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Hope, Andrew – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2008
In the last decade, Internet provision has become widespread within schools in many economically developed countries. Proponents of such technology have stressed the potential benefits to be gained from innovative teaching and learning opportunities. Yet, herein purity and danger are seen to co-exist, with unregulated "pollutants"…
Descriptors: Internet, Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis, Technology Integration
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Hope, Andrew – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2007
Whilst the association of risk with schools is predominately a negative one, fostering images of potential dangers, this paper draws upon a socio-cultural counter-discourse to explore the perceived benefits of certain risk taking activities within educational establishments. Using research data on school Internet "misuse" it is argued…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Internet, Risk, Student Behavior
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Hope, Andrew – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2005
The introduction of Internet access into over 30,000 UK schools has led to the adoption of a variety of disciplinary policies, procedures and practices. Critically engaging with writings on panopticism, this paper explores the surveillance of student online activity. It is noted that Internet surveillance in schools includes control through…
Descriptors: Observation, Internet, Play, Computer Uses in Education