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The textbook & the lecture : education in the age of new media

Author: Norm Friesen
Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. ©2017
Series: Tech.edu.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Why are the fundamentals of education apparently so little changed in our era of digital technology? Is their obstinate persistence evidence of resilience or obsolescence? Such questions can best be answered not by imagining an uncertain high-tech future, but by examining a well-documented past--a history of instruction and media that extends from Gilgamesh to Google. Norm Friesen looks to the combination and
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Friesen, Norm.
Textbook and the lecture.
Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017012951
(OCoLC)983637313
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norm Friesen
ISBN: 1421424347 9781421424347
OCLC Number: 1012107692
Description: 1 online resource (x, 177 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface : Education as technological from the start. Part I : Education and media, new and old. No more pencils, no more books? --
Writing instruction in the twenty-first century : 2000 BCE versus 2000 CE --
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Part II : Media, psychology, and theory. Psychology and the rationalist "transcript of the mind" --
The romantic tradition : "a cry of nature" --
Romantic versus rationalist reform --
Theorizing media--by the book --
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Part III : The textbook and the lecture : re-forming the book and performing the text. A textbook case --
From Translatio Studiorum to "intelligences thinking in unison" --
The lecture as postmodern performance --
Conclusion : educations and generations.
Series Title: Tech.edu.
Other Titles: Textbook and the lecture
Responsibility: Norm Friesen.

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Drawing on wide-ranging scholarship in fields as diverse as media ecology and German-language media studies, Foucauldian historiography, and even archaeological research, The Textbook and the Lecture  Read more...
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