Luci Pangrazio has an article published in CTheory on the role of art as means of critiquing and disrupting societal narratives of the digital - 'Art as Digital Counterpractice'. Drawing the work of several contemporary artists, the paper identifies four key themes: materialising the digital; privacy in the digital; relating to the digital; and postdigital representations of self and society. The article explores the role of the artist in offering a form/figure of resistance that is inextricably bound to the digital, but also critical of it.
Neil Selwyn is one of the featured authors in an authoritative collection of essays just published by Brazil’s Universidade Estácio de Sá. Titled ‘Education and Technology: Critical Approaches’ ('Educação e Tecnologia: Abordagens Críticas'), the book features 12 chapters in Portuguese and English translations. Authors include Audrey Watters, Richard Hall, Martin Weller, Jermey Knox, Lesley Gourlay, Raquel Barreto and Ralph Bannell,
LNM's Mike Phillips recently travelled to the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) conference in Austin, Texas. At this conference, Mike continued his work with one of the founders of TPACK, Professor Matthew Koehler from Michigan State University, together with Josh Rosenberg and Ben Zunica, PhD students from Michigan State and Monash respectively.
A long-form interview with Neil Selwyn has just been published in the Spanish academic journal Boletín de la Institución Libre de Enseñanza (No.104, pp.51-77). Neil was in conversation with Linda Castañeda as part of an evening at Madrid's 'Institución Libre de Enseñanza'. The article (in Spanish) is available through SocArXiv
Monash Faculty of Education is offering a scholarship of AU$40,000 p.a. for 3 years (2017-2019) for an outstanding applicant who wants to focus their doctoral research on the area of teacher knowledge and decision making in technology rich schools.
Tom Apperley, Ph.D. is an ethnographer that specializes in researching digital media technologies. His previous writing has covered broadband policy, digital games, digital literacies...