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. Phil is currently developing research in the library sector, with a particular interest in practices of organising in a research library context. Her latest research project is Data Bodies in the Library developed in partnership with the University of Edinburgh Library and the National Library of Scotland. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Philippa Sheail
In September 2020 MIT Press will be publishing our new book – The Manifesto for Teaching Online is available for pre-order now.
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.
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
The Digital Education Centre formally launched on 26th November at a party in the Scottish Storytelling Centre on the High Street, Edinburgh.
We had an excellent and well-attended night, and it was great to have so many colleagues, students and friends come and share the celebration.
We celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the MSc in Digital Education at the same time, and with graduation happening the following day, were able to welcome many of our graduands too.
What makes a library? 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.