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John Seely Brown

Autor(a) de The Social Life of Information

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A short one, which I was able to listen to on the way to JSConf. I felt as though it only goes skin deep into the problems facing education -- reiterating issues I've heard discussed many times before. The group education concept and self directed learning this one promotes are clearly useful, but falls short of showing how it might help reframe our current systems.
 
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adamfortuna | 6 outras críticas | May 28, 2021 |
About a month ago, Dr. Cliff Harbour, Associate Professor at the University of Wyoming College of Education, recommended that I read Thomas and Brown's book, rel="nofollow" target="_top">A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change*. He knew I was constantly questioning the role of education and learning, and he thought this would be an interesting read for me. This book is one of many taking a hard look at education and learning, and finding they are not one in the same. Read more… (mais)
 
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skrabut | 6 outras críticas | Sep 2, 2020 |
This was a relatively short book with one simple theme; the process of learning is evolving and you can either fight it or take advantage.

The new culture of learning is based around the prevalence of information and potential learning resources. Students now learn more from the process of learning and the communities fostered than from the factual information that is fed to them. Students also learn best when they are able to follow their passions. In the words of the author, “Different people, when presented with exactly the same information in exactly the same way, will learn different things.”

The book included a great analogy of a raiding party in the World of Warcraft game to explain how, within an open community, individuals learn through trial and error and elements of play. In it’s most simple formula, community passion play= new learning culture.
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pmtracy | 6 outras críticas | Dec 17, 2019 |
Good stories of how Xerox repair people actually did their work, involving gossip after hours and idle chit-chat.
 
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superpatron | 13 outras críticas | Nov 6, 2017 |

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