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Sunday, April 18, 2010

An Open Mind @ NYT

by KATIE HAFNER, Published: April 8, 2010 - Education Life -

This article tells you about the Education Life as an open source. It also tells you that this has ....
"... potential in “unbundling” the four elements of educating: design of a course, delivery of that course, delivery of credit and delivery of a degree. “Traditionally, they’ve all lived in the same institutional setting.” Must all four continue to live together, or can one or more be outsourced?"
But this article doesn't tell you about:

a) the value of 'open-educational system' for jobs, in this recession,
b) if there is a recognition at all for this open-ed in job market and
c) value of these informal learning opportunities within the formal world of education.

What do you think about this article and the point I have raised above?
Continue reading The NY Sunday Times:
Info courtesy: Giora Hadar

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