Doing data differently? Developing personal data tactics & strategies amongst young people

Neil Selwyn and Luci Pangrazio have a new article published as part of their AuDA Foundation funded research into young people's personal data practices. The article is published in the open access journal 'Big Data & Society' - one of the leading journals in the emerging inter-disciplinary area of digital data studies.

Teachers ‘liking’ their work? Exploring the realities of teacher Facebook groups

Neil Selwyn has a new paper in the British Educational Research Journal titled "Teachers ‘liking’ their work? Exploring the realities of teacher Facebook groups". The paper focuses on the digital labor implicit in teachers' participation in a 13,000 strong online Facebook group focused on Flipped Classroom activities. While these groups are often celebrated as a source of networked professional learning, this paper explores characteristics of the Facebook group that constituted disadvantaging, exploitative and/or disempowering forms of technological engagement.

new book: Social Media & Education

Neil Selwyn is co-editor of a new collection of essays titled 'Social Media and Education: Now the Dust Has Settled'. The book - published by Routledge - is co-edited with Eve Stirling from Sheffield Hallam University (UK). It features essays from scholars around the world - including the UK, US, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and South Africa.

Feeling feedback: students’ emotional responses to educator feedback

A new article by Tracii Ryan and Michael Henderson - reports on students' emotional experience of the feedback comments they receive from educators. The findings indicate that international students and those who achieve lower grades are most negatively impacted.

new book: ‘Everyday Schooling in the Digital Age’

We are very pleased to announce the publication of a new book from our ARC-funded Discovery Project on schools and digital technology. Published by Routledge, 'Everyday Schooling in the Digital Age' is an in-depth ethnography of the realities of digital technology across three contrasting Australian high schools.

How Does Technology Enable Scaling Up Assessment for Learning?

LNM members Michael Henderson and Phill Dawson have written a chapter on the potential of scaling up assessment for learning through the use of technology designs.

New publication in Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2017

LNM's Mike Phillips is lead author on a new publication in Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2017 published by the Association for the Advancement...

Cognitive Engagement in Virtual Worlds Language Learning

New chapter from LNM members exploring the types of cognition experienced by higher education students during lessons in Second Life.

new paper in Journal of Education Policy

Neil Selwyn has a new article published in the Journal of Education Policy with colleagues from the University of Gothenburg. The article - titled "Selling tech to teachers: education trade shows as policy events" - focuses on the role of large trade shows in the marketing of technology to schools and teachers. In particular, it explores the role of trade shows as sites of policy work - i.e. how these events function as sites of policy interpretation and the ‘sharing’ (or more accurately ‘selling’) of global ideas and imperatives to local schools and teachers.

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.