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Neil Selwyn is a Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Education, Monash University who has worked for the past 25 years researching the integration of digital technology into schools, universities and adult learning. He is recognised as a leading international researcher in the area of digital education - with particular expertise in the 'real-life' constraints and problems faced when technology-based education is implemented. He is currently working on nationally-funded projects examining the roll-out of educational data and learning analytics, AI technologies, and the changing nature of teachers' digital work.
Main research interests
- Digital technology and society
- The use of digital technologies in educational settings
- The role(s) that digital technologies play in people's everyday lives
- Digital technology and social exclusion
- Public policy making in the 'information age'
Current research and writing activities
AI, automation and data-driven education
- Digital education futures
- Issues of environmental sustainability and eco-justice associated with digital technology use
- Digital labor and education
Digital sociology of education
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Visiting Professor, Goteborgs Universitet (University of Gothenburg)
1 Sep 2016 → 1 Aug 2017
Research area keywords
- AI and data science
18/01/20 → 17/01/25
26/02/19 → 30/10/22
20/05/20 → 31/07/20
1/11/19 → 31/10/20
¿Por qué no todo es (ni debe ser) digital? Interrogantes para pensar sobre digitalización, datificación e inteligencia artificial en educación
Selwyn, N., Rivera-Vargas, P., Passerón, E. & Miño-Puigcercós, R., 2022, Educar con sentido transformador en la universidad. Rivera-Vargas, P., Miño-Puigcercós, R. & Passerón, E. (eds.). 1st ed. Barcelona Spain: Octaedro, p. 137-147 11 p. Translated title of the contribution: Why isn't everything (and shouldn't be) digital?: Questions to think about digitization, datafication and artificial intelligence in education
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (Book) › OtherOpen Access
Pangrazio, L., Selwyn, N. & Cumbo, B., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Learning, Media and Technology. 16 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Artificial intelligence and the affective labour of understanding: the intimate moderation of a language modelPerrotta, C., Selwyn, N. & Ewin, C., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: New Media and Society. 25 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen Access
Swiecki, Z., Khosravi, H., Chen, G., Martinez-Maldonado, R., Lodge, J. M., Milligan, S., Selwyn, N. & Gašević, D., 2022, In: Computers and Education: Artificial Intelligence. 3, 10 p., 100075.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Press / Media
1 Media contribution
1 Media contribution