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Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education

Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people...
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At this time globalization has led to people travelling across the world to educate themselves at places that might offer something that is unavailable at their current location.

 

Some might think of it as a dream to not have to leave your own house to attend your morning classes, while others might believe that it is dreadful not to get out of your place of habitat in the morning.

 

-Perhaps online studies is the future?

 

As the Koller's lecture points out, areas in the world where it is difficult to receive proper education, online studies could be the next revolution! 

 

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Briar Alexander's curator insight, May 19, 2014 7:42 AM

You don`t need to study abroad to get a good education from some of the best universities. It is now becoming comon to study over the internet and online lectuers are also finding better ways to evaluate millions of students work more effectively. 

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Norwegian students prefer English-speaking countries

Norwegian students prefer English-speaking countries | Where Norwegians go to Study | Scoop.it
Great Britain and the US are on top of the list for most Norwegians who want to study abroad. While expert urges them go places where they can learn German or French.
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Statistics show that norwegian exchange students prefer to study in English-speaking countries, preferably outside of Europe. A known fact is that employers who pick up students who have just graduated, often prioritize those who have studied a semester or more, outside of Norway.

 

As the norm has come to be that many students are exchange students and that people study in English-speaking countries. One could assume that (just as the experts are suggesting), the students who go to countries where english is not a dominating language, would be prioritized above the students who "just" studied in English-speaking countries.

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