What You (Really) Need to Know | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
The digital age has changed more than how we learn. It’s changed what we need to learn.

 

By LAWRENCE H. SUMMERS:

"Suppose the educational system is drastically altered to reflect the structure of society and what we now understand about how people learn.

How will what universities teach be different?

Here are some guesses and hopes."

"1. Education will be more about how to process and use information and less about imparting it. This is a consequence of both the proliferation of knowledge — and how much of it any student can truly absorb — and changes in technology..."