practice. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 243 p. ISBN: 0521836433.
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The Spiritual Revolution: Why Religion is Giving Way to Spirituality.
Heelas, P., Woodhead, L., Seel, B., Tusting, K., Szerszynski, B. 2005 Oxford : Blackwell. 204 p. ISBN: 1405119586.
Book

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

Congregational studies: taking stock
Woodhead, L., Guest, M., Tusting, K. 2004 In: Congregational Studies in the UK. Aldershot : Ashgate p. 1-23. ISBN: 0754632881.
Chapter

Congregational studies in the UK: Christianity in a post-Christian context.
Guest, M., Tusting, K., Woodhead, L. 2004 Aldershot : Ashgate. 223 p. ISBN: 0754632881.
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

I know, 'cos I was there: how residence abroad students use personal experience to legitimate cultural generalisations.
Tusting, K., Crawshaw, R., Callen, B. 09/2002 In: Discourse and Society. 13, 5, p. 651-672. 22 p.
Journal article

Attesting the self: Narration and identity change during periods of residence abroad.
Crawshaw, R., Callen, B., Tusting, K. 2001 In: Language and Intercultural Communication. 1, 2, p. 101-119. 19 p.
Journal article

Approaching the text: a framework for text analysis
Crawshaw, R.H., Tusting, K. 2000 In: Exploring French text analysis. London : Routledge p. 33-85. 53 p. ISBN: 041518407X.
Chapter

Exploring French Text Analysis: Interpretations of National Identity.
Crawshaw, R., Tusting, K. 2000 London : Routledge. ISBN: 041518407X.
Book

Exploring narrations of intercultural encounter: methodological reflections
Crawshaw, R., Callen, B., Eppler, E., Tusting, K. 2000 In: Teaching Language, Teaching Culture. London : CILT p. 177-205. 29 p.
Chapter

Investigating intercultural encounter: factors in qualitative research
Crawshaw, R.H., Eppler, E., Tusting, K. 2000 In: Intercultural learning in the modern languages curriculum.. London : CILT/AFLS p. 177-205. 29 p.
Chapter

New literacy studies at the interchange.
Tusting, K., Wilson, A., Ivanic, R. 2000 In: Situated literacies. London : Routledge p. 210-218. 9 p. ISBN: 0415206715.
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Re-inventing gastronomic heritage: 'La Brie comme autrefois'
Crawshaw, R.H., Tusting, K. 2000 In: Exploring French text analysis : interpretations of national identity. London : Routledge p. 76-87. 12 p. ISBN: 041518407X.
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Re-writing the French Revolution
Crawshaw, R.H., Tusting, K. 2000 In: Exploring French text analysis. London : Routledge p. 166-190. 25 p. ISBN: 041518407X.
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Style discourse and choice
Crawshaw, R.H., Tusting, K. 2000 In: Exploring French text analysis. London : Routledge p. 3-31. 29 p. ISBN: 041518407X.
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Text and national identity
Crawshaw, R.H., Tusting, K. 2000 In: Exploring French text analysis . London : Routledge p. 193-199. 7 p. ISBN: 041518407X.
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The New Literacy Studies and Time: an exploration
Tusting, K. 2000 In: Situated Literacies. London : Routledge p. 35-53. 19 p. ISBN: 0415206715.
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