Journal Article

Journal Article

What makes for effective feedback: staff and student perspectives

DER members Dawson, Henderson, Phillips and Ryan have a new paper out! This paper explores what educators and students think the purpose of feedback is,...

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.

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 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.

AJET Special Issue

Together with Professor Judith B. Harris (College of William and Mary), Professor Matthew J Koehler (Michigan State University) and Joshua Rosenberg (Michigan State University),...

new paper in Technology, Pedagogy & Education

Katerina Tour has a new article in Technology, Pedagogy & Education. Titled 'Teachers’ self-initiated professional learning through Personal Learning Networks' the paper discusses teachers’ self-initiated...

New paper in Education and Information Technologies

Mike Phillips has a new article in Education and Information Technologies extending his previous work on teachers' knowledge (particularly TPACK) and their identity. Technological, pedagogical...

new article in C-Theory

Luci Pangrazio has an article published in CTheory on the role of art as means of critiquing and disrupting societal narratives of the digital - 'Art as Digital Counterpractice'. Drawing the work of several contemporary artists, the paper identifies four key themes: materialising the digital; privacy in the digital; relating to the digital; and postdigital representations of self and society. The article explores the role of the artist in offering a form/figure of resistance that is inextricably bound to the digital, but also critical of it.

How social are social media? A review of online social behaviour and connectedness

LNM member Tracii Ryan has authored a new article about social media use with colleagues from The University of Melbourne, North Carolina State University, and...