Exploring Myths and Realities of Superfast Britain Print
Monday, 05 November 2012
thumb-pubs_08.pngProf Rose Luckin contributes to a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit report on Superfast Britain? Myths and realities about the UK’s broadband future released on 30 October The Economist selected Education as a key area of interest and in this balanced report they conclude that "superfast broadband can be used to support educational transformation, but will not bring it about on its own". This is a key point - it is not the existence of super fast or super fat broadband alone that makes the difference, what matters are the possibilities afforded when such infrastructure is combined with human enterprise and a landscape of consumerized technology in which almost everyone has a potentially sophisticated learning device in their hands or homes: TV, phone, or tablet.
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