I am a senior lecturer in Digital Education, Centre co-director (Digital Cultures), and Future Education Fellow at the Edinburgh Futures Institute. I lead the Digital Cultural Heritage cluster in the Centre for Data, Culture and Society, and the Digital Cultural Heritage Research Network. I'm a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and the Beltane Public Engagement Network. Between 2015-18 I was Deputy Director (KE) of Research and Knowledge Exchange in the School of Education. My research interests include online distance education, digital cultural heritage learning, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), digital cultures and futures, and online reflective practices. I supervise masters and PhD students in these and related areas. You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org ; or find me on Twitter: @jar
Dr Jen Ross
In September 2020 MIT Press will be publishing our new book – The Manifesto for Teaching Online is available for pre-order now.
Since March 2020 we have been bringing our collective expertise to the academic COVID response, within our own university, sector-wide and globally. The following summarises our contribution and provides links to our ongoing work.
Dr Debbie Schachter graduated in 2019 and is the University Librarian at Capilano University in North Vancouver, Canada. Her EdD, 'Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice: Critical Information Literacy Teaching in Canadian Higher Education' was supervised by Dr Pauline Sangster and Dr Jen Ross.
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 new, digital approach to working with stakeholders in higher education to understand and shape data futures and surveillance practices in universities.
A collaboration with the University of Sydney, researching innovative approaches to designing student learning in digital spaces.
CONSTRUIT! Making construals as a new digital skill for creating interactive open educational resources
Developing live interactive resources that capture personal understandings of a phenomenon.
Since 2013, researchers from the Digital Education centre have worked closely with the World Bank.
Working with the UK’s largest annual festival of visual arts on visitors' mobile interactions.
An interdisciplinary professional network for people investigating digital cultural heritage.