Nov 26, 2014
We need to bring learning to people instead of people to learning. --Elliot Masie
College For All: Sebastian Thrun, Udacity
Most employers agree that new graduates lack the skills necessary to succeed. And yet, the cost of college tuition is rising far faster than the average family can afford. The frustration is clear; change is desperately needed. Now, thanks to innovators like Udacity and Coursera, and the advent of "massive open online courses" (MOOCs), both students and employers are being assured a much more predictable outcome. This emerging technology is more than just an online course system, it is a means to radically expand access to world-class instruction while producing far greater results. Read more to learn how this innovative new model is helping to transform higher education. [more...]
Take Action:Take time to broaden your horizons. Consider an online course to help further your understanding.