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New ARC funding success!

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'. 

Robots in the classroom: an interview with Dr. Sofia Serholt

Listen to Neil Selwyn’s interview with Dr. Sofia Serholt (Chalmers University, Sweden) about her research on the use of humanoid robots in the classroom.

DER in Dublin

Dragan Gašević was a keynote speaker at the National Symposium on Institutional Approaches to Using Data for Enhancing Student Success organised by the Irish National...

DER in Barcelona

Neil Selwyn was one of the keynote speakers at the 10th EDEN research workshop held in Barcelona (Oct 25th and 26th) at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Meet Professor Neil Selwyn: “In the technological age, what do we want?”

Welcome to the first of a series of interviews introducing you to members of the DER group. In this first interview, visiting Erasmus students...

Call for Applications: ‘Digital Education Futures’ one-day workshop (15_02_19)

We are pleased to be hosting a day-long Workshop for Doctoral & Early Career Researchers on February 15th 2019. The focus of the Workshop is on ‘Digital Education Futures’ - i.e. thinking critically and creatively about education futures in the (post)digital age. The day will include invited Keynote Provocations from Julian Sefton-Green (platform pedagogies), Akane Kanai (digital feminisms) and Neil Selwyn (eco-critical approaches).

HERGA keynote on Feedback for Learning

Michael Henderson was the keynote for the HERGA 2018 conference. Michael addressed the need for smart assessment designs as a context for effect feedback...

Informal learning through mass online networks

Listen to Neil Selwyn's interview with Thomas Hillman (University of Gothenburg) about his fascinating research on how people learn through large online platforms. Tom discusses his recent studies of Facebook teacher groups, citizen science platforms on Zooniverse and people learning manual skills from instructional videos on YouTube.

Meet Dr Carlo Perrotta: “We need to work at the same level with people...

WELCOME TO THE SECOND INTERVIEW IN A SERIES  INTRODUCING YOU TO MEMBERS OF THE DER GROUP. IN THIS INTERVIEW, VISITING ERASMUS STUDENTS PEDRO BOLEA...

DER on ABC Adelaide

Should schools use technology to be more flexible? .... allow VCE students to take University subjects while still in school? ... study online-only courses and/or take electives from outside their Year group? Have a listen to this discussion on ABC Adelaide about these trends (including some appropriately pessimistic guest input from DER's Neil Selwyn!).