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Emergent characteristics of complex learning communities

McDonald, D.M. (2005) Emergent characteristics of complex learning communities. In: Proceedings of Complexity, Science and Society. World Scientific Co.

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Abstract

In response to the rapidly changing demands of the Information Society, learning has undergone radical change, becoming a true lifelong activity with emphasis on situated, communal learning and flexible delivery designed to meet individual learning styles and increasingly underpinned by technology.