Luci Pangrazio and Neil Selwyn have just been awarded a research grant from the Uruguayan National Agency for Research and Innovation (ANII - Agencia Nacional de Investigation e Innovacion). Their two-year project will focus on the development of digital data literacy with so-called 'tweens' (i.e. 8 to 12 year olds). Research with Australian students will be conducted in parallel with comparative studies in Uruguay led by the project partners from Universidad ORT.
LNM welcomes Sandra Dorado Gómez – a visiting scholar from the Stellae research group at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Sandra is working with colleagues from LNM for three months (September to December 2017) – funded by the Spanish Government’s Program of Training of University Teachers (FPU). She is working in the area of digital literacy and young people – developing a range of methodological approaches towards, and theoretical understandings of, the development of digital literacies in family and social contexts.
Neil Selwyn is giving the opening keynote talk at the MakerDays 2017 Conference in Gothenburg on Monday 16th October. This event is one of Sweden's largest events related to digitisation and schools. It will feature over 500 teachers, policymakers, school leaders and industry representatives – exploring the digitisation of Swedish schools, Maker education and the ongoing push for coding in the curriculum.
LNM's Mike Phillips has recently been in Kuala Lumpur where he presented an 8 hour professional development day to 110 teachers from local and...
UNESCO's 'Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development' launched its report on 'Digital Skills for Life & Work' on 17th 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.
LNM is excited to be part of a newly-funded collaborative research project with colleagues from Monash’s ‘Centre for Ancient Cultures’ and from Museums Victoria. The project – funded by the ‘Robert Blackwood Research Seed Scheme’ – is focusing on the the educational possibilities of using digitized artefacts in various classroom and community settings.
The latest episode (#12) of the 'Meet The Education Researcher' podcast features a guest interview with one of the LNM's visiting scholars from 2016 - Dr. John Potter (UCL Institute of Education, UK).
Neil Selwyn has a new book just published: "Skolan och digitaliseringen: Blir utbildningen bättre med digital teknik?". This is a translation of his 2016 'Is Technology Good For Education?' book, this time published by the Swedish Daidalos publishing house.
LNM's Neil Selwyn interviews Dr. Ben Williamson (University of Stirling, UK) about his work tracing the political implications of big data, artificial intelligence, personalised learning and bio-social technologies in the classroom.
Together with Professor Judith B. Harris (College of William and Mary), Professor Matthew J Koehler (Michigan State University) and Joshua Rosenberg (Michigan State University),...
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