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CI 439 G4 - Critiques of Educational Tech

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


This course will critically examine the social, pedagogical, cognitive, and political impact of implementing technology in educational contexts. We will survey various perspectives critical of educational technology in an effort to clarify its actual and potential value. The course will review papers and other works skeptical of educational technology as a whole, as well as research questioning specific initiatives such as mass distribution of computers in schools, data analytics, MOOCs, intelligent tutors, virtual reality, etc. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Undergraduate Students in the DELTA LES concentration should first take CI 210 Introduction to Educational Technology.

Special Instructions:

Synchronous attendance required. Canvas LMS.

Academic Program Restrictions:

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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