History of Educational Technology a la Wonder Woman

In this reblog, ed tech writer, Audrey Watters, tells it like it is: Although educational technology is often seen as a liberator by its creators, the actual effect is likely to be constriction of the learner. Read this article through to the end and then consider your own goals for education.


The Golden Lasso of Education Technology

This talk was delivered at Davidson College as part of its Annual Teaching Showcase. Ostensibly, it’s an argument for student agency and education technology. (At least, that’s what I was asked to speak about.) So I traced the history of education psychology and teaching and testing machines – through Wonder Woman….
8 May 2015

http://hackeducation.com/2015/05/08/wonderwoman/

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