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Rewired

21/08/2011
Despite the revolutions wrought by technology in medicine, engineering, communication, and many other fields, the classrooms, textbooks, and lectures of today are little different than those of our parents. Yet today’s students use computers, mobile telephones, and other portable technical devices regularly for almost every form of communication except learning. —National Science Foundation Task Force on Cyberlearning1

1 National Science Foundation (2008, June 24). Fostering learning in the networked world: The cyberlearning opportunity and challenge. A 21st Century agenda for the National Science Foundation, p. 12. Retrieved from http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2008/nsf08204/nsf08204.pdf.

cited in Rosen, L. D. (2010) Rewired: understanding the igeneration and the way they learn US: Palgrave Retrieved from http://sd.mdcschools.net/files/rewired.pdf

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