The internet changed everything. What about education? How can we supercharge learning by leveraging the opportunities of the Digital Age? In a series of video blog posts collected here for the first time, one of the nation’s leading education thinkers — Howard Rheingold — presents his take on what’s now being called Connected Learning, a learning approach designed for our times.
Howard Rheingold is the author of Tools for Thought, The Virtual Community, Smart Mobs, Mind Amplifier: Can Our Digital Tools Make Us Smarter?, and Net Smart. His current projects include Rheingold U and The Peeragogy Project. Howard has been the editor of Whole Earth Review and The Millennium Whole Earth Catalog. He was the founding executive editor of Hotwired and founder of Electric Minds. Howard has taught at Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley. His courses included Participatory Media and Collective Action, Virtual Community/Social Media, Toward a Literacy of Cooperation, Digital Journalism, and Social Media Literacies.