Defining Technological Literacy

Towards an Epistemological Framework

  • Editors
  • John R. Dakers

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction: Defining Technological Literacy

  3. Considering Aspects of Knowledge and Experience for Developing Technological Literacy

  4. Considering Aspects of Design in Developing Technological Literacy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Carl Mitcham, J. Britt Holbrook
      Pages 105-120
    3. Joseph C. Pitt
      Pages 133-142
  5. Considering Aspects of Pedagogy for Developing Technological Literacy

  6. Considering Globalization, Computers, the World-Wide Web, and their Impact in Developing Technological Literacy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 251-251
    2. Richard Kahn, Douglas Kellner
      Pages 253-273
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 315-334

About this book


Never before have we so needed a new literacy that will enable us to meaningfully participate in the rapidly evolving technologically mediated world. This collection offers a solid basis for defining this new technological literacy by bringing together theoretical work encompassing philosophy, design, and pedagogy.


Computer Design e-learning education ethics gender globalization Nation nature Passing philosophy World Wide Web

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