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A new culture of learning : cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change, Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown

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A new culture of learning : cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change
Title
A new culture of learning
Title remainder
cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The twenty-first century is a world in constant change. In A New Culture of Learning, the authors pursue an understanding of how the forces of change, and emerging waves of interest associated with these forces, inspire and invite us to imagine a future of learning that is as powerful as it is optimistic. Typically, when we think of culture, we think of an existing, stable entity that changes and evolves over long periods of time. In A New Culture, Thomas and Brown explore a second sense of culture, one that responds to its surroundings organically. It not only adapts, it integrates change into its process as one of its environmental variables. By exploring play, innovation, and the cultivation of the imagination as cornerstones of learning, the authors create a vision of learning for the future that is achievable, scalable and one that grows along with the technology that fosters it and the people who engage with it. The result is a new form of culture in which knowledge is seen as fluid and evolving, the personal is both enhanced and refined in relation to the collective, and the ability to manage, negotiate and participate in the world is governed by the play of the imagination
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas, Douglas
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB1051
LC item number
.T46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brown, John Seely
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Educational psychology
  • Team learning approach in education
  • Education
  • Educational technology
  • Digital media
  • Internet in education
  • Educational change
  • Internet
  • MEDIA (Programme)
  • Culture
  • Digital media
  • Education
  • Educational change
  • Educational psychology
  • Educational technology
  • Internet in education
  • Team learning approach in education
  • Edutainment
  • Informelles Lernen
  • Lebenslanges Lernen
Label
A new culture of learning : cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change, Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-133)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Arc-of-life learning -- A tale of two cultures -- Embracing change -- Learning in the collective -- The personal with the collective -- We know more than we can say -- Knowing, making, and playing -- Hanging out, messing around, and geeking out -- The new culture of learning for a world of constant change
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
137 pages
Isbn
9781456458881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)701470815
  • (OCoLC)ocn701470815
Label
A new culture of learning : cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change, Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-133)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Arc-of-life learning -- A tale of two cultures -- Embracing change -- Learning in the collective -- The personal with the collective -- We know more than we can say -- Knowing, making, and playing -- Hanging out, messing around, and geeking out -- The new culture of learning for a world of constant change
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
137 pages
Isbn
9781456458881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)701470815
  • (OCoLC)ocn701470815

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