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launch of UNESCO report on ‘Digital Skills for Life & Work’

UNESCO's 'Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development' launched its report on 'Digital Skills for Life & Work' on 17​th September in New York. The report - drafted by LNM's Neil Selwyn - examines how the education sector can ensure that all people develop essential digital skills for life and work.

new research project: 3D datasets from Ancient Cultures

LNM is excited to be part of a newly-funded collaborative research project with colleagues from Monash’s ‘Centre for Ancient Cultures’ and from Museums Victoria. The project – funded by the ‘Robert Blackwood Research Seed Scheme’ – is focusing on the the educational possibilities of using digitized artefacts in various classroom and community settings.

John Potter interviewed about digital media, culture & education

The latest episode (#12) of the 'Meet The Education Researcher' podcast features a guest interview with one of the LNM's visiting scholars from 2016 - Dr. John Potter (UCL Institute of Education, UK).

Ben Williamson talks about big data, AI and neuro-tech in the classroom

LNM's Neil Selwyn interviews Dr. Ben Williamson (University of Stirling, UK) about his work tracing the political implications of big data, artificial intelligence, personalised learning and bio-social technologies in the classroom.

Swedish keynote presentation

Neil Selwyn is giving the opening keynote talk at the #PopUpDig17 conference in Gothenburg on Monday 19th June. The event will feature over 200 researchers, policymakers, government leaders and teachers - exploring critical perspectives on the digitisation of Swedish schools and the ongoing push for coding in the curriculum. Other presenters include Ben Williamson (University of Stirling, UK).

UnPaCKing Teacher knowledge: research traditions and future possibilities of PCK and educational technologies

LNM are proud to host an upcoming international symposium exploring traditions and future possibilities of pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) and educational technologies. Thursday 16 November 9am...

ARC Linkage success!

Congratulations to A/Prof Michael Henderson and LNM Fellow Prof Susan Edwards and colleagues who have won an ARC Linkage grant in partnership with Playgroups Victoria.

2SER radio interview – apps in the classroom

Neil Selwyn was interviewed on 2SER Radio's 'The Daily Show' about the growing use of apps in Australian classrooms. The discussion covered issues of privacy, the types of teaching and learning that result from apps, as well as the rise of the 'platform school'

LNM in Texas

LNM's Mike Phillips recently travelled to the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) conference in Austin, Texas. At this conference, Mike continued his work with one of the founders of TPACK, Professor Matthew Koehler from Michigan State University, together with Josh Rosenberg and Ben Zunica, PhD students from Michigan State and Monash respectively.

Lecturer of the Year – Dr Michael Phillips

LNM are proud to announce LNM member Dr Michael Phillips has won the 2017 Monash Postgraduate Student Association Lecturer of the Year award.