The rising of platformed education. Theoretical notes and interpretations of lived experiences

Journal title SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE
Author/s Emiliana Armano, Marco Briziarelli, Elisabetta Risi
Publishing Year 2023 Issue 2023/65 Language English
Pages 18 P. 31-48 File size 295 KB
DOI 10.3280/SC2023-065003
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Based on the theoretical elaboration of teachers’ lived experience, our study lays the ground for a critical assessment of online higher education. On the one hand, our analysis investigates an alternative to the hegemonic understanding of learning objectives as fetishized by “measurability” and results-oriented outcomes, which are considered to be subsumed as products of the hyper-industrialized education. On the other, we claim that our research participants operate as neoliberal subjectivities who have to adapt to remote teaching, mobilizing tendencies towards self-empowerment and self-activation.

Keywords: platform capitalism, platformisation, neoliberal subjectivity, platform education, higher education.

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Emiliana Armano, Marco Briziarelli, Elisabetta Risi, The rising of platformed education. Theoretical notes and interpretations of lived experiences in "SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE " 65/2023, pp 31-48, DOI: 10.3280/SC2023-065003