Educational Technology

April 28, 2012

Education Unplugged: Learning Through Conversation

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by Michael Roth, Huffington Post

Sherry Turkle’s essay in Sunday’s New York Times, “The Flight From Conversation,” raised several critical questions about how our desire to be connected via technology can also be a powerful mechanism for avoiding significant human contact. Turkle, a psychologist and professor at MIT, is no technophobe. She argues, though, that the tiny “sips” of contact through social networking “no matter how valuable … do not substitute for conversation.”

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