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The world is open : how Web technology is revolutionizing education

Author: Curtis Jay Bonk
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discover the dramatic changes that are affecting all learners Web-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 and others understand what's possible, Curt Bonk employs his groundbreaking "WE-ALL-LEARN" model to outline ten key technology and learning trends, demonstrating how technology has transformed  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis Jay Bonk
ISBN: 9780470461303 0470461306 9780470526712 0470526718 9781118013816 1118013816
OCLC Number: 299694926
Description: x, 470 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to the open learning world --
We all learn --
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 object repositories and portals --
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 --
U-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.
Responsibility: Curtis J. Bonk.
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Discover the dramatic changes that are affecting all learners Web-based technology has opened up education around the world to the point where anyone can learn anything from anyone else at any  Read more...

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"A hefty tome that nevertheless provides valuable, wide-ranging examples of the changes taking place in education worldwide." (School Library Journal, February 2010) "Technology is changing higher Read more...

 
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