Teaching Matters blogposts

27 Jan 2021
Decorative image of coding as a curtain on a stage

Image: James Lamb

Teaching Matters

The University of Edinburgh blog, promoting, discussing and celebrating teaching at the University of Edinburgh features articles this month by two academics from the Centre for Research in Digital Education.

 

Bringing Politics Back in to Plans for the Digital Transformation of Higher Education, 22nd January 2021

As part of this month’s theme on Acceleration of Technology and Enhanced Learning, Ben Williamson from the Centre for Research in Digital Education and The Edinburgh Futures Institute writes of the political implications of private-equity backed technology companies steering the ‘digital transformation’ of higher education and pedagogic practice.

 

Teaching across the public spaces of the web, 26th January 2021

In this post, James Lamb, Lecturer in Digital Education, discusses the pedagogical significance of using public and commercial online settings in course design.