With the developments in the education and the increasing number of online possibilities to gain knowledge many of us are asking the question, what will be education of future look like?
According to a recent cover story in The American Interest, it will not look like the current one, because the colleges will cease to exist !! Author Nathan Harden estimates that in 50 years, half of the approximately 4,500 colleges and universities in the U.S. will cease to exist.
This will happen through technology development, virtual classrooms, lectures through streaming videos, online exams and all that we have already seen being developed. These innovations will crop up at major academic institutions, but they will only proliferate on a much larger scale and disrupt the higher education system as we know it.
The new online education platform with courses from top-ranked universities will be available to students for college credit starting in autumn 2013. Semester Online, the partnership between a consortium of schools and the online education provider 2U Inc. will deliver university-accredited courses through a virtual classroom environment. Universities involved in this project are: Brandeis University, Duke […]
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