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Intercambio #6 – Issue Focuses on the Challenges and Opportunities of Information Technology in Public Schools


New Technologies and Public Education

Intercambio #6 – New Technologies and Education

Technology, globalization, and neo-liberal capitalism cannot be separated from the central issues of education in the 21st Century. What is the purpose of education? What is the content of education? What are the pedagogies, tools and resources? Whose interests are served?
Unless the question of purpose is examined and challenged, the dominant discourse rules by default. That default is generally one of education preparing workers for a globalized economy. The logical assumption that follows is that students should be integrated into expertise in using the new information and communications technologies that are the tools of the global economy

Intercambio #6 (full PDF of Intercambio #6)



Forward intercambio 6
Editorial NTIC and Education
Digital capitalism–Larry K
Pearson and Google–Corporate Approaches to Technology and Education
Bolivia – Decolonization is a historical challenge in the globalized world
Argentina – Technology at the Service of Community
Tech enters the classroom without Pedagogy’s Permission
Free Software, sharing technology’s sources
E-Learning in Ontario – a teachers’ union perspective
Online Public Education in Canada
Seduction of Data Analytics-McRae

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