Publications

Books

Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural, and Political Implications (Hardback) book cover

Kent, M., Ellis, K., & Xu, J. (eds) (2018). Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural and Political Implications. New York: Routledge.


Disability and the Media (Hardback) book cover

Ellis, K., & Kent, M. (eds) (2017). Disability and the Media: Critical Concepts in Cultural and Media Studies (four volumes). New York: Routledge.



Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next? (Hardback) book cover

Bennett, R., & Kent, M. (eds) (2017). Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What went right, whatwent wrong, and where to next? New
York: Routledge.



Disability and Social Media: Global Perspectives (Hardback) book cover

Ellis, K., & Kent, M. (eds) (2017). Disability and Social Media: Global Perspectives. New York: Routledge.




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  


Research reports

Kent, M., Ellis, K., Peaty, G., Latter, N., & Locke, K. (2017). Mainstreaming Captions for Online Lectures in Higher Education in Australia: Alternative approaches to engaging with video content. National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE), Curtin University: Perth. https://www.ncsehe.edu.au/publications/4074/?doing_wp_cron=1493183232.7519669532775878906250

Ellis, K., Kent, M., Locke, K., Hollier, S., & Denney, A. (2017) Using smartphones to navigate urban spaces: People with disabilities and the role of mobile technologies in three WA locations. Perth, Western Australia. Western Australian Department of Health. http://humanities.curtin.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2017/07/FINALFinalSmartphone-report-changes-accepted.pdf

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>.


Book chapters

Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural, and Political Implications (Hardback) book cover

Kent, M., Ellis, K., & Xu, J. (2018). Chinese social media today. In M. Kent, K. Ellis, & J. Xu (eds). Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural and Political Implications. New York: Routledge.

Kent, M., Ellis, K., Zhang, J., & Zhang H. (2018). WeChat and the Voice Donor campaign: an example of ‘doing good’ on social media. In M. Kent, K. Ellis, & J. Xu (eds). Chinese Social Media: Social, Cultural and Political Implications. New York: Routledge.

Disability and Social Media: Global Perspectives (Hardback) book cover

Kent, M. (2017). eLeaning, Social Media and Disability. In K. Ellis and M. Kent (eds). Disability and Social Media: Global Perspectives. New York: Routledge.

Ellis, K., & Kent, M. (2017). Introduction: Social Disability. In K. Ellis and M. Kent (eds). Disability and Social Media: Global Perspectives. New York: Routledge.

Xu, J., Kent, M., Ellis, K., & Zhang, H. (2017), One Plus One: Online community radio for the blind in China and Social Media. In K. Ellis and M. Kent (eds). Disability and Social Media: Global Perspectives. New York: Routledge.

Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What Went Right, What Went Wrong and Where to Next? (Hardback) book cover

Kent, M., & Bennett, R. (2017). What was all that about? Peak MOOC hype and post MOOC legacies. In R. Bennett, R. & M. Kent (eds) Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What went right, what went wrong, and where to next? New York: Routledge.

Bennett, R., & Kent, M.  (2017). Any colour as long as it’s black! MOOCs, (post) Fordism and inequality. In R. Bennett, R. & M. Kent (eds) Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What went right, what went wrong, and where to next? New York: Routledge.

Smith, L., Soldatic, K., Dowse, L., & Kent, M. (2017). Developing a MOOC: Factoring in disability. In R. Bennett & M. Kent (eds) Massive Open Online Courses and Higher Education: What went right, what went wrong, and where to next? New York: Routledge.

Disability and the Media (Hardback) book cover

Ellis, K., & Kent, M. (2017). Introduction to disability and media: A major work in progress. In K. Ellis and M. Kent (eds) Disability and the Media: Critical Concepts in Cultural and Media Studies. New York: Routledge.

Handbuch Soziale Praktiken und Digitale Alltagswelten

Kent, M. (2016). People with Disabilities and Digital Everyday Worlds: As accessible as we make them. In M. Nolden, G. Rebane & M Schreiter (eds) Handbuch Soziale Praktiken und DigitaleAlltagswelten. Berlin: Springer.

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

Ellis, K., Kent, M., Locke, K., and Clocherty, C. (2017). Access for everyone? Australia’s ‘streaming wars’ and consumers with disabilities. Continuum. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2017.1370076.

Ellis, K., Kent, M., & Locke, K. (2017). Indefinitely beyond our reach: the case for elevating audio description to the importance of captions on Australian television. M/C Journal, 20(3). Available at http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/view/1261

Ellis, K., Kent, M., Locke, K. & Latter, N. (2017). Who is Working on It? Captioning Australian Catch up Television and Subscription Video on Demand. Media International Australia. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1329878X17724606

Ellis, K., Kent, M., & Peaty, G. (2017). Editorial: Captions. M/C Journal, 20(3). Available at http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/view/1267

Ellis, K., Kent, M., & Peaty, G. (2017). Captioned Recorded Lectures as a Mainstream Learning Tool. M/C Journal, 20(3). Available at http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/view/1262

Hollier, S., Ellis, K., & Kent, M. (2017). User Generated Captions: From Hackers, to the Disability Digerati, to Fansubbers. M/C Journal, 20(3). Available at http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/view/1259

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

Ellis, K., Kent, M., & Locke, K. (2016). Video on Demand for People with Disability: Traversing Terrestrial Borders. M/C Journal. 19(5). http://journal.media-culture.org.au/index.php/mcjournal/article/view/1158

Kent, M. (2015). Disability and eLearning: Opportunities and Barriers. Disability Studies Quarterly. 35(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.18061/dsq.v35i1.3815

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

Kent, M., & Ellis, K. (2015). People with Disability and New Disaster Communications: Access and the Social Media Mash-up. Disability and Society. 30(3), 419-431.

Ellis, K., Goggin, G., & Kent, M. (2015). Disability’s Digital Frictions:  Activism, Technology, and Politics. Special issue of The Fibreculture Journal - Entanglements: activism and technology. 26. http://twentysix.fibreculturejournal.org/fcj-188-disabilitys-digital-frictions-activism-technology-and-politics/

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). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v20i9.6170

Ellis, K., & Kent, M. (2015). Disability and the Internet in 2015: Where to now? First Monday. 9(20). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v20i9.6163

Leaver, T., & Kent, M. (2014). Facebook in Education: Lessons Learnt. Digital Culture & Education. 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 Learning and Teaching. 9(4). 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, 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. http://www.nobleworld.biz/images/Kent3.pdf

Kent, M. (2008). Massive multi-player online games and the developing political economy of cyberspace. Fast Capitalism, 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, 11(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, 13(4.3), December, 101–124. www.nobleworld.biz/images/Kent.pdf

Kent, M. (2006). Not dead, but maybe extinct: The university in Australia. AQ Australian Quarterly, 78, November-December.

Brabazon, T., Cull, F., Kent, M., & McRae, L. (2005). Jingling the single: The i-podification of the music industry. AQ Australian Quarterly, 77, May-June.

Kent, M. (2004). Spam regulation and Australia: National sovereignty and the .au. AQ – Australian Quarterly, 76, July-August.

Conference presentations

Invited Keynote: Kent, M. (2017). E-LEARNING – DIVULGAÇÃO, ACESSIBILIDADE E FLEXIBILIDADE (eLearning – Disclosure, Accessibility, and Flexibility). Paper presented in English and translated into Portuguese. Presented at 23rd Congresso International ABED DE EDUÇADCÃO A DISTÃNCIA. Foz du Iguaçu, Brazil, September 17-21.

Ellis, K., & Kent, M. (2017). Using smartphones to navigate urban space. Presented at ANZCA 2017, Communication Worlds: Access, Voice, Diversity, Engagement. University of Sydney, Sydney NSW, July 4-7.

Kent, M., & Denney, A. (2017). Privacy, Consent, and digital research. Working with people with disabilities. Presented at Bytes and Rights 2017. Perth, Western Australia, April 4.

Invited Keynote: Kent, M. (2016). The Talent Training Model of Journalism and Communication in a Connected Era. Presented at Discover, Restructure and Share: The Talent Training Model of Journalism and Communication in a Connected Era.  International Forum. Fudan University, Shanghai, November 14 & 15.

Kent, M. (2016). Using Smartphone to Navigate Urban Space and People with Disabilities. Presented at Reimaging Australia: 2016 InASA Conference. Perth, Western Australia December 7-9.

Kent, M. (2015). Disability and Online Learning: Access and Disclosure. Paper presented at The International Conference on Education, 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. Paper presented at '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, July 3-5. http://www.anzca2013.org.au/ANZCA_2013_programme-electronic_version.pdf

Kent, M. (2012). Disability and the Internet: Access and Awareness. Paper presented at The Association of Internet Researchers Conference: Internet Research 13.0 Technologies. Salford October 18-21.

Kent, M., Leaver, T., & Raines-Goldie, K. (2012). Educating with Facebook. Panel discussion presented at The Association of Internet Researchers Conference: Internet Research 13.0 Technologies. Salford October 18-21.

Ellis, K. & Kent, M. (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. February 1.

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

Ellis, K., & Kent, M. (2009). Online Virtual Communities and Disability. Paper presented at the Centre for Everyday Life Symposium ‘Media Technologies, Community and Everyday Life’ Murdoch University, September 2.

Ellis, K., & Kent, M. (2009). Your Avatar Looks Normal to Me. Paper presented at Disability Studies Conference, Australia UNSW June 26-27.

Ellis, K., & Kent, M. (2008). Disability and Web 2.0: Opportunity Lost?’ Paper presented at The Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Annual Conference, Kalgoorlie, December 6-9.

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, July 20-25.

Kent, M. (2005). Colonial revenge, virtual resources, and the .tv domain. Paper presented at Cybercultures: Exploring Critical Issues, the third global conference, Prague, August 11-13.

Invited Keynote: 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, September 29-30.

Kent, M. (2005). MMORPGs and the virtual sweatshops of the digital empire. Paper presented at League of Worlds 2, Melbourne, November.

Kent, M. (2004). The invisible empire. Paper presented at the Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Annual Conference, Perth, August 6-8.


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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