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Internet pedagogy intro to readings

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A quick overview of some of the readings

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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

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