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Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World
A comprehensive look at the promise and potential of onlinelearning
In our digital age, students have dramatically new learningneeds and must be prepared for the idea economy of the future. InGetting Smart, well-known global education expert Tom VanderArk examines the facets of educational innovation in the UnitedStates and abroad. Vander Ark makes a convincing case for a blendof online and onsite learning, shares inspiring stories of schoolsand programs that effectively offer "personal digital learning"opportunities, and discusses what we need to do to remake ourschools into "smart schools."
Examines the innovation-driven world, discusses how to combineonline and onsite learning, and reviews "smart tools" forlearning
Investigates the lives of learning professionals, outlines thenew employment bargain, examines online universities and "smartschools"
Makes the case for smart capital, advocates for policies thatcreate better learning, studies smart cultures