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Virtual Geographies of Educational Change: The More Complex the Problems the Simpler the Answers

  • Juana M. Sancho

Abstract

Virtual geographies connect the power of computer and other technologies to defeat the tyranny of time and space. Virtual geographies also exclude outsiders raising the problem of the digital divide. This chapter addresses this issue from both a technological and educational perspective; and does not forget the large economic interest of ICT corporations. ICT is fully implemented in our society, and as other information and communication artefacts and systems will be here for a long time, and people will have to learn and use it in their daily lives. However, ICT per se is not an educational technology, but even more, if removed from sound educational approaches is far from being the kind of technology needed to meet current and future educational needs and challenges.

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Educational Technology Digital Technology Digital Divide Educational Change School Improvement 
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