Exploring the Development of Writerly Identity Through the Use of Blogging

  • David Hindley Nottingham Trent University
  • Lisa Clughen Nottingham Trent University
Keywords: Blogging, academic writing, student writing, re-genring


This paper discusses implementation of blog writing as a formative assessment within a final year undergraduate module. Drawing on students’ perceptions and experiences, it proposes that blogging offers a more inclusive writing genre for Higher Education than traditional forms of academic scholarship.

Author Biographies

David Hindley, Nottingham Trent University
Senior Lecturer in Sociology of Sport
Lisa Clughen, Nottingham Trent University
Senior Lecturer in Spanish