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Edited book 'Beyond Techno-Utopia: Critical Approaches to Digital Health Technologies' now out

Last year I guest-edited a special issue of the open-access sociology journal Societies that focused on critical perspectives on digital health technologies. The collection includes my editorial and another article I contributed (on the topic of apps as sociocultural artefacts), as well as eight other articles from scholars based in the UK, Australia, Finland, the USA and Sweden.  1,091 more words

Deborah Lupton

Digital Technologies, Experience and Evidence | The final bit of my MA ODE journey ...

I have just counted up the days left until the deadline for the final piece of coursework for my MA … I have  57 days left until submission deadline … 124 more words

H800

Leveraging Cloud-based Technologies to Enhance Personal Learning Environments

Below is an article that I co-authored with Scott Adamson (Head of Department Science) and Christine Beckmann (Head of Department English) for an upcoming conference presentation. 2,010 more words

Teaching

Why not teach in Madagascar? No, really, why not?

Timezone issues aside, we now do have the technology to make teaching in other countries possible. Why think about this?

According to UNICEF, like many countries Madagascar needs to improve educational opportunities for children. 307 more words

Communication

Eenie Meenie Miney Mo

Using computers and other digital technology in mathematics classrooms is the way of the future, but how do we evaluate a new technology for its effectiveness in a classroom? 444 more words

Digital Technologies

Pssst ... there is no box. Pass it on!

I like bananas. I have been peeling them since my childhood, quite successfully I thought, but apparently not! Recently, I was dismayed to learn that I have been doing it all wrong! 508 more words

Communication

Yellow Card scheme app

A Yellow Card smartphone app has been launched for people to report problems with medicines. Fifty years on from its inception, the Yellow Card Scheme… 87 more words

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