Using the power of research to inform ICT integration in education

Collins, A., & Halverson, R. (2008). Rethinking Education in the Age of TechnologyThe Digital Revolution and Schooling in America New York Teachers College Press Consortium for School Networking CoSN (pp. 1-2).

All around us people are learning with the aid of new technologies: children are playing complex video games, workers are taking online courses to get an advanced degree, students are taking courses at commercial learning centers to prepare for tests, adults are consulting Wikipedia, etc. New technologies create learning opportunities that challenge traditional schools and colleges. These new learning niches enable people of all ages to pursue learning on their own terms. People around the world are taking their education out of school into homes, libraries, Internet cafes, and workplaces, where they can decide what they want to learn, when they want to learn, and how they want to learn.

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