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Transforming American Education


E-Learning and Digital Media Volume 8, Number 2, ISSN 2042-7530


In this article the authors accept as a given the National Education Technology Plan's vision of a transformed education system powered by technology such that learners receive personalized and engaging learning experiences, and where assessment, teaching, infrastructure, and productivity are redefined. The article analyzes this vision of a transformed education system through the theories of disruptive innovation to ask how this vision might come to fruition. Through this process, it unearths a series of principles to guide action in implementing the vision. (Contains 3 figures and 5 notes.)


Horn, M.B. & Mackey, K. (2011). Transforming American Education. E-Learning and Digital Media, 8(2), 133-144. Retrieved December 11, 2019 from .

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