"Higher education is facing its first truly disruptive technology.
Learning happens where and when you want it to. The traditional model of higher education reflects the technological limitations of the Middle Ages.
Until relatively recently, even the computers had to take their assigned seat in class, at a “tech station” controlled by the human instructor. But the ubiquity of high-speed Internet access is changing the learning playing field in a way that the computer alone didn’t. Students can now access sources of information—including one another—in unprecedented ways."