Dr Hamish Macleod

Honorary Fellow

Hamish Macleod is a Senior Lecturer in the Institute for Education, Community and Society. He is course leader on ‘Understanding learning in the online environment’, and ‘Introduction to digital game-based learning’. He also co-tutors ‘An introduction to digital environments for learning’, ‘Digital futures for learning’ and ‘Research Methods’. His background is in biology and psychology, and particular interests are in the uses of computer-mediated communications and game-informed approaches in teaching and learning.

Email:  h.a.macleod@ed.ac.uk

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Online teaching workshop for Syrian academics in Turkey

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 - https://www.cara.ngo/).

Slides available for UoE IAD Learning and Teaching Conference

UoE IAD Learning and Teaching Conference slides

If you weren't able to attend the University of Edinburgh IAD Learning and Teaching conference, 20th June, you can now access presentation slides and watch the Keynote presentations here. Links to slides for presentations from Digital Education colleauges below:

'Near Future Teaching', Sian Bayne, Jennifer Williams and Michael Gallagher 

Wondering and shuffling through the Old Town: a walking seminar and playlist


Our colleague and doctoral student James Lamb has written about the recent Digital Education walking seminar (led by James with Jeremy Knox): ‘Wondering about the city: making meaning in Edinburgh’s Old Town’, which is accompanied below by Jen Ross’s excellent playlist, ‘Shuffling through the Old Town’.  Do please read and listen alongside if you can: