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Communication, education and technology: contemporary studies


This research project relates communication, education and technology, based on contemporary studies, highlighted as production of knowledge, production of subjectivity and production of information, in a reflective, conceptual and critical context, in the expectation of imprinting the research culture at Fatec Itaquaquecetuba. The idea is to propose a scientific investigation that understands the digital experience of students, teachers and professionals of this Higher Education Institution, located on the outskirts of the metropolitan region of São Paulo. The research problem, then, highlights a question: how can the fields of communication and technology impact the production of knowledge, subjectivity and information in higher education, especially in technological education today? It is about examining certain content production developed by this discursive community, when considering the recurrent factors that interdisciplinary tangent to the communicational, educational and technological dynamics. Therefore, the methodological procedure includes three actions: reading, writing and practice. Strategically, such investigative actions underpin a qualitative research (exploratory-experimental) about technological communication unfolded in social networks on the internet with lives, podcasts, interviews, videos, photographs, among others. And the theoretical basis of contemporary studies contextualizes cultural studies and emerging technologies. The results of this investigation should present a scientific-technological debate with inclusive action to resolve economic and social inequalities in this municipality and region. By contributing to research on the technological educational background of the participants, they are challenges of updating, innovation and diffusion in the advancement of problem solving, with the changes of paradigms in Brazil and in the world. (AU)

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