David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
World Futures 59 (1):51 – 62 (2003)
Human beings need communication. During the development of mankind, a multitude of communication technologies have been invented and used. Some of them had a dramatic impact on society in general and on the way scientific knowledge was disseminated. In this article we discuss some of the effects of each of these changes to teaching as a way of disseminating scientific knowledge. We discuss some of the potential effects caused by the new revolution of communication due to the World Wide Web and the potential of ubiquitous computing. We discuss the evolution of communication technology followed by a discussion of the achievements of each technology. Next, the effects of these achievements on teaching are discussed. Finally, we set these considerations into a broader context and discuss the effects on two important parameters: lead time of the teacher and verifiability of the teacher's claims.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Maurizio Tirassa & Francesca M. Bosco (2008). On the Nature and Role of Intersubjectivity in Communication. In [Book Chapter].
Marc J. de Vries (2005). Teaching About Technology: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Technology for Non-Philosophers. Springer.
Edwin Cox (1982). The Moral Stance of the Teacher. Journal of Moral Education 11 (2):75-81.
William Peirce (1999). World Wide Web URLs for Resources for Teaching Reasoning and Critical Thinking. Inquiry 19 (1):28-29.
Daniel Memmi (2013). Cultural Consequences of Computing Technology. AI and Society 28 (1):77-85.
Akihiro Yoshida (1992). On the Why-What Phenomenon: A Phenomenological Explication of the Art of Asking Questions. [REVIEW] Human Studies 15 (1):35 - 46.
M. J. Vick & Carissa Martinez (2011). Teachers and Teaching: Subjectivity, Performativity and the Body. Educational Philosophy and Theory 43 (2):178-192.
Joëlle Vanhamme & Bas Grobben (2009). "Too Good to Be True!". The Effectiveness of CSR History in Countering Negative Publicity. Journal of Business Ethics 85 (2):273 - 283.
Thomas W. Cooper (1998). New Technology Effects Inventory: Forty Leading Ethical Issues. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 13 (2):71 – 92.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads2 ( #494,216 of 1,696,221 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #333,709 of 1,696,221 )
How can I increase my downloads?