Summary of The 100,000-Student Classroom

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The web is democratizing education.

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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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Until recently, the technological revolution had bypassed the delivery of education. In fact, the traditional teaching format – a lecturer dispensing knowledge to a gathering of students in a classroom – has been the prevalent model for hundreds of years. Seeing opportunity for improvement, Stanford...
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About the Speaker

Computer scientist Peter Norvig specializes in artificial intelligence. He has worked at NASA and Google.


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