Book Review: Selwyn, Neil (2013). Education in a Digital World: Global Perspectives on Technology and Education. New York: Routledge.
This is a relatively short book but in its 164 pages and eight chapters, Selwyn manages to present a penetrating analysis of the role of educational technology in international development and the often hidden ideologies driving their use.
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