Book Review: New Science of Learning - Cognition, Computers and Collaboration in Education


Profound needs to understand the complex processes of learning transformed by emerging technologies and social interactions are widely debated in the academia as learning is becoming a common need that can be seen anywhere anytime. In the middle of dynamic changes and the confluence of computers, communication, media, and culture, the notion of learning in schools, communities, and social networking environments need to be freshly examined with theoretical viewpoint from interdisciplinary as well as transdisciplinary perspectives. The chapters in this book critically examine the scientific understanding of future learning and present thought-provoking ideas, innovative approaches, systemic explorations, exemplary and promising efforts, and future-oriented scenarios in framing the new science of learning.