After the Massive Open Online Courses: Re/making Humanities in the Era of Cognitive Capitalism
作者: Lawrence Hanley
刊名: The International Journal of the Humanities: Annual Review, 2015, Vol.12 (1), pp.23-28
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/1447-9508/CGP/v12/43964
关键词: ParadigmsFuture DirectionsTechnology
原始语种摘要: The recent failure of for-profit Massive Open Online Courses (Udacity, Coursera, etc.) says less about MOOCs than about a failed strategy to capture surplus value within the new landscape of cognitive capitalism. Like Wikipedia and Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MOOGs), MOOCs belong to the broader phenomenon of “Web 2.0.” While the deterritorializing logic of “Web 2.0” threatens to make existing institutions, like the humanities, more precarious, the “communalizing” logic of new ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) also opens up ways to renew the humanities through deeper engagement with the participatory cultures spawned within cognitive capitalism, like MOOCs, MMOGs, and Wikipedia. My paper locates current debates about the fate of the humanities and humanities...
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  • capitalism 资本主义
  • within 在以内
  • thinking 思考
  • paper 
  • participatory 参与
  • precarious 不安全
  • cognitive 修]认知[识
  • education 培养
  • existing 现行
  • fundamentally 从根本上