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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.
Neil Selwyn is representing LNM on the road toward the end of October. He will be giving a short series of talks in Madrid and Barcelona for the Fundación Teléfonica lecture series, the Encuenros 2016 conference and at the University of Barcelona.
A/Prof Michael Henderson presents a free public lecture on the wicked problem of technologies in education and the potential of playful designs
Neil Selwyn was interviewed by the US daily website 'Inside Higher Ed' - focusing on various aspects of universities and digital technology. Topics ranged from MOOCs, media coverage of ed-tech issues, and the cooling-off of venture capitalist interest in digital education.
Neil Selwyn will be speaking at an Australian Education Union conference on August 19th in Melbourne, outlining findings from the ‘Making A Digital Difference?’ project. The title of the talk will be ‘The Impact of Digital Technology on Educators’ Work’.
Michael Henderson is presenting a keynote at the annual Design-led learning communities conference #DLLC16 hosted by the Catholic Education Diocese of Cairns.
Congratulations to LNM's Luci Pangrazio who has been awarded research funding in the latest round of auDA Foundation grants. The project is titled "Data Smart: Developing Teenagers' Personal Data Literacies" and will focus on young people's critical literacies around their personal data.
Neil Selwyn will be a guest on the first hour of the ABC Radio ‘Nightlife’ program on Wednesday 15th June. Neil will be joining host Tony Delroy to discuss the current and future state of technology use in education. Nightlife is broadcast nationwide from 10pm until 1am across the ABC Local Radio network.
Congratulations to Michael Henderson and Mike Phillips who have been successful in the final round of Innovation and Development funding from the OLT (Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching). The LNM researchers won a $280,000 grant for their project titled: “Feedback for Learning: Closing the Assessment Loop”.
LNM will be represented in major international conferences being held in the UK and Germany - the Oxford ‘Internet, Policy & Politics’ conference (Luci Pangrazio), and the AOIR 2016 conference in Berlin (Selena Nemorin & Nicola Johnson).