BAICE Conference Edinburgh: Call for Papers

I am helping to organise the upcoming BAICE Conference being hosted in Edinburgh this year (feel free to guess which sub-theme below is mine) and encourage anyone in my network to submit and attend. You can learn more here but feel free to reach out directly to me as well if you have any questions. […]

Expanding the Teacher Function at the IT Futures Conference

My colleague Markus Breines and I will be speaking today at the IT Futures Conference at the University of Edinburgh on our project exploring the role that automation might potentially serve in teaching at the university. We will be greatly emphasising the need for values-driven participatory processes here in determining if and what that role […]

Digital Education project in Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda: Second Year

Our little research cluster of Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria, the University of Dar es Salaam and the State University of Zanzibar in Tanzania, and Makerere University in Uganda (and the University of Edinburgh of course!) have been lucky enough to receive some more funding to continue our work exploring digital education in SSA. Since […]

M&M Podcast: Episodes 5 and 6 on data justice, Teacherbot, and more

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In the fifth and sixth episodes of the M&M (Michael and Myles) podcast we are joined by Dr Jeremy Knox, the co-director of the Centre for Research in Digital Education (Data Society) and a Lecturer in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh.   We discuss projects that Jeremy has worked on including Data Justice Week, Learning Analytics Report Card, and the impact […]

M&M Podcast Episode 4: AI utopia, dystopia and data

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In the fourth episode of the M&M (Michael and Myles) podcast we imagine utopian and dystopian narratives of adoption of AI within education, exploring how AI could be used and its impact upon our community at the University of Edinburgh.