The internet and education

The internet and education


Neil Selwyn
Year of publication: 2014

changeNeil Selwyn has a chapter in a new edited collection ‘Change – 19 Key Essays on How Internet Is Changing our Lives’. Neil’s chapter on ‘The Internet and Education’ is part of the book’s wide ranging overview of the internet’s influence on contemporary society – covering issues such as the ‘internet of things’; cybercrime and internet security; the future of work; urban-rural sustainability; the internet’s influence on languages and new economic systems; the changes wrought by the net in the music industry; and other aspects of its many cultural, social and political ramifications.

The book is published by Turner for the BBVA Foundation and features a cast of distinguished international authors – including Manuel Castells, David Crystal, Evgeni Morozov, Yochai Benkler, Edward Castronova, Paul DiMaggio, David Gelernter, Peter Hirshberg and Mikko Hyppönen.

Neil’s chapter can be downloaded in English and in Spanish.

The entire book is freely available in electronic form in English and in Spanish, or can be purchased in hard-copy for US$17.