Publications

Books

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.

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.

Skolan och digitaliseringen

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.

BERA/SAGE Handbook of Educational Research

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.

second edition of ‘Education and Technology: Key Issues & Debates’

The second edition of Neil Selwyn's 'Education and Technology: Key Issues and Debates' is now published through Bloomsbury. This is a thoroughly revised version of...

Book Chapters

Designing for technology-enabled dialogic feedback

In this book chapter DER members Henderson, Phillips and Ryan propose a design for technology-enabled dialogical feedback processes, with the goal of strengthening student evaluative judgement.

Technology as a focus of education policy

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.

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.

Journal Article

The policy rebirth of ‘learning to code’ in UK, Sweden & Australia

Neil Selwyn has a new article published in the Journal of Educational Policy co-authored with Ben Williamson (Stirling University) and Annika Rensfeldt and Caterina Player-Koro (University of Gothenburg). This paper examines the 'fast policy' processes unpinning the recent push for 'coding in schools' across England, Sweden and Australia.

Data points: exploring data-driven reforms of education

Neil Selwyn has a new review article published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education. The article overviews recent writing on the rising use of digital data in schools and university education, reflecting on areas of further research, analysis and action.

new article in International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education

Neil Selwyn has a new open access article in the International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education - titled "More than tools? Making sense of the ongoing digitizations of higher education". The article is co-authored with Linda Castañeda from the Universidad de Murcia in Spain.

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.

Reports

Final report released for the OLT-funded Feedback for Learning project

The final report for the project Feedback for Learning – Closing the Assessment Loop has just been released. This project involved a team of...

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.

End-of-project report from ACCAN project now available

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.

Academic research in education, technology and media: mapping the field

Author(s): Neil Selwyn Nicola F. Johnson Scott Bulfin Michael Henderson Year of publication: 2013 Based on survey data from 462 ‘research active’ academic researchers this new research report examines the state...

Teenagers, Legal Risks and Social Networking Sites

Author(s): Melissa de Zwart David Lindsay Michael Henderson Michael Phillips Year of publication: 2011 Risks posed by forms of abusive behaviour such as cyber-bullying and grooming have been emphasised, both...