Platform Education and the role of Twitter in professional learning

In this blog I speculatively replace the word "capitalism" with the word "education" to consider the effect of the platform economy on education. To conduct this theorising I bring to bear some alliteration. Six Ps of platform education briefly outlined in this blog are: Platforms Publics Profiles Produsers Professional expectations Policy I also intend to … Continue reading Platform Education and the role of Twitter in professional learning

Logic and rhetoric: the problem with digital literacy

The computer is a rhetorical device, not just a logical one - Richard Lanham There is a lot of rhetoric hidden by logic in education circles about the Internet and the responsibility teachers have to educate students about what and how to compose online. We as a society are increasingly realising the computer, which appears … Continue reading Logic and rhetoric: the problem with digital literacy