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Archive for March, 2008

According to Illich, “[New formal educational institutions] should use modern technology to make free speech, free assembly, and a free press truly universal and, therefore, fully educational.” His deschooling concept proposes the idea of a learning network, whereby a student would engage in a self-directed education, utilizing technology to network with teachers and peers. MIT […]

Art Transforming & Manipulating Human Life

We talked about how computerized video technology can transform and manipulate human life in class today. There are a number of videos posted on YouTube of prisoners from the biggest prison in the Philippines doing dance routines — these videos seem to demonstrate this concept. It is really wild to watch but also to think […]

Prior to class, I wasn’t confident enough in my understanding of Viola to formulate a response. When I read over the article, I thought that there must be a higher level of understanding that I wasn’t getting. Our class discussion today made me realize that while my initial understanding of Viola wasn’t too bad, there […]