Learning in the age of algorithmic cultures

Petar Jandric, Jeremy Knox, Hamish Macleod, Christine Sinclair

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This Editorial describes the main challenges at the intersections between algorithmic cultures and human learning. It briefly analyses papers in this Special Issue of E-learning and Digital Media ‘Learning in the age of algorithmic cultures’ and shows that researchers in the field are still struggling with grand ideas and questions. It suggests that studies of algorithms and learning are in their infancy and emphasizes that they carry potentials to confirm our existing ideas and surprise us with fresh insights.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-104
JournalE-Learning and Digital Media
Issue number3
Early online date26 Sep 2017
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 26 Sep 2017


  • algorithms
  • big data
  • educational data science
  • educational research
  • Learning Analytics
  • posthumanism


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