Posted in January 2017

The chase for ratings, and its impact on the classroom

As part of my Foundations in Educational Technology course at UBC with Prof. Matiul Alam, we read Bourdieu’s article “On Television”. One of the themes that particularly stood out for me was the theme about “sensationalization” of the news on television. As Bourdieu points out, many people today rely on the TV for their only source of news, … Continue reading