2013 Summer Book Club Schedule

We are excited to announce the 2013 Summer Book Club Schedule:

Book Title
Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology. The Digital Revolution and Schooling in America.

Meeting Times
Thursdays, from 12:15pm – 1:15pm (Bring your lunch – drinks will be provided)

CETL Lab or via Google Hangout

All participants will receive a copy of the book. Each week, the group will meet face-to-face or via Google Hangout to discuss assigned chapters. One participant will serve as a discussion leader by bringing discussion points/topics as well as supplemental materials such as links to videos, articles, or anything that is relevant to discussion (and that relates to the week’s readings). All participants are invited to blog about the readings of the week. In addition, every week a post that shares what was discussed at the meetings will be featured in the CETL Blog.

Book Club Blog

Chapter Titles
1 – How Education Is Changing
2 – The Technology Enthusiasts’ Argument
3 – The Technology Skeptics’ Argument
4 – The Development of American Schooling
5 – The Seeds of a New System of Education
6 – The Three Eras of Education
7 – What May Be Lost and What May Be Gained
8 – How Schools Can Cope with the New Technologies
9 – What Does It All Mean?
10 – Rethinking Education in a Technological World


Reading Schedule
Day Chapters Leader
June 13th Foreword-Chapter 2 Addy Meira
June 20th Chapter 3-4 Addy Meira
June 27th Chapter 5-6 Mary Ann Clark
July 11th Chapter 7-8 Jerry Balding
July 18th Chapter 9-10 TBD

*Since we have more than five participants in the book club so far, two participants may lead the same session and collaborate on the writing of the blog post.


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