Understanding the New Culture of Learning

19 05 2011

repost from The Chronicle Review, May 15, 2011

Manifesto for a New Culture of Learning

By Goldie Blumenstyk

It would not have been hard for Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown to find an academic press or some other traditional publisher for A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change. After all, Brown, the legendary former director of Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center and a well-known futurist, and Thomas, an associate professor at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and an expert on the culture of computer gaming, certainly have the academic credentials and publication record to attract any number of publishing houses.

full article: http://chronicle.com/article/Understanding-the-New-Culture/127459/

Q&A with the authors: http://stevedenning.typepad.com/steve_denning/2011/03/qa-with-the-authors-of-a-new-culture-of-learning.html

Look inside the book here