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Future of Education: Life Coach or Instruction?

Last month, we had an interesting two-day innovation session with a group of universities talking about the future of education.

These are interesting times for universities, with concepts such as ‘Flipping the Classroom’ and Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) challenging the traditional classroom-based teaching. Today, universities are somewhat protected from startups and other challengers, because they still have a monopoly on handing out college degrees, which are essential for entry into the job-market. But, what if that advantage were to disappear? What if some kind of online diploma becomes MORE valuable than a college degree? (Scary thought for some universities, I’m sure)...

 

To read the whole post and interact, please visit the SogetiLabs blog: Future of Education: Life Coach or Instruction?

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