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ERIC Number: EJ873403
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-1741-8887
The Ideology of Performative Pedagogies: A Cultural Symptomology
Hides, Shaun
E-Learning, v2 n4 p327-340 2005
This article examines the interplay of power, identity and culture within online learning in higher education. Specifically it addresses the relation between online learning, or e-learning, and the apparent disappearance of ideology within postmodernity, in the context of teaching highly diverse cohorts of students. This conjunction is theorised through Slavoj Zizek's 1990s critique of multiculturalism and ideas of the symptom and interpassivity. The engagement with the "cultural difference" of "international students" problematises one current orthodoxy of online learning, enabling the re-conceptualisation of the ideological confrontation in this context as one between perfomativity-informationalisation and friction, difference and cultural engagement. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom