|Published by Cambridge University Press||$US60.00|
Published by Cambridge University Press
In this, the era of the 'knowledge society', more is expected of education than ever before, yet disappointment in education seem pervasive.New Learning analyses the state of education today and presents an exciting vision of what schools could be like. It addresses the fundamental questions: what kinds of workers, citizens and individuals will our future need, and how can schools refashion themselves and become more relevant?
The focus of New Learning is on learners and their learning - the extraordinary diversity of their backgrounds and interests, and the dynamics of educational environments which can engage all to fully maximise the effectiveness of learning.
This book by internationally renowned experts Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope is an imaginative, future-orientated exploration of contemporary education. It is an indispensable resource for educators, pre-service teachers, and anyone interested in the challenges and opportunities facing teachers and learner today. The supplementary website NewLearningOnline.com includes extracts from books and interviews, case studies, keyword definitions and additional learning material.
|Keywords:||New Learning, Contemporary Education, Teaching, Learning|
Published by Cambridge University Press (Book: Print (Paperback)). Published by The Learner, a book imprint by Common Ground Publishing, Champaign, Illinois.
Professor, Department of Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Research Professor, Department of Educational Policy Studies, College of Education, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
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