Metaphors of Ed Tech

Weller, Martin (2022). Metaphors of Ed Tech. Issues in Distance Education. Canada: Athabasca University Press.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.15215/aupress/9781771993500.01

Abstract

The criticisms leveled at online education during the Covid-19 pandemic revealed not only a lack of understanding about how educational technology can be deployed effectively, but a lack of imagination. Martin Weller provides new ways of thinking about educational technology through a wide range of metaphors. By using metaphors as a mental model, Weller enables educators to move beyond pragmatic concerns into more imaginative and playful uses of technology and to critically examine the appropriate implementation and adoption of ed tech.

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  • Item ORO ID
  • 85280
  • Item Type
  • Book
  • ISBN
  • 1-77199-350-2, 978-1-77199-350-0
  • Keywords
  • educational technology; open education; covid-19
  • Academic Unit or School
  • Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
  • Research Group
  • OpenTEL
  • Copyright Holders
  • © 2022 Martin Weller
  • Depositing User
  • Martin Weller

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