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ERIC Number: EJ1031623
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 57
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ISSN: ISSN-1492-6156
Don't Fear the Cyborg: Toward Embracing Posthuman and Feminist Cyborg Discourses in Teacher Education and Educational Technology Research
Gleason, Shannon C.
Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education, v14 n2 p120-134 2014
I argue that larger cultural concerns about human-technology interactions are seldom addressed in teacher education. This article seeks to trace cultural anxieties about technology by addressing the long-standing trope of human versus machine; examine how these concerns are manifested and addressed (or not) in popular culture, educational technology research, and teacher education; and propose how, in a counterintuitive turn, we might begin to use what has been called "cyborg anthropology," "feminist cyborg discourse," and "feminist posthuman discourse" to address those fears in a world where human-technology relationships are increasingly symbiotic.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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