Publications

Books

new book … ‘What Is Digital Sociology?’

Neil Selwyn has a new book published with Polity Press exploring the emerging field of digital sociology.

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.

Book Chapters

Chapter in Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education

Mike Phillips has a new book chapter with Judi Harris in Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education published by the Association for the Advancement...

Technology and feedback design

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.

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.

Journal Article

Feedback modes matter: Comparing student perceptions of digital and non-digital feedback modes in higher...

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!

New article in Cyberpsychology journal

DER member Tracii Ryan is one of the authors of a new journal article published in Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace. The article,...

Failing in creativity

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.

new article in New Media & Society

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.

SENS: Network Analytics to Combine Social and Cognitive Perspectives of Collaborative Learning

Dragan Gašević is one of the authors of a new article published in Computers in Human Behavior. The article is entitled "SENS: Network Analytics...

Reports

new research report – public opinions on digital technology & schools

"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

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...