Saturday, July 7, 2012

Coursera and the 21st Century Classroom

After posting recently about the rise of Coursera - or the availability of full university curricula in certificate form - I was sent this graphic about the 21st Century classroom.  The significance is clear, as online learning is changing the classroom rapidly, and that will impact the way higher education is funded and delivered.  The following image and explanation was created by Open Colleges, one "of Australia's leading providers of distance learning." The concept of distance learning is not going away, and with the rise of organizations such as the Khan Academy and Coursera, educators are going to need to adapt to the shifting infrastructure.

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