The New Learning Revolution 3rd Edition

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A&C Black, Oct 1, 2005 - Education - 544 pages
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This is the definitive book about the biggest changes in education, schooling and teaching since the school classroom was invented almost 300 years ago.

The vision and power of the original Learning Revolution remains, but the authors now address current developments such as:

how instant information and interactive technology are finally forcing a complete rethink of everything we've ever believed about education how new interlocking networks are creating dramatic new models for learning how new teaching methods are revolutionizing schooling in pockets around the world.
 

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Contents

Preface
14
Foreword by Sir Christopher Ball
16
Introduction
19
The converging revolutions
39
The converging revolutions
45
The systems revolution
47
Not only instant but free
53
A world without economic borders
57
The teachyourself revolution
185
The creative revolution
221
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245
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258
The teaching revolution
307
through exploration and inquiry
323
Thinking about it and deep memory storage
333
Putting it all together
339

Internet commerce and learning
65
The new service society
69
The marriage of big and small
71
The new age of leisure
73
The changing shape of work
75
Women in leadership
77
Cultural nationalism
79
Removing the poverty trap
81
The new demographics
83
Doityourself learning and health
87
The network revolution
93
The new framework for learning
107
Your seven interlinked learning networks
109
Your internal genetic and neural network
111
Your personal learning network
113
New interactive information networks
127
Your creative network
129
Your talent network
133
Organisation networks
135
New global learning networks
137
The talent revolution
141
The learningstyles revolution
351
The catchup revolution
377
DomanPalmerNiklassonHartigan models
385
The fourminute reading programme
391
Peer tutoring
397
prevention
403
The high school revolution
411
Businessschool partnership academies
417
Projectbased learning takes off
423
Integrated studies use the world as a classroom
433
The corporate revolution
439
Accelerated learning business opportunities
447
The digital revolution
457
The United Kingdom high school model
471
Learning templates for the new digital age
477
How to reinvent the world
483
Chapter reference notes
516
Acknowledgments and thanks
524
Index
536
Author biographies
543
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About the author (2005)

Gordon Dryden is an award-winning broadcaster, and an author, television host and businessman with a deep interest in creative thinking and interactive technology in education. He heads his own multimedia publishing company, The Learning Web. Jeannette Vos is an international speaker whose specialisms include brain-mind-body fitness and acclerated learning methods. She holds a doctorate in acclerative and integrative learning and teaching.

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