Apple, Michael W., "Teaching and Technology: The Hidden Effects of Computers on Teachers and Students," pp. 289-311 in Landon E. Beyer and Michael W. Apple, eds., The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988. Also pp. 314-336 in 2nd ed., 1998.


Discusses politics of technology, economic realities, and resulting inequalities.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Media and Computers in Curriculum Development


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