Publications


Books

Kent, M. & Leaver, T. (eds) (2014). An Education in Facebook: Higher Education and the World's Largest Social Network. Routledge New York

You can find a review of the book by Ian Reid in Information Communication & Society HERE 
and by Colin Hynson in Open Learning Reviews HERE



Ellis, K. & Kent, M. (2011). Disability and New Media, Routledge New York.

This is the link to Amazon: Disability and New Media (Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture)

This is a link to Katie and myself being interviewed about the book by Professor Tara Brabazon http://tarabrabazon.libsyn.com/disability-and-new-media  


Book chapters

The Digital Evolution of Live Music - Angela Cresswell Jones

Ellis, K. & Kent, M. (2015). Live Music in a Virtual World: Exuberant Flourishing and Disability at Wheelies Nightclub in Second Life. In R. Bennett & A. Jones (eds) The Digital Evolution of Live Music. Oxford: Chandos Publishing.


City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal and Decay

Cake, D. & Kent, M. (2014). Hacking the City: Disability and Access in Cities Made of Software. In T. Brabazon (ed.) City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal, Decay. Springer, Berlin.



Kent, M. (2014). What’s on Your Mind? Facebook as a Forum for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. In M. Kent & T. Leaver (eds) An Education in Facebook: Higher Education and the World's Largest Social Network. Routledge New York

Kent, M. & Leaver, T. (2014). The Revolution That’s Already Happening. In M. Kent & T. Leaver (eds) An Education in Facebook: Higher Education and the World's Largest Social Network. Routledge New York

Ellis, K. & Kent, M. (2014). Facebook, Disability and Higher Education: Accessing the Digital Campus. In M. Kent & T. Leaver (eds) An Education in Facebook: Higher Education and the World's Largest Social Network. Routledge New York




Kent, M. & Stringer, E. (2013) Action Research and The Internet. In E. Stringer Action Research (4th edition)
. Sage, London.



Kent, M. (2012). Strangers in the Swarm. In T. Brabazon (ed.) Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0: After Avatars, Trolls and Puppets. Chandos, Oxford.

Kent, M. (2012). When Community Becomes Commodity. In T. Brabazon (ed.) Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0: After Avatars, Trolls and Puppets. Chandos, Oxford.

Kent, M. (2012). What's in a Name? Digital Resources and Resistance at the Global Periphery. In T. Brabazon (ed.) Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0: 

After Avatars, Trolls and Puppets. Chandos, Oxford.


This is the link to Amazon: Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0: After Avatars, Trolls and Puppets.

Kent, M. (2008). He who pays the piper must call the tune?. In T Brabazon (ed.), The Revolution Will Not be Downloaded. Chandos, Oxford.

Kent, M. (2008). Cultware: Constructing the matrix of internet access. In T Brabazon (ed.), The Revolution Will Not be Downloaded. Chandos, Oxford.

This is the link to Amazon: The Revolution Will Not Be Downloaded


Journal papers

Kent, M. (2016). Adding to the Mix: Students use of Facebook Groups and Blackboard Discussion Forums in Higher Education. Knowledge Management and E-Learning: An International Journal. 8(3), 444-463. http://www.kmel-journal.org/ojs/index.php/online-publication/article/view/339

Ellis, K., Goggin, G., & Kent, M. (2015). Disability's Digital Frictions: Activism, Technology and Politics. The Fibreculture Journal. 26, 7-31. http://twentysix.fibreculturejournal.org

Kent, M. (2015). Disability, Mental Illness, and eLearning: Invisible Behind the Screen. The Journal of Interactive Technology & Pedagogy, 8. http://jitp.commons.gc.cuny.edu/disability-mental-illness-and-elearning-invisible-behind-the-screen/

Ellis, K. & Kent, M. (2015). Disability and the Internet in 2015: Where to now?. First Monday. 9(20). http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/6163 

Ellis, K. & Kent, M. (2015). Accessible television: the new frontier in disability media studies brings together industry innovation, government legislation and online activism. First Monday. 9(20). http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/6170

Ellis, K. & Kent, M. (2015). People with Disability and new disaster communications: Access and the social media mash-up. Disability and Society, 30(3), 419-431. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09687599.2015.1021756#.VTBOEKZSnJA

Kent, M. (2015). Disability and eLearning: Opportunities and Barriers. Disability Studies Quarterly, 35(1). 

Leaver, T. & Kent, M. (2014). Facebook in Education: Lessons Learnt. Digital Culture & Education, Vol 6, May. <http://www.digitalcultureandeducation.com/volume-6/>  

Kent, M. (2013). Changing the Conversation: Facebook as a venue for online class discussion in higher education. Journal of Online Teaching and Learning. Vol. 9, No.4, December. <http://jolt.merlot.org/vol9no4/kent_1213.pdf

Ellis, K. & Kent, M. (2010). Community Accessibility: Tweeters take responsibility an accessible Web 2.0. Fast Capitalism, issue 7.1. <http://www.uta.edu/huma/agger/fastcapitalism/7_1/elliskent7_1.html>

Kent, M. (2008). Digital divide 2.0 and the digital subaltern. Nebula: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship, issue 16 (5.4), December, pp. 84–97. <www.nobleworld.biz/images/Kent3.pdf>.

Kent, M. (2008). Massive multi-player online games and the developing political economy of cyberspace’, Fast Capitalism, issue 4.1, <www.uta.edu/huma/agger/fastcapitalism/4_1/kent.html>.

Ellis, K. & Kent, M. (2008). iTunes is pretty (useless) when you’re blind: Digital design is triggering disability when it could be a solution. M/C Journal, Vol. 11, Issue 3, July. <http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/viewArticle/55>.

Kent, M. (2007). New technology and the universal service obligation in Australia: Drifting towards exclusion? Nebula: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship, issue 13 (4.3), December, pp. 101–124. <www.nobleworld.biz/images/Kent.pdf>.

Kent, M. (2006). Not dead, but maybe extinct: The university in Australia. AQ Australian Quarterly, Vol. 78, November–December. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/20638434>

Brabazon, T., Cull, F., Kent, M., McRae, L. (2005). Jingling the single: The i-podification of the music industry. AQ Australian Quarterly, Vol. 77, May–June. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/20638340>

Kent, M. (2004). Spam regulation and Australia: National sovereignty and the .au. AQ Australian Quarterly, Vol. 76, July–August.<http://www.jstor.org/stable/20638269>



Conference presentations

Kent, M. 2015, 'Disability, mental illness and eLearning in Australia: Challenges and Opportunities' Disability and Disciplines: The International Conference on Educational, Cultural, and Disability Studies. Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, July 1-2.

Ellis, K & Kent M 2014 'Being Human? Disability Discourses in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the Uncanny X-Men' 'Cripping' The Comic Con 2014: Take Away The Suit And What Are You? Syracuse University, New York, April 9 & 10.

Kent, M & Ellis, K 2013, ‘People with Disability and New Disaster Communications: Access and the social media mash-up'  paper presented at ANZCA ‘Global Networks - Global Divides’ Fremantle, Western Australia. 3-5 July.

Kent, M 2012 ‘Disability and the Internet: Access and Awareness' paper to be presented at The Association of Internet Researchers Conference: Internet Research 13.0 Technologies. Salford October 18-21

Kent, M. 2012 ‘What's on Your Mind? Facebook as a Forum for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education’ Panel discussion to be presented at The Association of Internet Researchers Conference: Internet Research 13.0 Technologies. Salford October 18-21

Kent, M & Ellis, K 2012, ‘Access and the Digital Campus'  paper presented at the West Australian Association for Academic Language and Learning Symposium ‘eLearning: The good, the bad & the ugly’ Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia. 1 February.

Kent, M 2011, 'Disability and Online Social Networks', paper presented at Education for All, the 3rd international conference, Warsaw, June 29 - July 1. <http://www.disability.uw.edu.pl/edu4all2011/conference_program/article_mk.html

Kent, M & Ellis, K 2009, ‘Online Virtual Communities and Disability'  paper presented at the Centre for Everyday Life Symposium ‘Media Technologies, Community and Everyday Life’ Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia. 2 September.

Kent, M & Ellis, K 2009, ‘Your Avatar Looks Normal to Me’ paper presented at Disability Studies Conference, Australia, University of New South Wales, 26-27 June.

Kent, M & Ellis, K 2008, ‘Disability and web 2.0: Opportunity lost?’, paper presented at the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Annual Conference, Kalgoorlie, 6–9 December.

Kent, M 2008, ‘Digital divide 2.0 and the digital subaltern’, paper presented at the International Association for Media and Communications Research 26th Annual Research Conference. Stockholm, Sweden, 20–25 July.

Kent, M 2005, ‘Colonial revenge, virtual resources, and the .tv domain’, paper presented at Cybercultures: Exploring Critical Issues, the third global conference, Prague, 11–13 August.

Kent, M 2005, ‘Bridging the analogue – digital barriers’, paper presented at Isolation – Finding Connections, the NSW–ACT regional conference of the International Education Association Inc., Canberra, 29–30 September.

Kent, M 2005, ‘MMORPGs and the virtual sweatshops of the digital empire’, paper presented at League of Worlds 2, Melbourne, November. <http://www.leagueofworlds.com/mmorps-and-the-vitual-sweatshops>.

Kent, M 2004, ‘The invisible empire’, paper presented at the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Annual Conference, Perth, 6–8 August.


Research reports
Ellis, K., Kent, M., Locke, K. & Merchant, M. (2016), Accessing subscription video on demand: A study of disability and streaming television in Australia, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network, Sydney. https://accan.org.au/grants/current-grants/1066-accessing-video-on-demand-a-study-of-disability-and-streaming-television

Kent, M. (2016). Access and barriers to online education for people with disabilities. Perth, WA: National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education. Retrieved from https://www.ncsehe.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Access-and-Barriers-to-Online-Education-for-People-with-Disabilities.pdf

Kent, M & Mallinder, S 2012, The National Subject Profile – Media and Communications 2007-08. Art Design Media Subject Centre, The Higher Education Academy. Brighton. <http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/projects/adm-hea-projects/national-subject-profile-media-and-communications-2008-new-qaa.pdf>

Kent, M & Mallinder, S 2008, Staff and Students in Media Subjects in Higher Education: The United Kingdom 2007-2008. Art Design Media Subject Centre, The Higher Education Academy. Brighton. <http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/library/files/adm-hea-projects/subject-profile-media-communications/staff-and-student-report.pdf>.

Mallinder, S & Kent, M 2008, Staff and Students Voices in Media Subjects in Higher Education: The United Kingdom 2007-2008. Art Design Media Subject Centre, The Higher Education Academy. Brighton.<http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/library/files/adm-hea-projects/subject-profile-media-communications/staff-and-student-voice.pdf>.


Opinion articles

Ellis, K. & Kent, M. (2016). Video on demand offers poor access for viewers with disabilities. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/video-on-demand-offers-poor-access-for-viewers-with-disabilities-52757#_=_

Kent, M 2006, ‘Talking to terrorists?’, Online Opinion, 6 January, <http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=4011>.


Media interviews

Radio

Kent, M (2016). Interviewed by Madelin McIvor on 2SER radio in Sydney 29 January

Kent, M (2016). Interviewed by SYN radio in Melbourne 30 January

'YouTube, MySpace and web 2.0', RTR FM, Perth, 6 November 2006.

 'Mobile phone cameras, public figures and privacy', ABC Local Radio, Albany, 16 May 2005.

 'Texperanto: SMS and mobile phone culture', ABC Local Radio, Kalgoorlie, 5 May 2005.

Press

'Land of living dead', Campus Review, 29 January 2007.

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