Using the power of research to inform ICT integration in education

A Collins, R Halverson (2009) Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology: The Digital Revolution and the Schools, Distance Education (2009) Publisher: Teachers College Pres

Parents and citizens need to push for a more expansive view of education reform. School leaders and teachers need to understand how learning technologies work and how they change the basic interactions of teachers and learners. Technology leaders need to work together with educators, not as missionaries bearing magical gifts, but as collaborators in creating new opportunities to learn. It will take a concerted effort to bring about such a radical change in thinking. If a broader view develops in society, leaders will emerge who can bring about the political changes necessary to make the new educational resources available to everyone.

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