Carolyn McKinney

Associate Professor in Language Education, University of Cape Town

Convener: MEd specialising in Language & Literacy Studies

Interests: Language and literacy as social practice; language ideologies; multilingualism in schooling; critical literacy; identity/subjectivity and learning; race, class and gender in education; classroom discourse; youth language and identity in South Africa.

Current research projects:

2014 – 2016 Principal Investigator, NRF funded research project on ‘Heteroglossia in Primary Classrooms’
2014 – 2016 Member of cross-institution research team, NRF Education Research Grant for project ‘Digital Resources in children’s and youth’s learning and networking’ (Mastin Prinsloo (PI), Ana Deumert, Marion Walton, Cathy Kell and Xolisa Guzula).

- See more at: http://www.education.uct.ac.za/edu/staff/academic/cmckinney#sthash.tr7XHYOx.dpuf

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor in Language Education, University of Cape Town

Education

  • 2003 
    Institute of Education, University of London, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Role:
    Associate Professor in Language Education
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation