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Dr Sarah Hayes

Lecturer in Technology Enhanced & Flexible Learning, CLIPP

Sarah Hayes
I have worked for Aston University since 2009, previously I was a Lecturer in the Business School at University of Worcester.  I taught Sociology for four years whilst completing my PhD in the School of Languages and Social Sciences. In 2013 I moved to work as a Lecturer in the Centre for Learning, Innovation and Professional Practice (CLIPP). I retain active research collaborations in LSS and I am a member of the Interdisciplinary research in Language and Diversity (InterLAND) research centre.

       Technologies and Time in the Age of Global Neoliberal Capitalism

Room: SW409
Phone: 0121 204 3189
Email: s.hayes@aston.ac.uk    


  • PhD in Sociology - Aston University
  • Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • PG Cert for HE - University of Worcester
  • MSc in Advanced Learning Technology (Distinction)  – Lancaster University 
  • HNC in IT Management – University of Worcester
  • Hons Degree in Art and Design – Herriot Watt University
  • CL4001 - Evolving Your Teaching Practice 
  • CL4002 - Becoming a Designer of Academic Programmes 
  • CL4003 - Becoming a Research-Led innovator in Higher Education
  • CL4006 - Embedding Technology into Campus-Based and Distance Learning Programmes
  • Aston Modular Achievement
  • LY2021 - Technology & Social Theory
  • LY3029 - Tattoos, TV, Trends: Understanding Popular Culture
  • Sociology of Technology
  • Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA)
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Policy for educational technology in Higher Education

Book Chapters

Journal Articles 

Conference and Other Papers

  • PhD title: The Political Discourse and Material Practice of Technology Enhanced Learning  
  • Corpus-based Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Sociology of Technology
  • Policy for educational technology in Higher Education
  • Sharing Open Educational Resources (OER)

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research