Designing the future of digital education at The University of Edinburgh

Near Future Library Competition

Monday, 22 January, 2018 - 13:15 to Thursday, 22 March, 2018 - 13:15

If you’re a student, what are your thoughts on the future of the Library at Edinburgh University? Write us an essay, tell us a story! There are four strands to the competition: written creative, written other, visual digital, and visual other, with a £1,000 prize for the winner in each category. The competition is open to all matriculated students at the University of Edinburgh and is run by the Information Services Group. 

Internet of (Campus) Things: summary of a recent Festival of Creative Learning event

Thursday, 8 February, 2018 - 14:55

As part of the Festival of Creative Learning  and feeding into the Near Future Teaching project at the University of Edinburgh, Dr Jeremy Knox of the Centre for Research in Digital Education and I conducted a Near Future Teaching session called Internet of (Campus) Things at the uCreate Studio. We had done a similar session... Read More

Near Future Teaching Think Tank: Vets

Wednesday, 31 January, 2018 - 14:20

On 18 January 2018, we were delighted to welcome 17 students at various stages in their training to the Institute for Academic Development. The students were primarily from the University of Edinburgh Veterinary Programme at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. They came along to attend a Near Future Teaching Thank Tank event. The... Read More

Internet of (Teaching) Things

Sunday, 31 December, 2017 - 07:00

Dr Jeremy Knox of the Centre for Research in Digital Education and I conducted a Near Future Teaching session called Internet of (Teaching) Things. The purpose was to stimulate thinking around how IoT technology can be used to proactively build community or improve teaching or research practices using configurations of data being generated by the university itself. Most... Read More