qEducation and Its Discontents: Teaching, the Humanities, and the Importance of a Liberal Education in the Age of Mass Information, by Mark Moss, is an exploration of how the traditional educational environment, particularly in the post-secondary world, is changing as a consequence of the influx of new technology. Students now have access to myriad of technologies that instead of supplementing the educational process, have actually taken it over. Faculty who do not adapt face enormous obstacles, and those who do adapt run the risk of eroding the integrity of what they have been trained to teach. Moss discusses that it is now not only how we learn, but what we continue to teach, and how that enormously important legacy is protectedq-- Provided by publisher.Teaching, the Humanities, and the Importance of a Liberal Education in the Age of Mass Information Mark Howard Moss ... They have little or no time for extracurricular activities or the idyllic offerings of sports and drama, let alone being on campus, ... The next time you walk past or through one of these impressive computerlined structures, see how many students are actually working on a basic essay.
|Title||:||Education and Its Discontents|
|Author||:||Mark Howard Moss|
|Publisher||:||Lexington Books - 2012|