Is technology making us smarter?

March 18, 2015

“I view technology as a socio cultural tool that is reflecting our institutionalized teaching and learning practices. The question if technologies are making us smarter or not? is only interesting if you put it in the context where these technologies are put into use. The challenge in education today is to describe the multiple effects that technology has on our practices.” Tessy Cerratto Pargman, Associate professor in Human computer interaction at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) at Stockholm University

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