25 Apr 2016

New features have been added to the LARC interface, including sentiment analysis and a summary of the data

14 Apr 2016

Dissemination activities, including an open event in Edinburgh on 25 May 2016.

03 Mar 2016

The Centre for Research in Digital Education at Edinburgh is hosting two major international conferences this April.

18 Feb 2016

We are looking for a Research Associate to work with a multi-disciplinary team on a learning analytics policy and strategy framework for higher education. 

Edinburgh International Science Festival logo
17 Feb 2016

Andrew Manches, Judy Robertson, Lydia Plowman and other colleagues and students will be running a drop-in workshop on Children and Technology as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival.

20 Jan 2016

The new Digital Cultural Heritage Network launches next week, with networking, research conversations and Rebecca Sinker from the Tate discussing: Tomato Tomato (təˈmātō, təˈmätō): Fruitful conversations and cultural misunderstandings in digital research collaborations.

15 Jan 2016

Jeremy Knox - lecturer in Digital Education in the Centre - has published a new book which is now available for order and inspection copies: Posthumanism and the Massive Open Online Course: Contaminating the Subject of Global Education.


07 Jan 2016

Professor Shane Dawson and Professor George Siemens have been appointed as honorary professors and Dr. Ryan Baker as an honorary fellow with the Moray House School of Education. The pioneers in the field of learning analytics, Baker, Dawson, and Siemens bring world-class research expertise, extensive social networks, and commitment to innovation and promotion of digital education.

07 Jan 2016

Paper submissions are invited for a special issue on Learning Analytics for the  IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies.

photo of people at the DE party
09 Dec 2015


The Digital Education Centre formally launched on 26th November at a party in the Scottish Storytelling Centre on the High Street, Edinburgh.

We had an excellent and well-attended night, and it was great to have so many colleagues, students and friends come and share the celebration.

We celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the MSc in Digital Education at the same time, and with graduation happening the following day, were able to welcome many of our graduands too.