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.
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.
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.
Neil Selwyn is one of the editors of the newly published 'BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research'. This is a two volume/41 chapter collection of new writing on methods and methodology - commissioned by the British Educational Research Association.
This chapter provides a synthesis of research into how technology can support effective feedback. The results of a systematic literature search into technology and feedback are then presented, structured around the parties involved in feedback: students, their peers, educators, and computers.
Neil Selwyn has a book chapter featured in the new Wiley Handbook of Education Policy. Neil’s chapter - ‘Technology as a Focus of Education Policy’ – explores how policymakers around the world responded to increased pressure to integrate digital technologies into school systems. It argues that has grown to be a complicated area of education that is entwined with reconfigurations of public policymaking along globalized and privatized lines.
Neil Selwyn and colleagues from Gothenburg University have a new article critiquing the integration of so-called ‘maker technologies’ and associated ‘maker’ practices into schools and other formal education settings.
DER members Tracii Ryan, Michael Henderson and Michael Phillips have a new paper in BJET that compares video, screencast and audio feedback comments on assessment with that of written comments. The results are compelling!
DER members Michael Henderson and Ed Creely along with Danah Henriksen from Arizona State University have a new article out on the problem of educational policy and practice surrounding creativity in Australia and the United States.
Luci Pangrazio and Neil Selwyn have a new article just published in New Media & Society - titled "‘Personal data literacies’: A critical literacies approach to enhancing understandings of personal digital data'. The article develops a framework for understanding how people can engage with the personal data that is implicit in their uses of digital technology. In the wake of Cambridge Analytica and the Edward Snowden revelations, we argue that this is an increasingly important area of digital literacy that needs to be promoted throughout society.
"Public Opinions on #EdTech in Schools" - our nationally representative survey of 2000+ adults finds public to be supportive of high-tech schooling ... but concerned over classroom phone bans, parents paying for BYOD & trusting 'Big Tech' companies
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.
The final report from LNM's recent research on 'proxy' internet use has just been released. The project was conducted for ACCAN over 2015 and 2016. The project explored the ways in which people help others to make use of the internet - often involving themselves in important and/or ‘risky’ online activities – e.g. banking, personal finances and purchasing goods.
Nicola F. Johnson
Year of publication: 2013
Based on survey data from 462 ‘research active’ academic researchers this new research report examines the state...