The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education

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Wiley, Jul 6, 2009 - Education - 384 pages
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Discover the dramatic changes that are affecting alllearners

Web-based technology has opened up education around the world tothe point where anyone can learn anything from anyone else at anytime. To help educators and others understand what's possible, CurtBonk employs his groundbreaking "WE-ALL-LEARN" model to outline tenkey technology and learning trends, demonstrating how technologyhas transformed educational opportunities for learners of every agein every corner of the globe. The book is filled with inspiringstories of ordinary learners as well as interviews with technologyand education leaders that reveal the power of this new way oflearning.Captures the global nature of open education from those who arecreating and using new learning technologiesIncludes a new Preface and Postscript with the latestupdatesA free companion web site provides additional stories andinformation

Using the dynamic "WE-ALL-LEARN" model, learners, educators, executives, administrators, instructors, and parents can discoverhow to tap into the power of Web technology and unleash a world ofinformation.

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Review: The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education

User Review  - Roger McHaney - Goodreads

Excellent book by a super academic. This book really provokes thought and provides a worldview that is becoming prevalent among tech-savvy students. Highly recommended as a must read. Read full review

Review: The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education

User Review  - Goodreads

Excellent book by a super academic. This book really provokes thought and provides a worldview that is becoming prevalent among tech-savvy students. Highly recommended as a must read. Read full review

About the author (2009)

Curtis J. Bonk, Ph.D., is professor of Instructional Systems Technology at Indiana University. Drawing on his background as a corporate controller, CPA, educational psychologist, and instructional technologist, Bonk offers unique insights into the intersection of business, education, psychology, and technology. A well-known authority on emerging technologies for learning, Bonk reflects on his speaking experiences around the world in his popular blog, TravelinEdMan. He has written many articles and coauthored several widely used books, including Empowering Online Learning, The Handbook of Blended Learning, and Electronic Collaborators. He is also founder and president of SurveyShare and president of CourseShare.

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