Public technology: challenging the commodification of knowledge

Beckton, Julian (2012) Public technology: challenging the commodification of knowledge. In: Towards teaching in public: reshaping the modern university. Continuum, London, pp. 118-132. ISBN 9781441124791

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Discusses the role of technology in commodifying teaching, that is making it a marketable commodity, and describes a number of examples of how academic staff around the world are using open technologies to make teaching and learning both accessible to a wider public, and to involve the wider public in student learning.

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Additional Information:Discusses the role of technology in commodifying teaching, that is making it a marketable commodity, and describes a number of examples of how academic staff around the world are using open technologies to make teaching and learning both accessible to a wider public, and to involve the wider public in student learning.
Keywords:Educational technology, E-Learning, open and flexible learning
Subjects:X Education > X300 Academic studies in Education
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Education
ID Code:4896
Deposited By: Julian Beckton
Deposited On:08 Feb 2012 16:51
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 09:04

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