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The Madonna of the Annunciation, Francesco Allegrini (National Galleries of Scotland)
05 Apr 2019

The Madonna of the Annunciation, Francesco Allegrini (National Galleries of Scotland)

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership 'Unlike a Version: the lives of digitised artworks'

Application deadline 3 May 2019 (12pm). Eligible to UK/EU students. Covers UK/EU fees plus stipend.

The University of Edinburgh and National Galleries of Scotland are seeking a doctoral student for an AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Partnership award, 'Unlike a Version: the lives of digitised artworks'.

01 Apr 2019

 

Research stay reflections

by US-UK Fulbright visiting scholar, Shana Ferguson

“Fake news!” a student at Leith Academy shouts as we examine an example of pro-Brexit propaganda in a Digital Literacy class. It would appear that the label “fake news” is as overused in the UK as it is in the US.

26 Feb 2019

 

Erasmus+ European Students, Sustainability Auditing (ESSA) project 

Dr Pete Evans

The European Students, Sustainability Auditing (ESSA) project is a three year project funded through ERASMUS+ (www.essaproejct.eu) with students from three participating universities being trained in university social responsibility (USR) auditing. The USR audit uses benchmark standards developed in a previous ERMASMUS+ project:

07 Jan 2019

'Just Google it: digital literacy and the epistemology of ignorance'

Dr Ibrar Bhatt and Dr Alison MacKenzie, Queens University Belfast

This seminar took place on Tuesday 4th December at Moray House School of Education

21 Dec 2018

 

CRDE Research Stay Write Up

Mitchell Peters, Open University of Catalonia (Barecelona)

Research Stay Purpose

17 Dec 2018

 

Lead by Dr Andrew Sherlock, School of Engineering, the Centre for Research in Digital Education will contribute to this project to improve understanding of teaching, learning and assessment through augmented and mixed reality.

Augmented Reality (AR) allows digital content to be overlaid onto the physical environment, typically on devices such as glasses, tablets and smartphones.   More recently, semi-immersive Mixed Reality (MR) devices, usually headsets (e.g. Microsoft Hololens), allow 3D holograms to be placed in the physical environment.

23 Nov 2018

'Gadamer, Bakhtin and dialogic space: implications for teaching and learning in the digital age'

This seminar took place on Tuesday 6th November at Moray House School of Education.  Watch Peter's seminar via Media Hopper

This seminar is jointly hosted by the Community Education Research Group and the Centre for Research in Digital Education.

02 Nov 2018

Michael Gallagher, Lecturer in Digital Education

What is your role in the Centre for Research in Digital Education?

19 Oct 2018

 

'Teach Computing Science: A Guide for Early Years and Primary Practitioners' delivered across Scotland

Primary school teachers across Scotland will be getting a free printed copy of Teach Computing Science: A Guide for Early Years and Primary Practitioners this week. It's a guide to teaching the new Computing Education aspects of the Technologies curriculum in Curriculum for Excellence to help teachers who need an in depth introduction to the new expectations and outcomes.