Surveillance and the edtech imaginary via the mundane stuff of schooling

Michelle Ciccone
The use of edtech in schools is growing, as is a critical edtech research agenda. This research, combined with student activism, helps us understand the problematic impact of edtech and the way in which these predictive and coercive surveillance technologies pose a threat to students and educators’ ability to live self-directed lives. This chapter considers the use of QR codes for a digital hall pass system in one high school during the COVID-19 pandemic as...

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  • 2022

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  • University of Massachusetts Amherst