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Workshop: Epistemic Network Analysis for Quantitative Ethnography

Education Futures in collaboration with DER will host the workshop on epistemic network analysis for quantitative ethnography. The ability to teach and assess the...

The Translucent Classroom: Bringing multimodal learning analytics into physical learning spaces

DER@Monash will be hosting a research seminar with Roberto-Martinez Maldonado on 19th July 2018, 1400-1500. In this seminar, Roberto will discuss ‘Classroom Translucence’ as...

DER keynotes in Sweden

DER members Luci Pangrazio and Neil Selwyn were keynote speakers in the recent 'PopUpDigital18' conference in Gothenburg. The conference attracted 350 Swedish teachers, policymakers and municipality leaders, with a focus on the newly announced 'Digital Kompetens' area of the Swedish national curriculum.

EUNIS 2018 keynote on learning analytics adoption

Dragan Gašević was one of the keynote speakers at the EUNIS 2018 Congress held at Sorbonne University in Paris, France on 6-8 June 2018. EUNIS brings together...

SHEILA Conference – Supporting Higher Education to Integrate Learning Analytics

Dragan Gašević chaired the Conference on Supporting Higher Education to Integrate Learning Analytics that was held in Brussels, Belgium on 5th July 2018. The conference...

Neil Selwyn on robots, AI and ethics

This week Neil Selwyn has published two blogs that explore the implications of automated teaching technologies.

DER on the SBS ‘Insight’ show

Neil Selwyn was a featured guest on last night's episode of Insight which focused on 'How Are Schools Grappling With Screens?'. The show featured a range of schools, students, teachers and parents sharing their experiences with technology at school. Neil features mainly in the final quarter, adding some caveats to the hype that often surrounds technology use in education.

Two PhD scholarship opportunities available: Feedback for Learning and Digital Distraction

Monash University's Faculty of Education is offering scholarships of AU$40,000 p.a. for 3 years (2018-2020) for outstanding applicants who want to focus their doctoral...

Sky News debate on mobile phones and schools

Neil Selwyn was a guest on the Beattie & Newman show talking about the pros and cons of having mobile phones in schools. The appearance on Sky News was a continuation of recent media interest in an emerging trend for Australian schools to ban phones in the classroom - moves that were supported by comments from the Federal Minister for Education.

The problems with learning analytics? LAK18 Keynote

Neil Selwyn was one of the keynote speakers at the 8th international 'Learning Analytics & Knowledge' conference. This annual event features a range of contributors from the learning sciences, data sciences and psychology disciplines, as well as from academic, commercial and practitioner backgrounds. Neil was invited to talk about 'outsider' perspectives on learning analytics - especially the some of the key concerns that are being raised as learning analytics becomes more embedded in education settings.