News

11 Jun 2018

'Data Education for All', Professor Judy Robertson (inaugural lecture)

The Media Hopper recording of the above lecture, which took place on 15th May, is now available via this link.

23 May 2018

The Move2Learn project video is one of nine short films (out of 214) to win the 'Presenter Choice' in the 2018 STEM for ALL Video Showcase

14th-21st May saw 713 presenters and co-presenters share 214 videos of their projects exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science education.  

The Move2Learn project video was viewed over 2344 times (across the globe) attracting comments and discussion from researchers, facilitators, teachers, students and informal educators :

02 May 2018

The Centre for Research in Digital Education launched in November 2015, bringing together research within the Moray House School of Education that spanned digital pedagogy, computational and data cultures within education and the impact of digital technology on children and childhood.

The Centre now brings together this work under three themes: Digital Cultures; Children & Technology; and Data Society.  

27 Apr 2018

Improving Numeracy in Scotland event

Andrew Manches presented on the subject of 'Hands-on Technology' at Improving Numeracy in Scotland on 26th April 2018.  The event was organised by Holyrood events.  

Link to Andrew's slides: https://www.eventsforce.net/DODS/media/uploaded/EVDODS/event_6623/Andrew...

 

23 Mar 2018

Learning about eye-tracking

by Alexia Revueltas Rouz, PhD student (Centre for Research in Digital Education)

What do we look at when we are looking? When do we stop looking? What drives our gaze from one place to another?

Eye-movements are small and not easily perceived. These are strongly related to visual attention, to a degree that moving your eyes to a different location will shift your focus of attention (although it is possible to shift your attention without moving your eyes).

25 Feb 2018

UoE hosted a CPD day for all the school staff on 15th February 2018.

The partnership between Midlothian Council and the University of Edinburgh will focus initially on the development of the Newbattle Digital Centre of Excellence, which is a key part of Midlothian Council’s vision to create a world-class education system. The Centre of Excellence will offer opportunities for deeper learning through an enhanced curriculum, specialist teaching, dedicated resources and high quality vocational experiences.

16 Feb 2018

Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal: Data Education in Schools

Thermal Imaging Camera exhibit at Glasgow Science Centre
12 Feb 2018

 

Understanding the role of embodied interaction in pre-school scientists in informal settings

02 Feb 2018

Help! My Teacher Is a Robot! – Children’s Thoughts on Teaching Automation

by Yi-Shan Tsai