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Learning, Media and Technology

2018 Volume 43, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. When Inclusion Excludes: A Counter Narrative of Open Online Education

    Mariana Funes & Jenny Mackness

    Open education aspires to democratize education, promote inclusion and effect change through social justice. These aspirations are difficult to realize in open, online environments, which enable... More

    pp. 119-138

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  2. Datafication, Testing Events and the Outside of Thought

    Greg Thompson & Sam Sellar

    Education is undergoing various transformations due to new data-driven educational technologies and the management of educational data through data infrastructures. These technologies are... More

    pp. 139-151

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  3. Civic Media Literacies: Re-Imagining Engagement for Civic Intentionality

    Paul Mihailidis

    This paper explores the structural constraints of contemporary approaches to media literacy in the face of increased partisanship, tribalism, and distrust. In the midst of a renewed call for media ... More

    pp. 152-164

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  4. Thinking in Hashtags: Exploring Teenagers' New Literacies Practices on Twitter

    Benjamin Gleason

    This research investigates how three high school students in the USA developed new literacies practices through their participation in teenage Twitter. Data was collected from two sources,... More

    pp. 165-180

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  5. Writing Stories, Rewriting Identities: Using Journalism Education and Mobile Technologies to Empower Marginalized High School Students

    Alena Cybart-Persenaire & Ioana Literat

    This study examines the impact that producing a print newspaper using cell phones had on marginalized students in a high school journalism classroom. Analysis of data from participant observation, ... More

    pp. 181-196

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  6. Conceptualising Technology Practice in Education Using Bourdieu's Sociology

    Karley Beckman, Tiffani Apps, Sue Bennett & Lori Lockyer

    Evidence from large-scale studies of primary and secondary students' technology practices at school over the last decade show disparities in student practices and suggest that schools need to do... More

    pp. 197-210

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  7. Children Using "Facebook": Teachers' Discursive Constructions of Childhood

    Sandra Chang-Kredl & Stephanie Kozak

    Conceptualizations of childhood are powerful determinants of adults' interactions with children, and technology and social networking systems are affecting the nature of teachers' knowledge of... More

    pp. 211-215

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