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 senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and former Deputy Director (KE) of Research and Knowledge Exchange in the School of Education. My research interests include online distance education, digital cultural heritage engagement, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), and digital cultures and futures. I supervise masters and PhD students in these and related areas. You can email me at email@example.com ; or find me on Twitter: @jar
Dr Jen Ross
Higher Education Futures: 8 scenarios, 8 tarot cards and 8 short stories
We present eight new speculative scenarios for the future of higher education teaching.
Released today! 'Digital Futures for Learning'
Released today! 'Digital Futures for Learning: Speculative Methods and Pedagogies' by Dr Jen Ross, Senior Lecturer and Centre Co-director (Digital Cultures).
Available for pre-order
Books by Dr Jen Ross and Dr Jeremy Knox are now available for pre-order.
Una Europa Digital Cultural Heritage workshop
Find out about the third Una Europa PhD workshop, which took place from 30 May – 1 June 2022, in Helsinki, Finland.
Recordings available: Learning and Teaching Conference 2022
Centre for Research in Digital Education staff and students presented as part of the University of Edinburgh Learning and Teaching Conference 2022.
Launch of the MSc in Education Futures, Edinburgh Futures Institute
Read about the new MSc in Education Futures postgraduate course.
Higher Education Futures
Eight speculative scenarios exploring the future of higher education teaching.
Digital Footprints and Search Pathways
Working with National Collections in Scotland during Covid-19 lockdown to design future online provision.
Co-designing with Speculative Data Stories: Higher Education After Surveillance
A new, digital approach to working with stakeholders in higher education to understand and shape data futures and surveillance practices in universities.
Methodological Innovations for Assessing Learning in Digital Spaces
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.
The World Bank - Leadership, Learning and Innovation
Since 2013, researchers from the Digital Education centre have worked closely with the World Bank.