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Author Collins, Allan, 1937-
Title Rethinking education in the age of technology : the digital revolution and schooling in America / Allan Collins, Richard Halverson ; foreword by John Seely Brown.
Published New York : Teachers College Press, c2009.
Book Cover

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Description xv, 176 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Technology, education--connections
TEC series.
Contents How education is changing -- The technology enthusiasts' argument -- The technology skeptics' argument -- The development of American schooling -- The seeds of a new system of education -- The three eras of education -- What may be lost and what may be gained -- How schools can cope with the new technologies -- What does it all mean? -- Rethinking education in a technological world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology, Allan Collins and Richard Halverson argue that the knowledge revolution has transformed our jobs, our homes, our lives, and therefore must also transform our schools. This groundbreaking book offers a vision for the future of American education that goes well beyond the walls of the classroom to include online social networks, distance learning with "anytime, anywhere" access, digital home schooling models, video-game learning environments, and more. --from publisher description.
Subject Education -- Effect of technological innovations on -- United States.
Educational technology -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
Technological innovations -- Social aspects -- United States.
Related Names Halverson, Richard.
Alternate Title Digital revolution and schooling in America
Related To Online version: Collins, Allan, 1937- Rethinking education in the age of technology. New York : Teachers College Press, c2009 (OCoLC)737642813
ISBN 9780807750025 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 319158126