Technopedagogies of mass‐individualization: correspondence education in the mid twentieth century

  title={Technopedagogies of mass‐individualization: correspondence education in the mid twentieth century},
  author={Francis Lee},
  journal={History and Technology},
  pages={239 - 253}
  • Francis Lee
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • History and Technology
This article is about how technology and pedagogy is co‐produced in correspondence education. Theoretically the article departs from post‐Foucauldian studies of materiality, and uses the concept of dispositif to construct a framework that is inspired by Foucault, Deleuze, and Actor–Network Theory. Empirically, the article treats how the tension between educational thought on progressive individualism, scientific thinking, and automation was co‐produced with technical artifacts in correspondence… Expand
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