Michael Gallagher: mLearning and eLearning in the Humanities

This site discusses trends in elearning and mobile learning, along with posts explicitly discussing the effects of those trends on the learning practices of students and instructional practices of teachers. Much of it revolves around my research on the growing trends towards motion and mobility as made evident in the learning practices of students. The site focuses quite a bit on the UK/EU and Asian perspectives, as that is where much of my research is focused. I also post on practical ways in which teachers can make use of the technology and applications available to them. There is considerable discussion on open learning, OERs, MOOCs, etc and the new literacies and pedagogies that can be used to maximize the impact of these new educational developments.

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Posts by Michael Gallagher: mLearning and eLearning in the Humanities

Near Futures Teaching at the University of Edinburgh: my next post

As of last Wednesday, I am now officially in Edinburgh until the end of 2018 at least as part of the Near Future Teaching project […]

Emergency response (and digital) education research at Interweaving Conference at Moray House

Speaking briefly today at the Interweaving Conference at Moray House School of Education at the University of Edinburgh as part of a showcase of the […]

Anonymity in Mobile Messaging: Criminalization, Luxury, Permission, and Persistent Presentation of Self

Clearly a favorite subject of mine, I am returning yet again to the subject of surveillance and privacy in the digital and attempting, clumsily, to […]

Research in Emergency Aftershock Response (REAR) Literature Review: Disaster Response, Gender, Resilience, and Appropriate Technology Use

I have been working the last six months or so on a NERC funded project at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the […]

Digital divides and accumulated advantage: Huawei Global Connectivity Index and the Business of Education in Africa

I have been spending some time with two reports recently that have me thinking a bit about the outcomes we in the ICT4D and digital […]

Mobile Learning in Bremen and Chatbots

James Lamb, Jeremy Knox, and I are presenting at BreMM17 in Bremen in September on our mobile learning unrehearsed group walk idea that we have […]

Surveillance and Silence: The Rise of Curbs on Communication in ICT4D

Surveillance and the lack of security are two of the larger issues in the world of ICT4D precisely because they attack the very trust and […]

My Digital Education Journey (aka, why you should apply for the MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh)

The Story Map tells this story better than I can so I will rely on it for the narrative here. But if you have an […]

Steer clear of the bridge: Bridge International Academies in Kenya, neoliberalism, and lazy shortcuts to meaningful education

Reblogging here from Panoply Digital. Returning to a favorite subject of mine, discussed here and here in past posts, is the ongoing Bridge Academy debacle […]

French editions of Yom Sang-Seop, photographs from the Korean diaspora, and discovery

A small story for a Friday, one that recaptures a bit, at least for me, that spirit of the early internet. All about connections and […]

Calling all UK Teachers: Evaluating Digimap and ICT in schools

As part of the work I am doing at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh, I am evaluating┬áDigimap, an […]

Sonic Spaces of Online Students: Sound is contested and takeaways for teachers

Title slide image from James Lamb James Lamb and I presented a seminar the other day at the University of Edinburgh building on a paper […]

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