My work in music technology is framed by sociocultural research on learning and creativity in relationship with community and context.

Earlier publications focus on the challenges of collaboration, and more recently I have published on learning through collaboration and the influence of tool mediated creativities.

– Dobson, E. (2018) Digital Audio Ecofeminism: The Glocal Impact of All-female Communities on Learning and Sound Creativities in L. De Bruin, P. Burnard and S. Davis Creativities in Arts Education, Research and Practice: Glocalised Perspectives for the Future of Learning and Teaching 

– Dobson, E. and Littleton, K., (2015) Digital technologies and the mediation of undergraduate students’ collaborative music compositional practices in Learning, Media and Technology DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17439884.2015.1047850

– Dobson, E. (2015) ‘Permission to Play: Fostering Enterprise Creativities in Music Technology through Extracurricular Interdisciplinary Collaboration’ in P. Burnard and E. Haddon (Eds.) Activating Diverse Musical Creativities and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education.

– Dobson, E., Flewitt, R., Littleton K. and Miell, D. (2011) ‘Studio Based Composers in Collaboration: a Socioculturally Framed Study’ Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2011, p373-376

– Alex, C., Dobson, E. and Wilsmore, R., (2010) ‘Collaborative Art Practices in HE: Mapping and Developing Pedagogical Models’ Higher Education Academy Resources Centre.