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Loveless, Avril, author
Learning identities in a digital age : rethinking creativity, education and technology / Avril Loveless and Ben Williamson
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB1028.3 .L68 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Educational technology
Education -- Effect of technological innovations on
Digital media
Physical Description xv, 188 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [161]-179) and index
Summary "Learning Identities in a Digital Age provides a critical exploration of how education has been reimagined for the digital future. It argues that education is now the subject of a "cybernetic" mode of thought: a contemporary style of thinking about society and identity that is saturated with metaphors of networks, flexibility, interactivity, and connectedness. This book examines how shifts in thought have translated into fresh ideas about creative learning, interactive tools, curriculum reform, and teacher identity. The text identifies how learning identities have been promoted, and position young people as networked learners, equipped for political, economic and cultural participation in the digital age. Included in the text: - mapping the digital age - reconstructing the future of education -making up digital learning identities -assembling creative learning -thinking with digital tools - protoyping the curriculum of the future -being a teacher in a digital age This book situates education and technology in an intergenerational and interdisciplinary conversation. It will be of interest to students, researchers and practising education professionals who want to understand the wider sociological and psychological significance of new technologies on education and learner identity"-- Provided by publisher
Contents Shaping Society, Technology and Learning Identity -- Part I: Reconfiguring Education and Technology -- Mapping the Digital Age -- Reconstructing the Future of Education -- Making up Digital Learning Identities -- Assembling Creative Learning -- Part II: Thinking, Curriculum and Pedagogy -- Thinking with Digital Tools -- Prototyping the Curriculum of the Future -- Being a Teacher in a Digital Age
NOTE 537117
Series Changing times in education
Alternate Author Williamson, Ben (Educator), author

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