And how to link it with the world's best learning methods
We now live in the first era of human history where it is
possible for everyone to communicate with anyone else.
We also now know how to store all the world's information and
make it available almost instantly in almost any form to almost
anyone on earth. We are thus living through a fundamental turning point in
The combined Internet, computer and World-Wide-Web revolution is
reshaping an entire generation: even more than the printing press,
radio, the automobile and television have reshaped previous ones.
Says Canadian researcher and author Don Tapscott in The
Digital Economy: "We are at the dawn of an Age of Networked
Intelligence – an age that is giving birth to a new economy, a new
politics, and a new society."
And Gordon Dryden and Dr. Jeannette Vos, in the 1999's
biggest-selling book, The Learning Revolution, say: "the
seismic scope of this change forces us to completely rethink
everything we've ever understood about learning, education,
schooling, business, economics and Government.
"In fact, schools can successfully introduce information
technology only if they rethink the role of teaching and learning.
If every student can retrieve information when required, then the
teacher's main role is no longer that of an information
Throughout The Learning Revolution, the co-authors provide
dozens of examples of how to link the world's best instant,
multimedia information technology with new methods of teaching and
learning. For specific sample pages on information technology:
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