Professor Andrew Burn

    • MA, PGCE, PhD, FRSA
    • Professor of Media Education
  • Department:
  • Centre:
  • Overview:
    • Andrew Burn is Professor of Media Education, and director of the DARE centre (Digital | Arts | Research | Education), a research collaboration with the British Film Institute. The DARE website/blog is now running visit dare collaborative, with information about events and projects, and links to people and partners.

      He has published work on many aspects of the media, including media literacy in schools, the semiotics of the moving image and computer games, and young people's production of digital animation, film and computer games.

      He is interested in the adaptation of theories of multimodality to describe and analyse media texts, and in how such theories relate to the Cultural Studies research tradition. He has previously taught English, Drama and Media Studies in comprehensive schools for over twenty years. He has been a Head of English and an Assistant Principal at his last school, Parkside Community College in Cambridge, where his main role was to direct the school's media arts specialism: it was the first specialist Media Arts College in the country.
  • Teaching:
    • • MA Media, Culture and Communication.
  • Research:
Professor Andrew Burn

Staff profile

Contact details