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ERIC Number: EJ1179746
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Mar
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1745-4999
Interdisciplinarity and Technology-Enhanced Learning: Reflections from Art and Design and Educational Perspectives
Sclater, Madeleine; Lally, Vic
Research in Comparative and International Education, v13 n1 p46-69 Mar 2018
The main focus of this article is our project of reimagining higher education for ourselves and our students using the central theme of technology-enhanced learning (TEL), which is inextricably linked to education in the present and in the future in many contexts. We argue that interdisciplinarity and interdisciplinary working are central and essential features of TEL and, yet, they are largely invisible in the TEL literature. TEL itself is still largely invisible in the sociology of education literature and, hence, suffers 'dual invisibility'. We suggest that this may be connected to the crisis that has beset TEL research and pedagogy. We examine the power of theory in TEL work, citing the use of cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT) in our own TEL work. A detailed account of an interdisciplinary, theory-informed TEL project is provided, and this is analysed to explore how the weave between disciplines, particularly art and design, and education, and interdisciplinary project working can be mutually beneficial in our project of reimagining higher education for work and study.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom; Trinidad and Tobago; United Kingdom (England); United Kingdom (Glasgow)
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