Publications

Books

Should robots replace teachers? AI and the future of education

Neil Selwyn's new book on AI and education is now published - providing a critical overview of educational developments in AI, robotics and big data.
Impact of feedback

The Impact of Feedback in Higher Education

Michael Henderson along with colleagues from Deakin and Melbourne have a new edited collection on the topical issue of Feedback in Higher...

What Is Digital Sociology?

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

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.

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.

Book Chapters

Digital literacy in higher education

Neil Selwyn & Luci Pangrazio have a new chapter published in the Wiley/Blackwell 'International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy'. providing an overview of the digital media that are present in contemporary higher education contexts and the media literacy issues that surround them.

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.

Journal Article

New paper: Navigating four billion videos: teacher search strategies and the YouTube algorithm

Matthew Fyfield, a PhD student in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, has published a new article in Learning Media & Technology, with...

new paper: Re-imagining ‘Learning Analytics’ … A Case For Starting Again?

Neil Selwyn has a new article in the latest issue of The Internet and Higher Education offering a critical perspective on the current forms of Learning Analytics that are beginning to be implemented in higher education contexts.

new paper: The Datafication of Higher Education: Discussing the Promises & Problems

This new paper in TiHE presents a lengthy conversation between DER's Neil Selwyn and Dragan Gasevic on the pros and cons of education data and learning analytics.

new BJET article: “Banning mobile phones from classrooms”

Neil Selwyn & Jesper Aagaard have a new paper out in BJET - "Banning mobile phones from classrooms—An opportunity to advance understandings of technology addiction, distraction and cyberbullying"

new article in Pedagogy, Culture & Society

Luci Pangrazio and Neil Selwyn have a new article in Pedagogy, Culture & Society that overviews their recent series of projects examining young people's understandings of the role that digital data now plays in their everyday lives

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...