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Equity and pedagogy

Posted on 19 May 2011 with 0 comments
Equity Pedagogy

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There is a tendency in the educational literature to regard the introduction and use of ICTs in education as leading to a bright new future of improved learning and more actively engaged students. While that may well be the case, and DERN believes that it is, what about the education aid to developing countries donated by advanced countries, that includes ICTs? In a recent and thought provoking paper by Robert C. Aucoin titled Information and Communication Technologies in International Education: A Canadian Policy Analysis published in the quality open journal International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership a number of disturbing education issues are laid bare. As Aucoin states, 'With the emergence of global knowledge economies, the advent of information and communication technologies (ICTs), and the seemingly inevitable globalization of world economies, the threats, dangers, and opportunities for international education are greater than ever' (p. 1-2).

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