Episode 22: Open Online Learning

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Gagan Biyani, co-founder of Udemy, a site that lets you teach + learn online, talks with us about open online learning, OpenCourseWare and the future of edu.

As technology leads to an increasing democratization of learning, many traditional institutions are failing to keep up. Innovation is coming from the outside and the tech world has truly sets its sights on disrupting education forever.

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  • http://twitter.com/eolsencreative Eric Olsen

    wow, loved this episode. Gagan did a great job of selling Udemy, especially considering your tough questioning. (loved it).

    So, I jumped on and was disappointed to see that most of the current popular content wasn’t designed for that format. In fact, the videos that I saw were repurposed Stanford video from 4 and 5 years ago. And THOSE videos weren’t designed for online learning, either.

    I’m very curious to sit in on a “classroom” experience designed for the Udemy format, and see how that experience might rival/surpass “traditional” learning.

  • http://twitter.com/redcrew DeborahEdwards-Onoro

    If you don’t have time to watch the video, my notes from the show are online: http://bit.ly/hRhyim

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