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.
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 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.
Neil Selwyn has a new paper in the British Educational Research Journal titled "Teachers ‘liking’ their work? Exploring the realities of teacher Facebook groups". The paper focuses on the digital labor implicit in teachers' participation in a 13,000 strong online Facebook group focused on Flipped Classroom activities. While these groups are often celebrated as a source of networked professional learning, this paper explores characteristics of the Facebook group that constituted disadvantaging, exploitative and/or disempowering forms of technological engagement.
A new article by Tracii Ryan and Michael Henderson - reports on students' emotional experience of the feedback comments they receive from educators. The findings indicate that international students and those who achieve lower grades are most negatively impacted.
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.
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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