Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Internet pedagogy intro to readings


Published on

A quick overview of some of the readings

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Internet pedagogy intro to readings

  1. 1. Internet Pedagogy 2015 Dr. R. Redekopp
  2. 2. The Philosophical Background A quick summary of some of the readings that you may want to engage with during the course.
  3. 3. Denis Hlynka - The Case Against Educational Technology MERN Journal v. 8 2013-2014 (p. 32-43) ◍ Beyond Luddites - myths about technology ◍ There is no ONE best technology ◍ Technology is not free ◍ Technology is personal ◍ Technology may or may not help learning (testimonials are NOT research)
  4. 4. Mander - Paradigm Wars An argument against globalization which highlights some of the underlying biases of techno-thought. Examples of indigenous peoples fighting corporations.
  5. 5. Pacey - Women and Values How technology affects (and often undermines) women's roles. Men tend to take over when mechanization happens
  6. 6. Pacey - Beliefs About Progress Linear is not always progress Progress for the sake of progress Social norms lag behind tech progress
  7. 7. Bowers - Computers and Culture An extension of the industrial age Knowledge is comprised of ‘facts’ within a cultural framework Computers tend to igmore and strip away the context
  8. 8. Umberto Eco - From Internet to Gutenberg “This will kill that” argument is ancient Educational preoccupation must include all media - not just text.
  9. 9. Kenway - The Info Super Highway Social promise and social price - implications for quality of life, social justice and change in politics - access and competence are part of education now
  10. 10. Hall - Hamburger Network Society Social exclusion in the networked society - internet ‘ghettos’ - Africa’s lack of access - knowing the widespread influence of ordinary things
  11. 11. Lakoff and Johnson - Metaphors The power of the metaphors we use - we use metaphors constantly but don’t think about where they come from or where they are taking us. - we can change the metaphors we use to change our ways of thinking
  12. 12. Borgmann - Postmodern Society Technical info vs personal knowledge and experience We need to be more thoughtful