Doctor Roger Dawkins

Doctor Roger Dawkins

Lecturer in Digital and Social Media,
Communications (SoHCA)

Biography

Roger Dawkins earned his PhD from the University of New South Wales in 2005. He has worked in the digital media industry as a content strategist, copywriter, blogger and web editor. He has taught media and film studies at the University of New South Wales, Macquarie University and the University of Technology, Sydney.

Go to my Academia profile: https://westernsydney.academia.edu/RogerDawkins

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Qualifications

  • PhD University of New South Wales

Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching 2015-12-18
  • Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning 2017-12-06

Interests

  • Podcasts
  • digital media, social media, content marketing, SEO, semiotics, philosophy, film

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Communications (SoHCA)

Contact

Email: R.Dawkins@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone:
(02) 9685 9863
Mobile:
Location: ED.G.41
Parramatta
Website:

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Publications

Journal Articles

  • Dawkins, R. (2018), '[In Press] Mass email at university : current literature and tactics for future use', Open Learning, .
  • Dawkins, R. (2017), 'Tools for jimmying experience : conceptual speed dating on Facebook', First Monday, vol 22, no 11 .
  • Dawkins, R. (2015), 'How we speak when we say things about ourselves in social media : a semiotic analysis of content curation', M/C Journal, vol 18, no 4 .
  • Dawkins, R., Ford, H. and Trahair, L. (2006), 'Film theory', Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, vol 14, no 1 , pp 311 - 335.
  • Dawkins, R. (2005), 'It took Spinoza and structuralism to teach Deleuze that meaning is not necessarily attributed to the cinematic sign', Semiotica, vol 2005, no 157 , pp 325 - 344.
  • Dawkins, R. (2005), 'Deleuze, Peirce and the cinematic sign', Semiotic Review of Books, vol 15, no 2 , pp 8 - 12.
  • Dawkins, R. (2003), 'The problem of a material element in the cinematic sign : Deleuze, Metz and Peirce', Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, vol 8, no 3 , pp 155 - 166.
  • Dawkins, R. (2002), 'Making sense of matter in Deleuze's conception of cinema language', Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, vol 2, no 2 .
  • Dawkins, R. (2002), 'Thoughts of Deleuze, Spinoza and the cinema (The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser)', Contretemps: An Online Journal of Philosophy, vol 3 , pp 66 - 74.
  • Dawkins, R. (2002), 'An infrared vision of the world : Deleuze, the sign, and In the Mood for Love', Film-Philosophy, vol 6, no 1 .

Conference Papers

  • Dawkins, R. and Bentley, R. (2019), 'Lessons from the production and implementation of VBL in a blended higher education course', Teaching and Learning Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Dawkins, R. (2018), 'Learning analytics classroom hacks : examples from an Australian University', International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Dawkins, R., Doloswala, K. and Karliychuk, G. (2018), 'Red flag! : challenges for online peer review : a case study from an undergraduate course at an Australian university', Teaching & Learning Conference ANZ, Brisbane, Qld..
  • Dawkins, R. (2016), 'Content strategy : a lesson from the industry for university learning analytics', Show Me The Learning. Proceedings ASCILITE 2016 Adelaide, Adelaide, S.A..

Digital and social media, content marketing, semiotics, film, philosophy.

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Current Projects

Title: Individual-based measure of socio-economic disadvantage
Funder:
  • Department of Education and Training (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: Russell Thomson, Christine Johnston, Kerry Staples, Roger Dawkins, Karen Soldatic and Jim Micsko
Years: 2017-11-09 - 2019-11-08
ID: P00024616

Supervision

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Decreasing the Road Toll in Saudi Arabia: An Examination of Campaign Effectiveness within a Culture of Reckless Bravado
Field of Research: Communication And Media Studies; Other Society And Culture; Justice And Law Enforcement; Marketing

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