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Digital Learning in Motion From Book Culture to the Digital Age

By David Kergel Copyright 2021
    166 Pages
    by Routledge

    166 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Digital Learning in Motion provides a theoretical analysis of learning and related learning media in society. The book explores how changing media affects learning environments, which changes the learning itself, showing that learning is always in motion.

    This book expounds upon the concept of learning, reconstructing how learning unfolds and analyzing the discourse around pedagogy and Bildung in the age of new digital media. It further discusses in detail the threefold relationship between learning and motion, considering how learning is based on motion, generated by new experiences and changes with the environment and through its own mediatization. The book presents a normative model that outlines how learning can be structured on the basis of society’s values and self-understanding discourses in the digital age.

    This book will be of great interest for academics, postgraduate students, and researchers in the fields of digital learning and inclusion, education research, educational theory, communication and cultural studies.

    1. Introduction

    2. From Emancipation to Erziehung and Bildung as Bourgeois Educational Theory and Practice

    3. Linear Learning in the Book Culture

    4. Informal-Accidental Learning in the Electronic Age

    5. Fluid Learning in the Digital Age

    6.Outlook – From Bildung and E-Learning to (Media) Bildung 2.0


    David Kergel is a Professor (Tenure) at the IUBH University for Applied Sciences and Co-editor of the book series ‘Perspectives on Education in the Digital Age’ (Routledge). His research interests include qualitative educational research, media education, and diversity in the digital age.