Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Laptops for Learning - "Techno-Critique" - Debate about ROI

The End of Techno-Critique: The Naked Truth about 1:1 Laptop Initiatives and Educational Change by Mark E. Weston and Alan Bain

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This article responds to a generation of techno-criticism in education. It contains a review of the key themes of that criticism. The context of previous efforts to reform education reframes that criticism. Within that context, the question is raised about what schools need to look and be like in order to take advantage of laptop computers and other technology. In doing so, the article presents a vision for self-organizing schools.

My comments: This article has been doing the rounds of Twitter over the last week.

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