Computer technology in education and issues of power and equity
This study aims to use aâ‚¬Ëœtechniques of power' classified (based on Foucault's work) by Gore in order to illustrate power relations between supporters (or non-supporters) of computer technology and teachers. For this purpose, six out of eight techniques of power (surveillance, normalization, exclusion, classification, distribution and regulation) is used in formulating thoughts about computer technology and issues of power and equity. In this study, these techniques of power were discussed more detailed both to exemplify how supporters (or non-supporters) of computer technology exercise power over teachers (preservice or inservice) by using of major techniques of power and to show how they are related to the issue of equity.
Computer Technology, Education, Power, Equity
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