Palgrave Macmillan's Digital Education and Learning: Critical Perspectives on Technology and Education

Editor/Author Bulfin, Scott, Johnson, Nicola F. and Bigum, Chris
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $100.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $150.00
ISBN: 978-1-349-48124-8
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
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This book offers critical readings of issues in education and technology and demonstrates how researchers can use critical perspectives from sociology, digital media, cultural studies, and other fields to broaden the "ed-tech" research imagination, open up new topics, ask new questions, develop theory, and articulate an agenda for informed action.

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Table of Contents

  • Series Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1 Critical Is Something Others (Don't) Do: Mapping the Imaginative of Educational Technology - Chris Bigum, Scott Bulfin, and Nicola F. Johnson
  • Chapter 2 Gorillas in Their Midst: Rethinking Educational Technology - Chris Bigum and Leonie Rowan
  • Chapter 3 The Work of Theory in Ed-Tech Research - Nicola F. Johnson
  • Chapter 4 Extending Understandings of Educational Technology: Teachers’ Critiques of Educational Technology as Important Intellectual Capital for Researchers - Joanne Orlando
  • Chapter 5 Digital Play: What Do Early Childhood Teachers See? - Susan Edwards, Joce Nuttall, Ana Mantilla, Elizabeth Wood, and Sue Grieshaber
  • Chapter 6 Youth Breaking New “Ground”: Iconicity and Meaning Making in Social Media - Mark Evan Nelson, Stacy Marple, and Glynda Hull
  • Chapter 7 The Scripted Sandbox: Children's Gameplay and Ludic Gendering - Nicola Pallitt and Marion Walton
  • Chapter 8 The (Mis)Use of Community of Practice: Delusion, Confusion, and Instrumentalism in Educational Technology Research - Michael Henderson
  • Chapter 9 Researching with Heart in Ed-Tech: What Opportunities Does the Socially Indeterminate Character of Technological Artifacts Open up for Affirming Emergent and Marginalized Practices? - Julianne Lynch
  • Chapter 10 Teaching the “Other”: Curriculum “Outcomes” and Digital Technology in the Out-of-School Lives of Young People - Glenn Auld and Nicola F. Johnson
  • Chapter 11 Translocalization in Digital Writing, Orders of Literacy, and Schooled Literacy - Dimitrios Koutsogiannis
  • Chapter 12 The Lake Highlands One-to-One Laptop Initiative: NCLB, Drill and Practice and the Formation of a Relational Network - David Shutkin
  • Chapter 13 The Global and the Local: Taking Account of Context in the Push for Technologization of Education - Rachel Buchanan, Kathryn Holmes, Gregory Preston, and Kylie Shaw
  • Chapter 14 Technology and Education—Why It's Crucial to be Critical - Neil Selwyn
  • Notes on Contributors