DOA: Education in the Electronic Culture

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Juni 2003



Today's school student lives and learns primarily in an electronic culture, but the current model for teaching and learning is predicated upon a culture of print that has lasted 500 years. This book offers an understanding of how our emerging culture impacts learning particularly how the computer is radically altering the writing process as well as our understanding of what is text.


Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 1 The Dangerous 3Rs Chapter 5 2 Vulgar Pictorialism Chapter 6 3 From Morse Code to Memex Chapter 7 4 Books and Bytes: When Two Cultures Collide Chapter 8 5 The Electronic Papyrus Chapter 9 6 The Decline of Developmentalism Chapter 10 7 Redefining Literacy in a Post-Typographic World Chapter 11 Bibliography Chapter 12 Index Chapter 13 About the Author


John P. Davies is head of school, Miami Country Day School.


...John Davies approaches the topic from the refreshing perspective of a clear-speaking postmodernist who, like Marshall McLuhan before him, understands the deep connection between the message and the medium. Davies provides a context for the fundamental changes needed in education. Educational Leadership John P. Davies...sees a revolution in education and urges redefining literacy in a post-typographic world. Future Survey
EAN: 9780810846944
ISBN: 0810846942
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2003
Seitenanzahl: 168 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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