Thoughts on deep learning, e-learning, connected networks, new media... and their usefulness in transforming higher education.
|Time for you and time for me,|
|And time yet for a hundred indecisions,|
|And for a hundred visions and revisions,|
|Before the taking of a toast and tea.|
|In the room the women come and go|
|Talking of Michelangelo.|
My point? Knowledge is no longer power. Bandwidth, the tools, and the smarts to use them are power. The man in the front of the classroom ceded power to Google years ago; he just doesn't know it. Here's a sign he'll continue to ignore, but is leaving some of us gasping:
Without the cost, without the commute, without the lecture, without the pain. Open to all.
My favorite lines from the short blog post?
Another way to achieve high pass rates is to be highly selective in the student admissions process. Elite private institutions are masters at picking the very best students, and consequently their graduation rates are amazing. We wanted this program to be the opposite.
Yee hah to learner-centered courses and learner-centered cost. Yee-hah to access and doing the right thing. Read it. A few paragraphs that speak volumes on the future of education. Disruption from the outside is coming in.