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The anti-education era : creating smarter students through digital learning /

Main Author: Gee, James Paul.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
Edition: 1st ed.
Contents: Preface --Orwell's question: why are humans so stupid?PART I:How to be stupid:Short-circuiting the circuit of human reflective action --The limits of human memory --Mental comfort stories --Lack of context --Lack of experience --Pitfalls along our search for status and solidarity --Words gone awry --Lack of agency --Institutions and frozen thought --Fact-free stories that sound good --Imagined kin --Lonely groups of one --When not to trust experts --Evading knowledge --Flight from complexity.PART II:How to get smart before it's too late:Inclusive we: how we can all get smarter together --Big minds, not little minds --Mind visions and new, better worlds --Synchronized intelligence: getting our minds and tools in synch --Interlude to forestall possible misunderstandings --Getting smarter before it's too late
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