Learning in digital media; the legacy of McLuhan and his impact on formal education

Ruth S. Contreras-Espinosa, Irene Garcia Medina

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    Abstract

    This paper describes a bibliographic analysis of the vision of Marshal
    McLuhan and the vision adopted by diverse current authors regarding the use of
    new interactive learning technologies. The paper also analyzes the
    transformation that will have to take place in the formal surroundings of
    education in order to improve their social function. The main points of view and
    contributions made by diverse authors are discussed. It is important that all
    actors involved in the educational process take in consideration these
    contributions in order to be ready for future changes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages12
    JournalInternational Journal of Mc Luhan Studies
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Keywords

    • learning
    • digital media
    • McLuhan
    • formal education

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    Contreras-Espinosa, R. S., & Garcia Medina, I. (2011). Learning in digital media; the legacy of McLuhan and his impact on formal education. International Journal of Mc Luhan Studies.