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The University of Google : education in the (post) information age

Author: Tara Brabazon
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007.
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"Looking at schools and universities, it is difficult to pinpoint when education, teaching and learning started to haemorrhage purpose, aspiration and function. Libraries and librarians have been starved of funding. Teachers cram their curricula with 'skill development' and 'generic competence' because knowledge, creativity and originality are too expensive to provide to unmotivated students and parents obsessed  Read more...
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Brabazon, Tara.
University of Google.
Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007
(OCoLC)608153523
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tara Brabazon
ISBN: 9780754670971 075467097X
OCLC Number: 145732880
Description: 234 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Living (in the) post --
BA (Google) : graduating to information literacy --
Digital Eloi and analogue Morlocks --
Stretching flexible learning --
An i-diots guide to i-lectures --
Popular culture and the sensuality of education --
Exploiting knowledge? --
Deglobalizing education --
Burning towers and smoldering truth : September 11 and the changes to critical literacy --
The gift : why education matters.
Responsibility: Tara Brabazon.
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