Designing the future of digital education at The University of Edinburgh

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Vox Pops for Distance Education Students

Sunday, 10 December, 2017 - 18:00 to Wednesday, 31 January, 2018 - 18:00

Do you want to have your say about the future of digital education and what it means to be a distance education student at the University of Edinburgh? What does it mean to be a member of the university community without being in the city of Edinburgh? Book in for a short Skype interview, during which we will ask you a few questions regarding your thoughts on the technology you use now and how you imagine it being used in classrooms in the future. 


Near Future Teaching Think Tank: Veterinary Medicine

Thursday, 18 January, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

What will the future of veterinary teaching at the University of Edinburgh look like? All those with an interest in Veterinary Medicine are invited to help shape the future of teaching at Edinburgh in this Think Tank session. Pizza and beer will be served!

Internet of (Teaching) Things

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. 

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Learning Analytics: What has data ever done for me?

Friday saw a Future Teacher event at the Moray House School of Education on the subject of learning analytics and its role in the future of the university. Much potential and lots of messy, but promising developments.

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Future Fictions Texts (2): Works Emerging from a Recent Workshop Imagining the Future of the University

We have received a second batch of works emerging as a result of our recent session on Future Fictions for Near Future Teaching. We are eager to present these here, two works imagining, in their own way, the future of the University of Edinburgh. Many thanks to James and Ana. 

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