DOA: Education in the Electronic Culture
- Publish Date: 2003-08-13
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: John P. Davies
There is a growing disconnect between the way schools teach and students learn. Today's student lives and learns primarily in an electronic culture. The educational community must understand that the current model for teaching and learning is predicated upon a culture of print that has lasted 500 years. This book offers an understanding of how our emerging culture impacts learning.
Discusses how inventions and innovations in communication technologies have been received through history
Provides a perspective for understanding the electronic culture that is emerging because of advances in communication technologies
Compares and contrasts a print-based and electronic culture
Explores how the computer is radically altering the writing process as well as our understanding of what is text
For anyone interested in literacy, cultural studies, or contemporary culture.