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ZUIN, Vânia Gomes and ZUIN, Antônio Álvaro Soares. Teachers, digital technologies and concentrated distraction . Educ. rev. [online]. 2011, n.42, pp.213-228. ISSN 0104-4060. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-40602011000500014.
The studies of influences of new technologies, presented in teacher education as well as in its practice, have been the subject of many researches in the field of education. In this context, it is our aim to examine how new technologies modify teaching practices, especially in the nowadays context where the so called concentrated distraction predominates in teaching and learning process. Starting from the presupposed that to think about the relations among these technologies, teachers and process of teaching and learning it implies to consider the redefinition of the teacher's image, as well as the methods historically used to promote discipline and concentration among students.
Keywords : critical theory; cultural industry; memory; digital technologies; concentrated distraction.