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Media and education in the digital age : concepts, assessments, subversions

Author: Matteo Stocchetti
Publisher: Frankfurt am Main [Germany] : PL Academic Research, 2014. ©2014
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This book is an invitation to informed and critical participation in the current debate on the role of digital technology in education and a comprehensive introduction to the most relevant issues in this debate. After an early wave of enthusiasm about the emancipative opportunities of the digital revolution in education, recent contributions invite caution, if not scepticism. This collection rejects extreme  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Media and education in the digital age : concepts, assessments, subversions.
Frankfurt am Main, [Germany] : PL Academic Research, ©2014
366 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matteo Stocchetti
ISBN: 9783653044379 3653044375
OCLC Number: 891381624
Description: 1 online resource (368 pages) : illustrations, tables
Contents: Cover; Preface; Notes on the Contributors; Table of Contents; The Politics of Educational Reform in the Digital Age: Concepts, Assessment and Subversions (Matteo Stocchetti); Part One --
Concepts; Digital Inequality in Primary and Secondary Education: Findings from a Systematic Literature Review (Ulli Samuelsson & Tobias Olsson); The Future of Mathematics Textbooks: Ramifications of Technological Change (Daniel Chazan & Michal Yerushalmy); Media and Information Literacy in the Digital Age. An Example on Exploring Pluralism (Marlène Loicq). Scaffolding Curation: Developing Digital Competencies in Media Literacy Education (Paul Mihailidis and Megan E. Fromm)Journalist Education and Truth in the Digital Age: Why We Need Critical Digital Literacy (Filip Lab, Alice N. Tejkalova); Bowling Online: A Critical View of Social Capital and Virtual Communities (Melissa Harness & Sultana A. Shabazz); Part Two --
Assessments; Informal Media Education in Europe: an Analysis of the Best Practices (Alberto Bitonti, Andrej Školkay); Critical Review of an e-Learning tool (Barbara Szafrajzen & Karen Ferreira-Meyers). Social Health Education Programs at School: Investigating the Integration of Serious Games in the Curriculum (Katarina Panic, Verolien Cauberghe, Patrick De Pelsmacker)Children and Video Games: Oral and Written Narratives (Rut Martínez-Borda & Pilar Lacasa); Teaching with Laptops: a Critical Assessment of One-to-one Technologies (Magda Pischetola); Teachers and the Challenges of Digital Technologies in Education: The Portuguese 'e.escolinha' programme (Sara Pereira). Enthusiastic, Hesitant and Resistant Teachers Toward the One-To-One Laptop Programme: A Multi-Sited Ethnographic Study in Catalonia (Cristina Aliagas Marín & Josep M. Castellà Lidon)Animation: a New Method of Educational Communication in China (Vincenzo De Masi and Yan Han); Part Three --
Subversions; Teaching the Unteachable: Networked Media, Simulation and Community Research/Activism (Judith Faifman and Brian Goldfarb); Beyond 'Beyond Schools': Young People's Unsanctioned Digital Media Use In and Around Schools and Classrooms (David Elliott & Scott Bulfin). Digital Introductions as Critical Practice (Julie Faulkner)Redefining Students' Reflections: Opportunities and Challenges of Video-Enhanced Blogging (Dennis N. York and Ronald D. Owston); Emancipative Technology in Formal Education: The Case for "Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)" (Gloria Gómez-Diago); Index.
Responsibility: Stocchetti Matteo, ed.


This collection of essays argues for a critical questioning of the role of digital technology in education in terms of concepts, assessments and subversions. It offers conceptual tools, ideas and  Read more...
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