New PDF release: The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing

By Curtis J. Bonk

Become aware of the dramatic adjustments which are affecting all learnersWeb-based know-how has unfolded schooling worldwide to the purpose the place an individual can examine whatever from somebody else at any time. to aid educators and others comprehend what is attainable, Curt Bonk employs his groundbreaking "WE-ALL-LEARN" version to stipulate ten key expertise and studying traits, demonstrating how know-how has remodeled academic possibilities for rookies of all ages in each nook of the globe. The ebook is full of inspiring tales of normal newcomers in addition to interviews with expertise and schooling leaders that display the facility of this new manner of studying. Captures the worldwide nature of open schooling from those people who are developing and utilizing new studying technologiesIncludes a brand new Preface and Postscript with the most recent updatesA unfastened significant other site offers extra tales and informationUsing the dynamic "WE-ALL-LEARN" version, newbies, educators, executives, directors, teachers, and fogeys can become aware of easy methods to faucet into the ability of internet expertise and unharness a global of knowledge.

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The coming decade will likely include many battles and skirmishes over this one document and the philosophy We All Learn 49 behind it. We need the foresight and intellectual might not only to prevail in some of these clashes, but to make the world a better place for learning. Fifty years from now, this declaration could lead to a radically new world of education, where learning is freely available for every citizen on the planet. NOW WE-ALL-LEARN We are experiencing ten key learning technology trends across the planet that are opening access to both formal and informal education.

He is not the first nor will he be the last to suggest that. 11 As always, Toffler was spot on. Here in the twenty-first century, managerial decision making is giving way to work teams just as swiftly as teacher lecturing in schools and universities is giving way to self-determined learning, mobile learning, and problem-based curricula. It seems everyone in business is employeecentered while everyone in schools is now learner-centered. The reins of power have indeed shifted as Toffler anticipated.

According to Vicki Davis, ‘‘We live in a place where we may be streamed, captured, photographed, filmed, and ‘snagged’ at any time and at any place. ’’ She goes on to tell me that many of the things I crave already exist. There is a wiki page of all educator Ustreams called EdTV. There are online conferences for those who cannot attend live ones such as the K–12 Online Conference. 0 Live Conversations that has some eight thousand members. For those wanting to know where technology in education makes a difference, these sites are surely inspirational.

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