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Resisting the hype and unfulfilled promises of edtech

Resisting the hype and unfulfilled promises of edtech

Don't believe the hype. John Potter welcomes a new book that questions assumptions about educational technology
Neil Selwyn is professor of education at Monash University in Melbourne and has just published his new book under the eye-catching title of Distrusting Educational Technology. Such a title will come as no surprise to those of us who have worked alongside him or followed his work in the past few years (since the days of Telling Tales on Technology in 2002).

As we have come to expect from him, it’s a detailed, scholarly and well-written piece of work which acts as a measured counterbalance to the wave of hype and largely unfulfilled promise of educational technology in the developed world.

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Ian Addison's 'Essentials' hits creative buttons for ICT

Ian Addison's 'Essentials' hits creative buttons for ICT

Ollie Bray welcomes a practical new ICT handbook for teachers from a classroom expert

"Practical, professional problem solving for primary teachers" is how  Rising Stars Es...

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Teach music? Meet your 'indispensable' digital friend

Teach music? Meet your 'indispensable' digital friend

Music teachers already have a great website. Now they have an 'indispensable' handbook, says Hugh John
Digital Media in the Music Classroom is indispensable for newly qualified ...

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Keri Facer explodes 'the myth of the future'

Keri Facer explodes 'the myth of the future'

"The best of the many books on the future of schools that I have read"
Peter Twining reviews Keri Facer's
Learning Futures: Education, technology and social change

Many people re...

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Need to know about ICT and learning? Enquire within

Need to know about ICT and learning? Enquire within

'The New Technologies Handbook for Schools' ties future to past for Gerald Haigh
As a child, I was fascinated by a very thick book of my grandfather’s called Enquire Within Upon ...

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