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Current Sociology

dc.contributor.authorChristou, Mirandaen
dc.creatorChristou, Mirandaen
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-27T10:42:00Z
dc.date.available2017-07-27T10:42:00Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.urihttps://gnosis.library.ucy.ac.cy/handle/7/37806
dc.description.abstractIn a globalizing world of intense intercultural and transnational interactions, learning and knowledge are becoming increasingly more standardized and homogeneous based on the assumption that the world is functioning in real time. This drive for standardization (expressed in practices such as harmonization of higher education, national curriculum standards and international testing) is facilitated in part by technological innovation and it takes place in a world of shrinking time—space where time is seen as uniform, linear and de-contextualized. The author argues that the concept of time is central in the construction of knowledge, the experience of difference and the labour of pedagogy. The dominant assumption of living in a synchronized, globalized world where everyone is connected in real time has implications for the ways in which educational practices generate new ‘scientific’ ways of constructing otherness and justifying inequality, albeit under the banners of quality, accountability and choice.en
dc.sourceCurrent Sociologyen
dc.source.urihttps://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-77954230794&doi=10.1177%2f0011392110367999&partnerID=40&md5=98b7acb8ad77a14ac1cde49426d5a7a9
dc.titleEducation in real time: The globalization of synchronized learningen
dc.titleCurrent Sociologyen
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi10.1177/0011392110367999
dc.description.volume58
dc.description.issue4
dc.description.startingpage570
dc.description.endingpage596
dc.author.facultyΣχολή Κοινωνικών Επιστημών και Επιστημών Αγωγής / Faculty of Social Sciences and Education
dc.author.departmentΤμήμα Επιστημών της Αγωγής / Department of Education
dc.type.uhtypeArticleen
dc.description.notesCited By :2en
dc.source.abbreviationCurr.Sociol.
dc.source.otherScopus


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