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Google Coursebuilder and Search Education

Last night I went into Google (something very surreal about saying that, and about doing a search From:”Hotel California”; To:”Google”…).  Here’s a picture of me with a big google sign…           Google (and other search engines)…

Pedagogically driven purchasing in school ICT

Recently I was asked about revamping school ICT – what technology ‘should’ we be exploring to improve pedagogy, and learning in a school.  The question wasn’t about content delivery, or flashy content – but about general technology to support pedagogy…

The Extended Knowledge Project

http://www.extended-knowledge.ppls.ed.ac.uk/?page_id=163 Can I retire and just let Edinburgh get on with it? I’ve never been to Scotland….I wonder if I could visit. I wrote my MA thesis at the IoE on the implications of the extended mind thesis for how…

Evaluating Google as an Epistemic Tool

I’ve just read an article which explicitly considers the evaluation of search engines with respect to their epistemic functions under a social epistemological perspective. There’s a pre-print available http://www.phil.cam.ac.uk/teaching_staff/simpson/simpson_index.html and the citation is: Evaluating Google as an Epistemic Tool, Metaphilosophy…