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.
Neil Selwyn is one of the featured authors in an authoritative collection of essays just published by Brazil’s Universidade Estácio de Sá. Titled ‘Education and Technology: Critical Approaches’ ('Educação e Tecnologia: Abordagens Críticas'), the book features 12 chapters in Portuguese and English translations. Authors include Audrey Watters, Richard Hall, Martin Weller, Jermey Knox, Lesley Gourlay, Raquel Barreto and Ralph Bannell,
Neil Selwyn is one of the featured authors in a new collection of collaborations between Turkish academics and international researchers working in the area of digital childhood. The book - Di̇ji̇tal yaşamda çocuk (Children's Digital Lives) - features a range of authors, including Sonia Livingstone, Marc Prensky, Amanda Third and Stephen Balkam.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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