The World Is Open : How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education
- Paperback | 512 pages
- 161 x 224 x 37mm | 618g
- 23 Sep 2011
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- New York, United States
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"In this epic effort, Dr. Bonk takes the technologies, the concepts, the future and even the past of distance education and synthesizes it into a comprehensible landscape. . . . Masterful!"
--Glenn R. Jones, chancellor, Jones International University
". . . .This book captures the true potential of technology and open and shared content to eliminate the educational divide. For this reason, The World Is Open is required reading for all participants in the world's ongoing, technology-led education revolution."
--Scott McNealy, chairman and co-founder, Sun Microsystems and founder, Curriki.org
"Curtis Bonk . . . . synthesizes a staggering range of views and tools into one of the widest and most readable overviews yet of the world of open learning starting to envelop all of us."
--Martin Dougiamas, founder and lead developer of Moodle and executive director of Moodle Pty. Ltd.
"As everyone now knows, thanks to Thomas Friedman, the world is flat. And now, thanks to Curtis Bonk, we know that the world of learning is open."
--Milton Chen, executive director, The George Lucas Educational Foundation, publishers of Edutopia magazine and edutopia.org
"Open software and open learning--those two concepts are rocking the world. . . . Bonk has brought together the key ideas underlying this wave of disruption in an engaging and provocative format."
--Elliot Soloway, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, University of Michigan and co-founder of GoKnow, Inc.
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