Zombies in the academy : living death in higher education /
Zombies in the Academy taps into the current popular fascination with zombies and brings together scholars from a range of fields, including cultural and communications studies, sociology, film studies, and education, to give a critical account of the political, cultural, and pedagogical state of th...
|Imprint:||Bristol : Intellect, 2013.|
|Description:||1 online resource|
|Subject:||Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.|
EDUCATION -- Higher.
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11704698|
- Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; SECTION 1: Zombification in the corporate university; First as tragedy, then as corpse; 'Being' post-death at Zombie University; University life, zombie states and reanimation; The living dead and the dead living: contagion and complicity incontemporary universities; Zombie solidarity; The Journal of Doctor Wallace; SECTION 2: Moribund content and infectious technologies; Zombie processes and undead technologies; The botnet: webs of hegemony/zombies who publish; The intranet of the living dead: software and universities.
- Virtual learning environments and the zombifi cation of learningand teaching in British universitiesMapping zombies: a guide for digital pre-apocalyptic analysisand post-apocalyptic survival; Infectious textbooks; SECTION 3Zombie literacies and pedagogies; Undead universities, the plagiarism 'plague', paranoia andhypercitation; EAP programmes feeding the living dead of academia: criticalthinking as a global antibody; Zombies in the classroom: education as consumption in twonovels by Joyce Carol Oates; Queer pedagogies in zombie times: parody, neo-liberalism andhigher education.
- Zombies are us: the living dead as a tool for pedagogicalrefl ectionEscaping the zombie threat by mathematics; Toward a zombie pedagogy: embodied teaching and thestudent 2.0; SECTION 4:The post-apocalyptic terrain; 'Sois mort et tais toi': zombie mobs and student protests; Living-dead man's shoes? Teaching and researching glossy topicsin a harsh social and cultural context; Feverish homeless cannibal; A report on the global Viral-Z outbreak and its impact onhigher education; Bibliography; List of contributors; Index; Back Cover.