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By Sorcha Ní Fhlainn, Manchester Metropolitan University

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By Peter Bowden, University of Sydney

It is a word we hear from time to time, but few of us know what it means.


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By Seth Shostak, SETI Institute

By George Veletsianos, Royal Roads University

The belief that technology can automate education and replace teachers is pervasive. Framed in calls for greater efficiency, this belief is present in today’s educational innovations, reform endeavors, and technology products. We can do better than adopting this insipid perspective and aspire instead for a better future where innovations imagine creative new ways to organize education.


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By Aaron Blaisdell, University of California, Los Angeles