Professor Sian Bayne

Professor of Digital Education

Sian Bayne is Professor of Digital Education and Assistant Principal for Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. She directs the Centre for Research in Digital Education, supervises dissertation students on the MSc in Digital Education, and is course leader and co-tutor on ‘An introduction to digital environments for learning’. Her research interests revolve around the changes undergoing learning and teaching as it shifts online – current particular interests are critical approaches to teacher automation, open and distance education, and the application of theory from the humanities and social sciences to digital education.