…curriculum reform programs, including reports, curriculum and pedagogical guidance, manifestoes, pamphlets, articles, and essays, as well as websites, infographics, diagrams, interactive devices, and other multimedia. These ‘inscriptions’ are material techniques of a particular style of thinking. A style of thought, as described by Rose (2007), is a particular way of thinking, seeing, and practicing in a particular field of inquiry. It puts frames and limits on what counts as an argument or an explanation. It is underpinned by key terms, concepts, references, and relations. But a style of thought is not merely explanatory. It actually shapes and establishes the problems, difficulties, and issues that an explanation is required for. It modifies and remakes the very things it explains.

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Selwyn, N., & Facer, K. (2013). The Politics of education and technology. (N. Selwyn & K. Facer, Eds.) (1st ed.). Palgrave Macmillan.