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Author Selwyn, Neil.

Title Education and technology : key issues and debates / Neil Selwyn
Published London ; New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, [2011]
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Description ix, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Contents note continued: 4.Does Technology Improve Learning? -- Introduction -- Behaviourist theories of learning and technology -- Cognitivist theories of learning and technology -- Constructivist and constructionist theories of learning and technology -- Sociocultural theories of learning and technology -- Alternative accounts of technology, learners, information and knowledge -- Evidence for the influence of technology on learning -- Conclusions -- Further questions to consider -- Further reading -- 5.Does Technology Make Education Fairer? -- Introduction -- Technology, freedom and fairness -- Technology and making education fairer for individuals -- Limitations to the individual freedoms of technology-based education -- Technology and social justice in education -- Limitations to technology-based social justice -- Conclusions -- Further questions to consider -- Further reading -- 6.Will Technology Displace the Teacher? -- Introduction --
Contents note continued: Lessons learnt about education and technology -- Conclusions -- turning informed debate into informed action -- Further questions to consider -- Further reading
Contents note continued: The assumed impacts of technology on teachers -- Considering the actual impacts of technology on teachers -- Digital technology and the ̀job' of teaching -- Technology and the continuation of ̀the teacher'? -- Conclusions -- Further questions to consider -- Further reading -- 7.Will Technology Displace the School? -- Introduction -- Technology and the reconstitution of schools and schooling -- Reasons for the technology-driven redefinition of schools and schooling -- Digital technology and the growing rejection of the school -- Reconsidering the ideology of digital deschooling -- Conclusions -- Further questions to consider -- Further reading -- 8.Education and Technology -- Looking to the Future -- Introduction -- Looking towards the future of education and technology -- Reconsidering future visions from the past -- Reconsidering future visions from the present day -- Recognizing the contested nature of the future --
Machine generated contents note: 1.What Do We Mean by ̀Education' and ̀Technology'? -- Introduction -- So what is education? -- So what is technology? -- From ̀analogue' to ̀digital' technology -- Defining digital technologies -- Conclusions -- Further questions to consider -- Further reading -- 2.Does Technology Inevitably Change Education? -- Introduction -- The external imperatives for technology use in education -- The internal imperatives for technology use in education -- Recognizing the wider significance of technological change in education -- Thinking more carefully about education and technology -- Conclusions -- Further questions to consider -- Further reading -- 3.What Can History Tell Us About Education and Technology? -- Introduction -- Taking an historical perspective on education and technology -- The recent history of education and technology -- Learning lessons from the past -- Conclusions -- Further questions to consider -- Further reading --
Summary This work introduces the key issues and takes a critical approach to explore the major debates and practices in the use of digital technologies in education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Computer-assisted instruction.
Educational technology -- Curricula -- United States.
Educational technology -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Educational technology -- United States.
Internet in education.
LC no. 2010028661
ISBN 1441150366 (paperback)
9781441150363 (paperback)