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Education 2.0 : the learningweb revolution and the transformation of the school

Author: Leonard J Waks
Publisher: Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thirty years of spirited school reforms have failed to improve our schools and instead have left our public school systems in disarray. Meanwhile, employment prospects for high school and college graduates are fading, and the public is losing faith in its schools. The education paradigm inherited from the Industrial Era is in crisis. In the last decade, however, the Internet and new Web 2.0 technologies have placed  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard J Waks
ISBN: 9781612050355 1612050352 9781612052885 1612052886 9781612052892 1612052894 1612050360 9781612050362
OCLC Number: 819105057
Description: xvi, 270 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Young people --
Education and change --
High schools --
School failure I: academic underperformance and inefficiency --
School failure II: social irrelevance and loss of political legitimacy --
The Internet and the world wide web --
Web 2.0 and the net culture --
The learningweb --
The web in the school --
New visions --
Complex organizations --
Open learning centers --
Clash of paradigms --
The learningweb revolution --
What needs to be done.
Responsibility: Leonard J. Waks.

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Maps out an inspiring new paradigm for education in the Internet age, including detailed models for new schools as 'open learning centres'.  Read more...

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"Recommended."-CHOICE"Leonard J. Waks has a genuine and unremitting commitment to young people. This is consistently demonstrated throughout his reimagining of schooling in the Internet Age in Read more...

 
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