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Upon What Does the Turtle Stand?: Rethinking Education for the Digital Age Aharon Aviram

Upon What Does the Turtle Stand?: Rethinking Education for the Digital Age

Aharon Aviram

Published July 28th 2009
ISBN : 9781280190773
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256 pages
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The societal changes engendered by the rapid technological advances of the past century underline more than ever the crucial need to reflect on the future of our educational systems. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have completelyMoreThe societal changes engendered by the rapid technological advances of the past century underline more than ever the crucial need to reflect on the future of our educational systems. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have completely modified our living, working, spending and leisure patterns, but do they also offer the very opportunity that we, as citizens, parents, teachers and politicians, have been seeking to ensure that children all over the world have access to an education that will enable them to become masters of their own lives? Upon What Does the Turtle Stand? attempts to answer this question by: examining the social aims  underlying ICT  integration in  education- providing readers with a broad overview  of the subject- underlining  similarities and differences, points of accord and of conflict in implementation strategies and approaches- presenting the issue from the standpoint  of highly experienced experts in the field- enabling readers to percei more clearly the fundamental aims and values upon which The Turtle Stands. This publication offers a wealth of information to  researchers, academics, university lecturers, students, teacher trainers and trainees, educationalists and policy makers in their quest to define the rightful  role of ICT in education.