A Web-Empowered Revolution in Teaching

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Chris Anderson, curator of the TED Conference, believes that a web-empowered revolution in teaching will change everything — you know, the way radio broadcasts of lectures changed everything, just before television-based home-learning changed everything.

People at the top of the academic hierarchy have an alarming tendency to believe — or at least to profess — that widening the reach of education will turn everyone into doctoral students. Not so much.

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