27 Sep 2018

Jen Ross, Jon Turner, Michael Gallagher and Hamish Macleod, September 2018

In early September 2018, members of the Digital Education research centre travelled to Istanbul to lead a three-day workshop on online teaching for a group of academics displaced to Turkey by the Syria crisis. The visit was orchestrated by Jon Turner, director of the Institute for Academic Development and one of the University of Edinburgh’s key links with the workshop organisers: the Council for At-Risk Academics (Cara -

06 Aug 2018

Exploring Divergence and Congruence between Learning and Assessment Practices in University and Professional Workplaces

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.  

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?

16 Feb 2018


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

02 Feb 2018


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

by Yi-Shan Tsai

29 Jan 2018


Dr Philippa Sheail will speak at the Research Libraries UK conference at the British Library (14th March 2018): 'Culture, Code, Silence, Surveillance: The changing spaces of the research library'

06 Dec 2017


Dr Jeremy Knox has received a grant from the Principal's Teaching Award Scheme to research the use of lecture recording at the University of Edinburgh, and the extent to which this technology fosters inclusive educational practices.

10 Oct 2017


Saturday 11 November 12 noon - 4pm, Ocean Terminal

17 Sep 2017

What are the implications for students and universities of anonymous social media? An article on WonkHE gives a brief account our research into the - now defunct - anonymous social media app Yik Yak, showing that the social value of anonymity was considerable for many of the students that used it. In this article Sian Bayne makes the case of a reconsideration of anonymous social media, and for wider thinking around the privacy issues surrounding how students use other forms of social media.