Tag Archives: sociotechnical imaginaries

Valuing futures

Ben Williamson The future of education in universities is currently being reimagined by a range of organizations including businesses, technology startups, sector agencies, and financial firms. In particular, new ways of imagining the future of education are now tangled up … Continue reading

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The evolution of the global education industry during the pandemic

Ben Williamson & Anna Hogan Through the ‘pivot’ to ‘online learning’ and ‘emergency remote teaching’ during the Covid-19 emergency, educational technology (edtech) has become integral to education globally, with private sector and commercial organizations developing central roles in essential educational … Continue reading

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Education and the big data imaginary

Ben Williamson Big data and ‘smarter’ software systems are beginning to impact on education, particularly within the schools sector. In a paper prepared for the Big Data–Social Data conference at the University of Warwick, I have sought to trace the … Continue reading

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The digital methods and imagination of innovation labs

Ben Williamson Innovation labs have become a key focus for research emerging from the Code Acts in Education project. These labs are organizations that are becoming increasingly influential in the ways that problems in the public sector, such as in … Continue reading

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