This article explores the place of education in furnishing a consumer led technological society with the necessary skills to use technology. The article asks whether education can claim responsibility for facilitating the casual learning currently exercised by consumers or does this learning take place despite their educational experience.
This paper was first published in the late 90s and this precis was kindly published more recently by Nexus Education.
In a climate of concern about the affects of technology on the welfare our young, this article explores the role we have in safeguarding children. The article suggests that most children experience technology in a feral way and inhabit this landscape without the benefit of adult interaction. Do adults really care if they sink or swim?
This paper was first published around 2011. This precis was kindly published more recently by Nexus Education.
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