The Future of Online Education

Jun 9, 2015 9:28:00 AM Jessica Beidelman Online Learning

Online education may not make tradiitonal higher education disappear, but it has the potential to disrupt how students suppement their education and how adults can continue to improve. Targeted online courses, in digital marketing or financial accounting, provide individuals of all ages with the option to improve their skills, thus becoming more employable in a changing job economy.


Daphne Koller, founder of the online education giant Coursera, believes that a new model in higher education, wherein information is given online and classrooms are used for interactive experiential learning rather than for lecturing, could help to solve poor learning outcomes. Does online learning have the potential to transform the model of higher education? Will online learning, and online credentialing, replace traditional modes of higher education?

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