Cheers to education modernization!

By | November 25, 2011
Nice to see more and larger institutions making education accessible, following the precedent and goals from the Khan Acadamy. I for one hope that this is the first step in modernizing the enlightenment-style education system and industry that we currently have to meet the goals and needs of the learners, who should be the beneficiaries and focus of education!

/via +Stephen Shankland

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Stanford’s Free Computer Science Courses
mikejuk writes “Stanford University is offering the online world more of its undergraduate level CS courses. These free courses consist of You Tube videos with computer-marked quizzes and programming assignments. The ball had been started rolling by Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig’s free online version of their Stanford AI class, for which they hoped to reach an audience in the order of a hundred thousand, a target which they seem to have achiev…

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