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The Internet Allowed Us to Learn Anything—VR Will Let Us Experience Everything

I have something to admit—to this day, I’m in awe of Wikipedia. Humanity has created a massive repository of our knowledge available for free...

Future of Learning Series Wrap-Up: 8 Takes on How Tech Is Impacting Education

Over the past several weeks, we have been writing about how technology is impacting education as part of our 'Future of Learning' series. Our contributors explored...
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3 Ways Exponential Technologies Are Impacting the Future of Learning

“Simply put, we can’t keep preparing children for a world that doesn’t exist.” -Cathy N. Davidson Exponential technologies have a tendency to move from a deceptively...

Online Education in 2025: Here’s What to Expect

What will online education look like in 10 years? That's a good question, and we're about to make some predictions. But first, to keep our...

Learning in an Era of Abundant Information and Fleeting Expertise

How to learn is changing, and it's changing fast. In the past, we used to learn by doing — we called them apprenticeships. Then the model...

This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Jun 6)

ROBOTS: Meet the New Generation of Robots for Manufacturing James Hagerty | Wall Street Journal "Another big trend at work: The Renault robots are 'collaborative,' designed to work...

What’s Wrong With Online Education—and How to Fix It

There are many things right with online education—like the plethora of free and easily accessible content developed by Udacity, Coursera and others. In particular,...

Much-Hyped, MOOCs Maneuver Toward Version 2.0

As even major universities began invested in MOOC platforms, it seemed clear that the future of education would be in the massive, open platforms. But more recently research on their effectiveness has painted a grim picture of their ability to educate students. Can the courses iterate to overcome the challenges?

Google Joins Top Universities in Quest to Fulfill Potential of Online Education

With online education, you don't have to go to MIT to learn from one of their top professors. You don't have to spend six figures or four years to get knowledge applicable to the career of your choosing. Education can continue all your life, if you like. Eventually online ed may even facilitate career adaptation in a more rapidly changing economic environment. Online education is full of potential. But today, it's still an experiment, and as anyone who's taken a course will tell you, the experience isn't perfect.

After an Impressive 2012, Online Education to Go Global in 2013

A year after its 2012 launch, online education platform Coursera is booming. The startup recently added 29 partner universities, expanding their catalogue to 313...

When Resumes Aren’t Enough: Prove To Employers That You Know Your Stuff With Smarterer

Say you’re an employer and you’re thumbing through the fresh stack of resumes. You spot some candidates that look pretty strong, have an impressively...
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Sebastian Thrun Aims to Revolutionize University Education With Udacity

This past August fellow Singularity Hub writer Aaron Saenz wrote about Udacity, the online university created by Stanford artificial intelligence professor and Google autonomous...

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