Keeley Knowles
  • Female
  • Colchester
  • United Kingdom
Share on Facebook
Share Twitter
  • Blog Posts (1)
  • Discussions (23)
  • Groups - Find a Special-Interest Group or Start Your Own
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Keeley Knowles's Colleagues

  • Jeffrey Thomas
  • Anita bell
  • Emma Breen
  • Lissa
  • Ellie Nelson
  • Jacqueline Thomas
  • Tracy brookes
  • Laura Withers
  • Samuel Kidby
  • Hannah Garnham
  • Ann Guilder
  • Christopher Heath
  • Theresa Young
  • speugh
  • Bill How

Keeley Knowles's Discussions

Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roland Baggott Jan 21, 2013. 24 Replies

I would welcome the guidance of anyone able to allay my fears, as well as the opinions of those sharing similar concerns, regarding the following: As a PGCE (LLS) Sociology student, I am anxious for…Continue

 

Keeley Knowles's Page

Latest Activity

Keeley Knowles commented on Roland Baggott's blog post Theorist search
"Hello, Yeah, I'm with Theresa on this. The humanists more than likely but I don't know one specifically. Ken Robinson? If there isn't one, we should collaborate - 'Baggott et al, 2014' - and write one! Actually,…"
Jan 21, 2013
Roland Baggott replied to Keeley Knowles's discussion Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?
"Hi Keeley, I believe that technology use in education should be a complement not instead of. I agree that 'spellcheck' is a bit of a literacy coppout for students who word process documents today, but then maybe we should have quick-fire…"
Jan 21, 2013
Keeley Knowles replied to Keeley Knowles's discussion Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?
"Thank you, Lucy.  I agree. And I'm also concerned that beyond the classroom cyber bullying is a problem but also, for so many reasons, I think social relations are affected. Communicating via some form of keyboard is very different to…"
Jan 20, 2013
Keeley Knowles replied to Keeley Knowles's discussion Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?
"Yeah, me too - striking a balance. And we become bored so easily with a piece of technology once its bigger, better version is unleashed; we never become bored of talking, listening, socialising; being human xx "
Jan 19, 2013
Tracy brookes replied to Keeley Knowles's discussion Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?
"Hi Keeley, Yes it can be addictive!! And I think it goes without saying that any age can feel that addiction! But I also agree with your comment about just how easy it is!! It's important I think to keep things real with the learners and to…"
Jan 19, 2013
Keeley Knowles replied to Keeley Knowles's discussion Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?
"Oh good! :) I knew you'd like him and I'm glad it's relevant. If!"
Jan 18, 2013
Jacqueline Thomas replied to Keeley Knowles's discussion Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?
"I DO know of M'sieu Bourdieu and have just been reading about his concept of habitus. In the arena where I hope to work I think I will be referring frequently to the concenpt of social or cultural capital, which is partly why I am so cross…"
Jan 18, 2013
Keeley Knowles replied to Keeley Knowles's discussion Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?
"Thank you so much for taking the time to think about this. The links you have shared are really valuable and much appreciated.  I'm glad to know I'm not alone in my concerns about consumption and the disadvantages facing those…"
Jan 18, 2013
Jacqueline Thomas replied to Keeley Knowles's discussion Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?
"Hi Keeley, I am particularly interested in your question about "the potential to inhibit rather than promote equality and diversity." I hosted a homework club at a local library a few years ago and I became very aware of how vital…"
Jan 18, 2013
Keeley Knowles commented on Samuel Kidby's blog post Extension Tasks- What effect do they have on the less able learners
"I don't know much about creating extension activities yet as I have only taught two sessions so far but how about if the extension activity is expressed in such a way that it takes account of students that are ready to progress as…"
Jan 16, 2013
Keeley Knowles replied to Keeley Knowles's discussion Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?
"Hahaha, technowizbanggadgets! Yes, I'm in your boat - it's got life rafts but it still feels a bit choppy and rather sick! I agree, and whilst not deflating their enthusiasm for it, I believe we should keep technology as an enhancer…"
Jan 16, 2013
Roland Baggott replied to Keeley Knowles's discussion Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?
"Hi Keeley, Whilst I partly agree with your fears about 'real world' extinction of some basic skills technology seems better at than us humans today .. if QE2 and The Pope have taken it on board .. it seems that it cannt be considered an…"
Jan 15, 2013
Keeley Knowles liked Theresa Young's discussion Humanists theories
Jan 15, 2013
Keeley Knowles replied to Theresa Young's discussion Humanists theories
"I love the humanists. And Maslow. The 'self-actualisation' could be problematic though in as much as nothing stays the same. It is impossible. If it were possible (if) to reach an absolute state of self-actualisation, sudden and…"
Jan 15, 2013
Keeley Knowles replied to Tracy brookes's discussion Motivation...
"I agree with Lucy - making links to the students' own lives and to what is currently going on in the world really stirs the discussion in our class (sociology)."
Jan 15, 2013
Andrea Thompson replied to Keeley Knowles's discussion Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?
"Yeah it's a good point, they could have been worries about it, and I don't know anyone who doesn't have or hasn't had a telephone, so in time maybe newer means of communication will be embraced so whole heartily as the telephone…"
Jan 15, 2013

Profile Information

School / Work Affiliation
Colchester Institute

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Classroom 2.0 to add comments!

Join Classroom 2.0

  • No comments yet!

Keeley Knowles's Blog

Does technology ultimately promote equality and enhance social relations?

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 5:24am 0 Comments

I would welcome the guidance of anyone able to allay my fears, as well as the opinions of those sharing similar concerns, regarding the following:

 

As a PGCE (LLS) Sociology student, I am anxious for many reasons about the emphasis the government insists we place on incorporating numeracy, literacy and ICT (in particular) into lessons.  As Ken Robinson points out in his inspirational speech regarding the ways in which schools kill…

Continue
 
 
 

Study - Help Wanted!

Click HERE to help.

Commercial Policy

If you are representing a commercial entity, please see the specific guidelines on your participation.

Guide to Online Ed. Degrees

The Fifth Year Anniversary Book Project!

We want you to write a chapter!

Click here!

Badge

Loading…

Follow

Awards:

© 2014   Created by Ezequiel Pitty.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service