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Fostering Learning in the Networked World: The Cyberlearning Opportunity and Challenge
Fostering Learning in the Networked World: The Cyb

Our Price: $25.00
By Christine L. Borgman (ed)
Year: 2008
Pages: 59
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 1437925804

Provides a 21st Century Agenda for the Nat. Science Found. (NSF). Contents: 1. Introduction: Charge to the NSF Task Force; Scope of Work; Why Cyberlearning and Why Now? A Nation Still at Risk; 2.Background: How We Got Here and Why Now: Technology and Educational Environments of 21st Century Learners; A Cyberlearning Infrastructure Based on Knowledge About Learning; 3. Strategies for Building a Cyberlearning Infrastructure; Develop a Vibrant, Generative Cyberlearning Field; Instill a Platform Perspective Into NSF’s Cyberlearning Programs; Generate and Manage Cyberlearning Data Effectively and Responsibly; The Two Data Deluges: Opportunities and Threats; Produce, Use, and Reuse Research Data Effectively and Responsibly; Create Cyberlearning Initiatives Effectively and Responsibly; Prepare Students for the Data Deluge; Target New Audiences With Cyberlearning Innovations; Address Cyberlearning Problems at Appropriate Scales; Reexamine What It Means to “Know” STEM Disciplines With Cyberlearning Technologies; Take Responsibility for Sustaining NSF-Supported Cyberlearning Innovations; Incorporate Cyberlearning Into K–12 Education; 4. Opportunities for Action; Advance Seamless Cyberlearning; Seize the Opportunity for Remote and Virtual Laboratories to Enhance STEM Education; Investigate Virtual Worlds and Mixed-Reality Environments; Institute Programs and Policies to Promote Open Educational Resources; Harness the Deluge of Scientific Data; Harness the Deluge of Learning Data; Recognize Cyberlearning as a Pervasive NSF-wide Strategy; 5. Recommendations: NSF NSDL and ITEST Programs: Cyberlearning and the Evolving National STEM Digital Library (NSDL); Cyberlearning and the Evolving ITEST Program; 6. Summary Recommendations;  Help Build a Vibrant Cyberlearning Field by Promoting Cross-Disciplinary Communities of Cyberlearning Researchers and Practitioner; Instill a Platform Perspective Into NSF’s Cyberlearning Activities; Emphasize the Transformative Power of ICT for Learning, From K to Gray; Adopt Programs and Policies to Promote Open Educational Resources; Take Responsibility for Sustaining NSF-Sponsored Cyberlearning Innovations. Figures.

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