Dis-tance learning: A dystopian view of the virtual classroom

This blog is an experimental combination of words and pictures depicting a dystopian view of the virtual classroom. It is a provocation to consider the challenges of virtual classrooms as teaching and learning spaces.

Dr Emma Craddock
Senior Lecturer in Health Research

Acknowledging that we are bodies in the classroom has been important for me.’ (hooks, ch.10).

What happens when we remove the bodies from the classroom?

How can we make virtual classrooms a ‘radical space of possibility in the academy’ (hooks, introduction)?

How can we ‘be actively committed to a process of self-actualization’ that promotes our own and our students’ well-being in such contexts (hooks, Ch. 1)?

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