Education-Technology-Power: Educational Computing as a Social Practice / Edition 1

Education-Technology-Power: Educational Computing as a Social Practice / Edition 1

by Hank Bromley, Michael W. (Eds.) Apple
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791437981

ISBN-13: 9780791437988

Pub. Date: 12/28/1998

Publisher: State University of New York Press

With a focus on educational computing, this book examines how technological practices align with or subvert existing forms of dominance. Examines the important question: Is the enormous financial investment school districts are making in computing technology a good idea?

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With a focus on educational computing, this book examines how technological practices align with or subvert existing forms of dominance. Examines the important question: Is the enormous financial investment school districts are making in computing technology a good idea?

Is the enormous financial investment school districts are making in computing technology a good idea? With a focus on educational computing, Education/Technology/Power examines how technological practices align with or subvert existing forms of dominance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791437988
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Series:
SUNY Series in Frontiers of Education
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures

Introduction: Data-Driven Democracy?
Social Assessment of Educational Computing
Hank Bromley

I. Discursive Practices: Who Speaks of Computing, and How?

1. The Mythic Machine: Gendered Irrationalities and Computer Culture
Zoë Sofia

2. The Everyday Aesthetics of Computer Education
Anthony P. Scott

3 Telling Tales Out of School: Modernist, Critical, and Postmodern "True Stories" About Educational Computing
Mary Bryson and Suzanne de Castell

4. Computer Advertising and the Construction of Gender
Matthew Weinstein

II. Classroom Practices: Pedagogy and Power in Action

5. "I Like Computers, but Many Girls Don't": Gender and the Sociocultural Context of Computing
Brad R. Huber and Janet Ward Schofield

6. "You Don't Have To Be A Teacher To Teach This Unit": Teaching, Technology, and Control in the Classroom
Michael W. Apple and Susan Jungck

III. Democratic Possibilities: When Does Technology Empower?

7. Control and Power in Educational Computing
Peter H. Kahn, Jr. and Batya Friedman

8. Using Computers to Connect Across Cultural Divides
Brigid A. Starkey

9. Learning to Exercise Power: Computers and Community Development
Antonia Stone

Notes

References

List of Contributors

Author Index

Subject Index

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