New Learning: Elements of a Science of Education

By Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope.

Published by The Learner, a book imprint by Common Ground Publishing

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Book: Print $US60.00

Published by Cambridge University Press. In the second edition of New Learning: Elements of a Science of Education, renowned authors Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope explore the contemporary debates and challenges in education. In this time of dramatic social change, education represents significant possibilities and opportunities. Written in accessible and lively style, this book examines learners and their learning environments and considers how schools can prepare their students for the future. Featuring new classroom examples, case studies and excellent online resources at newlearningonline.com, this book strikes a balance between theoretical understandings and their practical applications. Fully revised and updated, the second edition and its companion website include greater coverage of educational psychology and cognitive science perspectives, the use of assessment in education and curriculum developments around the world. New Learning Second Edition is an inspiring and comprehensive resource for pre-service and in-service teachers alike.

Keywords: New Learning, Science of Education

Book: Print (Paperback). Published by The Learner, a book imprint by Common Ground Publishing, Champaign, Illinois.

Prof. Mary Kalantzis

Professor, Department of Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA

Mary Kalantzis is Dean of the College of Education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She was formerly Dean of the Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, and President of the Australian Council of Deans of Education. With Bill Cope, she is co-author or editor of: Multiliteracies: Literacy Learning and the Design of Social Futures, Routledge, 2000; New Learning: Elements of a Science of Education, Cambridge University Press, 2008/2nd edition 2012; Ubiquitous Learning, University of Illinois Press, 2009; and Literacies, Cambridge University Press, 2012. http://marykalantzis.com

Dr. Bill Cope

Research Professor, Department of Educational Policy Studies, College of Education, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, USA

Bill Cope is a Research Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Illinois. He is also Director of Common Ground Publishing, developing internet publishing software, Scholar, for schools and scholarly publications, located in the Research Park at the University of Illinois. Recent books include The Future of the Academic Journal, (with Angus Phillips, eds) Chandos, Oxford, 2009 and Towards a Semantic Web: Connecting Knowledge in Academic Research, (with Kalantzis and Magee), Woodhead, Cambridge, 2010. With Mary Kalantzis, he is co-author or editor of: Multiliteracies: Literacy Learning and the Design of Social Futures, Routledge, 2000; New Learning: Elements of a Science of Education, Cambridge University Press, 2008/2nd edition 2012; Ubiquitous Learning, University of Illinois Press, 2009; and Literacies, Cambridge University Press, 2012. http://wwcope.com

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