The Future of Digital Education
Professor Sian Bayne will deliver the 15th annual Drapers’ Lecture in Learning and Teaching on Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 18:30
We are delighted to announce that Professor Sian Bayne from the University of Edinburgh will deliver the 15th annual Drapers’ Lecture on Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 18:30. This year's lecture will take place remotely. The Drapers’ Lectures series exists to give new perspectives on learning and teaching from a variety of viewpoints.
Sian Bayne is Professor of Digital Education and Director of Education at the Edinburgh Futures Institute (https://efi.ed.ac.uk/). She directs the Centre for Research in Digital Education (http://www.de.ed.ac.uk/), where her research is currently focused on higher education futures, interdisciplinary approaches to researching digital education and digital pedagogy. She is one of the authors of The Manifesto for Teaching Online, recently published by MIT Press (https://sianbayne.net/countdown-the-manifesto-for-teaching-online-book-is-out-in-september/).
She led the Near Future Teaching project to design a values-based future for digital education, the final report of which is available here (https://www.nearfutureteaching.ed.ac.uk/outcomes/). More information about her work is on her web site at: http://sianbayne.net.
Sian gives regular keynotes on the future of digital education, publishes widely and has conducted research funded by UKRI, Erasmus+, AdvanceHE and NESTA.