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New global learning cultures: Interdisciplinarity through networked learning

T Cochrane, H Keegan, F Attwood (ed.)

Published : 2012

Abstract

“The digital revolution has disrupted and will continue to disrupt what we mean by learning and how we organize our disciplines. Suffice to say, that to think about transdisciplinarity in a networked world is to think about disciplines in a different and evolving context of interconnection and complex forms of communications and interchange” (Burnett, 2011). The context in which higher education institutions now operate is facing fundamental changes; HEIs are often said to be in a time of crisis, and new models of education are being explored both within and outside the academy. The rise of open educational resources and practices and alternative forms of accreditation are gaining recognitio..

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