Watch my friend, Christopher Drake’s talk on the new paradigm for University students and future of jobs.
If you’ve resolve to learn to code this year, one of our favorite Lifehacker U courses is just starting up: Harvard’s CS50X. It’ll teach you the beginnings of computer programming from the ground up. You can audit it online or even try for a certificate for free. It’s happening now, so if you want to get involved, don’t wait.
Very inspiring to see how one teacher can achieve so much with his students with so few resources, akin to the Self-Organized Learning Environment (SOLE) espoused by TED winner Sugata Mitra.
Via SU mates, good advice from Reid Hoffman on investing in yourself!
Great article by VP of SU and regular columnist for the Washington Post, Vivek Wadhwa on future of education beyond just MOOCS, how bout assessment via reading your brain wave patterns?
Education like health and the economic system is ripe for disruption by exponential technologies.
Excellent presentation on what is wrong with current system of education and how to fix it. Scary that we may be currently medicating our kids to conform to the existing education system that was conceived a few hundred years ago.
A more detailed report on a day by day basis of the Singularity University’s Futuremed program.