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Falling Walls nomination for Berlin Science Week

Falling Walls nomination for Berlin Science Week

I didn’t win but was happy with my pitch, which made the point that resilient digital education futures are often assumed to be driven by the imaginaries of AI, personalisation and automation, but are in fact far more dependent on the creativity and conviction of faculty and students.

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Manifesto seminar videos

Manifesto seminar videos

Those of us in the author team of the Manifesto for Teaching Online gave a series of short seminars during September 2020 to launch our new book of the manifesto. This is my talk on the concept of 'campus envy', and you can catch up with the whole series here.

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Our Centre report 2020 is out

Our Centre report 2020 is out

We have just published our research centre report for the last year. It celebrates our collective output, our projects and our amazing people. A new visualisation from our graphic designer, peakfifteen, details our global reach over the last year and celebrates the diversity of our students.

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Edinburgh University learning and teaching conference keynote 2020

Edinburgh University learning and teaching conference keynote 2020

My talk discussed the Near Future Teaching project we ran here at Edinburgh between 2017-19. This project took on the task of trying to find ways to collectively imagine desirable futures for teaching in our own university, express the values that underpin these futures, and work toward their confident articulation.

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Near Future Teaching final report

Near Future Teaching final report

The Near Future Teaching project ran between 2017 and 2019, with the goal to develop a values-based vision for the future of digital education at the University of Edinburgh. The final report is now published - please do download it, read, enjoy and get in touch with...

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New paper: The Social Value of Anonymity on Campus

The new paper from our project on Yik Yak and the social value of anonymity is now out in Learning, Media and Technology. We used the failure of this anonymous social media app to look at the value of anonymity among student communities. We pushed back on the knee...

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