We are very pleased to have been awarded one of the 2019 'Discovery' grants from the Australian Research Council. A team of DER researchers (Neil Selwyn, Dragan Gasevic, Michael Henderson and Luci Pangrazio) has been awarded $352k for their project 'Data-smart schools: enhancing the use of digital data in secondary schools'.
Luci Pangrazio and Neil Selwyn have a new article just published in New Media & Society - titled "‘Personal data literacies’: A critical literacies approach to enhancing understandings of personal digital data'. The article develops a framework for understanding how people can engage with the personal data that is implicit in their uses of digital technology. In the wake of Cambridge Analytica and the Edward Snowden revelations, we argue that this is an increasingly important area of digital literacy that needs to be promoted throughout society.