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New Centers of Data Visualization in Education

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Contemporary educational systems, spaces and practices are increasingly represented through digitally-mediated visualizations. Is the increased visibility made possible by visualization practices and technologies also influencing and shaping perceptions of education, and contributing to how the future of learning is envisioned and imagined?

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Calculating the Child Through Technologies of the ‘Quantified Self’

Calculating the Child Through Technologies of the ‘Quantified Self’ Blog Image

The concept of the ‘quantified self’ has become the focus of global interest. Less acknowledged is the emergence of a range of technological devices and apps designed specifically for children to track, monitor and analyze data about their health, bodies and well-being. What are the issues raised by these technologies of the quantified self for kids?

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The End of Theory in Digital Social Research?

The End of Theory in Digital Social Research? Blog Image

Computer code, software and algorithms have sunk deep into the “technological unconscious” of our contemporary “lifeworld.” How might this affect academic research in the social sciences and the formation of the professional identities of academics?… more