Hayhoe, Simon

Dr Simon Hayhoe FBCS 

Department

Position held

Experience keywords:

ICT; IT; access; art; arts; blind; blindness; computer programming; disability discrimination; disability; disability; disabled; education; fine art; impaired; impairment; integration; special educational needs; special needs; tactile culture.; tactile; touch; visual culture; visual impairment

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Simon is involved with social psychological and philosophical research in the field of visual culture and blindness, and the definition and study of disability. He is also involved with the following charities in a consultative capacity: Art Beyond Sight (New York, US), The Beyond Sight Foundation (Mumbai, India) and SonoKids (Netherlands / Australia); and has written on this subject as a visiting school teacher fellow at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and as a school teacher visitor at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He was also recently awarded a Fulbright All Disciplines Scholar's Award to take an appointment as a Visiting Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from July 2011. Simon has a PhD and MEd by research in the study of blindness and the arts - his PhD was co-supervised by Professor John Hull, author of 'Touching the Rock'.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Creative Industries and Culture; Healthcare; Information Technology

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Austria; Canada; France; Germany; Greece; India; Italy; Japan; Middle East; Persian Gulf Region; UK; US; United Arab Emirates; the Gulf Cooperation Council

Languages:

Italian [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Media experience:

Radio

Contact Points

LSE email:

s.hayhoe@lse.ac.uk

Alt email:

simon.hayhoe@canterbury.ac.uk

Publications

2016

Hayhoe, Simon (2016) Mobile technologies to support disabled students. In: BETT 2016, 20-23 January 2016, London, UK

Hayhoe, Simon (2016) Psychological, philosophical and social theoretical epistemologies of blindness. In: Psychologists of Visually Impaired Children (PsychVIC) Conference, 13 May 2016, London, UK

Hayhoe, Simon (2016) When Gucci make hearing aids, I’ll be deaf: sensory impairment in later life, and a need to define it according to identity In: Holder, S. and Assaf, L., (eds.) Cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary perspectives on inclusion: An auto-ethnography approach on individuals with disability. Springer, New York, USA.

Hayhoe, Simon (2016) This mattered to me: "Helen Keller: a remembrance," by Berthold Lowenfeld, originally published in the May 1980 issue of the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, volume 74, number 5, pp. 169-174 Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 110 (3). 212-213. ISSN 1559-1476

Hayhoe, Simon and Bentley, Karl (2016) Increasing inclusive technical capital through “soft skills”, to further social justice: a case study of the development of a photographic portfolio using smart technologies in a workshop for blind, visually impaired and sighted participants. In: International Conference on Critical Reflections on Education & Injustice, 7-8 June 2016, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

Hayhoe, Simon (2016) The epistemological model of disability, and its role in understanding passive exclusion in Eighteenth & Nineteenth Century Protestant educational asylums in the US and Britain International Journal of Christianity & Education. ISSN 2056-9971

Hayhoe, Simon (2016) Reflexive strategies developed during part-time field work in an English school for the blind, Worcester, 2000-2001 Sage Research Methods Case Education.

2015

Hayhoe, Simon (2015) Visual impairment, photography and art In: Bhowmick, Partho, (ed.) See as no other. Partridge Press, Gurgaon, India. ISBN 9781482842777

Hayhoe, Simon (2015) Critical duality and the understanding of art by blind people. In: Keynote Presentation, 17 October 2015, University of Thessaly, Greece

Hayhoe, Simon (2015) Philosophy as disability & exclusion: the development of theories on blindness, touch and the arts in England, 1688-2010 Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. (In Press)

Hayhoe, Simon (2015) The theory and implementation of the 4 Senses art education project: transition from a school for the blind to leading teams of younger mainstream students in a making project. In: Mary Kitzinger Trust Workshop, 23 May 2015, Leolin Price Lecture Theatre, Institute of Child Health, University College London

Hayhoe, S and Roger, K and Eldritch-Boersen, S and Kelland, L (2015) A grounded theory design and implementation of a course to support students with disabilities using tablet computers and smartphones at the London School of Economics and Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. In: The Academic Practice and Technology (APT) Conference: Flipping the Institution: Higher Education in the Post Digital Age , 07-08 Jul 2015, London, UK

Hayhoe, Simon (2015) Utilising mobile technologies for students with disabilities In: Jones-Parry , R., (ed.) Commonwealth Education Partnerships 2015/16. Commonwealth education partnerships . Nexus Strategic Partnerships, Cambridge, UK.

Hayhoe, Simon (2015) An enquiry into passive inclusion and unreachable artworks at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: three case studies of verbal imaging teachers describing artworks in galleries and classrooms. In: Blind Creations conference , 28-30 Jun 2015, Egham, Uk

Hayhoe, Simon and Roger, Kris and Eldritch-Böersen, Sebastiaan and Kelland, Linda (2015) Developing inclusive technical capital beyond the disabled students’ allowance in England Social Inclusion, 3 (6). 29. ISSN 2183-2803

Hayhoe, Simon (2015) Editorial - Christianity, John M. Hull and notions of ability, disability and education International Journal of Christianity & Education, 19 (3). 171-180. ISSN 2056-9971

Hayhoe, Simon (2015) A pedagogical evaluation of accessible settings in Google's Android and Apple's IoS mobile operating systems and native apps using the SAMR model of educational technology and an educational model of technical captial INTED2015 Proceedings. 2220-2228. ISSN 2340-1079

2014

Dowling, S. and Gunn, C. and Raven, J. and Donaghue, H. and Hayhoe, S., eds (2014) eLearning in action: learning by doing HCT Educational Technology Series, 3. HCT Press, Abu Dhabi, UAE. (In Press)

Hayhoe, Simon (2014) Multi-modal creative practice in an early years setting: theory and practice. In: Making a Difference When it Matters Most, 12 Jul 2014, Medway, UK

Hayhoe, Simon (2014) The need for inclusive accessible technologies for students with disabilities and learning difficulties In: Burke, L., (ed.) Learning in a Digitalized Age: Plugged in, Turned on, Totally Engaged?. John Catt Educational Publishing, Melton, UK, 257-274. ISBN 9781909717084

Hayhoe, Simon (2014) A philosophy of inclusive technology for people with special needs, and its application in a course using mobile computing devices for undergraduates at the London School of Economics. In: 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies , 7-9 Jul 2014, Barcelona, Spain

Hayhoe, Simon (2014) A philosophy of inclusive technology for people with special needs, and its application in a course using mobile computing devices for undergraduates at the London School of Economics, UK In: Proceedings of the EDULEARN14: 6th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona, Spain, 7-9 July 2014. International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), Valencia, Spain, 7579-7586. ISBN 9788461705573

Hayhoe, Simon (2014) Towards a greater dialogue on disability between Muslims and Christians Journal of Disability & Religion, 18 (3). 242-263. ISSN 2331-2521

Hayhoe, Simon (2014) The development of a sustainable disabled population in the countries of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf In: Clark, Woodrow, (ed.) Global Sustainable Communities Design Handbook: From Green Policy Design, Engineering, Health to Technologies, Education, Economics. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 451-468. ISBN 9780123979148

Hayhoe, Simon J. (2014) An enquiry into passive and active exclusion from unreachable artworks in the museum: two case studies of final-year students at California School for the Blind studying artworks through galleries and on the web British Journal of Visual Impairment, 32 (1). 44-58 . ISSN 0264-6196

Hayhoe, Simon (2014) Does philosophy disable?: the epistemological model of disability, and the influence of the process of knowledge construction on people with impairments. In: SPAWN 2014: The Philosophy of Disability, 07-09 Jun 2014, New York, USA

Hayhoe, Simon (2014) A grounded theory investigation into the philosophical and pedagogical theories of play by blind and visually impaired children. In: 6th Biennial Conference of the International Froebel Society entitled "Play, Self- activity, Representation and Development" , 26-28 Jun 2014, Canterbury, UK

Hayhoe, Simon (2014) Reducing passive cultural exclusion of people with disabilities, an epistemological approach. In: The Second Annual Fulbright Scholars' Research Symposium, 19 May 2014, London, UK

2013

Dowling, S. and Gunn, C. and Raven, J. and Hayhoe, S., eds (2013) eLearning in action: redefining learning HCT Educational Technology Series, 2. HCT Press, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Hayhoe, Simon (2013) The philosophical, political and religious roots of touch exhibitions in 20th century British museums Disability Studies Quarterly, 33 (3). ISSN 1041-5718

Hayhoe, Simon (2013) The SAMR model and iPads as a case study of inclusion 2nd Ramaqeia Educational Community Conference, Sharjah Higher Colleges of Technology, Sharjah, UAE.

Hayhoe, Simon (2013) Sight and hearing impairments in the classroom: a cross modal approach Higher Colleges of Technology lecture series, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah Higher Colleges, Sharjah, UAE .

Hayhoe, Simon (2013) Accessible, inclusive M-learning: using the iPad as a case study. In: TESOL Arabia (Sherjah Section), Sharjah University Community College

Hayhoe, Simon (2013) Expanding our vision of museum education and perception: an analysis of three case studies of independent, blind, arts learners Harvard Educational Review, 83 (1). 67-86. ISSN 1943-5045

Sultana, Nafees and Hayhoe, Simon (2013) Assistive technology for students with special needs In: Dowling, S. and Gunn, C. and Raven, J. and Hayhoe, S., (eds.) Elearning in Action: Redefining Learning. HCT Educational Technology Series, 2. HCT Press, Abu Dhabi, UAE. ISBN 978994816864

Hayhoe, Simon (2013) A literature review on the use of inclusive mobile devices by people with disabilities with particular reference to educational uses in the countries of the cooperation council of the Arab states of the Gulf (GCC). In: The International Conference on Current Trends in Information Technology (CTIT) 2013 , 11-12 Dec 2013, Dubai Women's College, UAE

Hayhoe, Simon (2013) A literature review on the use of inclusive mobile devices by people with disabilities with particular reference to educational uses in the countries of the cooperation council of the Arab states of the Gulf (GCC) In: Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Current Trends in Information Technology (CTIT). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway NJ, USA, 5-10. ISBN 9781479924257

Hayhoe, Simon (2013) A practice report of students from a school for the blind leading groups of younger mainstream students in visiting a museum and making multi-modal artworks Journal of Blindness Innovation and Research, 3 (2). ISSN 2155-2894

2012

Hayhoe, Simon (2012) What is visual impairment? National HE STEM Programme.

Hayhoe, Simon (2012) The barriers and benefits of Middle Eastern culture on the development of a sustainable disabled population in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. In: Sustainable cities, sustainable development: Fulbright Academy 7th Annual Conference, 30th September - 1st October 2012, United Arab Emirates

Hayhoe, Simon (2012) Using an iPad as an assistive device to improve technical literacy: trial usage with an Emirati student In: Dowling, Sean, (ed.) Elearning in Action: Opening Up Learning. Educational Technology Series. HCT Press, Abu-Dhabi, UAE. ISBN 9789948168645

Hayhoe, Simon (2012) Grounded theory and disability studies: an investigation into legacies of blindness Cambria Press, Amherst, NY, USA. ISBN 9781604978285

Hayhoe, Simon (2012) An examination of virtual museums and cultural inclusion: an ethnographic study of blind Californian school students visiting museum websites. In: Space, Place and Social Justice in Education, 13 July 2012, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

2011

Hayhoe, Simon (2011) Classifying impairment in western societies The Bubble Chamber (22 Feb 2011) Blog entry

Hayhoe, Simon (2011) When Gucci make hearing aids, I'll be deaf The Bubble Chamber (26 Jan 2011) Blog entry

Hayhoe, Simon (2011) Subjective and objective aspects of deafness and blindness The Bubble Chamber (3 Feb 2011) Blog entry

Hayhoe, Simon (2011) Blindness, programming, perception and MulSeMedia: case studies of 5 blind computer programmers. In: British Computer Society Lecture, 11 January 2011, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Hayhoe, Simon (2011) Web design, internet use and visual impairment. In: BETT 2011, 12-15 January 2011, Olympia, London UK

Hayhoe, Simon (2011) Non-visual programming, perceptual culture and mulsemedia: case studies of five blind computer programmers In: Ghinea, George and Andres, Frederic and Gulliver, Stephen, (eds.) Multiple Sensorial Media Advances and Applications: New Developments in Mulsemedia. IGI Global, Hershey, USA, 80-98. ISBN 9781609608217

2010

Hayhoe, Simon (2010) Blindness, photography and art Blindphotographers.Org (16 Feb 2010) Blog entry

Hayhoe, Simon (2010) Computing, cognition, culture and blindness In: Bhattacharya, Madhumita and Mach, Nada and Moallem, Mahnaz, (eds.) Emerging Technologies in Learning: Impact on Cognition and Culture. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Chesapeake, USA.

2009

Hayhoe, Simon (2009) Blind Boys of Alabama In: Burch, Susan, (ed.) Encyclopedia of American Disability History. Facts on File Library of American History. Infobase Publishing, New York, USA. ISBN 9780816070305

Hayhoe, Simon (2009) Theater by the blind In: Burch, Susan, (ed.) Encyclopedia of American Disability History. Facts on File Library of American History. Infobase Publishing, New York, USA. ISBN 9780816070305

Hayhoe, Simon (2009) National exhibits by blind artists In: Burch, Susan, (ed.) Encyclopedia of American Disability History. Facts On File Library of American History. Infobase Publishing, New York, USA. ISBN 9780816070305

Hayhoe, Simon (2009) National Federation of the Blind In: Burch, Susan, (ed.) Encyclopedia of American Disability History. Facts on File Library of American History. Infobase Publishing, New York, USA. ISBN 9780816070305

Hayhoe, Simon (2009) Computing and Blindness in Education Project (COMBINE): an initial report British Computer Association for the Blind, Birmingham, UK.

Hayhoe, Simon (2009) Computing and Blindness in Education Project (COMBINE): an interim report. In: BETT 2009, 14-17 January 2009, Kensington Olympia, UK

2008

Hayhoe, Simon (2008) God, money, and politics: English attitudes to blindness and touch, from the Enlightenment to integration Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, USA. ISBN 9781593119140

Hayhoe, Simon (2008) Arts, culture and blindness: studies of blind students in the visual arts Cambria Press, Youngstown, USA. ISBN 9781934844076

2006

Hayhoe, Simon (2006) How Locke, Molyneaux and the Enlightenment affected the way we think about the arts and perceptual disabilities, and what is the way forward?. In: Cinema Without Barriers: The fifth sense: sensorial perceptions between art and vision, 18 February 2006, Milano, Italia

2005

Hayhoe, Simon (2005) The four senses project. In: The Four Senses Exhibition, 2005, London

Hayhoe, Simon (2005) An examination of social and cultural factors affecting art education in English schools for the blind phd thesis, University of Birmingham

2004

Hayhoe, Simon (2004) The development of an epistemological model of disability: the enlightenment, scientific theories on blindness and art/craft education in the US. In: Guest lecture, April 2004, University of Toronto at Scarborough, Canada

2003

Hayhoe, Simon (2003) The development of the research in the psychology of visual impairment in the visual arts In: Art Beyond Sight: a Resource Guide to Art, Creativity, and Visual Impairment. American Foundation for the Blind, New York, USA. ISBN 9780891288503

2002

Hayhoe, Simon (2002) Experience of children with visual impairments in visual arts education. In: International Conference on the Politics of Childhood, September 2002, Hull University, Hull, UK

Hayhoe, Simon (2002) Borrowing from language studies and semiotics to form a research framework of institutional art education and blindness. In: Educational Research Network Conference, September 2002, Birmingham, UK

2001

Hayhoe, Simon (2001) An ethnographic analysis of risk taking and avoidance by students with visual impairments during visual art projects. In: Oxford Ethnography and Education Conference, September 2001, Oxford, UK

2000

Hayhoe, Simon (2000) The cultural subjectivity of research ethics. In: 6th Discussion Group Conference, November 2000, Keele University, UK

Hayhoe, Simon (2000) An analysis of a part-time ethnographic investigation within a visually impaired school community. In: Ethnography and Education Conference, September 2000, Oxford, UK

Hayhoe, Simon (2000) The effects of late arts education on adults with early visual disabilities Educational Research and Evaluation, 6 (3). 229-249. ISSN 1380-3611

Hayhoe, Simon and Rajab, Azizah (2000) Ethical considerations of conducting ethnographic research in visually impaired communities. In: The European Conference on Educational Research, 20-23 September 2000, Edinburgh, UK

1995

Hayhoe, Simon (1995) The arts education of blind adults masters thesis, Leicester University

Hayhoe, Simon (1995) Arts education and adults with early visual disabilities. In: Educational Network Conference, September 1995, Birmingham University, UK

Hayhoe, Simon (1995) The history of art education of blind students. In: The European Conference on Educational Research, September 1995, Bath University, UK

1994

Hayhoe, Simon (1994) An analysis of an ethnographic investigation within a visually impaired adult community. In: The European Conference on Educational Research, September 1994, Oxford University, UK

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Awards

PhD Scholarship (Birmingham University, 1999) MEd Scholarship (Leicester University, 1993) Fulbright All-Disciplines Scholar's Award (2010 for 2011) (2011) Occasional Lecturer's Fund Award, US State Department. (2012) Scholarly Activities Prize, Sharjah Higher Colleges of Technology, Sharjah, UAE. (2013) Learning Technology Innovation Grant from the London School of Economics, UK, to study the use of mobile technologies by disabled students.

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Simon is a senior lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University and a centre research associate in the CPNSS, LSE. Previously he was a school teacher for fifteen years, and during his career he taught design, information technology and computing, key-worked students with special educational needs, and devised inclusive courses for school students. In intervening years, he has also researched educational attainment with the universities of London and Toronto and was a Fellow of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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