The Politics of Education and Technology : Conflicts, Controversies, and Connections.

By: Selwyn, NContributor(s): Facer, KMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandDigital Education and Learning Ser: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (249 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137031983Subject(s): EducationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Politics of Education and Technology : Conflicts, Controversies, and ConnectionsDDC classification: 371.33 LOC classification: L1-991Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half-Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Series Foreword -- Chapter 1 Introduction: The Need for a Politics of Education and Technology -- Part I Recognizing the Politics of "Learning" and Technology -- Chapter 2 Educational Technology and the "New Language of Learning": Lineage and Limitations -- Chapter 3 Networked Cosmopolitanism? Shaping Learners by Remaking the Curriculum of the Future -- Part II The Politics of Technological Opportunity and Risk -- Chapter 4 Becoming the Future: The "Lake Highlands" Middle School Laptop and Learning Initiative -- Chapter 5 The Politics of Online Risk and the Discursive Construction of School "E-Safety" -- Part III The Global Politics of Education and Technology -- Chapter 6 "Empowering the World's Poorest Children"? A Critical Examination of One Laptop per Child -- Chapter 7 Changing Narratives of Change: (Un)intended Consequences of Educational Technology Reform in Argentina -- Chapter 8 The Ideological Appropriation of Digital Technology in UK Education: Symbolic Violence and the Selling and Buying of the "Transformation Fallacy" -- Part IV The Politics of Education and Technology: Extending beyond "the Digital" -- Chapter 9 Mobile Technologies and an Ethical Digital Literacy in the Face of Empire -- Chapter 10 Tweak: Biosocial Imaginations and Educational Futures -- Chapter 11 Epilogue: Building Allegiances and Moving Forward -- Bibliography -- List of Contributors -- Index.
Summary: This book examines the struggles over technology's use in education, digging into what the purpose of education is, how we should achieve it, who the stakeholders are, and whose voices win out. Drawing on theoretical and empirical work, it lays bare the messy realities of technology use in education and their implications for contemporary society.
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Cover -- Half-Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Series Foreword -- Chapter 1 Introduction: The Need for a Politics of Education and Technology -- Part I Recognizing the Politics of "Learning" and Technology -- Chapter 2 Educational Technology and the "New Language of Learning": Lineage and Limitations -- Chapter 3 Networked Cosmopolitanism? Shaping Learners by Remaking the Curriculum of the Future -- Part II The Politics of Technological Opportunity and Risk -- Chapter 4 Becoming the Future: The "Lake Highlands" Middle School Laptop and Learning Initiative -- Chapter 5 The Politics of Online Risk and the Discursive Construction of School "E-Safety" -- Part III The Global Politics of Education and Technology -- Chapter 6 "Empowering the World's Poorest Children"? A Critical Examination of One Laptop per Child -- Chapter 7 Changing Narratives of Change: (Un)intended Consequences of Educational Technology Reform in Argentina -- Chapter 8 The Ideological Appropriation of Digital Technology in UK Education: Symbolic Violence and the Selling and Buying of the "Transformation Fallacy" -- Part IV The Politics of Education and Technology: Extending beyond "the Digital" -- Chapter 9 Mobile Technologies and an Ethical Digital Literacy in the Face of Empire -- Chapter 10 Tweak: Biosocial Imaginations and Educational Futures -- Chapter 11 Epilogue: Building Allegiances and Moving Forward -- Bibliography -- List of Contributors -- Index.

This book examines the struggles over technology's use in education, digging into what the purpose of education is, how we should achieve it, who the stakeholders are, and whose voices win out. Drawing on theoretical and empirical work, it lays bare the messy realities of technology use in education and their implications for contemporary society.

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Andrew Feenberg, Simon Fraser University, CanadaAndrew Hope, Manchester Metropolitan University, UKBen Williamson, University Of Exeter, UKChris Bigum, Griffith University, AustraliaEdward Hamilton, Capilano University, CanadaEls Kuiper, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The NetherlandsInes Dussel, Latin American School Of Social Sciences, Unesco, ArgentinaJulian Sefton-Green, London School Of Economics, UKLangdon Winner, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USALeonie Rowan, Griffith University, AustraliaMatthew Allen, Curtin University, AustraliaNorm Friesen, Thompson Rivers University, CanadaPatricia Ferrante, Latin American School Of Social Sciences, Unesco, ArgentinaRichard Hall, De Montfort University, UKSarah Lewthwaite, University Of Nottingham, UKTimothy Rudd, University Of Brighton, UK

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