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  • Bonk, C. J., Angeli, C., Malikowski, S., & Supplee, L. (2001, August). Holy COW: Scaffolding case-based "Conferencing on the Web" with preservice teachers. Education at a Distance, United States. Distance Learning Association. [for an electronic copy of the article, see].

  • Bonk, C. J. (1988). The effects of convergent and divergent computer software on children's critical and creative thinking. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 296 715.) Available:

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Bonk's Books

Curtis J. Bonk, Mimi M. Lee, Thomas C. Reeves, & Thomas H. Reynolds (2015). MOOCs and Open Education Around the World. Routledge. Book Web Site
As new digital forms of informal and formal learning proliferate, there is an increasing need to better understand how people in different regions of the world are implementing massive open online courses (MOOCs) and other forms of open educational resources (OERs). In response, MOOCs and Open Education Around the World explores and illuminates unique implementations of MOOCs and open education across regions and nations. The book also focuses on the various opportunities as well as the dilemmas presented in this age of technology-enabled learning. This edited collection explains MOOCs and open education trends and issues in a variety of locales, shares key research findings, and provides practical suggestions and recommendations for the near future. See

Bonk, C. J., & Khoo, Elaine (2014). Adding Some TEC-VARIETY: 100+ Activities for Motivating and Retaining Learners Online. Amazon CreateSpace. TEC-VARIETY Book Web Site
Using 10 theoretically driven and proven motivational principles, TEC-VARIETY offers over 100 practical yet innovative ideas based on decades of author experience teaching in a variety of educational settings. The printed version of this book is available for purchase from Amazon CreateSpace and This book is also freely available as a PDF document to download, share, and use both in total as well as by chapter; see

New Online Learning Set! Empowering Online Learning and The World is Open by Curtis J. Bonk. Get a 25% discount with the Curtis J. Bonk Online Learning Set! Please see this flyer for more details.

3. Bonk, C. J. (July 2009). The World is Open: How Web Technology is Revolutionizing Education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, a Wiley imprint.
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4. Bonk, C. J., Lee, M. M., & Reynolds, T. H. (Eds.) (2009). A Special Passage through Asia E-Learning. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. (see or and

Note: this was also a special journal issue: Bonk, C. J., Lee, M. M., & Reynolds, T. H. (Eds.) (2009). International Journal on E-Learning. 8(4). Special issue: A Special Passage through Asia E-Learning.

5. Bonk, C. J., & Zhang, K. (2008): Empowering Online Learning: 100+ Activities for Reading , Reflecting, Displaying, and Doing. San Francisco , CA : Jossey-Bass. Web resources for this book (HTML) (Microsoft Word)       R2D2 Testimonials and Endorsements

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6. Handbook of Blended Learning: Global Perspectives, Local Designs (Flier) (order from Pfiefer Publishing)
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Bonk, C. J. & Graham, C. R. (Eds.). (2006). Handbook of blended learning: Global Perspectives, local designs. Francisco , CA : Pfeiffer Publishing.
  1. Preface and Acknowledgements
  2. Table of Contents and Section Summaries
  3. Blended learning systems: Definition, current trends, future directions. (Chapter 1 by Charles Graham)
  4. Integrated field experiences in online teacher education: A natural blend? (Chapter 15 by Reynolds, T. H., & Greiner, C.)
  5. Future Directions Of Blended Learning In Higher Education And Workplace Learning Settings (Chapter 39 by Bonk, Kim, & Zeng)

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6. Bonk, C. J., & King, K. S. (Eds.). (1998). Electronic collaborators: Learner-centered technologies for literacy, apprenticeship, and discourse. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
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7. Snowman, J., & Biehler, R. F. with Bonk, C. J. Technology Contributor (2000). Psychology Applied to Teaching (9th Edition). Boston, MA; Houghton Mifflin.
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