My name is Jen Ross. From 1 August 2024, I will be Professor of Digital Culture and Education Futures  at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr Jen RossI am  co-director of the Centre for Research in Digital Education, and the MSc in Education Futures in the Edinburgh Futures Institute.

My research interests include education and cultural heritage futures, online distance education, digital cultural heritage learning, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), digital cultures, and online reflective practices. I supervise masters and PhD students in these and related areas.

I lead the Digital Cultural Heritage cluster at the Edinburgh Futures Institute.  I’m one of the team behind the MSc in Digital Education programme, the  Manifesto for Teaching Online, and the E-learning and Digital Cultures MOOC.  I’m a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Between 2015-18 I was Deputy Director (KE) of Research and Knowledge Exchange in the School of Education.

This site has details of my teaching, writing and research activities. News and updates are available in the blog. Please feel free to get in touch.

email: jen.ross@ed.ac.uk

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cover of the digital futures for learning bookMy book: Digital Futures for Learning: Speculative methods and pedagogies. Routledge, 2023.