Learners in a Changing Learning Landscape

Reflections from a Dialogue on New Roles and Expectations

  • Jan Visser
  • Muriel Visser-Valfrey

Part of the Lifelong Learning Book Series book series (LLLB, volume 12)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. John Bransford, Mary Slowinski, Nancy Vye, Susan Mosborg
    Pages 37-67
  3. Mary Hall
    Pages 109-133
  4. Diana Stirling
    Pages 165-186
  5. Ileana de la Teja, Timothy W. Spannaus
    Pages 187-211
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 291-302

About this book


This book is about questions. Today's learners face constant change. Adaptive learner expertise is key to their survival on a learning journey that lasts a lifetime. This requires new thinking of all actors in the learning environment. The fundamental process through which this book was created is an extended in-depth dialogue among researchers, lifelong learners, educators, and thinkers.

"Working on this book was a very special kind of experience," says John Bransford (University of Washington), a contributing author to the book and renowned researcher on how people learn. While participating in the dialogue "we were all helped to ‘walk our talk’ and use technology to improve everything we did… I'm convinced that the conversations will not end with this book. Through technology-based dialogue facilitated by the magic touch of the editors’ leadership, I'm sure that all of us—authors and readers of this volume—will continue to learn from one another. This is the way that collaborative science should work."


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jan Visser
    • 1
  • Muriel Visser-Valfrey
    • 1
  1. 1.Learning Development InstituteJupiterUSA

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