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‘Rhetoric and Reality’ – critical perspectives on educational technology from Down Under

Critical thinking thrived at the 2014 ascilite annual conference (24th-26th November), held in Dunedin, New Zealand, with presentations interrogating claims on a number of themes. Shane Dawson (University of South Australia) in a thought-provoking keynote questioned the value being extracted from analytics software across the HE sector, viewing the technology as a blunt instrument in […] View Article

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Social Media for Every Audience : Student Social Media Showcase and the European Conference on Social Media 2014

      The first Student Social Media Showcase (SMSS) and the inaugural European Conference on Social Media 2014 (ECSM2014) were hosted 9th-11th July by the University of Brighton Business E-Learning Research Group and took place in the Huxley Building, Brighton. The two events brought together over 250 academics (from 35 countries), students, school children […] View Article

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