Summary of What We’re Learning from Online Education

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College education, once a privilege of the elite, is undergoing powerful democratization. And flying the flag for universal education is Daphne Koller, co-founder of Coursera, an online university that offers the best courses from the best schools free of charge. It’s no wonder that Koller’s speech earned a standing ovation. getAbstract believes her movement has the power to revolutionize learning and enhance the labor force. Human resources professionals and leaders in the education industry should sit up straight, feet flat on the floor, and pay attention to this lecture.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How the Internet is democratizing college education,
  • How online education works and
  • What online education has the potential to achieve.
 

About the Speaker

Daphne Koller teaches computer science at Stanford University and is a co-founder of Coursera.

 

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High-quality education is a pipe dream for many of the world’s citizens. For example, in South Africa during apartheid, only the white elite could attain a college education. Today...

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