Professor Glenn Hardaker

Professor Glenn Hardaker

Professor of Technology Mediated Teaching & Learning

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Brief Introduction

Professor of Technology Mediated Teaching and Learning at Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education, Universiti of Brunei. He is also a National Teaching Fellow for the Higher Education Academy (UK). He has worked in universities in the United Kingdom for over 20 years with a focus on technological innovation and learning. His research is focused on Islam, innovation and learning. Professor Glenn Hardaker has published numerous articles in journals such as International Journal of Inclusive Education, Long Range Planning, and Computers & Education. He is Editor of Journal for Multicultural Education and International Journal for Information & Learning Technology.

Professor Glenn Hardaker has travelled with scholarly intent in many countries and this has given him extensive experience in dealing with international issues in higher education. He has a long interest in the Islamic world and most recently has lived in Europe, North Africa, and South East Asia. Professor Glenn Hardaker now resides with his family in the beautiful country of Brunei Darussalam.

Current Research

  • Inclusive education and digital literacy in Islamic schools.
  • Islamic pedagogy and embodiment: bridging tradition and modernity 
  • The nature of memorisation for embodied learning
  • Personalised learning environments and predictive modelling


2014 Islamic Pedagogy and Embodiment: An Anthropological Study of a British Madrasah (with AA Sabki). International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. In-print.

2014 The Face of Digital Literacy for Muslim Teenage Girls: A Comparative Study of Bradford Muslim Girls Schools (with J Iqbal, AA Sabki, and I Elbeltagi). International Journal of Inclusive Education. In-print.

2013 The Role of Owner-Manager in SMEs for the Adoption of Information and Communication Technology: A case of United Arab Emirates (with I Elbeltagi). Journal of Global Information Management, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp.23-50.

2012 The Madrasah Concept of Islamic Education (with AA Sabki). Educational Review, Vol. 65, No. 3, pp.342-356.

2010 Cognitive Learning Styles & Digital Equity: Searching for the Middle Way (with AA Sabki and R Dockery). International Journal of Inclusive Education. Vol. 14, No. 8,         pp.777 – 794