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interview with Christo Sims

Listen to DER's Neil Selwyn talk with Christo Sims about researching technology innovation, the complexities of ethnographic research and writing, as well as how having Jean Lave as a substitute teacher proved a life-changing experience.

6 ways to use video in class

Teachers source 85% of their instructional videos from YouTube. But what makes the videos educational, rather than just a time-filler?

DER in Las Vegas

DER members present their research at the annual SITE conference - and - Ralph Saubern and Michael Phillips receive a best paper award!

Neil Selwyn to talk about the past and the future of Ed-Tech (Melbourne, 4th...

If you can't be in London on Friday May 10th to see Neil Selwyn's talk 'a brief history of edtech (1989-2049)', don't fret! Neil...

New Seminar on the 11th of February: Dr Sasha Poquet!

Our packed seminar series continues with Dr Oleksandra Poquet on 11th Feb at 2pm. Dr Poquet will offer examples of how social factors can be...

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

Call for Papers: Learning Analytics in Higher Education – Stakeholders, Strategies, and Scale

Call for Papers: Learning Analytics in Higher Education - Stakeholders, Strategies, and Scale Special issue in The Internet and Higher Education Many higher education institutions have made...

DER 2019 seminar series – Helen Beetham on 1st Feb 2019

DER 2019's seminar series kicks off on 1st of February 2019 with Helen Beetham, who will share research insights on critical digital literacies. Helen is...

New ARC funding success!

We are very pleased to have been awarded one of the 2019 'Discovery' grants from the Australian Research Council.  A team of DER researchers (Neil Selwyn, Dragan Gasevic, Michael Henderson and Luci Pangrazio) has been awarded $352k for their project 'Data-smart schools: enhancing the use of digital data in secondary schools'. 

Robots in the classroom: an interview with Dr. Sofia Serholt

Listen to Neil Selwyn’s interview with Dr. Sofia Serholt (Chalmers University, Sweden) about her research on the use of humanoid robots in the classroom.