On Epistemological Issues in Technologically Infused Spaces: Notes on Virtual Sites for Learning

  • Sangeeta Bagga-GuptaEmail author
  • Giulia Messina Dahlberg


This chapter focuses upon the omnipresent nature of learning across arenas that are glossed as virtual/digital/online and physical/analogue/offline. It analytically argues for the need to go beyond the normative taken-for-granted nature of the affordances of digitalization in education—both as far as learning is concerned and issues of inclusion, access and participation. This chapter highlights people’s technologically infused contemporary lives—at least as these play out in global-North spaces—and the conceptual challenges involved in studying such an existence.


Social action Analogue-physical spaces Learning Participation Many-ways-of-being Performativity Languaging Digitalization Technology-as-educational-panacea 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Education and CommunicationJönköping UniversityJönköpingSweden
  2. 2.Department of Education and Special EducationUniversity of GothenburgGothenburgSweden

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