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Read online Technopoly. La Resa della Cultura alla Tecnologia.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Technopoly. La Resa della Cultura alla Tecnologia Neil Postman is one of the most level headed analysts of education media and technology and in this book he spells out the increasing dependence upon technology numerical quantification and misappropriation of Scientism to all human affairs No simple technophobe Postman argues insightfully and writes with a stylistic flair profound sense of humor and love of language increasingly rare in our hastily scribbled e mail saturated world by Neil Postman, Maddalena Lombardi

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Technopoly. La Resa della Cultura alla Tecnologia
Title:Technopoly. La Resa della Cultura alla Tecnologia
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Number of Pages:192
Category:Non fiction, Technology, Philosophy, Sociology, Cultural, Science, Education
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Building a Bridge to the 18th Century: How the Past Can Improve Our Future, Conscientious Objections: Stirring Up Trouble About Language, Technology and Education, Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology, Soft Revolution, Teaching As A Conserving Activity, How to Watch TV News, Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business, The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School, Teaching as a Subversive Activity, The Disappearance of Childhood
Postman suggests that the current crisis in our educational system derives from its failure to supply students with a translucent unifying narrative like those that inspired earlier generations Instead today s schools promote the false gods of economic utility consumerism or ethnic separatism and resentment What alternative strategies can we use to instill our children with a sense of global citizenship healthy intellectual skepticism respect of America s traditions and appreciation of its diversity In answering this question i The End of Education i restores meaning and common sense to the arena in which they are most urgently needed br br Informal and clear Postman s ideas about education are appealingly fresh New York Times Book Review, An important guide to understanding what you re getting and not getting from TV news Postman and Powers warn that anyone who relies exclusively on TV for a knowledge of the world is making a serious mistake and suggest ways to intelligently evaluate TV news shows, From the vogue for nubile models to the explosion in the juvenile crime rate this modern classic of social history and media traces the precipitous decline of childhood in America today and the corresponding threat to the notion of adulthood br br Deftly marshaling a vast array of historical and demographic research Neil Postman author of Technopoly suggests that childhood is a relatively recent invention which came into being as the new medium of print imposed divisions between children and adults But now these divisions are eroding under the barrage of television which turns the adult secrets of sex and violence into popular entertainment and pitches both news and advertising at the intellectual level of ten year olds, A no holds barred assault on outdated teaching methods with dramatic amp practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today s world br Introduction br Crap detecting br The medium is the message of course br The inquiry method br Pursuing relevance br What s worth knowing br Meaning making br Languaging br New teachers br City schools br New languages the media br Two alternatives br So what do you do now br Strategies for survival