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Handa, Carolyn – Writing on the Edge, 1992
Discusses the development of Cynthia Selfe's philosophy concerning virtual landscapes as discursive spaces. Defines the "nomadic feminist cyborg guerilla" as a kind of English teacher-activist who uses computer technology as a medium for effecting political and educational change and for extending democracy. (NH)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Electronic Mail, Feminism, Higher Education
Young, Jeffrey R. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2002
Discusses Steve Mann, a faculty member at the University of Toronto who wears a Web-connected computer-vision system every day of his life; it is the future, according to Mann. (EV)
Descriptors: Bionics, College Faculty, Futures (of Society), Higher Education
Lucek, Linda E. – 1997
Associated with the cultural paradigm of postmodernism, the cyborg, in its numerous aspects, has become a predominant metaphor used to describe the relationship between humanity and technology in post-industrial information societies. This case study of Barry Levinson's 1992 comedy film, "Toys," demonstrates some of the many facets of…
Descriptors: Animation, Characterization, Computer Attitudes, Films
Bromley, Hank – 1992
A full investigation into how and why the expression of potential benefits of computers in schools is hindered would need to consider many aspects, but one point that should be considered is the ever-tightening integration of educational institutions into the global economy. Evidence of the accelerating assimilation of schools into the economy…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Cybernetics, Economic Factors, Economic Impact
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Winkelmann, Carol L. – Computers and the Humanities, 1995
Argues that the combination of collaborative writing and electronic resources can produce a reaffirmation of literacy as a social process. Utilizes feminist theory to equate the postmodernist assumptions regarding the indeterminate nature of language with democratizing influences. Describes a class project where students produced a collaborative,…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Communication (Thought Transfer), Computational Linguistics, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Bunyard, Derek – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2005
This article uses figurations taken from popular culture to explore Donna Haraway's concept of cyborg identities, extending this to include childhood. Starting from her identification of the image of the cyborg as an ironic metaphorical response to capitalism, two negative forms of identity are explored in relation to current technological…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Identification (Psychology), Human Body, Technology
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Wason-Ellam, Linda – Environmental Education Research, 2010
Globalization makes living in the world more complex. Many children live as social cyborgs attached to the digital spaces of the virtual play worlds of television, video and computer games rather than connected to their own local places. The impact of this change may well be that children lack acquaintance with their local places and may never…
Descriptors: Education, Environmental Education, Picture Books, Childrens Literature
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Shore, Sue; Butler, Elaine – International Journal of Training Research, 2012
This paper argues for approaches to research methodologies that interrupt the machinic metaphors and relationships for living circulating in so much VET research. Using the schematic of "cyborg as a figuration" and Wilson's (2009) four epistemological interventions (witnessing, situating, diffracting, acquiring) the authors practice a form of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Career Education
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Bradley, Joff – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2012
This article proffers a critical reading of multiliteracy pedagogy and a materialism of the multimodal and machinic. A critical stance is taken against the mesmerising modes of representation that run rampant across our ocular territories. The article assesses the dangers of fetishizing technologies. To this end, Multiple Literacies Theory (MLT)…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Instruction, Educational Theories, Semiotics
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Marino, Matthew T.; Hayes, Michael T. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2012
In this response to Yupanqui Munoz and Charbel El-Hani's paper, "The student with a thousand faces: From the ethics in videogames to becoming a citizen", we examine their critique of videogames in science education. Munoz and El-Hani present a critical analysis of videogames such as "Grand Theft Auto", "Street Fight", "Command and Conquer:…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Science Education, Ethics, Criticism
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Nozaki, Yoshiko – Urban Education, 2000
Discusses recent feminist theory, in particular feminist theory related to "cyborg" identity and examines some media representations of a woman-of-color superintendent. Suggests that the cyborg image offers alternative ways to consider the issue of diversity and educational leadership, including the superintendency. (Author/SLD)
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational Administration, Females, Feminist Criticism
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Coldwell, Ian – Rural Society, 2010
The plight of Aboriginal health and the question of Aboriginal health care in a remote rural community came into focus when I realised that "the system" was peppered with in-built racist beliefs and values that discriminate against and disadvantage minority groups. Cyborg theory assists the difficulties of explaining the paradoxes that…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Access to Health Care, Minority Groups, Community Health Services
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Evans, James; Cook, Ian; Griffiths, Helen – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2008
The following paper continues discussions within this journal about how the work of Delueze and Guattari can inform radical pedagogy. Building primarily on Noel Gough's 2004 paper, we take up the challenge to move towards a more creative form of "becoming cyborg" in our teaching. In contrast to work that has focused on Deleuzian theories of the…
Descriptors: Creativity, Social Action, Theory Practice Relationship, Teaching Methods
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Loveless, Douglas J., Ed.; Griffith, Bryant, Ed.; Bérci, Margaret E., Ed.; Ortlieb, Evan, Ed.; Sullivan, Pamela, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
While incorporating digital technologies into the classroom has offered new ways of teaching and learning into educational processes, it is essential to take a look at how the digital shift impacts teachers, school administration, and curriculum development. "Academic Knowledge Construction and Multimodal Curriculum Development" presents…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Literacy, Teacher Attitudes
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White, Bill – Voice of Youth Advocates, 1999
Examines the characterization of heroes in science fiction, focusing on young males. Nine books are reviewed to describe various types of heroes, from common ordinary characters to those with exceptional skills and intelligence, including nonhuman characters such as cyborgs. (LRW)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Characterization, Males, Science Fiction
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