Technology and digital media in education
Neil's research focuses on the place of digital media in everyday life, and the sociology of technology (non) use in educational settings. He's written on issues including digital exclusion, education technology policymaking and the student experience of technology-based learning.
Neil is a member of Education Futures, an innovative 'think tank' that undertakes cutting edge translational research, conducts roundtables, forums and other events for educators and policy makers, and regularly publishes ‘thought leadership’ pieces in current and future priority areas of educational practice.
Neil Selwyn's Articles
Back to school ... for now?
The months ahead are uncertain for education, and it makes sense to plan for the possibility of further remote learning.
The other online lessons
Amid enforced online learning, talk of teachers' 'digital understanding' shouldn’t be taken to refer only to their knowledge of the technological aspects.
A lesson being learned
The coronavirus is highlighting the integral role that mass compulsory education plays in society.
The new transparency
COVID-19 is showing us how our reliance on smartphones renders everyday life more visible – and ultimately more controllable.
(Not) Another face in the crowd
New facial recognition technology is justifiably raising fears for the end of privacy as we know it.
eSports in schools: Let the games begin
Interest is growing in the possible teaching and learning applications of eSports across all areas of the curriculum.