It is already well researched that digital technologies have an impact on the practical areas of ministry and mission within religious institutions. However, relationships between technologies and the actual content of belief and practice have received much less attention. A number of models are now starting to emerge, but each of these depends on the […]
What sort of university will emerge from this crisis? If you’re interested in helping us answer this question then we hope you might consider contributing to our project through one of our current calls for contributions: Tell us about your experience of adapting fieldwork for the pandemic as part of our podcast series Analyse the […]
This news story from University of Cambridge Faculty of Education’s website is reproduced here with permission A significant perception shift about how academics and universities share their research on social media is urgently needed according to new analysis which calls for a more ‘subversive’ approach to engaging audiences online. The book, by researchers at the […]
Adam Matthews Technology has long been cited as a disruptor of higher education, and at the start of the pandemic in 2020 a revolutionary attitude was adopted by many. This attitude positions technology as liberator but liberty can be obstructed as well as enacted by many different regulators. In March 2020, those who have worked […]
While sound has always occupied a central place in educational practices and research—from questions of student voice and silence to the roles of songs and recitation in classrooms—scholars in various fields are increasingly interested in the intersection between sound and education, so much so that Walter Gershon and Peter Applebaum (2018) have even called for […]
Anna Kliampa Climate change politics have indubitably raised plentiful public concern recently. In this regard, such concerns provide evidence of the socio-political construction and importance of the environmental discourse, since scientific facts on climate change existed since the 1970s, long ago before climate politics surface the universal discourse. This political discourse derives from the side […]
We now find ourselves in what Mark Andrejevic (2019) describes as an ‘era of pervasive automation’ – where masses of digital data are coming together with algorithmic processing and machine learning to drive powerful automated decision making systems that increasingly shape the boundaries of everyday life. This special issue explores the diverse implications that these […]
Simone Eringfeld PLEASE HOLD. In other words: stay on the line and wait. Patience has been essential during this time of Covid-19 as most people’s lives were put on hold. This is certainly the case for students, for whom their computer has become their classroom, their bedroom their world. For academic staff too, the pandemic […]
Mark Carrigan and Lambros Fatsis This is an extract from The Public and Their Platforms, published by University of Bristol Press in June 2021. The research literature on social media in higher education has tended to be preoccupied by how individuals take advantage of the affordances of these platforms or struggle with their constraints. We […]
Mark Carrigan and Lambros Fatsis This is an extract from The Public and Their Platforms, published by University of Bristol Press in June 2021. It is striking how widespread ignorance of academic publishing remains among (some) academics given its centrality to their occupation. This is symptomatic of a broader ignorance of the role of the technical […]
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