Payal AroraTC Advisor: Herve Varenne
TC Degree: Program & Specialization: Ed.D., IED/Language, Literacy and Technology
Geographical Focus: South Asia
Previous graduate education: Ed.M., International Education Policy from Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
Research and scholarly interests: new technologies and social practice, user-interfacing, education, communication and social change, ethnography of learning with new technologies and its implication on development policy and practice
Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications/ Book Chapters:
(Forth). Copycats of the Central Himalayas: Learning in the Age of Information. Chapter in forthcoming book, Cases 'n' Places: Global Cases in Educational Technology.
(2008). Perspectives of Schooling through Karaoke. Education Philosophy and Theory Journal. (Blackwell Synergy)
(2008). Evaluating online dialogue on "security." Electronic Journal of e-Learning.
(2008). Instant messaging Shiva, flying taxis, Bil Klinton and more: Children's narratives from rural India. International Journal of Cultural Studies (Sage Publications)
(2006a).The ICT Laboratory: An analysis of computers in schools in rural India. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Journal, 15(1).
(2006b). Karaoke for social and cultural change. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, 4 (3) (Emerald Publishing).
(2005). Profiting from empowerment? Critique on dissemination avenues of educational technology content within an emerging market. International Journal of Education & Development using ICT, 1(4)
Awards/Grants: Multi-year Minority Scholarship, Teachers college 2005-2009, Kellogg Tuition Grant 2005-2007