Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory

2017 Edition
| Editors: Michael A. Peters

Cultural Studies and Education in the Digital Age

  • Koeli Moitra Goel
  • Brenda Nyandiko Sanya
  • Chunfeng Lin
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-287-588-4_84

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Introduction

If there is one issue that has seen general consensus in the United States over the years, it is the idea that education is the path to ensuring individual advancement and overall human progress. How to ensure that education stays abreast of the passing times is, however, a much-debated, hard-fought ground. This entry approaches the central topic – cultural studies and education in the era of digital communication – in the hope of capturing the excitement of groundbreaking developments in educative practices, student engagement, educational policy, research, and practice in educational trends. In doing so, it focuses not merely on major shifts but also the nuances of a deeply contested ground.

Educational theorists have rightly pointed out: “We live in an extraordinary moment of socio-technical change…....

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Koeli Moitra Goel
    • 1
  • Brenda Nyandiko Sanya
    • 1
  • Chunfeng Lin
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignChampaignUSA