where are best yunus pro-youth economics modules likely to come from - both a yunus and coursera partner is Singapore's national university; japan is country that best globalises yunus knowledge but it is unclear whether coursera japan uni partner will link into that - surveys on this issue current at www.yunusyouth.com
It’s hard to ignore the changes a digital age has had on many industries: mp3s in the music industry; e-books in publication industry; online shopping in retail; streaming video in broadcasting. It’s equally hard to ignore the efforts of universities to deliver quality online education.
This happened today. I guess this means 20,000+ educators are sharing ideas about how to integrate technology in education. Wouldn’t it be great to have their thoughts on how digital cultures are influencing e-learning as in #edcmooc
There has been quite a bit of talk around the “higher ed bubble” the last year or so and MOOC’s definitely have a part to play in the whole scenario. In his post “Napster, Udacity, and the Academy” Clay Shirky compares higher ed to the music/movie industry and his comparison and a lot of what he said hit home for me. There are many people out there who claim that you just can’t get the same type of education online as you can in class. Continue reading