The digital Revolution and the coming of the Postmodern University by Carl A. RaschkeThe digital Revolution and the coming of the Postmodern University by Carl A. Raschke

The digital Revolution and the coming of the Postmodern University

byCarl A. RaschkeEditorCarl A. Raschke

Hardcover | November 15, 2002

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In recent years, the powerful social, cultural and economic changes wrought by digital technology have led many to forecast the end of the university as we know it. This book employs extensive research and case studies to explain why these predictions, even if perhaps somewhat premature, are on solid ground.
The Digital Revolution and the Coming of the Postmodern Universityshows how the internet, high-speed electronic communications and personal computers necessitate a radical rethinking of what is meant by 'higher education'. The book calls into question both the traditionalist's scepticism about the benefits of new technology, and the corporate e-learning advocate's failure to grasp that education is more than what happens on a computer screen. The author provides concrete data and models for more democratic, restructured systems of instruction that not only take advantage of advanced learning technologies, but promote the globalisation of higher education.
This is an essential read for anyone concerned about the future of higher education.
Carl Raschke is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Denver. He writes forThe New York Times,The Boston GlobeandThe Wallstreet Journal, and has appeared regularly on TV programmes like 'Good Morning America' and other talk shows.
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Title:The digital Revolution and the coming of the Postmodern UniversityFormat:HardcoverPublished:November 15, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415369835

ISBN - 13:9780415369831

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