Claire Sowton is the Project and Communications Manager for the Centre for Research in Digital Education and Project Manager (UoE) for the Move2Learn project. Her recent research has focused on digital and mobile approaches to engagement and evaluation of cultural experience, including the AHRC Artcasting project and Litlong (School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures). Claire’s professional background working to connect young people (in schools) with arts, creative and cultural activity directly influenced her doctoral study of cultural value in publicly funded (participatory) arts projects. Email: email@example.com. Tel: 0131 651 6548
Dr Claire Sowton
Dr Andrew Manches has led the development of an educational resource by interpreting existing Move2Learn resources in the context of the pandemic. The Covid-19 special edition card pack has also been informed by feedback from a clinical psychologist and advisory panel including diversity and equality experts.
The Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society have launched a new research cluster focused on Digital Cultural Heritage. The cluster brings together academics across the University of Edinburgh exploring, analysing and developing new approaches to the relationships between data, digital and cultural heritage.
A review of progress on Children & Technology project ‘Co-creation of an embodied learning technology’ project.
Centre for Research in Digital Education 2019 report.
Supporting teachers and young children discuss, learn and share experiences of coronavirus in a safe, fun and educational way.
Investigating how interactive museum exhibits and informal learning can be used to promote improved enjoyment and understanding of STEM in children.
Working with partner schools to support the development of a data skills curriculum across the Edinburgh City Region.
Supporting teachers to engage with data education.
Working with UCL Knowledge Lab, Glasgow Science Centre and our US partners to research science thinking for children.
An interdisciplinary professional network for people investigating digital cultural heritage.