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The Flickering Mind

The False Promise of Technology in the Classroom and How Learning Can Be Saved
Todd Oppenheimer ,
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The Flickering Mind, by National Magazine Award winner Todd Oppenheimer, is a landmark account of the failure of technology to improve our schools and a call for renewed emphasis on what really works.
American education faces an unusual moment of crisis. For decades, our schools have been beaten down by a series of curriculum fads, empty crusades for reform, and stingy funding. Now education and political leaders have offered their biggest and most expensive promise ever—the miracle of computers and the Internet—at a cost of approximately $70 billion just during the decade of the 1990s. Computer technology has become so prevalent that it is transforming nearly every corner of the academic world, from our efforts to close the gap between rich and poor, to our hopes for school reform, to our basic methods of developing the human imagination. Technology is also recasting the relationships that schools strike with the business community, changing public beliefs about the demands of tomorrow’s working world, and reframing the nation’s systems for researching, testing, and evaluating achievement.
All this change has led to a culture of the flickering mind, and a generation teetering between two possible futures. In one, youngsters have a chance to become confident masters of the tools of their day, to better address the problems of tomorrow. Alternatively, they can become victims of commercial novelties and narrow measures of ability, underscored by misplaced faith in standardized testing.
At this point, America’s students can’t even make a fair choice. They are an increasingly distracted lot. Their ability to reason, to listen, to feel empathy, is quite literally flickering. Computers and their attendant technologies did not cause all these problems, but they are quietly accelerating them. In this authoritative and impassioned account of the state of education in America, Todd Oppenheimer shows why it does not have to be this way.
Oppenheimer visited dozens of schools nationwide - public and private, urban and rural - to present the compelling tales that frame this book. He consulted with experts, read volumes of studies, and came to strong and persuasive conclusions: that the essentials of learning have been gradually forgotten and that they matter much more than the novelties of technology. He argues that every time we computerize a science class or shut down a music program to pay for new hardware, we lose sight of what our priority should be: "enlightened basics". Broad in scope and investigative in treatment, The Flickering Mind will not only contribute to a vital public conversation about what our schools can and should be - it will define the debate.
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  • 1. Education's History of Technotopia
  • 2. Fooling the Poor with Computers: Harlem, New York
  • 3. Breaking Down Rural Isolation: Hundred, West Virginia
  • 4. Money, Bureaucratic Perfection, and the Parenting Gap: Montgomery County, Maryland
  • 5. Starting from Scratch, with a Computer on Every Desk: Napa, California
  • 6. Computer Literacy - Limping Toward Tomorrow's Jobs
  • 7. Bulldozing the Imagination
  • 8. The Spoils of Industry Partnerships
  • 9. The Research Game - Faith and Testing in Las Vegas
  • 10. Education's Holy Grail - Teacher Training
  • 11. Getting Real at New York's Urban Academy High School
  • 12. A Word from the Army: KISS
  • 13. The Human Touch
  • 14. Conclusion - Bitter Lessons, Sweet Possibilities

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Personen
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Jerome S. Bruner, Larry Cuban, Malcolm Gladwell, Nicholas Negroponte, Seymour Papert, Neil Postman, Howard Rheingold, Theodore Roszak, Clifford Stoll, Sherry Turkle, Joseph Weizenbaum

Fragen
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Was bringt Computereinsatz in der Schule?
Was bringt das Internet in der Ausbildung?

Aussagen
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Computer sind eine Scheinlösung für ein desolates Schulsystem.

Begriffe
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Bücher
Jahr UmschlagTitelAbrufeIBOBKBLB
1966   Towards a theory of instruction (Jerome S. Bruner) 3, 2, 4, 4, 8, 3, 2, 2, 5, 16, 8, 143243141430
1976  Die Macht der Computer und die Ohnmacht der Vernunft (Joseph Weizenbaum) 14, 14, 7, 13, 19, 7, 17, 7, 16, 26, 18, 401021584017852
1982    Mindstorms (Seymour Papert) 6, 12, 11, 14, 16, 6, 24, 6, 17, 34, 8, 6220445624652
1984    The Second Self (Sherry Turkle) 4, 4, 3, 8, 8, 4, 13, 5, 3, 16, 11, 149071145291
1986Teachers and Machines (Larry Cuban) 5, 2, 4, 2, 1, 3, 2, 1, 3, 12, 7, 62836750
1992   Technopoly (Neil Postman) 4, 4, 5, 8, 9, 3, 5, 4, 6, 10, 5, 8428583116
1993The End of Education (Neil Postman) 11000
1993The Virtual Community (Howard Rheingold) 2, 2, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 6, 4, 23512156
1994The cult of information (Theodore Roszak) 13100
1995  Leben im Netz (Sherry Turkle) 10, 12, 10, 9, 12, 5, 11, 7, 12, 10, 11, 24941832415695
1995    Total Digital (Nicholas Negroponte) 10, 9, 16, 16, 12, 8, 16, 14, 13, 24, 10, 4811452487362
1996  Die Wüste Internet (Clifford Stoll) 3, 1, 1, 6, 1, 1, 1, 2, 3, 8, 3, 423243571
2000    Der Tipping Point (Malcolm Gladwell) 5, 6, 10, 8, 4, 6, 3, 4, 5, 12, 5, 141736142894
2001   Oversold and Underused (Larry Cuban) 2, 5, 3, 5, 2, 6, 6, 3, 4, 10, 7, 14557141242

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