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Facial recognition technology & the end of privacy

In light of the recent ClearView facial recognition controversy, Neil Selwyn & Mark Andrejevic consider the implications of mass public surveillance based on billions of different images scraped from the web.

ARC Linkage Success!

Congratulations to Michael Henderson and DER Fellow Susan Edwards (ACU), along with colleagues from ACU (lead), Deakin, Curtin and LaTrobe. The Linkage...

What does it look like when teachers ‘get better’ with technology integration?

A new article by PhD student Ralph Saubern, Daniel Urbach from the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, Professor Matthew Koehler from Michigan...

Children + Participatory Design + Sustainable Futures Symposium

We would like to invite researchers to the Children + Participatory Design + Sustainable Futures Symposium 2020 @...

Gestural music in education

There is a growing global movement within education to incorporate the Arts into the STE(A)M curriculum. Teachers are looking for new ways...

What’s next for education in the digital age? Critical hopes and concerns for the...

DER is part of a consortium of research groups from the UK, Germany, Sweden, Brazil, Spain and Australia that has just produced a brief ‘manifesto’ outlining six substantial digital challenges that education will need to address over the 2020s.

DER researchers featured in the best of The Conversation 2019

Congrats to DER's Christine Grove and Neil Selwyn - who both have articles selected for The Conversation's '2019 Yearbook' - an annual show-case of the 50 'standout articles' from The Conversation from across the year.

Facial recognition technology in schools: critical questions & concerns

New article from Neil Selwyn & Mark Andrejevic examining the emerge of facial recognition and facial detection technologies into schools.

Participatory Design approaches to research

Listen to DER's Bronwyn Cumbo talk about the benefits of using participatory design approaches - an emerging trend in research around digital technologies stemming from the field of HCI.

Digital distraction in the classroom

Listen to current DER visiting scholar Dr. Jesper Aagaard talk about his research into digital device use in Danish classrooms, and the growing phenomenon of digital 'distraction'.