Educational Technology as a Subversive Activity: Questioning Assumptions Related to Teaching and Leading with Technology

  • Matthew J. Kruger-Ross Simon Fraser University
Keywords: Higher Education, Educational Technology, Social Assumptions


The use of educational technologies is grounded in the assumptions of teachers, learners, and administrators. Assumptions are choices that structure our understandings and help us make meaning. Current advances in Web 2 .0 and social media technologies challenge our assumptions about teaching and learning. The intersection of technology and education is subversive as it urges educators and learners to deconstruct and critically reflect on unexamined assumptions about learning.