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MA: DTCE graduate at Mimas -- the UK's national data centre

It is always nice to hear about MA: DTCE graduates who are doing well, and have used their learning to secure for themselves interesting and creative jobs in the educational technology industry. 326 more words

Teaching Digital Technologies/Computational Thinking in Junior High

I believe that the evidence is extremely strong that Digital Technologies should be a separate subject in Years 7 and 8 in Australia.

This evidence is not only from peak IT Educational bodies, but from all the leading IT Professional associations; from our leading politicians; as well as from the experiences in the USA, New Zealand and the UK in particular. 1,082 more words

"Computational Thinking"

Using apps in clinical practice

The Royal College of Physicians has published Using apps in clinical practice ,this guidance aims to provide clinicians and medical app developers with important information about the use of apps in clinical practice.

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Medical diagnosis apps - study findings

Over 100,000 medical and health apps for mobile digital devices have now been listed in the Apple App Store and Google Play. They represent diverse opportunities for lay people to access medical information and track their body functions and medical conditions. 684 more words

Deborah Lupton

School leaders who just sit in their "trees"

At dusk I have taken my grandchildren to the camps of Melbourne’s grey-headed fruit bats. I wanted them to experience the exhilaration of standing underneath more than 30,000 bats as they circled above preparing to head out for the night’s feeding; a truly awesome sight and sound! 283 more words

Education

The Book Review as Conversation

By Tom Boellstorff—University of California, Irvine

The eight book reviews which will be published as a part of this series were written as final projects for the seminar “Digital Technologies, Culture, and Media,” which I taught from January to March 2015 at the University of California, Irvine, where I am Professor of Anthropology. 399 more words

Anthropology