Phil Sheail is a Lecturer in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh, and teaches on the MSc in Digital Education. Her research interests are interdisciplinary, based in the area of digital and higher education, but drawing on organisational theory, cultural geography, and social theories of time. In recent years, Phil has been developing research with academic libraries and the wider GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) sector. Her most recent research project in this area was Data Bodies in the Library developed in partnership with the University of Edinburgh Library and the National Library of Scotland, with a particular interest in organising practices and the relationship between library technologies and physical space. She is currently developing ethnographic work on crowdsourcing, digital volunteers, and public education. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Philippa Sheail
Marking the launch of 'The Manifesto for Teaching Online' the author team discusses the thinking behind the manifesto.
Details of events marking the launch of 'The Manifesto for Teaching Online'.
The Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society have launched a new research cluster focused on Digital Cultural Heritage.
Watch Dr Philippa Sheail's keynote plenary from VALA2020 'Data bodies in the library: from crustaceans to code'.
Centre for Research in Digital Education 2019 report.
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
Understanding the future library as both ‘data lab’ and cultural institution.
Exploring the relationship between library users, library spaces and resources.
A teaching philosophy for online education.
Ways of supporting online dissertation students in higher education.
Problematising the discourse of internationalisation in higher education.