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Wenner-Gren International Series, volume 85
From Information to Knowledge; from Knowledge to Wisdom

Edited by Erik De Corte (University of Leuven, Belgium) and Jens Erik Fenstad (University of Oslo, Norway)



CONTENTS
Preface
Contributors
1
From information to knowledge; from knowledge to wisdom: introduction
Erik De Corte and Jens Erik Fenstad
1-3
2
Tomorrow's learning: the place of information, knowledge and wisdom
David Perkins
5-17
3
The loss of knowledge in the information age
Jürgen Mittelstrass
19-23
4
Some thoughts on the relationship between knowledge and wisdom
Bengt Gustafsson
25-32
5
The value of information
Michael P. Fourman
33-44
6
Implications of the change from elite to mass or multi-purpose institutions
Arild Underdal
45-51
7
Transnational challenges to the multipurpose university: a comparative perspective
Robert B. Kvavik
53-66
8
Challenge of engagement inside and outside the classroom: the future for universities
Alastair J.S. Summerlee
67-77
9
Potential of teaching and learning supported by ICT for the acquisition of deep conceptual knowledge and the development of wisdom
Erno Lehtinen
79-88
10
Negative selectivity of Europe's guest-worker immigration? Educational achievement of immigant children compared with native children in their origin countries
Jaap Dronkers and Manon de Heus
89-104
11
Manipulation of knowledge
Richard A. Deyo
105-114
12
Scholarship and political correctness: popular and unpopular views on forced labour in the Atlantic during the era of European expansion, 1500–1850
Pieter Emmer
115-123
13
Academic libraries and the challenge of abundance: the impact of the explosion of retrievable information on universities
John MacColl
125-133
14
Conserving ancient knowledge for the modern world
Carlos Fiolhais
135-140
15
Only connect. . .
Barbara Wright
141-146
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