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Education in a time of infinite and exponential information

This is far from new but the development of the MIT Opencourseware is I think “awesome” and potentially disruptive in our area (education).

We talk about the 21st century inverting the value propositions on which businesses have been built – in education our raw material (information) is quickly becoming a natural, plentiful and free resource – We can no longer operate or construct our identity on the premise that information is rare and imbues power.  Institutions and individuals are generating and consuming our natural resource at an exponential rate – we need to look where our value lies in a time of “infinite” and exponential information.

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August 25, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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