Enquiries at the Interface: Philosophical Problems of On-Line Education
August 2000, Wiley-Blackwell
While resisting easy utopianism, this volume is in no sense pessimistic. On the contrary, it highlights the genuine potential of new technology to transform education, and its critical importance in global and political terms.
Introduction. (Nigel Blake and Paul Standish).
1. Information, Knowledge and Learning: Some Issues Facing Epistemology and Education in a Digital Age. (Colin Lankshear, Michele Knobel, and Michael Peters).
2. Promises of Access and Inclusion: On-Line Education in Africa. (Anthony Lelliott, Shirley Pendlebury and Penny Enslin).
3. Media Philosophy. (Mike Sandbothe and Friedrich Schiller).
4. The Educational Significance of the Interface. (Steve Bramall).
5. Writing Feminist Webzines and the Confusion of Identity. ( Barbara Duncan).
6. Conjuring with Notions of Place. (Jane Mackie).
7. Credibility of the Web: Why we Need Dialectical Reading. (Bertram Bruce).
8. Electronic Writing and the Wrapping of Language. (Jim Marshall).
9. Learning Places: Building Dwelling Thinking On-Line. (David Kolb).
10. Fetish for Effect. (Paul Standish).
11. Electronic Texts are Computations are Electronic Text. (Herbert Hrachovec).
12. Tutors and Students without Faces or Places. (Nigel Blake).
Notes on Contributors.