A view into the digital world of MOOCs

MOOCs – massive open online courses

One of the world’s oldest, largest, and best business schools is the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  They have 11 academic departments, 20 research centers, 230 standing faculty, and an endowment nearing $1 billion. With all those resource, it has produced 92,000 living alumni.



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The future of education eliminates the classroom

The world is your classroom.

If you and a group of friends are arguing about some piece of trivia and someone says, Let’s look this up on Wikipedia,” and then that person starts to read the information out loud to the group, thus resolving the argument.  This represents a microlearning moment.  This actually foreshadows a much larger transformation – socialstructed learning.




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