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As part of Australia going back to school for the 2017 academic year, Neil Selwyn was interviewed on the ABC Radio Darwin morning show talking about the role of digital technology in the classroom.
Michael Henderson invited to present recent research to the Early Childhood Nordic Research Group
Neil Selwyn was interviewed on the ABC Radio 'Jon Faine Morning Show' on the topic of digital devices in the classroom, with a longer interview written up on the ABC website.
Mike Phillips has a piece in The Conversation which comments on the use of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) in education contexts. Mike argues that emerging forms of both AR and VR allow teachers to construct unique learning environments for their students and he illustrates this through his work with the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne.
Neil Selwyn gave a talk titled ‘Academic Work In The Digital Age’ at the ‘Disrupting Higher Education Dialogues’ conference at Deakin University, Melbourne on Friday 25th November 2016. A recording and transcript of the talk are now available.
Mike Phillips was recently the opening speaker for The International Schools of Sri Lanka Conference in Kandamala.
We are seeking applications from potential PhD students who are interested in the implementation of 'Maker' technologies in high school settings. Monash Faculty of Education is offering a scholarship of AU$40,000 p.a. for 3 years (2017-2019) for an outstanding applicant who wants to focus their doctoral research on the area of Maker technology and schools.
Neil Selwyn is speaking on ‘Academic Work In The Digital Age’ at the ‘Disrupting Higher Education Dialogues’ conference at Deakin University, Melbourne on Friday 25th November. The three day event features a host of well-known speakers specialising in the area of higher education and neoliberalisation - including Pat Thomson, Trevor Gale, Louise Morley, Fazal Rizvi, Terri Seddon, Radhika Gorur, Rebecca Lund and Jill Blackmore.
Neil Selwyn was one of the speakers at the recent debate on schools and digital technology at the 2016 Encuentros conference in Barcelona (27.10.16). The speakers were asked to respond to the title: "Digital Inclusion: Can we transform Education through Technology?". Recording of Neil's opening address is here.
Education in Asia Pacific countries is being transformed by globalisation and the market economy. Most economies within the region have flourished due to increased regional capital flow, trade and other forms of economic and political interaction. The Asia Pacific also has rich and unique traditions, which create cultural diversity as well as common challenges, including difference of language and geography.