DailyDirt: The Future Of Higher Education Is Online

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Online education is set to revolutionize higher education, making it more affordable, more accessible, more efficient, and more effective. Of course, online education works only if it's done right. It's not enough to simply lecture to students through a computer. Online courses also need to be dynamic and interactive to compensate for the lack of human contact through a physical classroom. Here are some other considerations about online education. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

Filed Under: certification, classrooms, degrees, diplomas, education, online courses, sebastian thrun
Companies: khan academy, stanford, udacity


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    Anonymous Coward, 13 Mar 2013 @ 6:59am

    Online education is set to revolutionize higher education, making it more affordable, more accessible, more efficient, and more effective.

    then you go on to detail exactly how that is NOT HAPPENING, and outlining the problems and issues that are stopping that from happening.

    you say that, then you explain how to date it's essentially a FAILURE !!!!.. (I guess you are a product of that 'education')..

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