Our idea of learning becomes naturalised over time. Instinctively, we are inclined to think that we have always learned ‘this way’, it has always been ‘this way’, taking for granted and as natural certain practices and modalities of learning and teaching: those we have experienced first-hand. It is a typical cognitive bias, which makes us generalise experiences that are instead particular. In reality, that ‘way’ depends highly on the context in which we learned, a context of specific spaces, times, modes, and technologies. All of these are constantly changing in relation to the changes affecting societies as a whole: cultural forms, relational ways, and media environments that manage our relationship with reality. Not least the economic system on which societies are based…(continue reading)

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