120 pages | 47 B/W Illus.
For many, digitalization is the key to revolutionizing education. But what do we know about its impact on the learning process? What benefits are on offer and what are the risks? What are the consequences for educational interventions?
Putting Learning Before Technology! discusses these questions and more in a thorough exploration of the use of technology in educational settings. Central to the author's argument is that digitalization as a sole and structural measure will bring little benefit and that the teachers who bring lessons to life are much more important. Features of the book include:
This book is a fascinating analysis of the impact, possibilities, and limits of the use of technology within education, and will appeal to teachers and teacher-trainers in any setting or country.
Preface; 1 Digitalization between Euphoria and Apocalypse; 2 The Challenge: Learning 4.0; 3 What Do We Know about the Influence of New Media on the Academic Performance of Children and Youths?; 4 From Information Storage to Information Processing. A Model for Orientation; 5 Teacher Professionalism Is Key; 6 Conclusion: Pedagogy before Technology; References; Index of Image Sources