Come the Revolution: Coursera, world-class learning | 21st C - Exponential Education | Scoop.it
Through ventures like Coursera, world-class learning is coming at bargain-basement prices.

 

These top-quality learning platforms could enable budget-strained community colleges in America to “flip” their classrooms. That is, download the world’s best lecturers on any subject and let their own professors concentrate on working face-to-face with students. Says Koller: “It will allow people who lack access to world-class learning — because of financial, geographic or time constraints — to have an opportunity to make a better life for themselves and their families.”

 

When you consider how many problems around the world are attributable to the lack of education, that is very good news.

 

===> Let the revolution begin. <===

 

Read more:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/16/opinion/friedman-come-the-revolution.html?_r=2&amp;amp;ref=columnists

 


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