Foundations of Science

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 405–409 | Cite as

Information and Communication Technology Inside Out: From Hype to Literacy

  • Søren RiisEmail author


Information and communication technology (ICT) has become the great technological fix of our time and not the least in the education system. There seems to be no end to the hype of ICT and the accompanying promises that education will be revolutionized—“smart” pupils will be made and the so-called knowledge society propelled. This master narrative has many co-authors, some of whom have the best intentions and realize the big challenge of educating the world population. In response to the two insightful reviews of my article, I want to question this master narrative further and in doing so make clear where I agree and disagree with the reviewers.


Philosophy Designer fallacy Education Teaching Learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Roskilde UniversityRoskildeDenmark

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