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Title: Appropriating technologies in educational practices : studies in the contexts of compulsory education, higher education, and fighter pilot training
Authors: Jonsson, Lars-Erik
Issue Date: 2004
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Date of Defence: 2004-10-22
Disputation: Sal D3 50 Pedagogen, Frölundag 118, Mölndal kl. 09.15
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Publisher: Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg studies in educational sciences
215
Keywords: activity theory
appropriation
CAQDAS
communities of practice
compulsory education
higher education
information technology
pilot training
practice
socio-cultural
Abstract: Information and communication technologies (ICT) are viewed as progressive technologies. Normally this view entails general assertions – in the future tense – that ICT will be the solu-tion to a wide variety of problems. The thesis argues that generic assertions about the benefits of ICT are insufficient for understanding the role of technology in educational practices. Therefore, the overall purpose of the thesis is to investigate – in the present tense – how technologies are appropriated i.e. ... more
ISBN: 91-7346-503-8
ISSN: 0436-1121
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/10515
Appears in Collections:Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
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