ERIC Number: ED347973
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Ethics Scenarios: A Critical Theory Symposium.
Anderson, Jane; And Others
This symposium chaired by John C. Belland addressed the ethical position of educational communications and technology in society. Presenters created ethics scenarios and applied critical theory to provide insight. Intended to stimulate questions, the approach was philosophical, literary, and sociopolitical, and reflected Derrida, Foucault, and Habermas among others. This paper provides abstracts of the following presentations: (1) "Introduction to Thinking Otherwise: Critical Theory, Ethics, and Postmodernism" (Andrew R. J. Yeaman); (2) "Deconstruction and Educational Media" (Andrew R. J. Yeaman); (3) "Restructuring, Technology, and Schools" (Robert Muffoletto); (4) "The Rite of Right or the Right of Rite: Moving towards an Ethics of Technological Empowerment" (Jane Anderson); (5) "Feminisms, Foucault, and Felicitous Design" (Suzanne K. Damarin); (6) "Communicative Action and Educational Biotechnology" (Randall G. Nichols); (7) "Marginalizing Significant Others: The Canadian Contribution to Educational Technology" (Denis Hlynka); and (8) "Commentary on Postmodern Implications for the Future of Theory, Research, and Development" (J. Randall Koetting). A reference list of 90 items is also provided. (Author/BBM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Canada; Deconstruction; Empowerment
Note: In: Proceedings of Selected Research and Development Presentations at the Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology and Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division; see IR 015 706.