Getting Smart

Getting Smart

How Digital Learning Is Changing the World

eBook - 2012
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A comprehensive look at the promise and potential of onlinelearning

In our digital age, students have dramatically new learningneeds and must be prepared for the idea economy of the future. In Getting Smart, well-known global education expert Tom VanderArk examines the facets of educational innovation in the UnitedStates and abroad. Vander Ark makes a convincing case for a blendof online and onsite learning, shares inspiring stories of schoolsand programs that effectively offer "personal digital learning"opportunities, and discusses what we need to do to remake ourschools into "smart schools."

Examines the innovation-driven world, discusses how to combineonline and onsite learning, and reviews "smart tools" forlearning Investigates the lives of learning professionals, outlines thenew employment bargain, examines online universities and "smartschools" Makes the case for smart capital, advocates for policies thatcreate better learning, studies smart cultures
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2012]
Edition: 1st ed.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781118007235
9781118115855
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxi, 213 pages)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc

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RickLeir
Apr 08, 2016

Parents will want to read this book about changing the education system. Current education policies are obsolete due to the digital revolution, but teachers and their organizations are resisting change. Well written. The author was a director in the Gates Foundation, and president of the X PRIZE foundation. Hardcover, 200 pages.

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