Tag: 2009

Material cultures in a lifeworld

…the third step towards a postphenomenology. It is the step away from generalizations about technologies überhaupt and a step into the examination of technologies in their particularities. It…

Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning

How does the effectiveness of online learning compare with that of face to-face instruction? Looking only at the 27 Category 1 effects that compared a purely online condition…

Assessing the effects of ICT in education

Despite the fact that education systems have been heavily investing in technology since the early 1980s, international indicators on technology uptake and use in education are missing. This…

Those who cannot remember the past

To paraphrase the dictum of George Santayana: those who cannot remember the past, should definitely consider the opportunities in educational technology. Langdon winner Winner, L. (2009). Information technology…

Educational amnesia

An accomplice for the continuing amnesia about the history of education is, surprisingly enough, educational research itself. Instead of asking – What do children need? What are our…