World Is Open How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education
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Description: Discover the dramatic changes that are affecting all learnersWeb-based technology has opened up education around the world to the point where anyone can learn anything from anyone else at any time. To help educators understand what's possible, Curt Bonk employs his groundbreaking ldquo;WE-ALL-LEARNrdquo; model to outline ten key technology and learning trends, demonstrating how technology has transformed educational opportunities for learners of every age in every corner of the globe. The book and its free companion Web site are filled with the stories about ordinary learners as well as technology and education leaders that reveal the power of this new way of learning.Curtis J. Bonk, PhD (Bloomington, IN), is Professor of Instructional Systems Technology at the School of Education at Indiana University. A highly popular speaker on technology in education, he is the coauthor of the Handbook of Blended Learning (978-0-7879-7758-6) and Empowering Online Learning (978-0-7879-8804-9).
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/27/2009
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
|Introduction to the Open Learning World|
|To Search and to Scan|
|Opener #1: Web Searching in the World of E-Books|
|E-Demand Around the Globe|
|Opener #2: E-Learning and Blended Learning|
|It's a Free Software World After All|
|Opener #3: Availability of Open Source and Free Software|
|MIT in Every Home|
|Opener #4: Leveraged Resources and OpenCourseWare|
|Portals for the People|
|Opener #5: Learning Object Repositories and Portals|
|Making a Contribution|
|Opener #6: Learner Participation in Open Information Communities|
|Collaborate or Die!|
|Opener #7: Electronic Collaboration and Interaction|
|Who Are You?|
|Opener #8: Alternative Reality Learning|
|Opener #9: Real-Time Mobility and Portability|
|Learning at Your Service|
|Opener #10: Networks of Personalized Learning|
|The Treasures and Traps of This Open Learning World|
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