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Why Teaching Crowds will make you Connected, but Alone!

Gears, by Christopher Penn, https://flic.kr/p/7joyHZ, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

In this week’s readings, techno-optimism met techno-pessimism. Where Dron & Anderson are almost giddy about the potential of social software in education in Teaching Crowds, Turkle’s thoughts in “Connected, but Alone” on the effects of technology on society are much bleaker  It seems that Dron & Anderson could find nothing wrong, while Turkle had little […]

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