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Current research activities

I'm currently working on a number of research projects focused on the analysis of pop-culture texts: 

  • Building Better Worlds: The Alien Universe & Corporate Social (Ir)Responsibility
  • Liminal Space & Claustrophobia in the works of John Carpenter.
  • World Wrestling Entertainment and the Paratextual Universe

As well as, teaching learning and assessment in higher education: 

  • Cyclical Rubric Co-creation in the Dialogic Learning & Assessment Environment

Desired research direction

My future research activities will focus on:

  • The construction of Scottish identity in Sports Entertainment
  • Developing rubrics for sustainable assessment practices 

Target collaborative organisations

The Professional Wrestling Studies Association (PWSA)

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association (MPCA/ACA)

Area of academic expertise - outline

  • Professional Wrestling (Sports Entertainment)
  • Screenwriting
  • Textual Analysis
  • Paratextuality
  • Assessment in Higher Education 

Keywords

  • PN1993 Motion Pictures
  • Screenwriting
  • Semiotics
  • Narratology
  • PN1990 Broadcasting
  • Paratext
  • Convergence
  • LB2300 Higher Education
  • Rubrics
  • Assessment
  • sustainablity,
  • PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
  • Playwriting
  • Performance

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Research Output 2009 2018

  • 7 Paper
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Digital or Visual Products
  • 1 Web publication/site

Analysing discourse in sports entertainment through multiple modalities

Quinn, J. & Silveira, C., 2 Apr 2018, In : The Popular Culture Studies Journal. 6, 1, p. 189-203 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
entertainment
Sports
discourse analysis
discourse
broadcast
literacy
learning
student
social media
website

Radge politics: satire and Scottish identity

Silveira, C., Leith, M., Quinn, J. & Flynn, R., 10 Apr 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
satire
national identity
politics
multimodality
BBC

UWS Info-Lit Journey: Scottish Library and Information Council Innovation & Development Fund

Riach, R. & Quinn, J., 28 Nov 2017

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Open Access
File
innovation
student
media society
media culture
learning

The Pursuit

Quinn, J., 11 Sep 2016

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access
File
Pursuit
Roland Barthes
Wood
Fiction
Protagonist

Prizes

Court Medal

John Quinn (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

research method

Court Medal

John Quinn (Recipient), 2007

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Numismatics
Motion Pictures

UWS Star Awards Nomination

John Quinn (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Teaching

UWS Star Awards Nomination

John Quinn (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

students
stars

UWS Star Awards Nomination

John Quinn (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Teaching

Activities 2017 2019

Routledge Taylor & Francis Group (Publisher)

John Quinn (Peer reviewer)
11 Mar 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Professional Wrestling Studies Association (External organisation)

John Quinn (Member)
18 Feb 2019

Activity: MembershipMembership of network

Research in practice 2

John Quinn (Chair)
18 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

File

Building Connected Commentaries in Feedback Studio'

John Quinn (Speaker)
7 Feb 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

The Info Lit Journey

John Quinn (Organiser)
5 Jan 20175 Jan 2018

Activity: Other

Profiles

discourse analysis
multimodality
satire
entertainment
national identity