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EDUC5259M
Module Reading List

Technology, Education and Society, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Aisha Walker
s.a.walker@education.leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Required reading

Kucirkova N. iPads in early education: separating assumptions and evidence. Frontiers in Psychology . 2014;5:715.

or

Nguyen L, Barton SM, Nguyen LT. iPads in higher education—Hype and hope. British Journal of Educational Technology. . 2015;46(1):190-203

References

 

Avraamidou A; Monaghan JD; Walker S (2012) “Abstraction through game play”, Technology, Knowledge and Learning . 17.1-2: 1-21.

Carr, N. (2011) The shallows : what the Internet is doing to our brains . Atlantic Books

Ferenstein G. (2011). How the iPad 2 Will Revolutionize Education. Fast Company. http://www.fastcompany.com/1733662/how-ipad-2-will-revolutionize-education

Gentile, D.A. (2011) "The Multiple Dimensions of Video Game Effects" Child Development Perspectives. 5(2) pp 75-81

Helm, T. (2013) Schools ask parents to stump up £200 for iPads Guardian/Observer
Saturday 27 July 2013 http://www.theguardian.com/education/2013/jul/28/ipad-tablet-computer-school-parents

Morrison, CM. and Gore, H. (2010) “The relationship between excessive internet use and depression: a questionnaire-based study of 1,319 young people and adults” Psychopathology 43 pp121-126

Smith, A. (2015) How PowerPoint is Killing Critical Thought. The Guardian 23rd September 2015 http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/sep/23/powerpoint-thought-students-bullet-points-information

Woolgar, S. (2002) Virtual society? : technology, cyberbole, reality . Oxford: Oxford University Press. The first chapter (which is the section relevant to this unit) can be read online via Google Books

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Theoretical and philosophical perspectives on technology, education and society

Required reading

Martin Oliver’s paper proposes a clear analysis of technological determinism in educational technology. Post your analysis in the forum and comment on the other responses if appropriate. Refer to the guidance on RRRs

Oliver, M. (2011). Technological determinism in educational technology research: some alternative ways of thinking about the relationship between learning and technology. Journal of computer assisted learning. , 27 (5), 373-384. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2729.2011.00406.x/abstract

References

· Arendt, H. (1973).The origins of totalitarianism. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Available as a free download here: http://www.boletindeestetica.com.ar/wp-content/uploads/Arendt_THE-ORIGINS-OF-TOTALITARIANISM.pdf

· Baudrillard, J. (1996). The system of objects , trans. J. Benedict.London and New York: Verso.

· Feenberg, A. (2010). Between reason and experience. Between reason and experience : essays in technology and modernity , 181-218.

· Heidegger, M. (1977). The question concerning technology, and other essays. http://simondon.ocular-witness.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/question_concerning_technology.pdf

· Manovich, L. (2009). The practice of everyday (media) life: from mass consumption to mass cultural production? . Critical inquiry. ,35(2), 319-331. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/596645

· Oliver, M. (2011). Technological determinism in educational technology research: some alternative ways of thinking about the relationship between learning and technology. Journal of computer assisted learning. , 27(5), 373-384. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2729.2011.00406.x/abstract

· Pinch, T. J., & Bijker, W. E. (1987). The Social Construction of Facts and Artefacts: or How the Sociology of Science and the Sociology of Technology might Benefit Each Other . The social construction of technological systems: New directions in the sociology and history of technology ,17. http://sss.sagepub.com/content/14/3/399.short? rss=1&ssource=mfc

· Selwyn, N. (2010) Looking beyond learning: notes towards the critical study of educational technology. Journal of computer assisted learning. 26, 65–73.

 

Additional links

Causal Determinism, From the Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/determinism-causal/

A short history of the ‘Digital Native’ idea: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_native

The origins of the notion of ‘affordance’: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Affordance

 

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Social media and the ecology of relationships

Required reading

Gauntlett, D. (1998) 'Ten things wrong with the "effects model" in Roger Dickinson, Ramaswani Harindranath & Olga Linné, eds (1998), Approaches to audiences : a reader . Arnold: London.  Available from http://www.theory.org.uk/david/effects.htm

References

Bronfenbrenner U. (1979) The ecology of human development : experiments by nature and design . Harvard University Press; Cambridge, MA

Chess S, and Shaw, A. (2015) A Conspiracy of Fishes, or, How We Learned to Stop Worrying About #GamerGate and Embrace Hegemonic Masculinity. Journal of broadcasting and electronic media. . 59(1):208-20.

Doughty, Mark and Lawson, Shaun and Linehan, Conor and Rowland, Duncan and Bennett, Lucy (2014) Disinhibited abuse of othered communities by second-screening audiences. TVX ’14 Proceedings of the 2014 ACM international conference on Interactive experiences for TV and online video. pp. 55-62 available from http://eprints.lincoln.ac.uk/14455/

Doughty, Mark and Rowland, Duncan and Lawson, Shaun (2011) Co-viewing TV with Twitter: more interesting than the shows? CHI2011 available from http://eprints.lincoln.ac.uk/12540/

Espelage DL. (2014) Ecological Theory: Preventing Youth Bullying, Aggression, and Victimization. Theory Into Practice. . 53(4):257-64.

Gee, J. P. (2000). Identity as an analytic lens for research in education Review of research in education. (Vol. 25, pp. 99-125).

Gee, J. P. and E.R. Hayes (2010) Women and gaming : the Sims and 21st century learning New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Goffman, E. (1959). The presentation of self in everyday life. London: Penguin.

Hall, E.T. (1966) The hidden dimension : man's use of space in public and private London: the Bodley Head

Hogan, B. (2010) The Presentation of Self in the Age of Social Media: Distinguishing Performances and Exhibitions Online. Bulletin of science, technology & society. December 2010 vol. 30 no. 6 377-386

Johnson, G. M. (2010). Internet Use and Child Development: Validation of the Ecological Techno-Subsystem. Educational technology and society. , 13 (1), 176–185. - Available online: http://www.ifets.info/journals/13_1/17.pdf

Johnson, G. M., & Puplampu, P. (2008). A conceptual framework for understanding the effect of the Internet on child development: The ecological techno-subsystem. Canadian journal of learning and technology , 34, 19-28

Kowalski RM, Limber S, Agatston PW. (2012) Cyberbullying : bullying in the digital age . 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

McHale, S. M., Dotterer, A., & Kim, J.-Y. (2009). An Ecological Perspective on the Media and Youth Development. American behavioral scientist. , 52(8), 1186–1203. doi:10.1177/0002764209331541

Ofcom (2014) Children and Parents’ Media Use and Attitudes http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/market-data-research/other/research-publications/childrens/children-parents-oct-14/

Rosenblatt, L. (1978) The reader, the text, the poem : the transactional theory of the literary work , Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press

Schwartz, R. and Halegoua G.R. (2015) The spatial self: Location-based identity performance on social media. New media and society. 2015, Vol. 17(10) 1643–1660

Walker, A. and White, G. (2013) Technology enhanced language learning : connecting theory and practice Oxford: Oxford University Press

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Home, School and Transition

Bronfenbrenner U. The ecology of human development : experiments by nature and design . Harvard University Press; Cambridge, MA: 1979.

Prout, A. (2005) The Future of Childhood. Abingdon: RoutledgeFalmer

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Coding, Competence and the Curriculum

Required reading

Voogt J, Fisser P, Good J, Mishra P, Yadav A. Computational thinking in compulsory education: Towards an agenda for research and practice. Education and information technologies.. 2015;20(4):715-28.

References


Canale, M. and M. Swain. 1980. ‘Theoretical Bases of Communicative Approaches to Second Language Teaching and Testing’. Applied linguistics. 1/1: 1–47.

Ferrari, A. Digital Competence in Practice: an analysis of frameworks JRC Technical Reports, Luxembourg, European Commission http://ftp.jrc.es/EURdoc/JRC68116.pdf

Hague, C. and S. Payton (2010). ‘Digital literacy across the Curriculum‘. Slough, Futurelab. https://web.archive.org/web/20100705005858/http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/handbooks/digital_literacy.pdf accessed 12th March 2015

Threlfall, J.,N. Nelson,, and A. Walker. 2007. Report to QCA on an investigation of the construct relevance of sources of difficulty in the Key Stage 3 ICT tests. London: Qualifications and Curriculum Agency Available at: http://www.aishawalker.com/2014/07/24/threlfall-et-al-2007/threlfall_et_al_2007/


Walker, S. A. 2007. ‘What Does it Mean to Be Good at ICT?’ School of Education Research Conference, University of Leeds 14th May 2007. Available online from British Education Index <http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/163464.pdf> accessed 12th March 2015.

Walker, A. and White, G. Technology enhanced language learning : connecting theory and practice Oxford: Oxford University Press

This list was last updated on 25/11/2016