Tag: 2015

Sleep disorders, anxiety, depression

Some of the benefits identified by researchers regarding the use of ICT are as follows (Taylor, 2012), (Shirky, 2010):  – Improves visual skills and spatial capabilities– Boosts multitasking…

Hvad er digitale læringsteknologier?

Der findes et stort udvalg af læringsteknologier med forskellige funktioner og anvendelsesmuligheder. De enkelte teknologiers muligheder og begræns-ninger gør, at én teknologi sjældent lever op til samtlige målsætninger…

The onlife manifesto

We believe that societies must protect, cherish and nurture humans’ attentional capabilities. This does not mean giving up searching for improvements: that shall always be useful. Rather, we…

Lagging behind the promise

This analysis shows that the reality in our schools lags considerably behind the promise of technology. In 2012, 96% of 15-year-old students in OECD countries reported that they…

Digitalisering kan bidrage til øget kvalitet

– Nitten ud af tyve lærere i undersøgelsen mener, at øget brug af it, digitale læremidler og digitale redskaber kan bidrage til, at skolen udfordrer alle elever, så…

Three common myths about digital ICT in education

Myth 1: Providing schools with ICT is enough to improve education There is little evidence to sustain that investments in digital technologies have significant returns in teachers transforming…

ICT in education: fundamental problems and practical recommendations

 This paper critically explores the intended and unintended consequences of ICT in education. Research across the sciences has found that ICT is neither benign nor neutral in its…

Digital Dividends

Tracing back growth to a single, new technology suffers from severe measurement problems The limited number of observations relative to the seemingly open-ended list of other potential growth…

Language and Power

Notes: “Being critical means looking for explanations”.“The subject matter of the human sciences includes both social objects and beliefs about those subjects.”“Discourse and practice are both the products…

Triple-contingency!

There is promising evidence that digital tools can, where effectively used, build skills in interactivity and collaboration, critical thinking and leadership for secondary age learners.

Commoditization of scholarship

One of the strangest projects of privatization and commodification in the early twentieth-first century has been the movement to commoditize scholarship. Two versions have been surprisingly powerful. In…

Club special

Something about the digital

There is something about the digital. Most people aren’t quite sure what it is. Or what they feel about it. But something. Alexander Galloway