Friday, February 25, 2005

Revisioning Education cont'd

I'm about 3/4 of the way through it (still not much new - a lot of "Welcome to 1995" ideas). This statement on p. 20 just leaped out, though:
"To take part in this [computer] culture requires... accelerated skills of print literacy, which are often restricted to the growing elite of students who are privileged to attend adequate and superior public and private schools, but also demands multiple forms of literacy." (emphasis added)
So according to Kellner, it's a privilege to attend an adequate school? At least the elite class is growing....

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