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The World Wide Web (WWW) is an important site of and for learning, but it is necessary to deconstruct the kinds of learning the Web encourages. Web portals are a common entry point to the online world. Portals have gained in popularity in recent years, as their general utility as sites of reference has led to their commercial and educational use. As the term portal implies, these sites are intended to serve as launching points from which users may enter the World Wide Web. Web portal users log on with a username and password, then customize or personalize the datastructure that will be presented to them. As key sites of informal learning about and with technology, portals may influence how habits of technology use are encouraged---and conditioned---as people learn to use portals in their everyday lives. This thesis examines several types of web portals, and theorizes the informal learning commensurate with a public pedagogy of popular culture. ...
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" The Hidden Curriculum of Web Portals: Shaping Participation in Online Networks. " Ph.D. diss., University of Toronto. Digital Possibilities, Market Realities: The Contradictions of. Unequal access to free time outside of school and the workplace make it much harder for some to contribute content or participate in online communities than others. Much as the old "hidden curriculum" determined which young people did better in schools, the new "hidden curriculum" is shaping who feels empowered and entitled to participate. In other words, class origins are the major driving force behind the future jobs and incomes that young people achieve—not their intelligence. It is through the hidden curriculum that schools are able to reproduce the class system. The hidden curriculum refers to the subtle ways that students are taught to be co-operative members of the class Author: Karen L. Robson. My Publications. This is a list of publications in chronological order. M., Kubiak, C., McCormick, R., and Carmichael, P. () Talk in Virtual Contexts: Reflecting on Participation and Online Learning Methods The Hidden Curriculum of Semantic Web Technologies.
The hidden curriculum can be observed in the cultures, processes and structures inherent in the practice of medicine. A new culture of learning: Cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change. Lexington, KY: CreateSpace. Veletsianos, G., & Kimmons, R. (). Networked Participatory Scholarship: Emergent techno-cultural pressures toward open and digital scholarship in online networks. Computers & Education, 58,, Start studying Soc. ch 7 & 8 - FINAL. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. It made unions illegal. During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in England, the curriculum at schools like Trinity College at Cambridge (The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity) leaned very heavily on theology. Today, the vast majority of university students will never take any theology classes.
Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (3) Degrees Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction Center for the Study of Curriculum and Instruction Faculty of Education University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, CANADA Access to this participatory culture functions as a new form of the hidden curriculum, shaping which youth will succeed and which will be left behind as they enter school and the workplace. Some have argued that children and youth acquire these key skills and . Learners, for example, can search for #education. In this way they can open a network of posts that mention the keyword, as well as a network of people they can potentially follow. They thus attach the posts is certain people (or organizations or groups) on the wall of their by: 1. Sustainability, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Dear Colleagues, The aim of the Special Issue Teaching and Learning for Sustainability is to bring together empirical and theoretical research from different fields in the quest for good life on the finite planet. Too often, education reproduces the existing worldviews, value systems, and practices.