ERIC Number: ED366317
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Computers in Education: Social, Political, and Historical Perspectives. Media Education Culture Technology.
Muffoletto, Robert, Ed.; Knupfer, Nancy Nelson, Ed.
This book is a collection of new works that inquire into the nature of media and technology as found and practiced in the social world of schooling. It creates a forum for investigating the social, institutional, historical, and epistemological relationships between media, education, culture, and technology. Contributions to the book include: (1)"Social Science, Social Movements, and the Production of Educational Technology in the U.S." (Thomas S. Popkewitz and David S. Shutkin); (2) "Education as Marketplace" (Howard Besser); (3) "Technology in Education: An Historical Perspective" (Alfred Bork); (4) "The Expert Teaching Machine: Unpacking the Mask" (Robert Muffoletto); (5) "The Mythical Anxieties of Computerization: A Barthesian Analysis of a Technological Myth" (Andrew R. J. Yeaman); (6) "Educational Technology, Curriculum Theory, and Social Foundations: Toward a New Language of Possibility" (J. Randall Koetting); (7) "Instructional Design and Human Practice: What Can We Learn From Grudy's Interpretation of Habermas' Theory of Technical and Practical Human Interests?" (Michael J. Streibel); (8) "Teachers and Educational Computing: Changing Roles and Changing Pedagogy" (Nancy Nelson Knupfer); (9) "Reading Educational Computer Programs" (Ann DeVaney); (10) "Aesthetics and the Social Production of Computer Graphics" (Kerry Freedman); (11) "A Learning Drama Approach to Using Computers with At-Risk Students" (Stanley Pogrow); (12) "Economic, Political, and Social Considerations in the Use of Global Computer-Based Distance Education" (Marina Stock McIsaac); and (13) "Computers and Copyright Concerns" (Landra L. Rezabek). The book contains a prologue about the contributing authors. References accompany each contribution. (TMK)
Descriptors: Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Educational Media, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Design, Social Influences
Hampton Press, Inc., 23 Broadway, Cresskill, NJ 07626 ($42.50 cloth; $18.95 paper).
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