The web is democratizing education.
As an expert in artificial intelligence, computer scientist Peter Norvig has a particularly keen interest in the rise of massive open online courses (MOOCs). In preparation for his own MOOC, Norvig researched the best practices from existing offerings, such as Coursera and Khan Academy, and incorporated his findings into his lesson delivery. getAbstract recommends Norvig’s account to educators and university administrators who wish to demolish the barriers to high-quality education and offer equal opportunities to all students.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why prevalent teaching techniques are rooted in the past
- What best practices to use for online courses today and in the future
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