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Launch of the new Digital Education research centre

Next month we are launching our new Centre, which will pull the research that we're doing here in the Digital Education group into something more formal and identifiable. The web site is still in development, but we have our logo and a date for the launch party so are...

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Our new MOOC with National Museums Scotland has launched

We have been working in partnership with colleagues at the National Museum of Scotland to develop a new MOOC on Victorian Photography. This 5-week course accompanies the major summer exhibition at NMS on Photography: A Victorian Sensation, and is the first MOOC the...

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Our new special issue: Critical approaches to open education

 Jeremy Knox, Jen Ross and I have been working on this special issue for a couple of years now, are thrilled to see it in press at last. We're very happy with the final collection, which features some cracking articles from Richard Edwards, Bonnie Stewart, Richard...

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Teacherbot asks new questions about teacher automation

The Digital Education group have developed a simple twitterbot which has been teaching alongside us on the ‘E-learning and digital cultures’ MOOC. Featured in the Times Higher Education today , the ‘teacherbot’ was an experiment in thinking about how code, algorithm...

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Some more upcoming talks

These are all in my diary for 2015 now and I'm very much looking forward to them: Keynote for E-MOOCs in Mons, Belgium in May Keynote for CELT annual conference in Galway, June Keynote for EuroCALL 2015 at Universita di Padova, Italy, August  

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My inaugural lecture

There's no denying the stressfulness of delivering an inaugural lecture, however now it's done it feels safe to say I enjoyed it (kind of!). Thanks to everyone for all the encouragement, cards, gifts and good feelings. Here's the video:  

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Teaching in Higher Education

I'm on the new Executive editorial group of the journal Teaching in Higher Education since last year. Previously, Sue Clegg did an amazing job of leading this journal, and now she's stepped down it's taking 6 of us to fill her shoes. Penny Jane Burke at Roehampton is...

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