'...and what do you do?': Can we explain the unexplainable?
Barry, W. 2015. '...and what do you do?': Can we explain the unexplainable? in: Hopkins, D. (ed.) The Really Useful #EdTechBook London CreateSpace. pp. 23-34
Unlike other occupations, the job title of 'learning technologist' does not elicit the same kind of shared, universal understanding of most other professions, such as teacher, doctor or solicitor. We find that even within our own communities of practice that it is a little difficult to explain or define what it is that we do. Furthermore, Browne & Beetham (2010) note in their report that there are "varying nuances" between the terms 'learning technology' and 'educational technology'. Thus, exasperating an already complex and divergent field that is still trying to make sense of the confusing and contradictory nature surrounding the terminology and interpretation of names and job titles that have been generated through the likes of definitions, lists, and socially constructed discourses.
|Book title||The Really Useful #EdTechBook|
|Place of publication||London|
|24 Jan 2015|
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|Deposited||03 Feb 2015|
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